December 17, 2018 Nadine Steele

Keri C.

There is not enough that I can say about Nadine….

I started counseling with Nadine in December of 2012. She was my counselor for a year and a half.

When I got to Nadine, I was 38 and heavily addicted to meth. Committing crime after crime, I had a broken relationship with my 18-year-old daughter and I wasn’t a good parent to my 14 year old son. The rest of my family didn’t want anything to do with me, I was in a toxic relationship with a man, and my life was broken in every way imaginable.

Nadine, from day one, welcomed me with open arms and never passed judgement on me. She taught me how to dig deep, into my very core, to find out why I kept going back to using drugs. She helped me realize that using was only a symptom of my much deeper issues.

Nadine treated me with dignity and respect, while teaching me how to do the same for myself. She made sure I respected her boundaries while teaching me how to set healthy boundaries as well.

Today I have a great relationship with my daughter, I became a mother to my son, and I have learned that I do not need a man in my life to make me happy. I have found my own happiness.

Even until this day, if I have struggles in life, I know I can always call on Nadine for guidance, but more importantly, Nadine gave me the tools to get through life struggles on my own and without using drugs.

I am employable and trustworthy. I started a serving position at a restaurant towards the end of my counseling with Nadine and today I am a manager of that restaurant.

My son is now 21 and my daughter is 24. I have a beautiful life today.

Thank you Nadine.