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Jennifer Rio, PhD, LPC, CAADC

Faculty Coordinator, Assistant Professor


PhD, University of Toledo, CACREP-Accredited

MA, University of Detroit Mercy, CACREP-Accredited

BS, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Dr. Jennifer Rio has a PhD in counselor education and supervision with research interests in co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, persons who have offended, and multicultural and social justice competencies in counseling. She joined the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School as a core faculty member in 2022. Her clinical experiences include counseling in a residential prison setting, community mental health, and private practice. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) in Michigan.