Jeff Rap, MSW
Jeffrey D. Rapp has an MA in Experimental Psychology and a Master’s Degree in
Social Work. He has been a Licensed Social Worker since 2008. His first area of
interest was mental health and psychopathology, and he completed a research study on
trauma, anger, and alcohol.
After working at a psychiatric hospital while interning with an addiction treatment group
for homeless men, Mr. Rapp spent many years as a drug and alcohol counselor. He
worked at an inpatient rehab and various outpatient programs, providing group and
individual therapy to people who often had severe addiction combined with trauma or
psychological issues. Following this, Mr. Rapp continued his focus on mental health as
a telephonic consultant for an Employee Assistance Program, at times providing
immediate support for callers in crisis.
As a writer for American Addiction Centers, Mr. Rapp appreciates the opportunity to
speak to a wider audience, and to communicate the truth about drugs and alcohol as he