As a featured Interventionist on the award winning television show, A & E “Intervention”, Sylvia has a Master’s of Science in Addiction Counseling. She is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, a Master Addictions Counselor, and a Qualified Mental Health Professional. Sylvia has worked in the treatment arena for years and has watched countless persons unnecessarily lose their lives to the debilitating disease of addiction. Her passion for recovery transcends even the most difficult barriers.
With many years in recovery, her captivating, educational lectures focus on current trends in the world of addiction and recovery. Sylvia’s therapeutic techniques determine that a person can transition from the pain of addiction while employing the recovery skills that can bring hope to anyone. Her work with clients who have both mental health and substance abuse issues demonstrates her holistic approach to treatment planning and recovery.
In addition, Sylvia introduces Horticultural Therapy as a method of healing for the newly recovered alcoholic/addict. There is nothing like the experience of planting a seed and nurturing that seed into a beautiful, life force as it relates directly to the new life that recovery offers.
Sylvia believes that everyone can and will recover – If they, and their families, are willing to work for it.