Dr. Hal Baumchen

Dr. Hal Baumchen is a psychologist, author, and speaker. He is the President and Clinical Director of NorthStar Regional. He is a Licensed Psychologist (LP) and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) with over 30 years of counseling experience.

He received his master’s degree from Wheaton Graduate School, his doctorate in clinical psychology (PsyD) from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and his certificate in co-occurring disorders from Adler Graduate School.

He is the author of Destinations, a practical guide for overcoming addictions and improving your mental health, the Destinations Companion Workbook, Journeys, a lifestyle resource manual for substance use and mental health disorders, the Journeys Companion Workbook, Reflections – Insight for the Journey, and he coauthored Finding Hope Again: Overcoming Depression with Dr. Neil T. Anderson. He is the author and founder of Journey to Recovery.

Relapse Prevention Worksheets, Co-Occurring Disorders Workbooks Along With Podcasts & Articles!

The variety of resources we offer are designed to aide in the recovery journey. 

You will find the strengthening exercises, e-lessons, podcasts, and blog articles practical, relevant, well-organized, and easy to understand.

Examining the chemical and emotional issues throughout recovery, our materials can help develop specific life skills, reduce symptoms and prevent relapse.

Life’s a journey. Enjoy the ride!

Our recovery and relapse prevention resources are just clicks away.

“Our recovery resources will challenge you, but more importantly, inspire you to move forward with confidence and courage. As you do, you will strengthen your resolve, establish new-found hope, and obtain the lasting recovery you desire.”