About Compassion FatigueCompassion fatigue is a condition characterized by emotional and physical exhaustion leading to a diminished ability to empathize or feel compassion for others, often described as the negative cost of caring. It is sometimes referred to as secondary traumatic stress (STS). According to the Professional Quality of...
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.”