Tim Sinnott, LMFT, LAADC

March 3, 2021
Tim Sinnot EAS

Tim Sinnott boasts over 30 years of experience in the world of addiction treatment, individual and group therapy, and dual diagnosis.

With several advanced degrees from the University of San Francisco (Doctor of Education in Counseling and Educational Psychology and Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, emphasis in Marital and Family Therapy), Rutgers University Center of Alcohol Studies (Certificate, Summer School of Alcohol Studies), and the University of California, Santa Cruz (Certificate in Alcohol Studies, Advanced Counselor Training Program), and a strong history of directing recovery facilities, Tim is a capable speaker and leader in addiction treatment services. Tim also has extensive marriage and family counseling knowledge and prides himself on his ability to connect with clients and professionals on an individual basis.

In addition to his academic credentials and decades’ worth of experience providing therapy for addiction recovery and those needing family therapy and marriage counseling, Tim is also an experienced and talented administrator and director of mental health and addiction treatment facilities.  With years spent as Executive Director at The Palm Beach Institute, The Camp Recovery Center, Promises Malibu, and Elevate Addiction Services, Tim has guided dozens if not hundreds of fellow professionals along his empathetic, clinical path to excellence in providing therapeutic treatment.

In addition to offering drug and alcohol counseling, Tim Sinnott is a counselor who is highly skilled and experienced in marriage and family counseling, treating anxiety and depression, and offering coping strategies for life transitions. He utilizes positive psychology as much as possible during his counseling sessions. Positive psychology is a treatment approach that believes all people want to lead fulfilling and meaningful personal and professional lives.

A leader in the industry, Tim has also served as the President (1997 – 2002) and Dean of Fellows (2002 – present) for the California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC), helping to shape the industry and continually improving the level of treatment available in California.


  • Doctor of Education in Counseling and Educational Psychology, University of San Francisco
  • Executive Director, Elevate Addiction Services, 2012 – present
  • President and Dean of Fellows, CAADAC, 1997 – present

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