Carrie joined The Right Step team in 2015. She earned a master’s degree in social work from The University of Texas in Arlington and a bachelor’s degree in psychology and substance abuse counseling from The University of North Texas. Carrie has worked in the substance abuse field for 12 years as a licensed chemical dependency counselor. She’s held positions in several areas of the treatment continuum including assessment and admissions, long-term residential treatment and intensive outpatient treatment. Carrie says she has a passion for helping individuals who struggle with addiction develop a healthy and happy future and thrive in their recovery, families, professional life and community. She spends most of her free time with her family and daughter, loves animals, and enjoys painting and crafting.