Christopher Ashton M.D.
BEng, MD, MBA (Finance) &
CE in Addictions
(Harvard Medical School)
For over 3 decades, Chris has worked as a healthcare and interdisciplinary professional as a primary care practitioner, innovation research consultant, and current program designer and lead at TeDDs On Chapel Recovery Residence. Educated in engineering physics, medicine, and business (BEng, MD, MBA (Finance) and CE (Harvard) in Addictions), Chris brings a unique perspective and personal story to the understanding and treatment of addiction and alcoholism.
Dr. Ashton has studied the progression of scientific discoveries in addiction over the past 15 years, which have provided significant insights into what addiction is and what is effective for achieving sustained recovery. Having recently completed a provincial review in best practices in residential care, Chris is able to accurately advise on current optimal treatment methods for people suffering from a broad array of addictions from varying backgrounds.
He is also a member of the following organisations:
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (National Association of Alcoholism Counselors and Trainers),
NAATP (National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers)
CPPA (Canadian Positive Psychology Association)
ISTSS (International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies), and the
CACCF (Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation)