OBITUARY for Pioneer –
July 24, 2020 – He founded CENAPS (Center for Applied Sciences), a private firm that provides training in behavioral health and addiction recovery. Gorski conducted training sessions and workshops in more than 20 cities per year, and he produced several books and videos on relapse prevention.
“Anyone that knew Terry knew he committed his life and career to helping anyone who suffered with addiction and mental health disorders,” CENAPS business manager Tresa J. Watson and director of training Roland F. Williams wrote in a statement. “Terry helped us all understand that addiction is an insidious disease that knows no social status or geographic boundaries and believed every single person could recover.
“Terry’s mission remains and will be carried on through his legacy to bring hope, healing and support to those and their families struggling with addiction and other behavioral disorders all over the world.”
Stephen Grinstead, LMFT, ACRPS, CADC-II, who developed the Addiction-Free Pain Management System and served as director of training and consultation for CENAPS from 2004-16, told Addiction Professional in an email that Gorski was his “most important professional mentor” and “a dear friend.”