Carlos (Cass) Syyap Jr.

Carlos S. Syyap Jr. is a Dependency/Addictions Specialist, earning his Masters degree in Addictions Counseling from the Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies, Minnesota, U.S.A.  His professional experience has spanned 18 years which includes holding a position of Clinical Director of an in-patient treatment facility, Recovery Circle Foundation, Inc.  While earning his degree, he was a counsellor-in-training at the Hazelden Foundation’s primary care units with focus on issues concerning multi-cultural and special populations.  In addition, he worked as a counsellor at Fellowship Club, St. Paul, MN.

Mr. Syyap’s primary focus is on assessments, interventions, primary-care and after-care counseling, and counseling training.  He is an advocate of the multi-disciplinary approach and the Minnesota Model, and works closely with foremost medical practitioners and treatment centres in the Philippines.

His expertise in the field of addictions has made him a frequent resource person for leading newspapers, magazines, and television interviews; as well as guest speaker/lecturer in top universities.