More than half of individuals living with an alcohol or substance use disorder meet the criteria for a dual diagnosis. When mental illnesses like depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, or eating disorders affect people living with addiction, such instances are referred to as co-occurring disorders.When seeking addiction treatment, it is...
Brandy George, CADC-II
Brandy has been working in the Substance Abuse Treatment field since 2017, working for all levels of care in multiple positions. Brandy obtained her Achievement in Alcohol and Drug Studies in 2020, from San Bernardino Valley College. With her achievements she obtained her certification as an Addiction Treatment Counselor. Brandy’s professional experience within the treatment field and in the helping profession is a calling for her. She began her own personal journey of recovery in 2016 and this is what gave her the passion to help others within their own recovery. Brandy joined Hemet Valley Recovery Center & Sage Retreat in January of 2023 bringing with her previous experience of conduction of group facilitation, interventions, individual sessions and case management. With enthusiasm, Brandy strives to meet the patients where they are at by showing compassion, sincerity and empathy. Two mantra’s Brandy, strives to live by are to “Be the light in someone’s darkness” and to “make good choices.”