Gregory F. Bearstop's contributes to
Port of Harlem's "Middle Passage: Stories of Survival" department.
As an inspirational speaker, therapist and spiritual guide, he has helped hundreds of people transform their lives as they journey from alcohol and drug abuse, and dependency to recovery.
Bearstop holds a Master of Theological Studies degree from Washington Theological Union and is a certified master addiction counselor. He has been a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor for more than 10 years and a substance abuse counselor for more than 20 years. Bearstop is currently the manager in the Prince George's County (MD) Health Department for the District and Circuit Court Assessment and Case Management Unit.
He co-hosted Turning Point, an Annapolis, MD-based addiction recovery talk show. Bearstop's dream is for all of us to become the means through which the sufferings of other people are lessened to the greatest extent possible.