Lee Pioske is a Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor with more than eight years of experience in the field. He has a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from the University of Minnesota and a Master’s Degree in Addiction Psychology from Capella University. He is currently director of one of the largest and most respected recovery Transitional Living programs in the United States. He also serves as a Therapist at a local Behavioral Health hospital in Phoenix, Arizona.
Lee’s story is one of great changes and comebacks. He is a recovering cocaine addict, and spent over five years incarcerated in various prisons. He has dedicated his life to helping people in recovery, especially those who were a part of the penal system. Today, he enjoys working with people interested in Criminal Justice careers, and spends a great deal of time with police, probation and parole officers. His goal is to help create a better understanding of addiction for people on both sides of the law. Lee has designed several courses for use by residents of rehabilitation programs, including Relapse Prevention classes that have been attended by more than 5000 people in recovery.
Lee is currently living in Phoenix, Arizona, with his wife Angelita.