Theo de Vries (he/him)

Company: Succeed in Recovery

Position: Recovery Specialist

Expert Overview

Theo is a compassionate and dedicated Certified Recovery Specialist with multiple years of experience in the addiction and recovery field and has over a decade of personal recovery from substance use disorder. Specialized in providing individualized support as an Recovery Coach, Sober Companion, Counselor, Interventionist, Case Manager and Sober Transporter, helping clients and their families navigate their road to recovery. Skilled in developing and implementing tailored recovery wellness plans, focusing on holistic and patient-centered approaches.
Besides support for individual clients, i'm available for residential and outpatient treatment centers and sober living facilities as an 24/7 live-in Recovery Assistant (Recovery Manager, Live-In Counselor).

With a firm understanding of the complexities of addiction and recovery, I work to empower clients, fostering resilience, self-discovery, and sustained recovery. I've built relationships with local and international resources and support networks to provide comprehensive assistance to clients and their families.

As a Addiction Professional, I'm always seeking ways to further enhance my knowledge and skills in the field. My passion lies in making a positive, lasting impact in the lives of individuals battling addiction, and contributing to a society where recovery is possible.

I believe that anyone can Recover!


  • Currently training in Addiction Counseling with Elsden training
  • Currently training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Psychwire
  • Trained in Motivational Interviewing for Addiction (Miller, Rollnick en Moyers, July 2022)
  • Trained in Motivational Interviewing (Miller, Rollnick en Moyers, May 2022)
  • Trained Casemanager Interventionist (CCMI, 2020
  • Certified Recovery Specialist (International Recovery Institute, April 2019
  • Trained in ARISE® Comprehensive Care with Invitational Intervention® (Arise Network, May 2018)
  • Certified Interventionist (Sober Academy, September 2017)
  • CCAR Certified Recovery Coach (Road to Recovery, May 2016)