I am the Founder and CEO of Fostering Resilience™, Family Program Director for the Beachcomber Family Center for Addiction Recovery, Best-Selling Author of "The Warrior's Guide to Successful Sobriety" and "Fostering Resilience for the Family in Recovery."
I've also authored numerous articles and book chapters. I present locally, nationally and internationally on the topics of addiction recovery, compassion, drug abuse prevention, mindfulness meditation, shame and spirituality.
I've earned a PhD in Counselor Education. I'm a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Addiction Professional, Advanced Certified Relapse Prevention Specialist, Trauma Specialist, and professionally trained in Mindfulness Meditation and Compassion-Focused Therapy.
I also have a YouTube channel dedicated to helping individuals and family members by providing free education, meditations and meetings.
I've been working with individuals and families helping them to overcome substance abuse issues for over 12 years.
I live in Boca Raton, Florida with my husband, Dr. Tony Foster. We have three sons, one grandson, the sweetest dog on the planet, and four disagreeable cats.