Chris Naftzinger is a Behavioral Health Therapist working in the Opioid Treatment Program. In that role, he provides individual and family therapy and case management, facilitates group therapy, and gives educational lectures.
The foundation of his work is compassion and empathy for those seeking help to find recovery, along with expert listening skills.
He came to Caron in 2004 as a counselor assistant and then moved in 2008 into a position as a counselor on various units. He spent three years in the Recreation Department before taking on his current job in 2020.
Chris has a Bachelor of Arts in addiction studies from Alvernia University and is a certified alcohol and drug counselor. He is also a certified personal trainer and a pain-free movement specialist.
The most important work we do at Caron is to plant seeds of hope."