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Loretta Lukic

Loretta Lukic

Clinical Director Loretta Lukic

"At 12 Keys Rehab, we understand that addiction rarely affects only the individual struggling with dependence, and that a successful recovery also involves working with family members. Our group counselor programs support and educate families about the process of addiction, while acknowledging their pain and offering them an opportunity to heal, too."
- Loretta Lukic

A 25-year veteran of the substance abuse field, Clinical Director Loretta Lukic specializes in providing the utmost in personalized, compassionate clinical care for recovering alcoholics and addicts.

Educational Background

Loretta earned both Bachelors and Masters degrees before becoming a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). She is also a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) and an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS). Loretta is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, a powerful psychotherapy technique that helps clients suffering from a variety of emotional problems; research demonstrates EMDR is an effective treatment for problems including panic disorder, trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder and other emotional issues.

In addition, Loretta has for 10 years reviewed drug treatment programs across the country as an approved surveyor for CARF, the Commission on Accreditation Rehabilitation Facilities. Her academic achievements include co-publishing an article in the Marriage and Family Therapy Journal that addresses the family dynamics of substance abuse and her approach to client care often includes family members, who are themselves struggling to heal.

Helping Provide the Tools Clients Need to Live Sober, Productive and Fun Lives

Loretta believes that for a client to fully recover from the dangerous effects of substance abuse and addiction, he must learn to cope with the joys and stressors that take place every day in the outside world. At 12 Keys, clients are not shielded from family members, business associates and personal electronic devices; rather, the 12 Keys practical approach encourages these "real world" activities so Loretta, Medical Director Dr. Victor Balta and the rest of the compassionate, competent staff can provide assistance where required.

Contact us and discover how 12 Keys Rehab can help you or a loved one remember how to live a sober, productive and fun lifestyle.

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