Marquis Top Health Care Professionals

 Cathleen Coppola, MSW, CAP, SAP

Title: Therapist
Company: Coppola, LLC.
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

Cathleen Coppola, MSW, CAP, SAP, Therapist at Coppola, LLC., has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Healthcare Professionals for dedication, achievements, and leadership in social services and addiction counseling.

Ms. Coppola is a distinguished professional who has worked with many prestigious organizations including, the Pines Recovery Life Detox, Summerhouse Detox, Rockers In Recovery Unplugged, and the Sunrise Detox Center. She presently serves patients as a therapist through Coppola, LLC. Additionally, she has contributed her expertise to Florida International University as a motivational interviewing trainer and MITI coder and served as a graduate intern at Miami-Dade Community Services, Inc.

Attributing her success to her unwavering optimism and tireless efforts to improve herself, Ms. Coppola utilized these assets to earn an associate’s degree in human services specializing in addiction treatment from Miami Dade College. She subsequently obtained a Bachelor of Social Work and a Master of Social Work from Barry University summa cum laude. She is also a certified addiction professional, a substance abuse professional, and a certified alcohol and drug counselor II.

Ms. Coppola authored two feature articles titled “Gratitude Is Not Simply A Word” and “I Know You’re Ready, But Are You Willing?” in Rockers in Recovery magazine. She has acted as a presenter for the Family System Approach to Substance Abuse Seminar. Ms. Coppola has been recognized for her achievements with a Certificate of Appreciation and Certificate of Recognition from the School of Social Work, Honors and Commendations from Miami Dade College Center for Community Involvement, the President’s Call to Service Award by Barack Obama, and received the James E. Dube Scholarship from Miami Dade College. She participates as a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors.

Ms. Coppola credits her successful recovery from addiction as her most notable accomplishment. November 2023 marked 17 years of sobriety for her, and her journey toward recovery is a testament to her strength, resilience, and determination to overcome the challenges of life. In the coming years, she intends to establish her own practice and envisions a brick-and-mortar office where she can provide professional services to her clients. When she is not working, she dedicates her time and attention to playing with her dog, reading, watching television, and going to the beach.

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