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Don began building his first website in 2002, but it wasn't until 2007 that the was born. It took a 5-year learning curve to be able to see the potential of the Internet for helping others. The was at first intended as a tool for Don's in-office clients. Putting information and resources online for clients to continue growing even after counseling was over seemed like a good thing. Sure enough, it turned out to be a great thing.

People from all over the world started visiting the website and send emails expressing gratitude for having found the and the information that was not available to them in their part of the world. Even right here in the USA people were responding with support and gratitude. things really started taking off and it has not quite growing since.

In another 4 years, 2011, Don published the first of the four books that make up the Thawing the Iceberg Series. Not long after the other three books were released. The books made the top 100 in the Kindle store within a week or two of being released! Next came various media productions in the form of videos and audios -- another learning curve! After the first 100 of these were created Don expanded from one website to several others.

Along with and all the ebooks, videos, and audios can several more websites. Out of all that came and now, four major Memberships sites loaded with the product mentioned above --- PLUS, the newest thing -- Online Learning aka: Ecourses!

So now is the umbrella over everthing else including but not limited to the list of web properties listed below. Don and Angie Carter are the owners and partners in the following entities which they consider to be critical to their mission of helping others:

Don Carter MSW, LCSW

Don is has been a psychotherapist for over thirty years. He is in personal recovery and thus knows what it is like to need help. He has been in private practice as a psychotherapist for over 30 years during which time he has been employed at several mental health agencies around Mid-Missouri. He is also an author who has published six books, including the four books in his Thawing the Iceberg Series. 

Don has worked in all settings including outpatient, day treatment, and inpatient hospitalization. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Social Work where he received a Bachelors (BSW) and Masters (MSW) Degrees in the early 1990's. While Don's primary specialties include addictions, codependency, and Adult/Child Syndrome, he also has extensive experience providing therapy for...

  • Alcoholism & Other Addictions
  • Codependency & Adult/Child Syndrome
  • Depression, Anxiety and other Mood Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - Including Complex PTSD
  • Attention Deficit Disorder - ADHD and ADD
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Relationship problems.

Angie Carter CRADC, SAP

Angie Carter CRADC, SAP has been a certified alcohol and drug counselor for over twenty years. She has been in long term recovery for 23 years. Angie began her career working in an adolescent inpatient treatment facility. Following that experience Angie and Don opened a non-profit recovery center in Jefferson City Missouri. Angie was the director of Crossroads Community Recovery Center where she did program development, fund-raising, administered services to clients, and supervised the volunteer staff.

Angie provided recovery services to individuals and families seeking help from the devastating impact of active addiction and alcoholism. In 2006 She went into private practice with Don at Carter Counseling and Consulting Services where they continue serving clients today. Angie's primary specialty areas include addictions, codependency, and Adult/Child Syndrome. She has extensive counseling experience for...

  • Alcoholism & Other Addictions
  • Codependency & Adult/Child Syndrome
  • Family Coaching: Education on Detachment, Boundary Setting & Communication
  • Adolescent addictions
  • Interventionist: Intervention Education, Rehearsal, and Facilitation
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Online/Telephone Recovery Coaching

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