George Patterson, PhD, affectionately called “Dr. George” by his friends, peers and clients, has been working in the field of intervention and therapy for three decades. Dr. George’s work encompasses individuals, families, and businesses and includes specialized counseling within the entertainment industry.

Awarded the Gratitude Award for Lifetime Achievement in mental health and substance abuse treatment in the community by Sierra Tucson Treatment Center, and as founder of the Alpha Treatment Program at Glendale Memorial Hospital, Dr. Patterson has been recognized for his contributions in the areas of intervention and dependency counseling by the President of the United States, Governor of California, Senators Feinstein and Boxer, Congressman Adam Schiff, the County of Los Angeles, and the Mayor of the City of Glendale, California.