Randall G Howerton, MD
Randall D. Howerton, MD, FACOG, FASAM, is double board-certified in addiction medicine and obstetrics and gynecology. He proudly serves the surrounding communities of Honolulu, Hawaii, at Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services Inc. He takes an integrative approach to promote the healing of each patient’s mind, body, and soul.
Dr. Howerton attended Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, and the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, before receiving his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine in Tulsa. He returned to Washington University, where he completed his internship and residency, serving as administrative chief resident during his last two years.
Dr. Howerton has been inducted into several honor societies throughout his educational career and received numerous awards and accolades.
He maintains active licenses in Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Montana, and the state of Washington. He retains his fellow status with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. He has held many hospital privileges and positions for almost 20 years.
Dr. Howerton is passionate about addiction medicine, particularly in treating obstetric patients who need medical treatment for their substance abuse disorders.
Phyllis M Rooney, MA
Phyllis Rooney, BA, BS, ME, is a fully licensed and certified mental health professional at Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services Inc. in Honolulu, Hawaii, providing counseling for mental health problems and addiction.
Ms. Rooney earned her first bachelor’s degree, in philosophy, at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where she received many academic honors. Those honors included a full scholarship from the Harvard Health Professional Program. She went on to receive another bachelor’s degree in education at the University of Nebraska in Omaha.
She continued her education at the University of Missouri in Columbia, completing her master’s degree in counseling psychology, specializing in rehabilitation and mental health counseling/psychological assessments of children and adults. She was awarded a behavior disorders assistantship and the Richard Larson Fellowship through the graduate school at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.
Ms. Rooney has affiliations with the Board of Psychologists, the American Counseling Association, and several others.
She enjoys working with people of all ages, from youth to adults. Her experience includes multicultural, individual group counseling, and consulting with US military members and their families. Her expertise covers physical abuse, sexual abuse, death, substance abuse, HIV-AIDS, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Ms. Rooney expresses a genuine empathy for all her patients, successfully helping them while building trust. She is exceptional in identifying learning and behavioral disorders and offering customized treatment plans.