Ted Judson, EdD, ADCII, CCS, has a doctoral degree from Argosy University, San Diego in Counseling Psychology. He has worked as a drug & alcohol counselor and clinical supervisor for the U.S. Navy since 1987 in all levels of care from prevention, early intervention, outpatient, intensive outpatient, residential, as well as long term transitional housing programs for men with addictive and co-occurring disorders. The primary modality for Substance Use Disorder treatment is group therapy. Ted is the current Department head and Program Director of the Navy Drug and Alcohol Counselor School where he has taught and developed curriculum since 1997. He is also head of the U.S. Navy Certification Board certifying drug and alcohol counselors and clinical supervisors. Ted has been on the graduate faculty of Argosy San Diego since 2009 and undergraduate since 2012. He has presented at several national conferences on topics of ethics, clinical supervision, multicultural competence, prevention and counselor education. His dissertation focused on the characteristic of empathy, reflective listening, and cognitive complexity in substance use disorder counselors.