Tim Laprade, a Rhode Island native and former paratrooper in the US Army, is a Certified Peer Specialist who’s focus has been working with individuals who have also experienced trauma and addiction. He was selected amongst his peers for Rhode Island College’s accelerated Master’s program in Social Work where he currently attends. Tim is also a lead trainer for the Hearing Voices Network movement through the Wildflower Alliance in Western, MA. Tim has been volunteering his time for the last 10 years to individuals in substance use recovery in both clinical and community settings. He has invested time to educating clinicians at VA hospitals across the US on evidence-based practices for veterans who have experienced trauma.
Tim has been trained in CBT, CPT, and mindfulness practices and takes a strengths-based approach to his work. He has brought his dedication to service from the military to the clinical field. Tim enjoys camping and hiking with his wife, son, and their dog, Achilles. He is an avid Star Wars fan and a PC enthusiast.