Bill Richard has been working in the field of substance use dependency for over 30 years and has been a licensed addiction counselor for nearly 28 years. Bill has an advanced alcohol and substance abuse credential and is internationally certified. Bill is a Diplomat in the American Psychotherapy Association and the American College of Certified Forensic Counselors. Bills past employment has included: founder and developer of the Counseling Center of Louisiana, as well as the Administrator and Chief Executive Officer of Acadiana Addiction Center. Bill is the co-founder of Solutions Recovery Center in Lafayette, LA.