Why do you work in this field?
Addiction is a horrible disease, and we need as many warriors as possible in the field to fight it.
How long have you worked in this field?
Two and a half years professionally; however personally (with family & friends) it has been a lifetime.
What do you bring to the table?
A relentless desire to make a difference and to help others succeed.
What are your ‘Super Powers’?
Finding the “silver lining”, even when it seems non-existent.
What do you love about yourself?
That in what has become an extremely narcissistic world I always put others first.
What’s your favorite positive quote?
Kind of choosey, but, “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosqauito” – Dala Lama
What words best describe you?
I had to go for outside help on this one because I’m not much for talking about myself, the response I got was: loving, caring, and compassionate.
Positive things you like to do?
Anything outdoors connecting with God & nature. On rainy days nothing beats a good crime book.
What do you like best about your job?
Seeing “the transformation” … there’s no much that is more satisfying than seeing the progress our clients make each day.
What’s the greatest thing you ever did?
Become a mother – I have 2 girls (15 & 22) and they are both so amazing, I couldn’t be more proud!
Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
I’ve been told by those that have “caught” me that I am quite the singer, but I save that for the car & shower.
Who are your ‘mentors’?
My mother – she is an angel on earth! If I end up being half the woman she is, I will consider myself successful.
What is something you think everybody deserves to have?
Forgiveness and a second chance.
How do you see yourself?
I see myself as a good person in general. I am independent & responsible, but also a little quirky in a good way once you get to know me.