Jacquelyn Buffo is a fully Licensed Professional Counselor through the State of Michigan and a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She received her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. She has worked as a clinician in the substance abuse field for over 6 years and within the past year, she has received specialized training in addressing substance abuse disorders within a dialectical behavioral therapy framework.

Her experience has been working with pregnant women and mothers who suffer from opioid and other addictions as well as individuals who have received the Naltrexone implant. She has worked on an inpatient and outpatient basis. She has extensive experience working with patients with dual diagnosis disorders. She also works with families of loved ones who suffer from addiction.

She has nearly 7 years of post-graduate experience and started a mental health and wellness blog in 2018. She prides herself on writing research-supported posts on mental health and substance abuse issues that are approachable to the reader.