Join date: Jul 7, 2020


Patricia M. Pike, CEO of CanAm Interventions,  Certified Interventionist & Addiction Specialist, is a trained expert with over 25 years of professional experience in the field of behavioral heath treatment, specializing in addiction and alcoholism with dual citizenship both in the United States and Canada. Ms. Pike lives in San Francisco, California and has office both in San Francisco and Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Ms. Pike holds a master accredited certification in addiction studies and conducts successful interventions nationally and internationally. Patricia is a Licensed Advance Alcohol Drug Counselor (LAADC), Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC-II), long standing member of the Canadian Addiction Counselor Association Federation, internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor through the IC&RC (I.C.A.D.C), Certified Intervention Professional (CIP), through the Pennsylvania Certification Board and Adult Instructor Diploma (AID).

Patricia sits on the board of the Association Intervention Specialist (AIS) and a Network Independent Interventionist (NII) member. She has helped hundreds individuals and families struggling with addiction and mental health challenges.

Ms. Pike draws both professionally and from her own personal  journey, with over 28 years in recovery. Patricia is passionate about advocating for untreated individuals and their families wounded by addiction and/or mental health challenges. Patricia believes that she does not end up in the lives of her clients by mistake but that her vast experience, genuine nature and passion for helping others creates a connection with her clients.

Addiction is a global crisis and it has never been more important to have highly effective and ethical approaches for interventions from a certified and credentialed interventionist. Patricia has an extraordinary success rate for helping those in need to access treatment and achieve recovery, as well as helping to facilitate the healing process for the entire family.

CanAm Interventions adheres to the standards of private practices, practicing confidentiality and the code of ethics.

Certified Intervention Professional / Intervention Stages

  1. Family Assessment Meeting: Develop a thorough assessment and intervention treatment plan of the concerned person and family wounded by addiction or mental health, decided what style of intervention.

  2. Intervention Preparation Planning Meeting: Educating the intervention team on the cycle of addiction, mental health, recovery treatment process and letter writing assignments.

  3. Rehearsal Process: Have the intervention team prepare two letters, read the letters. if your loved one doesn't accept treatment, decide on specific consequences and what actions to take.

  4. Treatment Referrals: Treatment placement includes the family’s insurance policy or private pay budget and coordinating treatment centers that best fit the patient's needs.

  5. Intervention Meeting: The Intervention meeting includes the intervention team, untreated person directed by the Certified Intervention professional.

  6. Travel Coordination: Certified Intervention Professional will arrange the patient to the selected treatment program with clear steps, goals, and guidelines

  7. Post Intervention Outcomes: The outcome of intervention studies has indicated that 85% of patients accept treatment the day of the intervention meeting and 15% enter treatment within two weeks after the intervention.

  8. Intervention Aftercare Services: Post-intervention/aftercare case management is available. Studies have shown case management and patient monitoring have a higher level of success. Ask the intervention team, to avoid enabling the destructive cycle of behavior and take active steps to encourage positive change.

Patricia M. Pike

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