Adjunct Faculty, Substance Abuse Counseling
Alex Appiah began teaching Substance Abuse Counseling courses as an adjunct instructor at Eastfield in 1998. He teaches courses in Pharmacology of Addiction, Counseling Theories, Family Intervention and Addiction Theories. He also serves as vice president of programs and services and as a clinical administrator for Promise House.
Mr. Appiah is an approved supervisor for licensed professional counselors (LPCs), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFTs) and licensed chemical dependency counselors (LCDCs). He has presented master classes in clinical supervision both for the state of Texas and nationally; he also reviews grants for the U.S. Department of Education and the Family and Youth Services Bureau and serves as a youth commission consultant for the University of Ghana’s graduate program in counseling.
Mr. Appiah holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and a master’s degree in counseling from Texas A&M-Commerce. He is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Texas at Dallas. He holds licensure as a licensed marriage and family therapist supervisor (LMFT-S) and licensed chemical dependency counselor (LCDC). His professional affiliation include the American Association of Counseling and Development, the Texas Association of Addiction Professionals and the Texas Probation Officers Association.