About Mary Cook

I have been an addiction counselor for 46 years.  I am available for sessions by telephone.  See Contact page for more information.


I was a Professor at Cal State University Dominguez Hills for 29 years in the Alcohol/Drug Counseling Certification Program.  I also taught psychology and addiction studies at University of California Irvine and Los Angeles Harbor College. 


I have been a speaker for various universities, conferences, treatment centers and corporations, and I was a national conference presenter for Hazelden’s 2008 Women Healing Conference Series.  I have been interviewed numerous times for radio and video shows. 

My book, Grace Lost and Found is available on Amazon.com.  See Book page for information and links. 

I am the author of Counselor Development in The Clinical Supervisor Training Manual, published by Breining Research & Education Foundation, and the author of A Kohutian Analysis of the Nightingale in the book Listening Perspectives in Psychotherapy.  Additionally, I am a contributing editor for Keys to Recovery newspaper.

Photo of Mary by Jim Lund