Contributors: An Acclaimed Team of Authors and Editors - Withdrawal

The team of contributors

Our contributors keeping the articles live and lovely. The team is always sharing the relevant articles and weaving a path to recovery.

Camille Zalar
Camille Zalar is a Certified Addictions Registered Nurse (CARN) with over 20 years of experience working in behavioral, mental health, and addiction care.
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Jessica Puckett: Senior Web Content Editor
Jessica Puckett is a Senior Web Content Editor for American Addiction Centers and Withdrawal.net. She has over 20 years of print and digital editorial experience.
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Ryan Kelley, NREMT
Ryan Kelley is a nationally registered Emergency Medical Technician and is a Medical Editor for American Addiction Centers.
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Leah Miller
Leah Miller earned a certificate in chemical dependency counseling from Suffolk County Community College and her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Hofstra University. Leah began working with substance ...
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Christina P. Kantzavelos, LCSW
Christina P. Kantzavelos is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 10 years of clinical experience in a range of settings, including both outpatient and inpatient psychiatric services, acute inpatient hospital ...
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Jaclyn Schuon
Jaclyn Schuon, Psy.D., earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology and she has been a licensed psychologist since 2009.
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Brittany Tackett
Brittany Tackett, MA is a psychotherapist, life coach, writer, yoga teacher, and founder of Heartful Recovery, a recovery support program.
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Lauren Brande
Lauren Brande has dedicated her life to psychological research. She started off her career with a scholarship from the Western Psychological Association for her undergraduate work in perceptual processing. In ...
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Emmalynn Pepper Clemmensen
Emmalynn Pepper Clemmensen is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with experience providing both individual and group therapy in an outpatient setting.
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Emily Guarnotta
Emily Guarnotta holds a doctorate in clinical psychology and has a special interest in treating and spreading awareness on drug, alcohol, and behavioral addictions. She has clinical experience working with ...
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