About Jack

Jack Lavino has a lifetime of experience as a successful entrepreneur, national speaker, author and coach leading many individuals to personal and professional healing, productivity and accountability. Jack has surpassed many seemingly insurmountable
Jack specializes in Interventions and Counseling for Alcohol, Substance Abuse and Trauma. He is a Masters level psychotherapist and an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor. He has been in the field of addiction for over 39 years. Jack has surpassed many seemingly insurmountable challenges in his own life with passion, determination and authenticity. Jack’s humor and insights allow individuals to work through their surface challenges to the “heart of the matter”; all relationships begin with two individuals and three basic needs, to be loved, to love and to belong. Jack also speaks nationally on forgiveness.

Jack’s personal experience has motivated him to impact more lives through building a comprehensive healing team to address and work through the process of addiction, trauma, and forgiveness on various energetic levels. Forgiveness is a key component in the complete recovery from Addiction and Trauma.

Addiction is treated as a Love Disorder. Forgiveness is a difficult concept for people to accept. The main misconception is that Forgiveness is for the other person, when actually it is about releasing ourselves from the pain of the past, so we can be free to live happy, abundant lives.


  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: Northern Arizona University
  • Year Graduated: 1988
  • License No. and State: NLC.0004412 Colorado

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: DORA, Colorado/Registered Psychotherapist, CO
  • Certificate Date: 2013