Laura, a certified substance abuse counselor, has been working in the field of addiction for over nine years. Throughout her life, she has become all too familiar with the severe consequences of addiction. As a recovering addict, she has found a solution, a sense of purpose, and a desire to support those in their recovery journey. Working with others has given her a great sense of purpose and hope that has made her genuinely grateful in life. Laura loves witnessing clients grow and recover at Serenity Lodge and being able to provide them with care, compassion, and support. Laura believes that the hope of recovery is the greatest to be shared with another. Outside of the office, Laura enjoys spending time with her family and grandchildren. A native of the mountain community, Laura also enjoys spending time at the lake and hiking with her friends.