Meet the Team
We’re lighting the path for those trying to escape the dark.
Call us today 888.448.LUNA
5757 Woodway Dr., Suite 110
Houston, Texas 77057
Please park in the parking garage behind the building (south). Follow the sidewalk to the breezeway and into the building. We are located on the first floor in the northeast corner of the building.
Robert Park – Founder and Chief Executive Officer, LCDC, Luna Recovery Services
Native Houstonian, Robert Park founded Luna Recovery Services alongside his wife, Kathleen, in 2015 with a mission to create the best clinical program in Houston to support individuals and their families in navigating a path toward wholeness and leading a recovered life. As CEO of the premier addiction treatment center, Park leads all aspects of Luna Recovery Services, from its business and marketing efforts to developing and maintaining relationships with Luna’s talented staff and clients.
Park discovered his passion for recovery and working with individuals and families struggling with addiction and substance use disorders after he got sober and found personal recovery in 2004. Since then, he has consistently shown his deep commitment to helping individuals and families in need of recovery and is forever grateful for the life he gets to live.
Park has been in the recovery field for almost two decades. He is an accomplished executive and has worked in many different positions in the treatment industry where he gained first-hand experience on the various facets of how to effectively help others recover from addiction. Prior to founding Luna Recovery Services, Park served at some of the most well respected and trusted treatment centers in the world, including Executive Vice President at Origins Behavioral HealthCare, and has held leaderships roles at several other leading treatment centers.
Park is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor and a certified Holotropic Breathwork facilitator. He believes in infusing service, mindfulness and spiritual teaching into his life, family and work. In his free time, Park enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, as well as playing golf, traveling and is a self-proclaimed foodie.
Kathleen Park – Founder and Chief Clinical Officer, Luna Recovery Services
Kathleen Park founded Luna Recovery Services with her husband, Robert Park with a mission to support individuals and their families in navigating a path toward wholeness and leading a recovered life. Kathleen is passionate about helping others, whether it be adolescents, adults, men or women.
In her role as Chief Clinical Officer, Kathleen oversees the clinical programming as it relates to the material presented to clients to ensure it aligns with state requirements and the latest research and best practices in the industry. Kathleen is passionate about infusing their client’s experience with the intangible qualities that she believes are essential to recovery: love, compassion, warmth and spirit. She feels deeply connected to each staff member and the work that they do, and believes that the staff’s positive energy is vital to the experience clients will have in their healing process at Luna Recovery Services.
Prior to opening Luna Recovery Services, Kathleen earned a Bachelor of Science in Food Management from Texas Christian University. She received her Master of Arts in Addiction Counseling in 2011 from the Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies in Center City, Minnesota. She is a Certified Dialectical Behavior Therapist and is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing for the treatment of trauma. Kathleen is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has experience working in the treatment of mental health and addiction and utilizes various methodologies in her approach to helping others.
In her spare time, Kathleen can be found playing outdoors with her two sons, Wilder and Rowan, running and spending quality time with friends and family. She also enjoys meditation, yoga, breathwork and other forms of self-inquiry, exploration and expansion. Kathleen attends AA meetings regularly and appreciates the fellowship and connection she experiences at these meetings. She loves reading, journaling and taking time to stretch herself in ways that help her grow as an individual, mother, wife, professional, friend and leader.
John J. O’Neill – EdD, LCSW-S, LCDC, CAS
Dr. O’Neill has worked in the field of mental health and addiction for over 30 years. He started his career working in student affairs, providing substance use education to fraternities and sororities. He has held leadership positions for almost twenty years at both public and private institutions. He spent five years at MHMRA of Harris County, managing multiple departments in authority clinical services. For the past 15 years, he held multiple positions at The Menninger Clinic.
He has provided mental health training for local law enforcement for several years. He served as a program director for the professional’s program and spent seven years as The Director of Addiction Services. Along with his responsibilities at Menninger, he managed the mental health and drug program for The Houston Astros for 12 years. He currently manages the mental health and drug program for the Minor League Baseball Umpire Develop Program and for the past 19 years, he taught undergraduate and graduate courses at local colleges.
Dr. O’Neill has developed and presented more than 100 programs at local and national conferences in such subjects as anxiety and addiction, attachment theory and substance use, family dynamics, motivational enhancement theory, trauma and sexual addiction and has contributed to articles and stories in the Houston Chronicle, Denver Post, Washington Post, Houston Medical Journal, WebMD, and many other publications.
He has also appeared on ESPN, Good Day Houston, National Public Radio, Fox News, NPR, XM Radio, and KTRH Radio. Dr. O’Neill is a licensed clinical social worker, chemical dependency counselor and a certified addiction counselor (sex addiction).
Jay D. Kelley – Chief Operating Officer, LCDC-I
“I’ll never forget what it felt like to be truly powerless over my addiction. I grew up in an extremely loving home with wonderful parents and an amazing sister. I was given every opportunity in life to be successful and happy but I had been battling an addiction for several years. I could not stay sober and I was on a path riddled with confusion, embarrassment, and destruction. I knew help was only a phone call away but the idea of going to treatment again seemed pointless and sobriety seemed impossible. It was the summer of 2012 and I was sitting in the parking lot of a recovery club in Ingram, Texas. I was drunk, high, and in tears because I was too paralyzed with fear to walk in and ask for help. I had truly reached a point where I could not imagine life with or without drugs and alcohol. Through a series of events I met some people who were able to explain my problem and offer me a solution to recover. I got sober on July 25th 2012 and have never looked back. The life I live today is amazing and full of purpose and direction. I know that part of my purpose in life is to help others and their families recover from alcoholism and drug addiction.”
Jay attended Southern Methodist University for several years before graduating from the University of Houston in 2010 with a B.S. in Economics and Political Science. Before joining Luna Recovery Services, Jay served in several different roles at two different world renowned treatment centers. Drawing on his personal and professional experiences, Jay has developed a wide range of knowledge and skills in the areas of 12 Step Recovery, marketing, admissions, utilization review, business development, and addiction therapy.
Jay has made several appearances on nationally recognized media outlets to advocate for individuals wishing to seek treatment for substance abuse and mental health issues. Jay enjoys working with clients and their families to challenge current belief systems while helping them to identify and interpret irrational thought patterns and behaviors.
Jay has studied many different paths of spirituality and enjoys helping to guide those who are still suffering on their own personal path to healing. Jay loves being outdoors and enjoys hunting, hiking, golf, astronomy, and spending time in the Texas Hill Country.
Bo Allaire, M.D. – Medical Director
Dr. Allaire is passionate about providing the highest quality medical care possible to patients suffering from addiction and other mental health disorders. He began working in family medicine in 2012, joining a well established practice associated with Memorial Hermann.
He left that practice, joining Contemporary Medicine Associates, to train under the legendary Dr. Gene Degner (a Texas pioneer in treating patients with addictive disorders), ultimately becoming boarded in addiction medicine in 2016. Dr. Allaire received his Bachelors of Science in Biology from the University of Houston, as Valedictorian of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and his Medical Doctorate from Baylor College of Medicine, where he served as Chief Resident.
He is the medical monitor for the Physician Counseling Committee of the Harris County Medical Society and the Medical Director of Serenity House Detox. Dr. Allaire specializes in medically assisted detox cases, treating patients in recovery from addiction or other mental health disorders, the medical assessment and monitoring of patients with addictive disorders, medical care related to eating disorders and the medical treatment of patients with mental health conditions. Patients, staff and colleagues frequently acknowledge Dr. Allaire for his expertise and compassionate nature when working with patients actively in or recovering from addiction and mental health conditions.
Ben Carrettin – Residential Program Director, MA, NCC, LPC, LCDC, Luna Recovery Services
Ben Carrettin, Residential Program Director at Luna Recovery Services, is a nationally board certified and licensed professional counselor as well as a seasoned and accomplished behavioral expert. He is responsible for clinical oversight and management of the new residential treatment program, Luna Recovery Center. He is grateful to be part of the Luna Recovery team because of the integrity, authenticity and commitment of each member.
Initially inspired by his own story and those of his close friends and family, Carrettin began helping others with addiction recovery. Now, he has over 20 years of specialized, clinical experience working with cancer patients and their families, liver and kidney transplant patients, addiction recovery, pre-surgical anxiety, post-surgical pain management, serious and terminal illness, grief and bereavement, and critical incident stress management. He has also worked with families of addicts, peace officers and first responders who have experienced traumatic events, survivors of suicide (SOS), and other complicated life transitions.
Throughout his career in the recovery industry, Carrettin has held various positions, including clinical director at an upscale medical detox center, psychotherapist at various in-patient, PHP and OP facilities, and as an executive consultant for private businesses. He has also worked in behavioral managed care, medical-behavioral business development and voir dire consulting.
In his current role at Luna Recover Services, Carrettin is honored to have the opportunity to work with people at such a powerful time in their lives when they have reached a crossroads with the potential for incredible health and change. He is passionate about constantly expanding his understanding and ability to help people find their own unique path toward recovery. He is dedicated to each of his patient’s sobriety journey as well as their whole life recovery.
Carrettin earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Saint Thomas and a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Texas Southern University. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring the great outdoors and discovering new cuisines and cultural experiences. He is passionate about the Olympic Games and enjoys live soccer, local theater, opera and music.
Rhonda Sanchez – Director of Nursing. RN, BSN.
As Director of Nursing at Luna Recovery Services, Rhonda Sanchez oversees all daily nursing responsibilities, including medication administration and in-depth patient education. Rhonda prides herself on providing her patients with detailed education on all things, such as smoking cessation, HIV and STD education, fetal alcohol awareness, appropriate provider communication and much more.
Before entering the recovery industry, Rhonda spent four years working in neurology and neurosurgery, serving as a graduate nurse at Baylor CHI St. Luke’s in the Texas Medical Center, as well as a travel nurse in Reno, Nevada. During that time, she became intrigued with addiction because, similar to neurology, it involves the brain and mental health and is one of the few places in healthcare where the whole person is treated. With a desire to learn more about addiction and provide those with trauma and substance use disorders with more mental health resources, Rhonda became an addiction and recovery nurse.
She appreciates that Luna Recovery utilizes a holistic approach to treat addiction, focusing on medications as well as treating the mind, body and spirit. She enjoys working in a role where she can educate others and help reduce the stigma surrounding mental health and addiction.
Rhonda earned a Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences from Baylor University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Texas Woman’s University. In her free time, she enjoys singing and playing the piano, exploring nature, watching cooking shows, reading and spending time with her husband and two children.
Joseph Warnken – Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor – Intern (LCDC-I), Luna Recovery Services
Joseph Warnken serves as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor – Intern at Luna Recovery Services. After beginning treatment for his own battle with addiction in 2016, Warnken learned how fatal addiction could be and how difficult it would be to maintain a sober way of life. Recovery gave him hope and newfound freedom on life. Warnken’s personal path to recovery sparked a new passion within himself and ultimately, inspired him to pursue a career in the industry that saved his life.
Warnken earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Marketing and Marketing Management from Texas State University. In his free time, he enjoys CrossFit, nutrition, spirituality, 12 step recovery work and watching his daughters participate in all of their activities.
Nida Janjua – Program Support Specialist
As the Program Support Specialist for Luna, I am committed to making the process to recovery a easy transition and memorable experience. My strong background in Human Resources and as a Clinical Director helps me stay organized and guide clients with their needs.
Becoming a part of Luna Recovery I have had the pleasure to support our clients with their struggle and desire to achieve their individual goals to success. It is my pleasure to work with such an amazing team and assist in any way I can.
Sean Everett – Quality Assurance and Outcomes Specialist, Luna Recovery Services
As the Quality Assurance and Outcomes Specialist at Luna Recovery Services, Sean Everett assists in compliance matters, health and safety practices and tracking client progress and outcome surveys. He has worked in the treatment field since 2013, serving various roles, such as a Recovery Advocate and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor – Intern (LCDC-I) in outpatient and residential settings.
Everett was inspired to pursue a career in recovery after he got sober in 2011. He is passionate about the possibilities of surrendering to a few, simple suggestions. Everett has spent two years as a house manager for a men’s sober living facility, and three years as an LCDC-I in both inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment facilities. Through his work at Luna Recovery, Everett hopes to model what a person in recovery looks like for those hoping to change their current circumstances.
In his free time, he enjoys all things technology-related, rock climbing, cooking and video games. He has a passion for sneakers, fashion and fine fragrances.
Brandt Taylor – Therapist, MS, LMFT, LCDC-I, Luna Recovery Services
Brandt Taylor is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor – Intern (LCDC-I). His primary role at Luna Recovery Services is to facilitate group, individual and family therapy sessions. He serves as one of the primary therapists for Luna Recovery Services’ new residential program. Prior to taking the residential therapist position, Taylor provided therapy for Luna Recovery’s Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) and Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP).
Taylor received a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy and a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies with a minor in Addiction Disorders and Recovery Studies from Texas Tech University. In 2015, Taylor moved to Houston from Lubbock and began his career as a Marriage and Family Therapist while initially working at an adolescent residential treatment center focusing on dual-diagnosis treatment of substance use disorders as well as mental health diagnoses. In 2018, Taylor began working in adult dual-diagnosis Intensive Outpatient (IOP) and Partial Hospitalization (PHP) levels of care, with an emphasis on the treatment of substance use disorders. Some of his primary practiced styles of therapy include systemic experiential therapies, Solution-Focused, as well as Structural and Brief Strategic Family Therapy.
Taylor initially pursued a career in the recovery field because of the overwhelmingly positive impact and radical transformation he witnessed with people in long-term recovery and their families. At the age of 19, he was first introduced to the world of Recovery through his educational experience and quickly became intrigued by what he was witnessing. He is an active member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), the Texas Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (TAMFT) and the Houston Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (HAMFT).
In his free time, Taylor can be found cooking barbecue, playing disc golf or watching Major League Baseball. He also enjoys traveling, listening to music and watching movies, spending time with his two dogs and woodworking.
Jessie Norris – Therapist, MS, LPC, NCC, Luna Recovery Services
As a Therapist at Luna Recovery Services, Jessie Norris works with clients and their families to support them on their journey to healing and recovery.
Norris comes from a family with addiction on both sides. Fortunately, his parents were avid supporters of therapy when he was growing up. Norris learned from a young age that asking for and receiving help was not a weakness, but rather a strength. His personal therapeutic experiences inspired him to become a therapist and help others.
Norris is a National Board-Certified Counselor. He earned his Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health from the University of North Texas at Dallas. Prior to moving to Houston, he lived in Dallas and worked with young adults and families struggling with substance abuse.
Jeffrey P. Rice – Recovery Therapist, Luna Recovery Services
As a Recovery Therapist at Luna Recovery Services, Jeffrey Rice facilitates individual and group therapy sessions and plays a role in the treatment planning process, encouraging clients throughout each step on their path toward recovery. He is also a clinical team member and a sex addiction consultant.
Rice is inspired by his own healing. He enjoys getting to work with people whose stories remind him of his own. He loves how small and close-knit the recovery community feels, even in a large city like Houston.
Prior to joining the team at Luna Recovery, Rice previously served as a recovery therapist at The Council on Recovery and as a primary therapist at Heights Treatment Center. He earned his M.A. in Psychology at the University of Houston in 2003. Rice is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPC-S). He received his certifications from International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP), Houston Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (HAMFT), and Diversity Special Interest Group (D-SIG).
In his free time, Rice enjoys spending time outdoors. His hobbies include motorcycle riding, kickboxing, golf, and training for a sprint-triathlon.
Margaret “Maggie” Giles – Psychotherapist, Luna Recovery Services
As a Psychotherapist at Luna Recovery Services, Maggie Giles specializes in addiction and addiction treatment. She is dedicated to the treatment and facilitation of her clients’ psychological and emotional transformation through an integrative therapeutic approach. Giles provides weekly therapy sessions for her clients and facilitates three of Luna’s Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) process groups. She creates specialized treatment plans tailored to each individual client’s emotional, psychological and addiction focused needs. Giles collaborates with her clients when creating their treatment plans, starting with learning about each client’s unique story and experience.
Giles was initially inspired to pursue a career in therapy because of her own personal struggle with anxiety, depression, eating disorders and substance abuse for the majority of her life. She was not able to gain control of her life or begin the healing process until she began meeting with a therapist in high school. The power and connection she experienced in the room with her therapist, as well as her therapist’s ability to make her feel safe, powerful and heard, motivated her to become a therapist.
When Giles became sober in 2015, she discovered her passion for supporting, facilitating and helping others who struggle with addiction, specifically, working with adults struggling with substance abuse, eating disorders, anxiety and depression. She strives to meet her clients exactly where they are and provide hope, compassion and empathy in an inclusive and empowering atmosphere. In her role at Luna Recovery Services, Giles hopes to inspire growth, acceptance, self-love and true vulnerability.
Prior to joining the Luna Recovery Services team, Giles worked as an Adult and Adolescent Therapist for The Council on Recovery in Houston. She also worked as a Program Therapist for IntraCare North Hospital where she worked with children, adolescents and adults struggling with severe mental health and addiction issues. Prior to this role, she was a Therapist at Infinite Counseling and Wellness in Houston where she worked with children, specializing in Play Therapy. Giles is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and a Master’s in Education from The University of St. Thomas.
In her free time, Giles enjoys practicing yoga, visiting museums, traveling, painting, reading, movies and playing soccer. She loves spending time with her nieces and family, and as a self-proclaimed “foodie,” she enjoys trying new restaurants.
Justin Thomas – Therapist, LCDC, Luna Recovery Services
Justin Thomas is a Therapist and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. His primary role at Luna Recovery Services is to conduct individual and group therapy, as well as help his clients reach their specific long-term and short-term goals in recovery.
Throughout his life, Justin witnessed the struggles of addiction and substance abuse within his family. He discovered his passion for the recovery industry after finding personal recovery from substance abuse. Through recovery, Justin found hope and realized that his pain does not have to last forever. Now, in his role at Luna Recovery, Justin strives to spread the message of hope and offer an empathetic ear to those suffering from addiction. He enjoys helping others and seeing clients witness the promises that come with recovery.
Prior to joining the Luna Recovery team, Justin received training at Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center. Before entering the recovery industry, Justin worked as an accountant for various companies in the oil and gas and energy fields. He earned his Bachelor’s in Accounting from the University of Houston and his Master’s in Clinical Mental Health from Southwestern Assemblies of God University.
In his free time, Justin enjoys spending quality time with his wife and three children. His hobbies include exercising, meditation, chess and basketball.
Zachary Collard – Therapist, MS, MSW, LCDC-I, Luna Recovery Services
Zachary Collard is a Therapist at Luna Recovery Services, working primarily with the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) and the Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), as well as consulting with the residential case managers to ensure clients are receiving the best care possible. He strives to support the mental health of all people, especially those affected by substance use disorders.
Zachary discovered his passion for recovery and helping others after he found personal recovery from drugs and alcohol. Growing up, he struggled with his identity and self-confidence and was confused why he was different from the other boys and girls around him. His struggles continued later in life as he began to measure and compare his success to others and felt too proud to ask for help. Now, as a therapist, Zachary’s practice areas focus on LGBTQ+ and professionals and executives suffering from addiction. He works every day to ensure his patients have a support system to lean on whenever they are experiencing difficult times. Zachary is grateful to work in an industry that helped him so much and enjoys witnessing the life-changing transition patients experience in treatment.
Zachary received his Master’s in Computer Information Systems from The University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Computer Information System from The University of Houston. He is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern (LCDC-I). Zachary received his Chemical Dependency education at HCC Coleman College and is currently enrolled in a Master of Social Work (MSW) program at Tulane University, set to be completed in December 2021. Prior to joining the Luna Recovery Services team, he received training at Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center in Houston.
In his free time, Zachary enjoys traveling and trying new activities. He appreciates the simple things in life and seeks to continually enrich his mind.
Evans Gawu – Accountant, Luna Recovery Services
As an accountant at Luna Recovery Services, Evans Gawu is responsible for financial reports, statements and budgets, and reviewing and coordinating business plans. He also identifies and resolves any revenues cycle issues and helps manage billing accounts. Gawu has always enjoyed solving complex problems and analyzing data and believes there is no better place to learn and apply his skill than in the ever-evolving world of healthcare. Gawu loves being part of a team that is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of its clients and employees.
Prior to joining the Luna Recovery Services team, he worked as an Accounting Manager at both Gulf Coast Health Center Inc. and Land Manor Inc. In this role, he managed financial functions including generating and presenting financial statements to assist CEOs and the Board of Directors in making critical decisions.
Gawu earned both a Bachelor and a Master’s of Business Administration from Lamar University. He is currently in the process of obtaining a CPA license from the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as well as a Professional Accountancy Certificate from Lonestar College.
Gawu has been a member of Lions Club since 2015, and he served as an Assistant Coach for Lamar University Women’s Basketball Club from 2013 to 2016. Additionally, he served as the President and Treasurer of the LDS Student Association from 2013 to 2017.
As an avid lover of sports and the outdoors, Gawu enjoys basketball, sightseeing and exploring as well as tasting new food.
Andrew Klimacek – Admissions Coordinator, Luna Recovery Services
As Admissions Coordinator at Luna Recovery Services, Andrew Klimacek is the point person for clients and their families as they navigate the admissions process. Klimacek has a passion for recovery and enjoys helping clients through their unique paths to recovery and ensuring that each client receives the appropriate level of care.
Prior to his current role, Klimacek served as a Recovery Advocate at Luna Recovery’s sober living home in the Heights where he helped residents get plugged into a 12-step program, assisted residents with their work when needed and functioned as an accountability partner for residents.
In his free time, Klimacek enjoys playing golf, softball, working out and music.
Trevor St. Denis – Recovery Advocate, Luna Recovery Services
As a Recovery Advocate, Trevor St. Denis provides leadership and support to each client through every step of their recovery journey. He is a certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist (PRSS) and takes pride in connecting with clients through sharing his personal recovery experience.
Following his personal recovery, Trevor discovered his passion for helping others find solutions in their own lives to unlock their full potential and lead happy and meaningful lives. He is grateful to be part of a diverse community focused on facilitating care to those on the road to recovery.
Prior to joining the Luna Recovery team, Trevor worked at a recovery center as a resident advisor where he led group sessions and made sure clients were attending and following the rules. From there, he began his first role at Luna Recovery Services as the resident advisor for the Luna Sober Living Home where he assisted in monitoring daily tasks of the residents and helped clients navigate through the transition period once they finished active treatment.
Trevor earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Corporate Communication from Baylor University. In his free time, he enjoys cooking BBQ, exercising, watching movies, sport shooting and trivia games.
Nina Christian – Recovery Advocate and Driver, Luna Recovery Services
As a Recovery Advocate at Luna Recovery Services, Nina Christian supports clients throughout each phase on their recovery journey. She seeks to provide a caring, guiding and professional approach through active listening, motivational interviewing and recovery planning.
Nina has been in long-term recovery since 2012 and has personally experienced both the challenges and rewards of reaching her full potential. She appreciates being part of a community that recognizes various cultures, ideas and personalities, and is dedicated to exploring individualized recovery plans. As a mental health technician, peer recovery coach and driver, Nina understands the importance of proper documentation, effective communication, healthy boundaries, ethics and empathy. She is grateful to work at Luna Recovery Services where she can serve others daily and guide them to whole life recovery.
Nina is involved in a number of organizations, including the Mental Health Association, Santa Maria Peer Advisory Council and Alumni, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), and Houston Chapter TAAP. She earned her Associate’s Degree in Applied Sciences for Mental Health and LCDC from San Jacinto College. Nina is preparing to become an LCDC-I which will be followed by her Certificate of Technology as a Certified Prevention Specialist in Spring 2022.
In her spare time, Nina enjoys football, fishing, music and spending time with her children, grandchildren and dogs.