Becky Georgi, MS, LPC, LCAS, CCS
Becky has invested over twenty years in working with adolescents and their families through substance abuse education, prevention, and treatment. She holds licenses as a Clinical Addiction Specialist, a Certified Clinical Supervisor, and a Licensed Professional Counselor. Recently, Becky and her husband, Jeff, co-founded Bluefield: A University Recovery Community in Durham, NC to serve students and their families who are committed to a path of recovery, self-discovery and academic excellence. The novel co-educational residence and study support program provides a bridge from treatment to successful integration into the collegiate community. Integral to this transition is the emphasis on the wide range of emotional, social, and intellectual skills that lead to successful and meaningful academic achievement.In addition to her work with Bluefield, for which she is the Program Director, Becky also manages Georgi Educational and Counseling Services (GECS) in its work with educational, governmental, and non-profit as well as for-profit organizations. She is a well-published author on the subject of adolescent development, having served as a consultant to a number of college preparatory schools as well as a full time staff counselor and Wellness Director for Durham Academy. Much of her work focuses on improving parental awareness of drug, alcohol, and substance abuse prevention as well as how to foster better communications within families on these topics.
Becky also has extensive experience in mental health and substance abuse treatment in residential, inpatient, and outpatient settings as a clinician. Chief among these experiences was her work as the Adolescent Substance Abuse Program Director at the Duke Addictions Program.
She earned her BS and MS from Indiana University and completed the Menninger Foundation certificate program in Family Therapy.