Nancy comes to Hotel California By The Sea having worked in the field of addiction since 1990. Nancy got sober when she was 22 years old, and has a true passion for working with individuals suffering from drug and alcohol addictions. As an experienced case manager, utilization review specialist, interventionist, and program developer she has worked in a variety of addiction centers across the country, treating men and women in a variety of treatment settings. While getting her Bachelors degree in social work, Nancy developed a dual diagnosis tract at a treatment facility for young adults with chronic and persistent mental illness along with issues of chemical dependency. From clinical trainings, guest teaching aspiring counselors, working with clients, and advocating for her clients through negotiating the insurance maze gaining authorizations, Nancy is passionate about every aspect of the industry. When not working, Nancy likes to stay balanced by spending time with her children, going to hear live music, and of course attending meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous.