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Peter William Mitchell, alcohol/drug abuse services professional. Certified criminal justice specialist, master addictions counselor, board certified, clinical supervisor, Internationally Certified Alcoholic & Drug Council, lin. Clinical Alcohol & Drug Council, Compulsive Gambling Counselor. Recipient Capitol award National Leadership Council, Washington, 1991.


Mitchell, Peter William was born on September 2, 1950 in Queens, New York, United States. Son of James Francis and Margaret (Tiernan) Mitchell.


Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Fordham University, 1972. Master of Business Administration, California Coast University, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Dependency magna cum laude, La Salle University, 1997.


Special agent Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, 1972-1977. Store co-manager First National Stores, Inc., Somerville, Massachusetts, 1977-1978. Area sales manager H.J. Heinz Company, Indianapolis, 1978-1983.

Executive sales representative Sandoz Nutrition Corporation, Minneapolis, 1983-1991. Regional sales manager Fresenius Pharma United States of America, Incorporated, New York Brunswick, New Jersey, 1991-1992. Sales consultant Cardinal Health/Marmac Division, East Windsor, Connecticut, 1992-1993.

Primary counselor, case manager Sunrise House Foundation, Lafayette, New Jersey, 1993-1998. Clinical director Turning Point, Inc., Secaucus, 1998-1900. Senior clinician St. Clare's Hospital, Boonton Township, 2000—2001.

President Mitchell Addiction Consultant Services, since 1992. Clinician Overlook Hospital, Summit, since 2002. Appointed member behavioral health technical advisory panel substance use disorders National Quality Forum, Washington, since 2006.


Board member Vernon (New Jersey) Township Little League, 1985-1989, Vernon (New Jersey) Board Ethics, since 1991. Member National Association Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, American Association Compulsive Gambling Counselors, National Association Forensic Counselors.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: softball, basketball, volleyball, golf.


Children: Bryan Scott, Shannon Marie, Kevin James, Michael Ryan. Married Kathryn Ann (Comune), December 5, 2008. Step children: Tracey Ann, Russell William.