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Addictions Services

Service Leaders

oneill-john-websiteJohn J. O'Neill, EdD, LCSW, LCDC, CAS, pictured left, is the director of Addictions Services at Menninger as well as a member of the Outpatient Therapy and Psychiatry Services team. He is responsible for supervising The Clinic's addictions counselors, each of whom is a master's prepared licensed counselor.


John has extensive professional experience in addictions and counseling services. He has served as the program director for the Professionals in Crisis Program, as the director of Authority Clinical Services at the MHMRA of Harris County, as the coordinator of EAP Services for both the Houston Astros and the Minor League Baseball Umpires Association and as the owner of a private counseling practice.


In addition, John has presented lectures or papers at more than 80 conferences or meetings during his career. He has also been an adjunct faculty member at Lone Star College and and Alvin Community College.


A popular source for the media, John has been interviewed by National Public Radio, ESPN, Reuters, the Houston Chronicle, WebMD, GQ magazine, the Washington Times and more.


A graduate of Sam Houston State University, John obtained his doctorate from Grand Canyon University and his master of social work degree from Arizona State University.