Kimberly A. Hughes Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor
Philosophy and Approach:
I believe that people will do well if they are able too. As a counselor for the Northeast Oregon Compassion Center I will do this by supporting, teaching and role modeling positive behaviors. My approach is to meet the individual where they are and help them find the resources needed, by adding a spiritual component to their treatment and the individual is able to integrate all aspects of their lives, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
Education and Training:
I am a graduate of the Harvest Christian Academy of Baker City, (previously known as Baker Valley Christian School). I have had of 700 hours of training in addiction and mental health issues. I have had the pleasure of working with teens for the past 17 years. I am trained in Seeking Safety, Collaborative Problem Solving, client record management and confidentiality. As a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, licensed by the Addiction Academy Counselor Certification Board of Oregon I will abide by it’s Code of Ethics. To maintain my credentials I am required to continue my education by attending classes dealing with substance abuse and addiction issues. I have completed the written exam for the CADC II certification. I will be completing the oral case presentation in the spring of 2014.
As a Counselor for Northeast Oregon Compassion Center, I do not charge a fee for my counseling services.You may contact the Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon at: 2054 N Vancouver Ave, Portland, OR 97227 (503) 231-8164 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org