Lionel Pacheco, MHC-LP, M.Div. (he/him)

Bilingual Substance Use Counselor

Lionel received a Master in Mental Health Counseling at Hofstra University. He began at LICADD as an intern in January 2021. Lionel holds a Master in Divinity from Bayamon Central University in Puerto Rico. He has been working in the Pastoral field for many years serving multicultural and diverse populations. Lionel is fluent in English and Spanish. He also received a BA in Philosophy from BCU, Puerto Rico.

Lionel joined the team officially as a staff member in July 2021. In addition to providing substance use counseling to those struggling with addictions, Lionel works with anger management clients and general counseling.

He brings to LICADD his passion for serving others, particularly individuals and families struggling with addiction in Long Island. He is willing to navigate through their tough times to find hope as well as a healthy and meaningful life