Annamarie Coy

Medical Reviewer

With over 11 years of firsthand experience, Annamarie Coy has dedicated herself to bettering lives impacted by addiction. She carries an unwavering commitment to education and stigma reduction, seen through her counseling, coaching and advocacy initiatives. Annamarie earned her B.A. Magna Cum Laude, focusing her studies in Substance Abuse Counseling. She holds an extensive list of certifications, including Licensed Addiction Counselor Associate (LACA), International Drug & Alcohol Counselor (ICADC), and Medication Assisted Treatment Specialist (MATS).

Annamarie spends her spare time poring over the latest mental health and addiction research. She shares insights from emerging treatments and interventions with both her clients and audiences when speaking at regional conferences. Peer recovery coaches especially value Annamarie’s compassionate approach that helps clients regain self-confidence and tap into their inherent strengths. Her decade of counseling, paired with a solutions-focused style places lived experience at the center. Annamarie continues working to positively shift public perceptions and help those struggling know that sustained recovery resides within everyone’s reach.

Education

  • Ohio Christian University, BA Substance Abuse Counseling, Magna Cum Laude
  • Licensed Addiction Counselor Associate (LACA)
  • Internationally Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor (ICADC)
  • Certified Addiction and Drug Abuse Consultant II (CADAC II)
  • Internationally Certified Peer Recovery (ICPR)
  • Certified Addiction Peer Recovery Coach II (CAPRC II)
  • Medication Assisted Treatment Specialist (MATS)