Patti Gillespie, MA, LASAC, Drug & Alcohol Counselor in Chandler
**Now accepting new clients** If you are struggling with an addiction, you have found the right person to help you. My experience spans multiple areas of substance addictions and process addictions (e.g. substances, pornography, sex, gambling, eating disorders, co-dependency). You will be welcomed in a non-judgmental, unbiased, caring, and empathetic fashion. I am a multi-cultural counselor, LGBT friendly and can speak Spanish. I have worked with young adults through older adults. We offer many groups: Substance Abuse and Addiction; DBT, Anger Mgmt, Divorce, and many others. Please call if you are ready to make a change.
Co-occurring disorders are very common in the lives of persons with addictions. We help you make the necessary changes in your life to move away from the addiction. In addition, we will also work on the root cause, which may be causing depression, anxiety, or other mental health problems.
The years of experience I bring to the table, is walking in your shoes for over ten years of my life. It is now my time to help others experience the freedom from addiction. If you are ready to surrender, I am here to help you fight the good fight.
Take the first step to help. Call or Email Patti Gillespie now - (480) 526-4728


  • Years in Practice: 1 Year
  • School: Grand Canyon University
  • Year Graduated: 2015
  • License No. and State: LASAC-15200 Arizona


  • Avg Cost (per session): $30 - $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arizona Care Network
  • Beacon
  • Blue Care Network
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cenpatico
  • Cigna
  • Empire BlueCross
  • First Health
  • MHN
  • Optum
  • TriWest
  • UMR
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Patti Gillespie's Groups


All 3 locations (Chandler, Scottsdale, Glendale). Times/dates vary depending on need and location. GRASP is our all inclusive adolescent intensive outpatient program. This programs include groups such as; DBT, Trauma, Substance Abuse, and Creative/Expressive Arts. These programs entails 3 days of group therapy and also individual counseling. Our goal for your adolescent is to have a program that encompasses all their needs to be the best they can be.This program accepts most major insurance and is eligible for our sliding fee scale. To get started or if you have any questions please contact our office today!

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IOP (Intense outpatient)

With the renowned Matrix program as a foundation, our IOP program provides all the skills you need to gain and sustain a sober lifestyle. Our focus in on you as a whole person. We integrate emotional regulation aspects as well as experiential work in the overall program. You will get individual work in addition to the group work. Our goal is to make a clean and sober life a life filled with hope, joy, and success. Cost varies depending on the your program design. Times fluctuate depending on day and service

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Adolescent IOP

This is a great program to help families and adolescents/teens move away from substance abuse or mental health concerns into a life of health and success. We incorporate the renowned Matrix program into our holistic (whole person) approach to freedom for the chains of addiction. We provide individual and family components. Many insurance and payment options are available to help finance the cost. IOP is intense meetings 3 days a week. We have a variety of groups from Dialectal Behavioral Therapy, Substance abuse, and also Creative Arts . These program incorporate an all inclusive approach that include individual therapy.

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  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction


  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gambling
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Substance Abuse
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Alternative Languages: Spanish


  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Expressive Arts
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Substance Abuse


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group


  • Video Counseling
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2018
Patti Gillespie, MA, LASAC, Drug & Alcohol Counselor in Chandler

Patti Gillespie

Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, LASAC