Coordinator and Presenter


Chris Dorval MSW, LICSW LCDP, LCDCS, ICADC serves as the Clinical Director at Ocean State Recovery Center, as well as, a clinical consultant specializing in addiction, trauma, and men’s health. Chris has worked as the Director of Clinical Outreach and Development for an international training and consulting agency as well as, having worked as a clinician and clinical supervisor in various levels of care in addiction treatment. Chris has extensive training in trauma informed care, treating co-occurring trauma and addiction, and is committed to helping others in their own personal journeys in recovery. A Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Chemical Dependency Professional (LCDP), and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Clinical Supervisor (LCDCS), Chris graduated from Rhode Island College with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work (MSW). As a person in long term recovery himself, Chris is passionate about working with those affected by addiction and trauma and has dedicated his practice to this focus. As a father, husband, son, and friend Chris believes in developing healthy family and interpersonal relationships and addressing the underlying issues driving a person’s symptoms are essential to sustained recovery.

Chris Dorval