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Holly Stephey & Noted psychologist and author Dr. Patricia O’Gorman

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Join me as I welcome Dr. Patricia O’Gorman Back to Red Velvet Media!  Dr. Patricia O’Gorman Ph.D is an internationally-recognized public speaker known for her warm, funny, and inspiring presentations, coach, psychologist, and a consultant to Lifescape Solutions in Delray Beach, Florida. She is noted for her work on women, children of alcoholics, and trauma, in the child welfare, mental health, and substance abuse systems.She was one of the first researchers in children of alcoholics in the early 1970’s, documenting the impact of alcoholism and sobriety on adolescent development, and went on in 1974 to create the Department of Prevention and Education for the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD). She has served as an international consultant to organizations in preventative and clinical strategic planning. Dr. O’Gorman is a co-founder of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics, where she serves on the Advisory Board, and has held positions ranging from Clinical Director of a child welfare agency, Executive Director of an agency serving mostly female survivors of crime and abuse, to Director of the Division of Prevention for the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). She is currently Chairperson of the Advisory Board of Horses Healing Hearts (HHH), Inc. a nationally recognized equine therapy program for children of alcoholics located in Delray Beach, Florida.She is a veteran of numerous television appearances, including Good Morning America, Today, and AM Sunday and the author of numerous articles in magazines including Addiction Today Counselor, and Recovery.