Timothy Hutson, MA, MCA

Intervention Specialist, Substance Abuse Counselor, and Facilitator

624 W 9th St. Suite 103 San Pedro, California 90731


Assist families in direct intervention for loved ones’ alcohol and other drug abuse and or dependency problems
Educate families on the symptoms and phases of addiction including family dynamics, enabling, treatment, aftercare, and recovery
Educate governmental offices on the symptoms and phases of addiction including effects in the workplace, enabling, treatment, aftercare, reemployment and recovery


California State University Dominquez Hills Faculty

Associate Professor for Substance abuse pharmacology and addictive disorders counseling courses
Currently developing level one and two ethics for counselors courses

U.S. Navy – Counselor, Facilitator, Coach, Inspector, and Director

Substance abuse counselor for individual, group, and family intervention

Substance Abuse Counselor, Hospital and Institutions (H&I) Speaker

Assist families of in-patient residential patients in substance abuse treatment facilities and hospitals dealing with the devastating effects that substance abuse or dependency problems inflicts on the family

Educate families on the symptoms and phases of addiction including family dynamics, enabling, treatment, aftercare, and recovery

MILITARY SERVICE US Navy Enlisted Service and Commissioned Officer Service

– Maritime Pre-Positioning Ships Squadron, Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean – USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Nimitz-class nuclear aircraft carrier – USS Will Rogers (SSBN 659) nuclear ballistic missile submarine – USS Woodrow Wilson (SSBN 624) nuclear ballistic missile submarine – USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Nimitz-class nuclear aircraft carrier

Counselor aboard US Navy’s largest ships with crews of 5,500 men and women including individual, group, and aftercare counseling
Instructor for Navy Alcohol & Drug Awareness Indoctrination Program course instructing over 3,300 military personnel
Facilitator-Instructor for the Supervisor’s Drug and Alcohol Awareness Training Program course instructing over 500 navy supervisors and managers on early detection of substance abuse problems in subordinates, education, counseling, and treatment programs for those subordinates, and after-care follow up counseling upon reemployment


Years in Practice:
School: MA in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, and Peace-building /California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA
Year Graduated:
License No. and State: Registered Addictions Specialist (RAS), Breining Institute (H0906261427)


• Addiction/Substance Abuse
• Alcohol Abuse
• Anger Management
• Coping Skills
• Drug Abuse
• Dual Diagnosis
• Life Coaching
• Military Counseling

Cient Focus

Religious Orientation


• Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
• Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

• Brief Family Therapy
• Coaching
• Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
• Family Systems
• Interpersonal
• Intervention Specialist
• Motivational Interviewing
• Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

Accepted Insurance Plans

• Aetna
• Out of Network