Mike Bayer is a two-time New York Times Best Selling author and Founder/CEO of CAST Centers, a leading dual-diagnosis treatment center in Los Angeles. “Coach Mike” has a highly reputable track record of helping A-list celebrities heal, recover, and be their Best Selves. He also makes frequent appearances on programs such as Dr. Phil and The Doctors.
Mike spent the earlier years of his career as a drug and alcohol counselor (CADC-II) and later became a board registered interventionist (BRI-II), where he helped thousands of struggling families navigate through incredibly challenging conflicts and conditions. In 2005, Mike founded CAST Centers in Los Angeles, California – a treatment center uniquely designed to treat both mental health and substance abuse issues, and continues to change the lives of hundreds of people every year. Coach Mike has helped people heal and recover all over the world. From refugees in the middle east, to A-list celebrities experiencing burn out, to everyday people searching for their passion and purpose, Mike is one of the most impactful and accomplished life coaches in the world today.
Mike is well-known for creating personalized, interactive exercises and workshops for a wide variety of professional organizations. He’s an in-demand keynote speaker who effectively connects with the audience and empowers them on a deeply personal level and frequently speaks at educational institutions such as Pepperdine University and UCLA. He is a regular contributor to VeryWellMind.com, sits on Dr. Phil’s advisory board, and also has his own podcast, Always Evolving With Coach Mike Bayer.