My career over the past twenty five years has been in Addictions and Mental Health. I am an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counsellor. I graduated as a Child and Youth Worker in 1988, then obtained my Addictions though McMaster University. I also have a background in Psychology and Criminal Law from the University of Tampa.
I have worked as an addiction counsellor for over twenty years for Sudbury Regional Hospital. I am currently co-owner of Living Potential, which is a company that deals with Mental Health and Addictions.
I am a trained N.V.C.I Instructor and an instructor for EMP Canada First Aid and C.P.R.
At present, I also teach for CTS Canadian Career College for the new Addictions and Mental Health Program as the Coordinator and Lead Instructor.