Addictions Counseling is a program that will help you understand the biological, psychological, social and spiritual aspects of addiction and recovery. Our faculty members are committed to providing you with a learning experience that will take you beyond basic educational theory to innovative evidence-based practices. They are experienced practitioners prepared to unfold the connection between theory, research and practice.

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Douglas Daugherty; MA, PsyD Professor; Addictions Counseling doug.daugherty@indwes.edu


Dr. Douglas Daugherty is a licensed clinical psychologist and Professor of Addictions and Psychology at Indiana Wesleyan University. He earned his doctorate from Indiana State University. He has published in the area of recidivism and substance abuse, while serving as an evaluator for several problem-solving courts.  Doug is also the founder of Grace House for Recovery, a Christian recovery home in Marion, Indiana. He and his wife, Becca, have four young adult children.

Educational Background:

  • B.A., 1983, Franklin College
  • M.A., 1987, Ball State University
  • Psy.D., 1996, Indiana State University


  • Substance Abuse Treatment, Recovery, and Evidence-Based Practice
  • Problem-Solving Courts
  • Program Evaluation
  • Positive Psychology and Spiritual Formation
  • Ecological Momentary Intervention (EMI)

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