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Raul Garcia, LCSW LCDC

Recovery Expert and Owner

As an educator, mentor and community leader, Raul Garcia, LCSW LCDC has inspired and touched the lives of students, clients, and colleagues for over 20 years. A licensed chemical dependency counselor with a Master's in Social Work, Raul is currently a full-time faculty professor at Austin Community College educating addiction counseling students. Prior to ACC, he spent four years with Cenikor as a Facility Director and Lead Clinical Manager for the Foundation. He helped lead Cenikor Austin from its inception and helped sustain its growth and success. Before Cenikor, he spent eleven years with the Travis County Sheriff’s Office, managing outpatient services for incarcerated men and women as well as  various other settings including mental health, adolescents, and at risk youth.

During his time, as a volunteer, he was a key contributor in the development and growth of the Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC) initiatives in both Austin and Williamson County, serving as a leader and consultant. A common thread in Raul’s professional and volunteer positions is his deep belief in community collaboration and holistic long-term care for people seeking recovery.  Raul has consistently and compassionately advocated to build and improve recovery services for those suffering from addiction, their families and the community at large.

With licenses in Clinical Social Work and Chemical Dependency, Raul's focus is to serve those struggling with the challenges of addiction as a person, family, organizations, and communities. 

He has worked with many populations and specializes in:

  • Substance Use Disorders

  • Chronic Care/Long-Term Recovery

  • Professionals

  • Veterans

  • Codependency and Healthy Relationships

  • Disadvantaged Individuals


Meet The Team

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Cynthia Singer, MS LCDC

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Cynthia E. Singer, MS LCDC has been conducting clinical services since 2014 and holds extensive experience in working with individuals and families struggling with addiction. Cynthia holds a Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services from Kansas State University and her Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. Her wealth of experience includes working in areas of criminal justice, non-profits, and treatment fields.  Her clinical approach includes Cognitive Behavioral, Motivational Interviewing and Solution-Focused Therapy. Cynthia displays a true passion for her profession, and enjoys being a catalyst for change within her clients as they pursue their recovery and therapeutic endeavors. 

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