Anita Ronis is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC).
Anita has been a practicing therapist specializing in addiction treatment for more than twenty years
In 1991, Anita joined the clinical team at Freeedom Institute as a consultant facilitating a variety of recovery groups. In 2003, Anita became a clinical staff member and in 2005 was asked to become Freedom Institute's Executive Director.
In 2010, Anita stepped down from her role as Executive Director to focus on her passion of performing direct clinical work. Anita now has a thriving private practice serving families, couples and individuals who suffer from alcoholism, addiction, anxiety and depression.
In June 2010, Anita was awarded Caron's Community Service Award for Outstanding Addiction Professional and in September of that year was invited by Music Cares to join Judy Collins as an expert speaker on "Women in Music in Recovery".
Anita resides in Manhattan's Upper East Side with her husband.