Dr. Brian Moore

Family and Addiction Intervention Specialist


Dr. Brian Moore founded The Intervention Group in 1989 to provide the most professional family and addiction intervention services to his clients. With over 25 years experience as a family and addiction interventionist, Dr. Moore is one of the most widely known and respected psychologists in the field.

Among the most experienced interventionists in the country, Dr. Moore has facilitated thousands of interventions with family and corporate clients. There are few professionals in the field who have so intensively specialized in providing you the highest level of professionalism and effectiveness.

Dr. Moore received his B.A. in psychology from Olivet College, his M.S. in Counseling Psychology from Illinois State University, and his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas.

Dr. Moore has published several articles on the topic of addiction in peer reviewed journals such as Insights and Addictive Behaviors. Additionally, Dr. Moore frequently presents at conferences and professional groups nationwide, sharing his experience, knowledge and passion for helping others. Workshop topics include intervention, alcoholism, drug addiction, and couples in recovery.

Combining Dr. Moore’s depth of knowledge and training with such an extensive wealth of first-hand experience means his clients have the relief that comes with being properly led to intervene.


Our Philosophy


Perhaps the greatest myth about helping those who are addicted is that they “have to hit rock bottom” to ever get better. While addicts do not have to hit rock bottom, every recovering addict can tell you about their bottom. Rock bottom for many addicts is death – death from overdose, accidents, or associated diseases. Intervention is about building “higher bottoms” so this isn’t the outcome. Through the process of intervention, we can create a bottom that results in the addict entering recovery.

We know that addiction is a progressive disease, characterized by a marked state of denial on the addicts’ behalf. However, waiting for the addict to “want” help is a form of denial on the family’s behalf. Nowhere else in healthcare do we find ourselves waiting for the patient to get sicker before proposing treatment. For example, “I’m sorry Mrs. Jones, but you have breast cancer. It’s not that bad yet, but when it gets that bad, come back and we’ll offer you treatment. Too many times, it is heard about the addict, “they just don’t seem that bad.

When we don’t intervene, the world does – though without any sense of care or concern. Left to hit “rock bottom”, many addicts are unnecessarily jailed or buried. The addict may lose their job, their marriage, their health, or their freedom. Waiting for the addict to want help often means waiting until the world has gotten more difficult, painful, or frightening than the prospect of living life without their drug(s). Because the cornerstone of addiction is denial, this means that the addict will persist in their use well beyond when others realize a problem exists. Intervention is an alarm sounded by those who care about an addict, giving them the opportunity to find recovery without the damage that the world’s intervention would certainly involve.

We believe every individual struggling with addictive disease deserves appropriate treatment before suffering unnecessary damage to their lives.

 Learn More About Intervention


Why The Intervention Group is Different


Intervention requires more than a working knowledge of addiction. It also requires education and experience with individual psychopathology, family dynamics, group dynamics, self-harm, and related disorders. Over half of those entering treatment for addiction have a co-occurring disorder such as depression, anxiety, or other mental illness.

Many “interventionists” do not have the necessary education nor the proper training to confront these dynamics. Many are former addicts who will tell you they understand addiction because “they’ve been there.” However, addiction is a complex and life-threatening disease; just like any other severe illness, it needs to confronted with the help of professionals. You wouldn’t let a cancer survivor treat your loved ones for cancer because “they’ve been there.”

Selecting The Intervention Group means you are working with a licensed psychologist who understands and is trained to work with the complexities of your situation.

*add that many interventionists pitch clients to selected programs and you dont.

*reiterate/add more about your experience, positive attributes following what makes others less professional.

Learn More About Our Services


Dr. Brian Moore

Family and Addiction Intervention Specialist


Dr. Brian Moore founded The Intervention Group in 1989 to provide the most professional family and addiction intervention services to his clients. With over 25 years experience as a family and addiction interventionist, Dr. Moore is one of the most widely known and respected psychologists in the field.

Among the most experienced interventionists in the country, Dr. Moore has facilitated thousands of interventions with family and corporate clients. There are few professionals in the field who have so intensively specialized in providing you the highest level of professionalism and effectiveness.

Dr. Moore received his B.A. in psychology from Olivet College, his M.S. in Counseling Psychology from Illinois State University, and his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas.

Dr. Moore has published several articles on the topic of addiction in peer reviewed journals such as Insights and Addictive Behaviors. Additionally, Dr. Moore presents numerous workshops across the country. He has also presented at conferences and professional groups sharing his experience, knowledge and passion for helping others. Workshop and presentation topics include Intervention, alcoholism, drug addiction, and couples in recovery.

Combining Dr. Moore’s depth of knowledge and training with such an extensive wealth of first-hand experience means his clients have the relief that comes with being properly led to intervene.


Our Philosophy


Perhaps the greatest myth about helping those who are addicted is that they “have to hit rock bottom” to ever get better. While addicts do not have to hit rock bottom, every recovering addict can tell you about their bottom. Rock bottom for many addicts is death – death from overdose, accidents, or associated diseases. Intervention is about building “higher bottoms” so this isn’t the outcome. Through the process of intervention, we can create a bottom that results in the addict entering recovery.

We know that addiction is a progressive disease, characterized by a marked state of denial on the addicts’ behalf. However, waiting for the addict to “want” help is a form of denial on the family’s behalf. Nowhere else in healthcare do we find ourselves waiting for the patient to get sicker before proposing treatment. For example, “I’m sorry Mrs. Jones, but you have breast cancer. It’s not that bad yet, but when it gets that bad, come back and we’ll offer you treatment. Too many times, it is heard about the addict, “they just don’t seem that bad.

When we don’t intervene, the world does – though without any sense of care or concern. Left to hit “rock bottom”, many addicts are unnecessarily jailed or buried. The addict may lose their job, their marriage, their health, or their freedom. Waiting for the addict to want help often means waiting until the world has gotten more difficult, painful, or frightening than the prospect of living life without their drug(s). Because the cornerstone of addiction is denial, this means that the addict will persist in their use well beyond when others realize a problem exists. Intervention is an alarm sounded by those who care about an addict, giving them the opportunity to find recovery without the damage that the world’s intervention would certainly involve.

We believe every individual struggling with addictive disease deserves appropriate treatment before suffering unnecessary damage to their lives.

Learn more about intervention > >


Why The Intervention Group is Different


Intervention requires more than a working knowledge of addiction. It also requires education and experience with individual psychopathology, family dynamics, group dynamics, self-harm, and related disorders. Over half of those entering treatment for addiction have a co-occurring disorder such as depression, anxiety, or other mental illness.

Many “interventionists” do not have the necessary education nor the proper training to confront these dynamics. Many are former addicts who will tell you they understand addiction because “they’ve been there.” However, addiction is a complex and life-threatening disease; just like any other severe illness, it needs to confronted with the help of professionals. You wouldn’t let a cancer survivor treat your loved ones for cancer because “they’ve been there.”

Selecting The Intervention Group means you are working with a licensed psychologist who understands and is trained to work with the complexities of your situation.

*add that many interventionists pitch clients to selected programs and you dont.

*reiterate/add more about your experience, positive attributes following what makes others less professional.

Learn more about our services > >


Dr. Brian Moore

Family and Addiction Intervention Specialist


Dr. Brian Moore founded The Intervention Group in 1989 to provide the most professional family and addiction intervention services to his clients. With over 25 years experience as a family and addiction interventionist, Dr. Moore is one of the most widely known and respected psychologists in the field.

Among the most experienced interventionists in the country, Dr. Moore has facilitated thousands of interventions with family and corporate clients. There are few professionals in the field who have so intensively specialized in providing you the highest level of professionalism and effectiveness.

Dr. Moore received his B.A. in psychology from Olivet College, his M.S. in Counseling Psychology from Illinois State University, and his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas.

Dr. Moore has published several articles on the topic of addiction in peer reviewed journals such as Insights and Addictive Behaviors. Additionally, Dr. Moore presents numerous workshops across the country. He has also presented at conferences and professional groups sharing his experience, knowledge and passion for helping others. Workshop and presentation topics include Intervention, alcoholism, drug addiction, and couples in recovery.

Combining Dr. Moore’s depth of knowledge and training with such an extensive wealth of first-hand experience means his clients have the relief that comes with being properly led to intervene.


Our Philosophy


Perhaps the greatest myth about helping those who are addicted is that they “have to hit rock bottom” to ever get better. While addicts do not have to hit rock bottom, every recovering addict can tell you about their bottom. Rock bottom for many addicts is death – death from overdose, accidents, or associated diseases. Intervention is about building “higher bottoms” so this isn’t the outcome. Through the process of intervention, we can create a bottom that results in the addict entering recovery.

We know that addiction is a progressive disease, characterized by a marked state of denial on the addicts’ behalf. However, waiting for the addict to “want” help is a form of denial on the family’s behalf. Nowhere else in healthcare do we find ourselves waiting for the patient to get sicker before proposing treatment. For example, “I’m sorry Mrs. Jones, but you have breast cancer. It’s not that bad yet, but when it gets that bad, come back and we’ll offer you treatment. Too many times, it is heard about the addict, “they just don’t seem that bad.

When we don’t intervene, the world does – though without any sense of care or concern.  Left to hit “rock bottom”, many addicts are unnecessarily jailed or buried. The addict may lose their job, their marriage, their health, or their freedom.  Waiting for the addict to want help often means waiting until the world has gotten more difficult, painful, or frightening than the prospect of living life without their drug(s).  Because the cornerstone of addiction is denial, this means that the addict will persist in their use well beyond when others realize a problem exists.  Intervention is an alarm sounded by those who care about an addict, giving them the opportunity to find recovery without the damage that the world’s intervention would certainly involve.

We believe every individual struggling with addictive disease deserves appropriate treatment before suffering unnecessary damage to their lives.

Learn more about intervention > >


Why The Intervention Group is Different


Intervention requires more than a working knowledge of addiction. It also requires education and experience with individual psychopathology, family dynamics, group dynamics, self-harm, and related disorders. Over half of those entering treatment for addiction have a co-occurring disorder such as depression, anxiety, or other mental illness.

Many “interventionists” do not have the necessary education nor the proper training to confront these dynamics. Many are former addicts who will tell you they understand addiction because “they’ve been there.” However, addiction is a complex and life-threatening disease; just like any other severe illness, it needs to confronted with the help of professionals. You wouldn’t let a cancer survivor treat your loved ones for cancer because “they’ve been there.”

Selecting The Intervention Group means you are working with a licensed psychologist who understands and is trained to work with the complexities of your situation.

*add that many interventionists pitch clients to selected programs and you dont.

*reiterate/add more about your experience, positive attributes following what makes others less professional.

Learn more about our services > >