Donna Grile, LPC and Certified Grief Recovery Specialist
Donna Grile has worked in the substance abuse and mental health field for 30 years in a variety of settings. She is highly respected in the community for being a person of integrity and knowledge. She also possesses compassion and empathy for those individuals who are seeking services. Her guiding principle is to treat people as she would want to be treated. She has developed and run programs for individuals suffering from addictions but also for individuals suffering from other emotional or relational issues. Although she has held other positions which afforded her with a wide range of experiences (Hospital Administrator, Program Director for Substance Abuse Services, Dual Diagnosis Program Director, etc) she committed herself to New Life Journey 10 years ago to serve members of the community who might not otherwise receive affordable services.
Di Hayes, MS, RIC
Di is a Resident in Counseling at New Life Journey, working on becoming licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has been working with New Life Journey since 2015, offering services to adults with substance abuse disorders and anger management problems.
Di has over 20 years of professional experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in outpatient, inpatient and residential settings. She has solid experience in identifying emotional and behavioral disorders, working with anxiety, depression, substance abuse, trauma, grief/loss, and women’s mental health issues. With a client-centered technique, Di values individual strengths and beliefs assisting each client to obtain healing and empowerment.
Robin Edwards, MA, MA, RIC
Robin has a Masters degree in Counseling as well as a Masters degree in Forensic Psychology. She is a Resident in Counseling at New Life Journey and has been working in the Mental Health and Substance Abuse field for 10 years. She has a passion for helping others and enjoys working with adults, adolescents and youth. She is passionate about empowering individuals and families to seek their highest potential.
Natasha Gonzalez, MS, RIC
Natasha has a Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is a Resident in Counseling at New Life Journey. She has worked in a variety of outpatient settings providing mental health as well as substance abuse and anger management services. Her passion is working with young adults who may be struggling with life transitions, trauma or self esteem issues. Natasha has an incredible ability to connect with others and provide clients with a safe place to pursue empowerment in their own lives.
Jamie Elzie, LCSW
Jamie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked with New Life Journey for nine years. She provides group therapy for those who are struggling with substance abuse issues. She has also provided Batterers Intervention Programming. Jamie also works at a local inpatient psychiatric hospital providing supervision, therapy, and case management services. She is a seasoned clinician who cares deeply about her clients and is committed to providing quality care and advocating on her clients' behalf.
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