Kathy earned a Master’s degree in social work at Barry University. She is a registered clinical social worker intern and is pursuing licensure in the State of Florida. Kathy has worked in a variety of settings including community mental health, substance-abuse, job coaching and placement. Currently, she is the Director of Posner Career Center at Wayside House. Kathy brings over 20 years’ experience in substance-abuse and mental health. Kathy is proud to work at Wayside House and is passionate about giving back to the community through engagement and empowering women to live a positive lifestyle. She believes that work is important in early recovery and guiding women to find their purpose is just as important. She believes everyone needs understanding and encouragement.