Vice President, Clinical DirectorTexas“Phoenix House takes an innovative approach to treatment that is experiential, exciting, and effective for its clients. It is great to be a part of a program that is saving lives, and to see evidence of those changes every day when I come to work.”
Drew Dutton, M.Ed., LCDC, LPC, brings to Phoenix House both personal and professional experience in the field of adolescent addiction counseling.
Drew’s interest in counseling began after his time in residential treatment as a teenager, and he decided to help others in the same way that he’d been helped. He completed a bachelor’s degree in education, became a certified physics and chemistry teacher in the process, and earned a master’s degree in Counseling from Texas Christian University.
Drew has worked in the field of substance abuse treatment since 2011, developing new and innovative multi-family group, aftercare, parent education, and residential treatment models and approaches. Drew is a firm believer in quality improvement and has overseen incredible advances in innovative patient care and improved patient outcomes.
Drew Joined Phoenix House in 2013 as the Clinical Manager. At Phoenix House, Drew has worked to build a treatment model that focuses on strengths, solutions, and uses hands-on, experiential learning. Drew is the co-author of the I CAN model utilized across Phoenix House of Texas. Drew has also served as the Dallas program director and Texas regional director.
Drew maintains his passion for education as a certified physics/chemistry teacher for grades 8-12 and serves as an adjunct professor teaching addictions counseling at Texas Christian University.
When not at work, Drew teaches and plays guitar and enjoys spending time with his wife, Jennifer, and yellow lab, Maverick. He loves his Horned Frogs and is often spotted wearing TCU purple.