1988-Began my career as a counselor at Edge Hill Newport in Rhode island as an addiction counselor following retiring from a successful 15 year career as a chef and Caterer. Trained in National Addiction Center with top specialists in the country. Started Degree in Social Work at The Community College of RI.
1995-With seven years in the addiction field, passed national addiction Licensing exam, was hired to coordinate Intensive out Patient addiction programs for Butler Hospital in Providence RI. Gained great deal of experience in program development
2000-Hired as Director of Partial Hospital at Meadows Edge Recovery Center, North Kingstown RI, Completed B.S. in Social And health Services at Roger Williams University and later accepted a position as Assistant Director of Naval Healthcare New England
2005-Started Private Practice after passing National Mental Health Counselors Exam
Family is everything.