Adrian Hickmon coached football for 14 years, 11 as a head coach in high school. From its beginning in 1993 until 2013, he served as a Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy in the Marriage and Family Master’s Program at Harding University. In 2001 he founded Capstone Treatment Center in Searcy, Arkansas, where he now serves as the CEO. Hickmon holds a PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy from Virginia Tech and a MA in Substance Abuse Counseling from NE Louisiana University. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor. Dr. Hickmon has over 25,000 hours of therapy and supervision-of-therapy experience. His specialized credentials include; CSAT - S, CTT (Certified Trauma Therapist), EMDR I, CMAT-S, and AAMFT-S. Dr. Hickmon developed the Core Model of therapy which focuses on chemical and process addictions and compulsions, trauma, attachment, relationship intimacy within the family and their core underlying issues. He has presented internationally on these topics. He and his wife JoAnna have been married for 42 years and live in their childhood hometown in Arkansas. They have two daughters 38 and 36, twin sons 28, and four grandsons 6 and under. His greatest joy is being with his family especially if they are playing in God’s great outdoors, fishing or hunting.