Luke DeBoy, LCSW-C, CAC-AD

Experience

Luke DeBoy’s career as a counselor is deeply rooted in a passion for addictions medicine. From his own experiences to his impressive career in the treatment of co-occurring disorders, Luke is dedicated to a mission of recovery. He first began in addictions treatment while studying at Salisbury University as an undergraduate. During his time there Luke designed and implemented a substance abuse education and referral program for the student athletics department. His experiences there opened his eyes to the importance of education and person-centered treatment modalities for recovery. After completing his undergraduate studies he chose to advance his knowledge through a Certification in Addictions Counseling in 2010. Once his certification was completed, Luke began a master’s program in social work at the University of Maryland Baltimore, undertaking graduate level course work and rigorous field placements and graduated in 2013.

Luke served as a primary counselor at the Pathways Treatment Center in Annapolis as a treatment assistant and then primary counselor. Following his work at Pathways, Luke began a position as the clinical director at Tranquility Woods Treatment Center where he developed and implemented addictions programming, oversaw clinical and administrative staff, and supported client’s and their families on a daily basis.

 Approach

Luke offers a perspective centered in 12-step methodology and the importance of experiential therapeutic modalities. He is experienced in the provision of Adventure Therapy and his group work at Argo embodies a process-oriented style that employs creative techniques to foster growth. Luke knows the importance of the therapeutic relationship for successful treatment and works to establish a strong rapport with each of his clients based on honesty and authenticity.

Specialties

  • Substance Abuse Disorders
  • Co-occurring Issues
  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Adventure Therapy
  • 12-Step Based Treatment

Fun Facts

Luke enjoys rock-climbing, snow boarding, and scuba diving.