Patricia is a Nationally Board Registered Interventionist and Addiction Specialist who has conducted hundreds of successful Interventions both in Canada and in the U.S. She is a member of the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals and holds an accredited Certification in Addiction Studies. Patricia is a Licensed Advanced Alcohol Drug Counselor (LAADAC), a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC II), and a long standing member of the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation, as well as an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counsellor through the ICRC (I.C.A.D.C), and is also a Board Certified Intervention Professional (CIP/PCB) through the Pennsylvania Certification Board.
Patricia is highly trained and educated with over 23 years experience in working in the Addiction and Mental Health fields, and whose practice is focused on Complex Mental Health issues and Addiction, and working with individuals, adolescents, and families. Ms. Pike is also draws on her own personal experience of recovery for over 24 years. She holds citizenship in both the U.S. and Canada which gives her the diverse perspective of working in both countries.
Ms. Pike is the founder of CanAm Interventions in 2011, Co-Founder of Addiction Fighters and the Intervention Hotline. She also is an Intervention Educator since 2013 that has developed an Intervention Training Manual and methods and provides training seminars internationally, with the goal of strengthening and educating other professionals in the areas of interventions and family case management services.
Patricia’s best practice approaches include; family interventions, complex mental health interventions, attachment interventions, love addiction interventions, codependency and relational interventions, addiction interventions, alcohol interventions, and behavioral interventions. Using various therapeutic models such as; the family systemic intervention approach, surprise interventions approach, the solution-focused therapy model, narrative therapy, motivational interviewing, the disease model, attachment theory, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and the model of change approaches.
Our goal at CanAm Interventions is treating the whole family.
1991 – 2016 includes; addiction & mental health program management and program development, adult intervention educator provider, inpatient, outpatient, and community based treatment milieus. Patricia has worked with first nation populations, gang affiliated populations, worked with sex trade workers, harm reduction model, abstinence based model, medical model research HIV/AIDs projects, assessment and referrals, ( CDC) prison programs, business development, workshops/conferences presenter , public speaker/topics on addiction and mental health and intervention approaches, and has worked in private practice for 10 years.
Patricia’s past experience; she has worked professionally in many different roles in Vancouver, BC, Canada and the San Francisco (Bay area), both in the nonprofit and private sectors .Her direct experience includes; addiction and mental health inpatient and outpatient programs, addiction educator with the college of physician and surgeons and community medical research clinics.
Patricia believes that her calling in life comes from an inner passion that drives her need to create solutions and support individuals and families. She has great compassion and is passionate about helping clients and their families get their lives back on track to live authentically with purpose and dignity.
There is strength in numbers…The power of a family group coming together can save your loved ones life. Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today. Tomorrow may never come
CIP/PCB- Certified Intervention Professional/Pennsylvania Certification Board
LAADC- Licensed Advanced Alcohol Drug Counselor/ California
CAADC-II- Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor II/ California
I.C.A.D.C- International Certified Addiction Counselor/Canada
AID-Adult Instructor Diploma (AID)/Simon Fraser Extended Program, BC, Canada
NAADAC-Education Provider/National Association for Alcoholism Drug Counselors
CACCF-Education Provider/Canadian Addiction Counselors Certification Federations
AIS – Association of Intervention Specialists/Professional Affiliations
NII- Network of Independent Interventionists/Professional Affiliations” ”
CanAm Interventions Styles of Interventions:
- Johnson Model (Surprise Approach)
- Family Systemic Model (Invitational Approach)
- Crisis Management and Prevention Interventions
To open up opportunities for the addicted person and to engage and educate the family by creating change within the family system. This means breaking the cycle of denial and delusion within the family system as well as breaking down all the walls of negative behavior for the addicted person in order to make recovery available and possible.
- The power of a family group coming together can save your loved ones life. Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today. Tomorrow may never come
CanAm Intervention Approach:
Accessing the services of a certified professional interventionist is lifesaving mission and one of the greatest gifts that you can give your love one, to help them recover from complex *addictions using (*Family Systemic*) and (*Surprise Intervention*) approaches.
An addiction intervention is a life-changing experience, whereby loving family members, concerned friends, or employers are educated about addictions and led by a trained interventionist in presenting the truth to their loved one giving them an opportunity for recovery.
An intervention is a transformational process in which the ultimate goal is to start clients/families on the path toward healing and wellness.
- Drug Interventions
- Alcohol Interventions
- Addiction Interventions
- Interventions for Young Adults
- Sex Addiction Interventions
- Interventions for Behavioral Issues
- Prescription Drug Interventions
- Eating Disorder Interventions
- Complex Mental Health Interventions
- Interventions for Internet and Video Gaming
” “Offices: Sausalito, CA and Vancouver, BC, Canada.
We will travel internationally, and across borders, to facilitate intervention treatments within the United States and Canada.
Patricia has dual citizenship both in Canada and the U.S.” ”
CanAm Interventions Skills and Training -101
Patricia developed an intervention training manual, providing seminars internationally, with the goal of strengthening and educating other professionals in the behavioral health community in the area of interventions and case management within family systems.
Approved for 25 (ceu’s ) credit hours – CIP/PCB NAADAC, and CACCF (Canada)
MISSION STATEMENT: To enrich and inspire the behavioral health community and raise the bar of the quality of treatment for those struggling with addiction and mental health challenges.””
CanAm Interventions is pleased to present a diversified team of professionals with over two decades, working in the Addiction and Behavioral Health Care System. We are offering a Comprehensive Practical Intervention Skills and Training that will provide 25 CE’s hours which can be applied toward becoming a Certified Intervention Professional (C.I.P.). Credentials are from the Pennsylvania Certification Board.
INTERVENTION TRAINING – SIX MODULES:
- Module 1 – Introduction of Intervention Approaches: This module introduces intervention approaches that provide a clear understanding of the history and various approaches and practices of interventions work.
- Module 2 – Intervention Practical Techniquesand Case Management Skills: This module introduces practical skills for intervention styles and approaches and Case Management skills, defining a clear action plan for the process and preparation of pre- and post-intervention work.
- Module 3 – Understanding Family Dynamic and the Cycle of Addictive Behaviors: This module introduces participants to the patterns and traits of addiction and mental health within families and relationships, the importance of education for the intervention group, assessment of referral, and treatment planning and aftercare services.
- Module 4 – The Disease Model and Alcohol and Drug Information: This module is designed to give participants basic information on The Disease Model as well as give will give you a clear understanding on alcoholism, and chemical dependencies, information on drugs, treatments and the various traits of addictive behaviors in preparation for intervention cases.
- Module 5 – Ethics and Confidentiality Laws for Interventions: This module addresses the importance of ethics and confidentiality and obtaining a professional organization to practice professional guidelines for interventions work such as NAADAC and PCB.
- Module 6 – Business Contracts, Professional Forms, Mock Intervention Cases and Business Development : This module will help participants to gain a clear understanding of the professional and business side of becoming a professional and certified interventionist.
” “Family Consultation:
CanAm Interventions Services offers Family Consulting, Case Management and Aftercare Services for families and their loved ones that has been proven for a high rate of recovery success.
Patti’s work with families includes preparing families, embracing the pain within a family system which is mostly grief, loss, and fear. The focus is to have family members empathizing with each other in relationships which creates and fosters change. Using family education, and systemic therapy approach, instead of focusing on individuals and/or isolated behaviors, it is best to treat the core family problem as a whole. The aim of family systemic education/therapy and using recovery tools adaptations is to work on these problems by encouraging family members and their loved ones to build on family strengths and ultimately make useful changes in their lives and relationships. Families coming together and learning to work together, leads to new opportunities to obtain resources and appreciate the needs for emotional wellness of each member within the family unit.”