Michael Blanche is a licensed clinical social worker that has over nineteen years of experience providing direct clinical treatment for those who are dually diagnosed with addiction and other psychological issues. Michael has worked in all levels of care in the treatment of addiction and mental health. Michael has extensive expertise in establishing and supervising residential and outpatient programs throughout the Philadelphia Metropolitan area.   Mr. Blanche is a leading expert in the field of prevention.  Michael specializes in middle school and high school prevention talks and staff development. Providing CEUs on the impact of technology, process addiction, complex trauma, young adult substance abuse and dual diagnosis are just a few workshop titles Michael has facilitated.  Michael obtained a Bachelor of Human Services Degree with a double minor in Psychology and Sociology from Villanova University. He completed his Master’s degree in Social Services at Bryn Mawr College. Mr. Blanche is an adjunct professor at West Chester University Masters of Social Work program providing students with an interactive classroom focusing on research informed addiction interventions.  Michael's private practice provides individual, group and family therapy as well as comprehensive diagnostic evaluations.   With a successful history in the classic intervention process; Michael is able to maintain an eye toward the future by assimilating the latest advancements in addiction crisis management procedures.