Annette Bailey, CADC/ MISA I
I am a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor with a concentration in mental illness substance abuse in the state of Illinois. My primary objectives is to help others find a different path. My recent experience was at a residential treatment facility in Chicago and working in psychiatric hospitals. I have worked within gender specific programs and co-ed treatment environments in out-patient, inpatient, or residential levels of care..
Addiction counseling includes addressing co-existing issues such as family, relationships, employment, education, spirituality, physical/mental health, and legal concerns. Healing and growth begins with a collaborative, compassionate, yet direct approach to change. I walk with you as you work to gain self-awareness, self-esteem, and empowerment. I help clients in finding hidden strengths, so they can overcome their challenges. My specialty includes addictions and mental illness.
Over 4+ years of assisting women with substance addiction become better parents and members of society. Over one year of professional counseling experience. Solid background and proven ability to work with a diverse population. In addition, I served as a Child Development Specialties in a residential facility. I served as a role model for positive parenting. Taught activities and skills which are appropriate for children, mothers in recovery, and the staff in residence. I networked and referred children in need of evaluation for any developmental issues.