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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Katti Sneed; MSW, PhD, LCSW Prof. Add Counsel and Social Work | Director; Social Work Program katti.sneed@indwes.edu Department - Addictions Studies - CAS Division - Behavioral Science


Dr. Sneed has over fifteen years of experience as a psychotherapist serving populations presenting with addiction and mental health issues. Research interests include spirituality and chemical dependency, which have provided a platform for multiple state and national conferences.

Educational Background:

  • A.B., 1992, Purdue University
  • M.S.W., 1995, Indiana University
  • Ph.D., 2007, Capella University


Currently, she is the certification chairperson and on the board of directors for the Indiana Association of Addicted Professionals (IAAP). Dr. Sneed holds a NIDA II through the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Counselors (NAADAC) and ICAC II certification.

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