John Gardiner

John Gardiner
John Gardiner

Program Coordinator
Clinical Intern

John Gardiner

John Gardiner is the Program Coordinator and clinical intern at Positive Sobriety Institute. John is currently a student studying for his Master of Science in Counseling degree. John has worked in healthcare administration for the past 8 years and has decided to pursue his passion to work with people with substance abuse issues. John uses his knowledge of healthcare administration, along with his experience working with addiction and recovery in order to aid in providing the best experience possible for clients at PSI.

John believes that building meaningful connections, and promoting self-discovery are two of the most important factors in making long lasting changes in our lives. He approaches these aspects of the therapeutic process through a strength-based and solution-focused mindset. John emphasizes the importance of identifying strengths, skills, and resources and works to empower clients through the healing process.

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  • Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, Illinois steps off of the Magnificent Mile and accessible via two international airports located just 30-45 minutes away.
  • Our Medical Director, Daniel Angres, MD, is triple board certified in addiction medicine, psychiatry and neurology and addiction psychiatry.
  • Positive Sobriety Institute offers partial hospitalization (PHP), intensive outpatient therapy (IOP), and addiction after care programs.
  • Positive Sobriety Institute specializes in expert-delivered addiction assessment, rehabilitation and recovery services to highly motivated professionals and others who fit our milieu.
  • Positive Sobriety Institute's amenities include exercise physiology, walking, yoga, and acupuncture.
  • Positive Sobriety Institute's convenient downtown Chicago location is conducive to serving a myriad of client ancillary clinical needs, such as eating disorder treatment, specialized treatment and 12 step programs for other compulsive behaviors and other behavioral problems.
  • Positive Sobriety Institute offers first-class dining and cuisine within walking distance to the program.

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