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Adam Thibodeau

Adam Thibodeau is an Oakland County native and has been sober from opiates and all substances since 2006 when he entered treatment for the third time at the age of 21. Adam has been practicing substance abuse therapy since 2007 and has an eclectic approach to counseling and group work that includes Gestalt, Psychotherapy, Motivational Interviewing, Art Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral, and the 12 Step Program. 


Adam has been a lead speaker for numerous 12 Step conferences, and a keynote speaker for The Michigan Drug Court Professional Conference in 2012 to speak about Art and Recovery. Adam has a 5 year background of Community Organizing in Southwest Detroit, and was a fellow of The European Community Organizing Network in 2017. Adam also organized faith leaders in South Africa around Gender Violence in 2012. Adam has written for $2 Million in grants that were awarded by The Skillman Foundation and Kellogg Foundation around safety and health.


Adam enjoys loving and raising his two daughters, traveling,rehabbing homes in Detroit, and basketball. He is an artist who has completed murals in Detroit, and Curacao Island near Venezuela. He was even commissioned to paint a mural featured in the Museum of Contemporary Arts of Detroit.  Adam has traveled to 27 countries, and lived in Budapest, Hungary for several years. Adams background in art, community organizing, global work, and therapy aids him in understanding complex systems and how they impact the clients he works with, and how to better adapt, adjust and thrive in a changing world.  He’s thrilled to make Miflord Counseling his new home, and is excited to return back to his community.