About Valiant Living

Reaching out for help and taking action are courageous choices. We come alongside men and their families to break cycles of addiction and find true mental, physical, and spiritual health. Our calling is to help you find yours and build a legacy that you can be proud of for generations.

A Word From Our Founder


Michael Dinneen

Michael has worked in the mental health field for over 25 years, primarily focused on addiction, trauma, and co-occurring disorders. Prior to cofounding VL and DCC, Mr. Dinneen served hundreds of patients at CeDAR for over a decade and was responsible for designing and implementing key parts of the clinical programming, including the 30 day Primary Program, the 60 day Extended Care Program, the 71 day Professionals Program, and the Intimacy Disorder track. Mr. Dinneen is an author, an international trainer and mentor for substance abuse counselors, and regularly presents at industry conferences across the U.S. Mr. Dinneen earned a B.A. in education at Boston College, and a Masters of Social Work at the University of Denver. Michael is married to Jill for 20 years, and a father of two high school aged children. He loves outdoor adventure, travel, and spiritual development. Licenses and Certifications: Formation Program for Spiritual Directors, Vincentian Spirituality Institute, 1998LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker #992263), 1999CACIII (Certified Addictions Counselor, State of CO), 1997CSAT (Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist) #2009C-0850, 2011CMAT (Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist) Work and Financial Disorders #2009C-8050, 2014EFT trained, IFS Level III trained.

Holistic Recovery and Treatment for Men & Support for Their Partners

We specialize in helping men above age 28 to create more connection to the self and loved ones. We're proud to have helped hundreds of men and their partners achieve recovery. But don't take it from us, some past clients have shared their stories below.

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"Hands down these guys are the best individualized programming for impulsive, compulsive, addictive and otherwise maladaptive disorders. I cannot say enough good things about their properties, their staff, their program, and their leadership."

"They are great people with a rich heart and very enthusiastic "to teach people how to help people". They are the perfect example of a role model. The man I worked with was a huge guidebook for people that are struggling to make a change"

"You can tell these guys really care about their clients. My experience with them was super supportive and understanding. The staff was accommodating to my situation and their location is beautiful to boot."

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