Narconon Editorial Team


Claire Pinelli

Chief Clinical Editor

LADC CCS ICAADC MCAP

Claire has been a teacher and counselor for over 45 years and is currently a licensed addiction counselor and provides education to professionals and clients alike.
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Matt Hawk

Clinical Editor

BS CADC-II ICADC

After graduating from the program in 2008, Matt works to help others find a new way to live life, free from drugs and alcohol. Matt is an Internationally certified drug and alcohol counselor and has written extensively on addiction and evidence-based …
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Ren

Writer

After working in addiction treatment for several years, Ren now travels the country, studying drug trends and writing about addiction in our society. Ren is focused on using his skill as an author and counselor to promote recovery and effective …
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Karen

Writer

After a few years working at the Narconon center in Oklahoma, Karen has been researching drug trends around the world and writing reports and articles on addiction and recovery for nine years.
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Julie

Writer

After overcoming her own addiction in 2012 Julie went on to become certified as an addiction counselor in order to help others achieve a life of recovery. She worked in the addiction field for 8 years and now uses both her personal and professional …
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