Darrin Ford, LMFT, CSAT-S, MBAT-S

EDUCATION

B.A, Psychology 1996 – 2000
National University
Cum Laude

M.A, Counseling Psychology 2000 – 2002
National University

THESIS

Utilizing mindfulness based approaches for the treatment of pornography addiction and emerging addiction, in identified attics and their partner’s. Promote the recovery of trust and equanimity.

LICENSE

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist 2013

CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Sex Addiction Therapist Supervisor 2013
Mindfulness Based Addiction Therapist Supervisor 2017
Certified by the American Association of Marriage and
Family Therapist as a Clinical Supervisor 2017

EXPERIENCE

Co-Founder/Director/CEO of Sano Center for Recovery 2013 – Present

Co-Founder/CEO of Sano Press, LLC 2018 – Present

Publishing ,Marketing, Authorship Coaching
Adjunct Prof. of Psychology 2006 – 2008
LACC District

Therapist 2005 – 2007
Aviva Children and Family Services

Psychiatric Social Worker 2002 – 2004
Kedrin Acute Care Psychiatric Hospital

Volunteer Therapist MFT Trainee 2001 – 2002
AIDS Service Center

PUBLISHED BOOKS

Transforming the Addictive Mind: 

The First Month of Mindfulness – Based Addiction Therapy
- Darrin Ford

Recovery Coaching Client Handbook – Release Date December 2018
– Darrin G. Ford and Chris Bordey, MS, RD

Awakening from the Addictive Mind: My Story of and Guide to Recovery –
Release Date May 1, 2019
– Darrin G. Ford

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT)

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)

International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP)