Leonard Buschel

Substance Abuse Counselor, Founder, Director, Producer & Editor, Writers In Treatment, REEL Recovery Film Festival & Symposium®, Addiction/Recovery eBulletin®, Experience, Strength and Hope Awards®

Leonard Buschel is a Philadelphia native, and a very happy Los Angeles transplant. He is California Certified Substance Abuse Counselor with years of experience working with people struggling with addiction. He attended Naropa University in Boulder, CO. Mr. Buschel is the founder of Writers In Treatment whose primary purpose is to promote ‘treatment’ as the best first step solution for addiction, alcoholism and other self-destructive behaviors.

Leonard is the director of the 11 year old REEL Recovery Film Festival & Symposium®, and for six years has been the editor/publisher of the weekly Addiction/Recovery eBulletin®.
He also directs and produces the annual Experience, Strength and Hope Awards® in Los Angeles. Recipients include, Christopher Kennedy Lawford, Academy Award winning Lou Gossett, Jr., Astronaut, Buzz Aldrin, Duran Duran founding band member, John Taylor, Emmy Award winner, Joe Pantoliano, Carrie White, Mackenzie Phillips, CNN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell, legendary TV Host Pat O’Brien, American TV star Jodie Sweetin.


Jun 30, 2019 - Video

Modern Marketing and Ethical Boundaries: When Swimming Pools No Longer Cut the Mustard

Emily Bielen, Leonard Buschel, West Jones and Teresa Quinlan presenting at iCAAD London 2019. In order to run a successful treatment centre many...

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