Get to Know Your Presenter

Andrew Bailey, LCSW, Wisconsin Anxiety and Depression Clinic, Wales, WI

Andrew is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who loves computers.  He’s been working in clinical psychotherapy for over a decade, and building and programming computers for over 25 years.  Andrew studied computer engineering at Michigan Technological University for three years before having a change of heart and finding his calling as a psychotherapist.  Since then, he has worked at every level of care as an LCSW.  He has also served as an adjunct professor at Loyola University, teaching in their Master of Social Work program.  Now he owns his own private practice, which has included a teletherapy component since before COVID.  He does his own web-design, tech support, and networking.  You can see an example of Andrew’s work at his website: http://www.wi-anxiety.com

Fred Dyer, Ph.D., CADC, LADC, Hope Recovery Center, Minneapolis, MN

Fred Dyer, Ph.D., CADC, is a trainer, speaker, consultant, author, and Founder and Executive Director of Hope Recovery Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Fred attended and graduated Carver College in Atlanta, Georgia, with a Bachelor’s degree. He has worked with adolescents and adults in multiple settings. Fred graduated from the Grant Hospital Clinical Training Program for Addiction Counselors in 1994, as well as the Illinois School of Professional Psychology with a certificate in Mental Health Counseling in 1995 along with a Master’s Degree in Psychology/Counseling from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology obtained in 1997. Fred attended Adler School of Professional Psychology from 1999-2002 in the PsyD Program and then went on to graduate from Richardson University in 2005 with a Ph.D. in Psychology. Fred has been a Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor since 1996 and has trained throughout the United States as well as consulted and trained at numerous substance use treatment conferences and several alcohol and drug studies schools, juvenile justice/criminal justice symposiums, child and adolescents mental health conferences. Fred has consulted and trained for the Department of Drug Control in Bermuda from 2006 to present. He has published several workbooks and has written over 150 articles on adolescent substance use and emerging adults and persons with co-occurring disorders.

Ann Frintner, CSAC, Waushara County Human Services, Wautoma, WI

My name is Ann Frintner. I am a Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor and have been in the field for over 20 years. I am currently practicing at Waushara County. I have worked with all ages and in both inpatient and outpatient settings. I have done public speaking with colleges and in primary school settings, as well as community education.

Jim Harrison, MS, LPC, CSAC, ICGC-II, BACC, Cornerstone Counseling Services, Milwaukee, WI

Jim Harrison is an AODA, Gambling Addictions, and Mental Health Counselor at Cornerstone Counseling Services in Brookfield, Wisconsin. He is also a Board of Directors member of the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling (WCPG), as well as member of the Moraine Park Technical College Substance Abuse Counseling Advisory Committee. 

Mr. Harrison received a BS degree in biology (secondary education) in 1968, and an MS degree in curriculum and supervision in 1981 from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.  He has over 40 years of counseling and teaching experience in high school and college settings.  He taught biology, human anatomy and physiology, genetics, environmental science, human growth and development, STD education, and HIV/AIDS education.  Mr. Harrison has also written curriculums on substance use disorders, STD and HIV/AIDS education, human growth and development, futurism, environmental education, group counseling, clinical supervision, and drum circles, as well as presenting these topics at various professional and educational conferences and workshops.

Mr. Harrison’s treatment specialties include substance use disorders, gambling issues, mental health disorders, OWI offenders, alternatives to revocation, pre-sentence investigations, OWI assessments, and a Deferred Prosecution Agreement Monitor.  His Professional affiliations include, NAADAC, WCPG, and NCPG.

Patricia Jirovetz, ATRL, LPC, ICGC-II, Creative Calm Counseling, LLC, Oshkosh, WI

Patricia Jirovetz is a Licensed Art Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Nationally Certified Gambling Counselor. Patricia currently works in private practice at Creative Calm Counseling LLC in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Patricia believes that everyone has a need to be seen and heard, so she provides venues where clients can experience this through creative modalities including talk and/or art therapy. Patricia has been involved with the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling for over 15 years as a helpline responder, Board Member, and past President of the Board of Directors.

Regina K

Regina has been a Gam-Anon member for 46 years. She was a practicing attorney before serving as Executive Secretary of the Gam-Anon International Service Office from 1994-2019 and is currently CEO of the Gam-Anon International Service Office. She is a member of the NCPG Recovery Committee. 

Doug LaBelle, LCSW, ICGC-II, CEAP, Kenosha, WI

Doug LaBelle is a licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois and Wisconsin, International Certified Gambling Counselor II, Certified Employee Assistance Professional, and a Trainer with the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling. He has over 35 years of experience as an administrator, clinician, trainer, and presenter. Doug has worked with organizations, groups, individuals, and families impacted by Behavioral Health Disorders including Substance Use Disorder, Gambling Disorder, and Gaming Disorder.  Doug is currently working as an Independent Consultant, EAP Professional, Trainer, and Speaker with a specialty in Gambling/Gambling Disorder and Video Gaming/Gaming Disorder.

Andrew Schreier, LPC, ICS, CSAC, ICGC-l, New Life Resources, Inc. and Waukesha Comprehensive Treatment Center, Menomonee Falls, WI

Andrew J. Schreier is an Independent Clinical Supervisor, Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor, and Licensed Professional Counselor.  He is currently a Clinical Supervisor at Waukesha Comprehensive Treatment Center that provides medicated-assisted treatment for individuals with opioid dependency.  Mr. Schreier also works at New Life Resources, Inc. that provides individual counseling/therapy, children and adolescent services, couples/marital counseling, step/blended families, group therapy, addiction counseling, psychological testing, and consultation.  In over fifteen years of counseling experience, he has worked in group home, halfway house, residential, medicated-assisted treatment, and outpatient treatment settings working with a variety of addictions.  Mr. Schreier is the author of “Addiction & Recovery” and ongoing podcast entitled “Talking Addiction & Recovery.”

Dan Smith, BACC, ICGC-II, LCSW, SAP, BetNoMore Gambling Programs, Hillsboro, MO

Smith is a clinical educator, online facilitator and experienced teacher/practitioner of alternative complementary medicine including meditation, wellness, and journey work for over thirty years.  As a licensed therapist and trainer in clinical/university settings since 1973, Smith provides clinical consultation in the US for the International Gambler Counselor Certification Board; previously sat on the American Gambling Counselor Certification Board; and is a featured speaker both in person and online.  As a specialist in gambling, addiction, recovery, and schizophrenia, Smith currently treats addicts and their families, as Clinical Director of BetNoMore Gambling Programs at Assessment Counseling Solutions, St. Louis, Missouri.  Consultation, training, and counseling have been delivered in person since 1989 and online since 2010.

Scott Webb, LCSW, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Madison WI

Scott Webb is a trauma survivor himself who has worked in the behavioral health field for 35 years. His career has included clinical, administrative, and consultative work. He is currently the Trauma-Informed Care Coordinator at the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services. He holds a Master of Science in Education degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

Since 2014, Scott has provided training and technical assistance on trauma-informed care principles to more than 14,000 clinicians statewide. His insights on trauma-informed care have been featured in articles published by Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism and Isthmus. He also has presented at numerous conferences and acted as keynote speaker for the UW-Madison School of Social Work, the National Alliance on Mental Illness Wisconsin Conference, and the Wisconsin Personal Services Association.

Ken Winters, Ph.D., Oregon Research Institute-MN Location, University of Minnesota Adjunct Professor, Falcon Heights, MN

Ken C. Winters, Ph.D., is a Senior Scientist at the Oregon Research Institute (MN location). Previously, he was a Professor, Department of Psychiatry, at the University of Minnesota, where he founded and directed the Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research for 25 years. He received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota and Ph.D. in Psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His primary research interests are the assessment and treatment of addictions, including drug abuse and problem gambling. He is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, and the Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. He has received numerous research grants from the National Institute of Health and various foundations and state agencies over a 30-year period, some of which focused on problem gambling. Dr. Winters was the 2005 recipient of the Senior Investigator Award by the National Center for Responsible Gaming and served on their Scientific Advisory Board for nearly a decade. He is currently a member of the National Council on Problem Gambling’s Research Committee.