When clinicians are trying to help women to change, grow, and heal from addictions, it is critical that they place women in environments in which they can experience mutual, empathetic, healthy relationships with their counselors and with one another. Quote: Stephanie Covington Barriers To Treatment For Women Many treatment centers claim to provide gender-specific treatment.
Kelsey Huberty received her Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies and Sociology from St. Catherine University. She worked with the Jeremiah Program, a nationally recognized non-profit organization aimed at helping women and children transform their lives from poverty to prosperity. Recognizing the impact and rewarding nature of this work, Kelsey left the organization and began to work for The Emily Program, an eating disorder clinic. Her work at these organizations, combined with personal experience, led Kelsey to pursue a Master’s of Arts in Addiction Counseling through the Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies. Upon graduation she worked for both Hazelden St. Paul and Hazelden Plymouth, the organization’s facility for adolescents, young adults, and families. Kelsey moved to California in 2013 and worked at Northbound Treatment Services in different capacities. Most recently she was the Women’s Program Director and oversaw the company’s residential programming for women. She has in-depth training, knowledge, and experience working with addiction, mental health, and trauma recovery. Kelsey received her LAADAC through the California Consortium of Addiction Professionals and ICRC and is a Clinically Certified Trauma Professional through the International Association of Trauma Professionals.Kelsey Huberty, MA has written 1 article so far, you can find it below.