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.