National Keynote Speaker, Author & Addiction Pyschologist

Dr. Heather DiBlasi is an Addiction Pyschologist with over 30 years in the field. She is one of the most sought-after National Keynote Speakers in the country on the subject of Substance Use.

Her brand of Educating, versus promoting, 'Just Say No', presented in a lively, interactive, way, sparks her audiences to understand the ramifications of Substance Use and the Long-Term Effects it can have on their lves.

Her new book 'Understanding Addiction and Recovery', speaks about substances and the people who use them.  Dr. Heather has put together a thorough and comprehesive guide to answer questions and share her personal experiences as an Addiction Pyschologist.

Her Achievements


Capella University, 

Doctor of Philosophy, Addiction Psychology

Kean University

Master’s Degree, Behavioral Science

Bachelor’s Degree, Psychology

Brookdale Community College

Associates Degree, Social Science


Fresno Pacific University

Marygrove College


Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC)

Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS)

Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS)

Certified Peer Recovery Coach (CPRS)

Disaster Response Crisis Counselor (DRCC)

Substance Awareness Coordinator (SAC)

Presumptive Eligibility (PE)

Crisis Based Intervention (CBI)

Strengthening Families

Skills for Psychological Recovery

Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention

Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention

Life Skills

ASI – Administering, Scoring & Interpretation

SASSI – Administering, Scoring & Interpretation

Parenting an Athlete

Rutgers Coaching S.A.F.E.T.Y. Clinic


National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)

American Psychological Association (APA)

International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education (INCASE)

Psi Chi – International Honor Society for Psychology

Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks


Drug Free Hero Award

United Nations Convention – International Drug Prevention

Presidential Lifetime Service Award

Dr. Heather Talks

National Keynote Speaker

Elks Drug Awareness Program

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