Alison is the founder and CEO of Windhaven House, and Co- Founder of Windhaven Counseling Center. She oversees daily operations, markets the program, and builds and maintains relationships with substance use disorder providers. She has a passion for helping women sustain long term recovery from the disease of alcoholism and drug addiction. Alison has presented on topics of substance use prevention and treatment, social norms, drug endangered children, drug trends, and recovery to thousands both nationally and locally.
Shea is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) who has worked in residential treatment for over 14 years. She earned both her bachelor’s in sociology and her master’s in clinical social work from the University of Oklahoma and joined the Origins family as Clinical Director of Origins Counseling Dallas in March 2020. Shea says that she loves helping counselors and interns learn to think outside the box creatively, expanding their knowledge to help patients and their families live the lives they deserve. She says it’s rewarding to watch patients improve and flourish as they obtain the necessary tools to create a life of sobriety with balanced and improved health. Her hobbies include spending time with her very active and sports-centered family and traveling.
Jennifer has been part of the Origins family since February 2020, when she joined our team as a recovery advocate. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Kansas. Jennifer served as an emergency department unit supervisor and a trauma nurse registrar as a registered nurse. She’s worked extensively on surgical and trauma intensive care units, post-surgical anesthesia units, and emergency departments at various Kansas, Colorado, and Texas hospitals. Before that, Jennifer served in the U.S. military for five years as an emergency medical technician.
Casey is passionate about recovery through the 12-Steps. She graduated from The University of Wyoming with a bachelor’s in psychology and a minor in sociology. Because she struggled with mental health and addiction, Casey brings a valuable ability to meet patients where they are. Before becoming an Alumni Care Coordinator, she managed a sober living home. Her experience gives the women at patients of Origins Counseling a unique view of aftercare options. In her free time, Casey enjoys spending time with friends and her dog.