Angela has over 15 years of experience in the area of health care. She has worked in a variety of professions spanning both the private and public sectors including recreational therapy, peer support, and mental health and addiction counselling. Angela’s personal and professional experience eventually led to her passion in the field of addiction recovery. She graduated from the University of Victoria’s Social Work program and has previous education in psychology and therapeutic recreation. Angela continues to train in trauma-informed practice including areas such as somatic experiencing and she is currently completing her Master’s in Social Work at Dalhousie University.