Patricia M. Pike

Patricia M. Pike, CEO of CanAm Interventions, Certified Intervention and Addiction Specialist, is a trained expert with over 25 years of professional experience in the field of behavioral health treatment, specializing in addiction and alcoholism. Ms. Pike holds a master accredited certification in addiction studies and conducts successful interventions nationally and internationally.

Patricia is a Licensed Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LAADC), Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC-II), long standing member of the Canadian Addiction Counselor Association Federation, internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor through the IC&RC (I.C.A.D.C), Certified Intervention Professional (CIP), through the Pennsylvania Certification Board and Adult Instructor Diploma (AID). Patricia sits on the board of the Association of Intervention Specialists (AIS) and is a member of the Network of Independent Interventionists (NII). She has helped hundreds of individuals and families struggling with addiction and mental health challenges.

Ms. Pike draws both professionally and from her own personal journey, with over 28 years in recovery. Patricia is passionate about advocating for untreated individuals and their families affected by addictions and/or mental health challenges. Patricia believes that she does not end up in the lives of her clients by mistake but that her vast experience, genuine nature and passion for helping others creates a connection with her clients. Addiction is a global crisis and it has never been more important to have highly effective and ethical approaches for interventions from a certified and credentialed interventionist.

Patricia has an extraordinary success rate for helping those in need to access treatment and achieve recovery, as well as helping to facilitate the healing process for the entire family. Ms. Pike is a highly effective trauma-informed and family systemic interventionist with an extraordinary success rate of 92% of guiding individuals needing help to accept professional help.

CanAm Interventions services include both traditional interventions (surprise approach) and family systemic interventions (invitational approach), recovery case management, consultation and treatment placement, recovery coaching, transportation companionship, in-home detox, aftercare treatment support, virtual family programs, and professional intervention training courses.

Patricia holds citizenship both in the United States and Canada which gives her a diverse professional perspective of working in both countries using evidence-best practices.

 Patricia’s professional knowledge and approaches includes:

  • The Johnson Model of Intervention (Surprise Approach)
  • Family Systemic Model Intervention (Invitational Approach)
  • Family and client-centered approach
  • Family systems approach
  • Solution-focused brief therapy
  • Narrative therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Disease model of addiction
  • Attachment theory
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Model of change
  • Harm reduction

Ms. Pike’s unique experiences include working with complex addictions and mental health challenges. Patricia has experience working with first nation populations, business leaders/executives, music/entertainment professionals, and employers/businesses. Patricia believes strongly in fairness and equality. Her energy and passion to help individuals and families comes from believing that anyone can achieve recovery from alcohol and/or drugs, find purpose and a new way to live, and self-dignity in recovery.



103 Labrea Way
San Rafael, CA 94903

patti.pike@canaminterventions.com
415-827-3725

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