About US




Paul J. Gallant MC, LPC, CIP is a Master’s level licensed professional counselor and Certified Intervention Professional. He is a member of the Association of Intervention Specialists. He has been helping people recover since 1986. Paul’s compassion, respect and clinical expertise provide each family with the training and confidence to help their loved one recover.

Paul is an international speaker on the subject of intervention and is well respected in the treatment industry. He was recently recognized as the Addiction Professional of the Year by Caron Treatment Centers. His close personal and professional contacts at the top recovery centers in the world prove invaluable when negotiating the sometimes-difficult pre-admission process.

Paul believes the intervention process is designed to touch your loved one’s heart and to offer a suffering person relief – a reasonable solution based on the current events. He insists each client be treated with dignity and respect. Paul will travel anywhere in the world to help a family recover. Paul is a member of AIS. Contact Paul


Director of Clinical Outreach

Sue brings over two decades of experience in the treatment field to Primary Recovery Services. She did her undergraduate work at the University of Arizona and received her Master’s in Social Work from Arizona State University.

She is a strong advocate for families and people suffering from addictions. Her knowledge of family systems theory and mental health care combined with her compassion and outgoing nature help keep Primary Recovery Services on the forefront of the treatment industry. Sue is passionate about building and nurturing the relationships crucial to delivering the best possible treatment options to families.

Previously, Sue has worked extensively with children and adolescents, and has worked for years on grants aimed at prevention and education. Contact Sue


Director of Interventions, Case Management & Coaching

Brian Nash CPRS, RCP has devoted the better part of the past decade to the field of substance use and mental health disorders, specializing in Intensive Case Management, Recovery Coaching, Interventions and Treatment Placement. He is a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist and Recovery Coach Professional.

As a former Wall Street executive, a veteran of the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division and a person in long-term recovery, Brian brings a unique brand of mentoring to his work — allowing him to connect on multiple levels with individuals seeking treatment, as well as family members seeking support.

Brian also understands first-hand the challenges and obstacles that many face as they are leaving treatment. He is able to draw on his extensive experience in case management and coaching to help navigate the often-complex early stages of recovery.

He serves as a Board Member of the Ridgefield Prevention Council and the New Canaan Recovery Corps, which both promote a safe and healthy environment for all families through awareness, education, and positive alternatives to alcohol and other substances.

Brian’s love for his son and passion for coaching have led him to coach sports, giving him the gift of teaching youth about integrity and living a life of purpose, service, and perseverance.

Brian Nash Headshot 2024