About The Principle Approach
David holds a PhD in Psychology and has been Clean and Sober for over 30 years.Â David has been an addictions counselor for 25 years; trained addictions counselorsÂ (CAP) for 2 years, and has trained ministers for 10 years. He has been a licensed andÂ ordained minister for 25 years, has taught public speaking and is a sought after speaker inÂ conferences and churches.
David conducts classes and training every week at The Center of Hope and at theÂ Sarasota County Jail, This approach is based on 25 years of teaching in treatmentÂ programs and jails, as well as training ministers and certified addictions counselors overÂ more than two decades.
Dr. Sutton implemented an Alcohol and Drug Program in the Sarasota County Jail inÂ 2009. This has provided rehabilitation services to both men and women expressing aÂ desire to change their lives.
Whatever addiction you are fighting you can win if you learn the tools necessary toÂ fight back. Most people wind up addicted because they donâ€™t understand how to live byÂ healthy principles. Thatâ€™s why the main objective of this program is to show you thatÂ principles are the Keys to making lasting and effective changes in your life through aÂ recovery program based on principle not opinion.
You will need to change your lifestyle to stay free. The best way to achieve this goal isÂ by working a program that includes a step process and includes learning and adheringÂ to some basic life principles. The principles associated with the 12 Steps are the keys toÂ making permanent changes and safeguarding you from falling back into old behaviors.
“With this experience behind me, I can assure you that the approach outlined in thisÂ website works if you work it.â€