Cyndi Turner is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner, and Master Addiction Counselor who is the Co-Founder & Clinical Director of Insight Into Action Therapy and Insight Recovery Centers. She is a harm reduction therapist who has been in the addiction treatment field for almost three decades. Cyndi co-developed and facilitates the Dual Diagnosis Recovery Program©, is a clinical supervisor for licensure, topic expert contributor for GoodTherapy, and national trainer on alcohol moderation. Local courts have qualified her as an expert witness and she provides therapy for players involved in the National Football League Program for Substances of Abuse.  She challenges the traditional belief that all drinkers experiencing problems are “alcoholics” who need to quit drinking forever and designed the Alcohol Moderation Assessment which predicts who may be successful candidate for alcohol moderation. Cyndi is the author of numerous articles and three books Can I Keep Drinking? How You Can Decide When Enough is Enough, The Clinician’s Guide to Alcohol Moderation: Alternative Methods and Management Techniques, and Practicing Alcohol Moderation: A Comprehensive Workbook.

Cyndi has given a multitude of presentations and workshops on topics including harm reduction, alcohol moderation, substance use disorders, dual diagnosis treatment, emotional indulgence, and mental health. She currently provides a 90-minute seminar and half day training for 1.5 or 3 Continuing Education credits for counselors, social workers, alcohol/drug abuse counselors, psychologists, nurses, marriage and family therapists, and case managers. Her mission is to reach the 90 million people who are struggling with their drinking but are hesitant to reach out for help for fear of being labeled an “alcoholic”, forced into treatment, made to attend 12-step meetings, and have to stop drinking completely. If you would like Cyndi to talk at your event, please contact her at

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