The staff at Creekside Counseling brings together a wealth of experience, education, and commitment to helping those on their journey to sobriety.


Michael Laharty, M.S, M.A.C, Q.M.H.P, Executive Director/CEO

Michael Laharty founded Creekside Counseling, Inc in April of 1990. He has 30+ years of experience in both addictions and mental health fields of treatment. Michael has worked in the private and public sectors, and has provided supervision, support, and consultation for both inpatient and outpatient treatment facilities.

After serving in the Navy, he earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Rhode Island in 1977, and went on to earn a Master of Science in Psychology from Western Oregon University in 1980.