Dr. Kenneth Perlmutter is a licensed, San Rafael, CA based Family Systems Psychologist with more than 30 years’ experience treating complex psychological disorders including addiction. He founded the Family Recovery Institute in 2008 to provide individual and family treatment services, clinical training, consultation and supervision. Freedom from Family Dysfunction: A Guide for Families Battling Addiction or Mental Illness, published in late 2019, reveals his theory and method in easy to understand and relatable terms. In the past he has designed and installed family treatment programs for national-level treatment centers, served as Clinical Director for the Mind Therapy Clinic in San Francisco and Corte Madera, and was a 14-year clinician and manager for the Boyer House Foundation. Credential chair for the International Association of Family Addiction Professionals (IAFAP), former graduate faculty, San Francisco State University’s Counseling Dept., and Associate Professor of Chemical Dependency Studies, CSU East Bay. Don’t confuse him with Dr. Kenneth B. Perlmutter of Palo Alto.