Anthony Mercer

Anthony Mercer
Case Manager – CADC II, ICADC

Anthony is a Certified Addictions Counselor (CADCII, ICADC) and has been working in the field of recovery since 2009. Anthony understands the disease of addiction and the negative consequences it can have on an addict and their loved ones. Anthony has worked with the prison population (SASCA), has worked as a group facilitator at School Ten Inc. where he educated clients on the danger and consequences of drinking and driving, and has worked as a case manager at an outpatient Methadone clinic. Anthony believes in meeting the client where they are at, and that recovery is not a one size fits all. He understands a client’s needs, and believes in “Unconditional positive Regard” for each client. Anthony knows that addicts and alcoholics are not bad people trying to do good but are sick people trying to get well. Anthony is a drum circle facilitator who has received certifications through “Heal Your Life through Rhythm “ training with Christine Stevens MSW, MT-BC and “Beat the Odds” by UCLA Arts and Healing, and is Director of Rhythm of Recovery Programs. Outside of work, he has played and recorded with numerous bands throughout the years, and currently drums and sings in a band. He is married with children, Grandchildren, and has a Granddaughter on the way.