SOLOMON E. STRETCH
DR. ELBERT M. SHELL
Dr. Khorozian functions as Chief Executive Officer of A Better Life Treatment Inc, which is a non-profit organization that is accredited by The Joint Commission. In previous careers, Dr. Khorozian served the criminal justice system as a pioneer in alternative sentencing and rehabilitation. He successfully served the San Francisco Superior Court for twenty years. Dr. Khorozian served the Atlanta Judicial Circuit Public Defenders Office for 2 years with accountability courts; drug court, behavioral health court, and veteran’s court. The staff at A Better Life Treatnent Inc.is comprised of licensed and certified counselors who suffered through their own addiction, depression, and life challenges, but have risen above the fray and have transitioned their lives into proud members of the community.
Dr. Khorozian works with an exceptional team that has and will continue to serve the community’s needs in the Metro -Atlanta area. The team includes a clinical director, a medical professional, an administrator, and several certified counselors. Each professional on the team was chosen carefully for their unique talent to help support our clients during their treatment, recovery, and personal growth.
Dr. Khorozian is a Board-Certified Doctor of Positive Psychology and a fellow in the American Positive Psychology Association. He is a winner of the Jane Furtner award for clinical excellence and competence. He earned a Bachelor of Art in Psychology from Argosy University. Later, he pursued and received a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health from Argosy University in Atlanta, Georgia. He received his Ph.D. in Positive Psychology from The American Graduate University of Positive Psychology.
Dr. Khorozian’s professional interests involve transactional analysis and community-based alternative programs within a social and criminal justice framework and the development of a multicultural approach to mental health and substance use disorder.
Dr. Khorozian holds several professional certifications. The International Certification Reciprocity Consortium of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Board has certified Dr. Khorozian as a clinical supervisor to teach and train individuals in pursuit of certification as substance abuse counselors. He is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, he is an accredited provider for the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Development, a trained and certified counselor in Family Violence Intervention, a Substance Abuse Professional for the Department of Transportation, and he is certified as an Anger Management Specialist.
SOLOMON E. STRETCH
Solomon obtained his BA in Psychology and BS in Sociology from the University of Georgia in 2004. He later obtained his MA in Professional Counseling and Marriage & Family Therapy from Argosy University in 2012. Solomon is currently working towards his PhD in Neuropsychology from American Graduate University. He is currently the Clinical Director of Addiction Services and the Director of Research, Education & Training. Solomon loves the therapeutic group experience and finds appreciation in watching people grow together. This is what he values most working in mental health, addictions, and attachment/ relationships. As a Reality and Systems Therapist , Solomon works with clients to identify how the choices they make influence the outcomes in their lives and in their relationships.