With more than 30 years of experience in the field of substance use disorders and behavioral health services, Dan Lynch has earned a reputation for results. Dan’s extraordinary success rate is largely attributed to his balanced and comprehensive approach to treating both the cause and effect of substance use disorders. With relentless enthusiasm and a wealth of knowledge, Dan has helped individuals and families on the path to recovery, working with everyone from professional athletes and entertainers to executives and high net worth individuals.
In addition to his role as president of Lynch Wellness Professional Group, Dan is a trusted voice for quality care in the substance use disorder industry through speaking engagements and presentations. Dan’s perspective, insight and empathy is strengthened further by the fact that he personally has been in recovery for three decades.
Previously, Dan was the founder of Lynch Wellness and Recovery Foundation, a non-profit organization offering advocacy to individuals and families dealing with substance use disorders. The foundation provided extended treatment services to those working toward recovery and delivered innovative educational seminars to young people, parents, schools and communities about prevention and awareness of substance use disorders.
Dan also serves as the Regional Vice President for Caron Boston/New England, a nationally recognized provider of alcohol and drug addiction treatment.
A Certified Intervention Professional (CIP) and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC-1), Dan is also a member of the Association of Intervention Specialists (AIS), South Shore Coalition of Independent Therapists and The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Public Health Bureau of Substance Abuse Services.
Lyn has a Masters in Social Work and a Certification in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment from Fordham University. She is also certified as a Recovery Coach from the Center for Recovery Coach Training. She has been in the addiction field for almost 20 years and has been helping people recover from a variety of addictions, including alcoholism and drug addiction. Her intervention style is based on love and has been very effective in getting resistant people into treatment. She believes that the family system has the power to lovingly confront addiction and mental health issues and to provide a reasonable course of action. She works with the top treatment centers in the world and will go anywhere, anytime to help. She treats Alcohol Use Disorders, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, and Eating Disorders, among others and uses a variety of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Collaborative Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, Relapse Prevention, Interventions, Sober Coaching, and Sober Companion and Transfer.
Anna Shea is the owner of AB Financial Services Inc. Anna helped to launch the Lynch Wellness and Recovery Foundation Inc with Dan at the start of her business and continues to support the cause. Anna is a 2004 graduate of Suffolk University with a degree in Clinical Psychology. Since 2005, she has been visiting high schools, with her mother and sister, to share her family’s experience in the alcohol related death of her brother in 1995. In 2008, Anna started her bookkeeping company, AB Financial Services Inc. Her company offers different options for bookkeeping to cater to the specific needs of individuals, businesses or both. She focuses on money management techniques, household budgeting, and streamlining for business clients needing to simplify their accounting processes. Anna also provides consultation for clients at Lynch Wellness Professional Group to guide individuals and families in recovery to better manage their finances. Anna has 3 young children and is happily married to her husband of 8 years who is also in recovery. Anna has completed her curriculum at University of Massachusetts Boston in the Alcoholism/Chemical Dependency Treatment Service Program. She is currently working towards fulfilling her CADAC licensing requirements.