Post Doc 1977-1979 State University of New York at Stony Brook
PROFESSIONAL HISTORY 2016-Present Assistant Professor, Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies.
2017- Present Co-Investigator, Intervention with Significant Others of Substance Abusers, Zuni Reservation, University of New Mexico Center for Substance Abuse, Alcoholism, and Addictions.
1992 - 2014 Supervising Psychologist University of Connecticut Health Center.
2004 -2009 Co-Investigator, Dual Diagnosis Treatment Intervention, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center.
1990 – 1992 Director of Chemical Dependency Programs, Elmcrest Psychiatric Institute, Portland, CT.
1988 – 1991 Director of Psychology and Intern Training, Elmcrest Psychiatric Institute, Portland, CT
1988 – 1990 Director of Adolescent Chemical Dependency Programs, Elmcrest Psychiatric Institute, Portland, CT
1982 – 1988 Director of Health and Mental Health Services, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
1981 – 1982 Director of Mental Health Services University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
1979 – 1981 Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Clinical Services and Training, Department of Psychiatry, Human Sexuality Program,University of California, San Francisco.
1977 – 1979 National Research Service Award & Post-Doctoral Fellow, State University of New York at Stony Brook, School of Medicine.
1977 – 1978 Lecturer, Saint Joseph’s College, Department of Psychology, Brentwood, NY
1973 - 1975 United States Public Health Service Fellow in Clinical Psychology, University of Connecticut.
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS Nowinski, J. Recovery After Rehab: A Guide for the Newly Sober and Their Loved Ones. New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2021.
Nowinski, J. The Twelve Step Facilitation Handbook: A Therapeutic Approach to Treatment and Recovery (Second Edition). Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2017.
Nowinski, J. If You Work It, It Works! The Science Behind 12 Step Recovery. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2015.
Nowinski, J. Almost Alcoholic: Is My (or My Loved One's) Drinking a Problem? Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2012.
Nowinski, J. The Identity Trap: Saving Our Teens from Themselves. New York: Amacom, 2007.
Nowinski J. The Twelve Step Facilitation Outpatient Program. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2006. (Listed in the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices).
Nowinski, J. Evil by Default: The Origins of Dark Visions. In Session: The Journal of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 60, p 519-530, 2004.
Nowinski, J. and Baker, S. The Twelve Step Facilitation Handbook: A Guide to Recovery from Chemical Dependence, Second Edition. Center City, MN; Hazelden Publications, 2003.
Nowinski, J. Facilitating a 12-Step Recovery from Substance Abuse and Addiction. In Rotgers, F, Morgenstern, J., and Walters S.J. (Eds.), Treating Substance Abuse: Theory and Technique (2nd Edition). New York: Guilford Press, 2003.
Nowinski, J. Self-Help Groups. In Sorensen, J.L., Rawson, R.A., Guydish, J., and Zweben, J.E. (Eds.). Drug Abuse Treatment through Collaboration: Practice and Research Partnerships that Work. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, 2003.
Rhodes, G., Allen, G.J., Nowinski, J. and Cillessen H. N. The Violent Socialization Scale: Development and Initial Validation. Violent Acts and Violentization: Assessing, Applying, and Developing Lonnie Athens’ Theories. Vol. 4, p 125-145, Elsevier Science Ltd, 2003.
Nowinski, J. Six Questions Than Can Change Your Life : Dramatically, Completely, Forever. Emmaus, PA: Rodale Books, 2002.
Nowinski, J. Twelve-Step Facilitation for Alcohol Problems. In Hofmann, S.G., and Tompson, M.C., (Eds.), Treating Chronic and Severe Mental Disorders. New York, Guilford, 2002.
Nowinski, J. The Tender Heart: Conquering Your Insecurity. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2001.
Nowinski, J. Twelve-Step Facilitation. In Boren, J. Onken, L. and Carroll, K. (Eds.), Approaches to Drug Abuse Counseling. Bethesda, MD National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA Pub. No. 00-4151), 2000.
Nowinski, J. Self-Help Groups for Addictions. In McCrady, B.S., and Epstein, E.E., (Eds.), Addictions a Comprehensive Guidebook for Practitioners. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
Nowinski, J., and Baker, S., Family Recovery and Substance Abuse: A Twelve-Step Guide for Treatment. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1998.
Nowinski, J., and Baker, S., The Twelve-Step Facilitation Handbook: A Systematic Approach to Early Recovery from Alcoholism and Addiction. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1997.
Nowinski, J. Facilitating Early Recovery from Substance Abuse and Addiction. In Rotgers, F., Keller, D., and Morgenstern, J. (Eds.), Treating Substance Abusers: Theory and Technique. New York: Guilford Press, 1996.
Nowinski, J. Hungry Hearts: On Men, Intimacy, Self-Esteem, and Addiction. New York: Lexington, 1993.
Nowinski, J. Questioning the Answers: Research and the AA Traditions. In McCrady, B.S., and Miller, W.R., (Eds.), Research and Alcoholics Anonymous: Opportunities and Alternatives. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Institute of Alcohol Studies, 1993.
Nowinski, J., and Baker, S., and Carroll, L. The Twelve Step Facilitation Therapy Manual: A Clinical Research Guide for Therapists Treating Individuals with Alcohol Abuse and Dependence. Rockville, MD: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), Project MATCH Monograph Series, Vol. 1., 1992.
Nowinski, J. Substance Abuse in Adolescents and Young Adults: A Guide to Treatment. New York: WW Norton, 1990.