Constance Scharff, PhD is an internationally recognized speaker and author on the topics of addiction recovery and mental health. She is on the board of directors of Rock to Recovery and serves as their Science and Research Chair.
Constance Scharff, PhD is an internationally recognized speaker and author on the topics of addiction recovery and mental health. She currently serves Rock to Recovery, a music-based addiction and trauma treatment program, as Science and Research Chair on their board of directors and as VP Business Development. She is also COO of R2R Companions. Previously, Dr. Scharff was Senior Addiction Research Fellow and Director of Addiction Research for a luxury addiction treatment center based in Malibu, California.
Dr. Scharff’s research centers around using complementary health and contemplative practices to improve treatment outcomes among addicts and the mentally ill. She is co-author of the Amazon.com #1 best-selling book, Ending Addiction for Good, and the award-winning poetry book Meeting God at Midnight. Her upcoming book, Rock to Recovery, written with Wes Geer, will be out in 2021.
She is the 2019 recipient of St. Lawrence University’s Sol Feinstone Humanitarian Award, honoring her service to and advocacy for those suffering from mental illness, trauma, and addiction.
Dr. Scharff regularly travels the world speaking, teaching, and advocating for compassionate health practices that destigmatize mental health problems.