Dr. Donald Fletcher
Extensively trained as medical doctor (a renowned ophthalmologist actually), Don has naturally extended his practice and personality to therapy and addiction medicine.
Educated and licensed as a medical doctor, ophthalmologist, and now mental health therapist, Dr. Fletcher LifeStar focus is Addiction Medicine as he hops cities to serve his clientele. He has a special interest in the issues of anxiety and depression which frequently accompany addictions. In addition to counseling patients he can offer medication assisted treatments which can be an important part of the recovery process for behavioral and substance addictions.
"Addiction recovery generally requires the use of every resource available.”
Education & Certifications
ATPSB - Advanced Training for Problematic Sexual Behaviors Certified via the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH)
Member - American Society of Addiction Medicine
Medical Doctor licensures: Utah, California, Kansas, Florida, Alabama
Fellowship: Low Vision Rehabilitation at California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
Fellowship: Retina-Vitreous at HealthOne Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Denver, Colorado
Residency: University of Saskatchewan - Ophthalmology
M.D. University of Alberta
B.S. University of Alberta - Medical Science
I Want to Change My Life: How to Overcome Anxiety, Depression and Addiction by Steven M. Melemis, PhD MD