About Dr. Eric L. Davis

Dr. Eric L. Davis

"For me, being a therapist is a calling. I am truly passionate about what I do."

Dr. Eric L. Davis co-founded Life Recovery Center in 2004, where he currently serves as Co-Executive Director. 

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

  • Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor (LCAC)​​

Advanced Board Certifications
  • International Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ICAADC)

  • Master Addiction Counselor (MAC)
  • International Certified Gambling Counselor II (ICGC-II)​​​
  • Board-Approved Clinical Consultant (BACC)
  • Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor (BCPCC)

  • Batterers Intervention Professional - Senior Facilitator (BIP-SF)

  • BSW, Bachelor of Social Work, 1999

  • MSW, Master of Social Work, 2002

  • Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology & Christian Counseling, 2010

Professional Recognition and Honors
  • Outstanding Batterers Intervention Professional of 2015 by the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence

  • Outstanding Community Partner of 2016 by the Phylis Lan Lin Department of Social Work at the University of Indianapolis

Professional Organizations and Service
  • Appointed by Governor Mike Pence to the State of Indiana's Domestic Violence Prevention and Treatment Council in 2015

  • President (2014-2016; 2018-Present): Indiana Credentialing Association on Addiction and Drug Abuse (ICAADA)

  • Chairman-Elect, Board of Directors: Mental Health America of Indiana

  • Board of Directors: Indiana Counseling Association

  • Board of Directors: Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence

  • Board of Directors: Indiana Council on Problem Gambling

  • Committee Member: Human Services Advisory Committee, Ivy Tech Community College

  • Committee Member: Recovery Committee, National Council on Problem Gambling

  • Author of the book, The Bible and Recovery: A Review of Biblical Aspects of the Twelve Steps and Other Recovery Principles, published in 2009 and has had articles on mental health & addiction-related topics published in national magazines

  • Has been a presenter and panel member at numerous professional conferences, universities, courts, hospitals, and treatment facilities

University Teaching Experience
  • Associate Adjunct of Social Work (Faculty): Phylis Lan Lin Department of Social Work, School of Applied Behavioral Sciences, University of Indianapolis

  • Adjunct of Social Work: Indiana University School of Social Work, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis​​

  • Adjunct of Counseling: Department of Psychological Science and Counseling, Marian University