TouchStone Intervention – Addiction Treatment and Recovery

If someone you know is suffering from addiction and unwilling or unable to get help, call TouchStone Intervention & Professional Services. We can help. Sometimes a direct conversation between loved ones, with the guidance of a trained professional, can light the path to recovery.

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Compassionate, Effective Interventions

Intervention is a deliberate process by which change is introduced into a difficult situation in a family, at work, or a person’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. People suffering from substance use disorder often deny that they have a problem and cannot face that their using is causing problems all around them. An intervention may be necessary if someone in your life is struggling with untreated substance use disorder and you are looking for a safe, effective way to help them.

Thomas S. Gilbert, retired district court judge and certified clinical interventionist, can get your loved one started on the road to recovery. You’ll receive a discreet consultation, assessing the nature of the situation and exploring best options. If an intervention is warranted, Tom will help you gather a team of concerned and trusted individuals, guide your group through preparation, and compassionately lead an intervention for the person you’re concerned about. When your loved one commits to treatment, Tom will transport them and provide support for your family as
you begin the journey of recovery.

Thomas S. Gilbert, JD, MA, CAADC

Tom is an internationally recognized addictions expert and trained clinical interventionist who has led more than 100 interventions. Having successfully navigated all aspects of the criminal justice system and the world of addiction treatment, Tom brings years of experience, compassion, and wisdom to TouchStone’s clients.

  • Certified Clinical Interventionist, 2009
  • Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, 2008
  • Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies, Master of Arts in Addiction Counseling, 2006
  • Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, Juris Doctor, 1987
  • Central Michigan University, Bachelor of Science in Political Science, 1983
  • Retired district court judge, 86th District Court, Traverse City, MI
  • Former defense attorney
  • Former prosecuting attorney
  • Public Speaker / Trainer / Recovery Coach

Addiction Is a Family Disease

Addiction causes dysfunction in family systems and reduces the stability of the home. It disrupts businesses and costs employers $400 billion annually nationwide. Without realizing it, you or other members of your family and/or employment teams may have adopted unhealthy patterns in response to the affected one’s addiction. Enabling, codependency, and dishonesty are frequently present.

Professional intervention can help individuals, families, and whole businesses begin to rebuild health, communication, and trust.