Katharina grew up in the northeastern area of Pennsylvania and New England. She relocated to South Florida at a young age and experienced first-hand a life in addiction and shortly after surrendered to a life in recovery.
Katharina has dedicated herself to serving the recovery community. She always volunteers her time to pay it forward and shares her story in hopes of saving others from the throes of addiction that almost took her own life.
Katharina has an extensive background in substance use disorder and mental health treatment. This, accompanied by her clear understanding of the 12 steps and recovery, has allowed her relentless pursuit in helping individuals struggling with addiction. She strives to let every individual know that they are taking the very first step in a life-changing journey – emphasizing how important that first step toward their new life truly is.
Katharina’s extensive operational, clinical, substance use disorder and mental health background allows her to help not only those who are suffering, but also their families suffering as well.
Katharina has led many great teams in the behavioral health field. She specializes is facility start-ups, team building, turnarounds, CARF, Joint Commission and compliance with all state and accrediting bodies’ standards.