Alana C. Smith, LCSW, LCDC facilitates virtual seminars on addiction, family healing, and emotion wellness and is the curator of the model How Families Heal. She seeks to enhance the efficacy of treatment for clients with the creation of a deliberate practice approach to psychotherapeutic interventions. She is a graduate of the University of Houston, Graduate College of Social Work (2004). She is clinically trained in Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP), Coherence Therapy, and is currently a Post Graduate Fellow of the Center for Family Consultation. Alana has managed treatment center staff and developed treatment and family treatment programs across the country. Her passion is to offer practical tools for healing to persons with addiction and families impacted by addiction by utilizing the science of human relationships and emotions. She lives in San Diego, CA.


  • Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA