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The People Behind Our Program

Alison Watros - Founder & Director of Windhaven House sober living and extended care for women in Dallas, Texas

Alison Watros

Founder & Director

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 abuse 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 abuse prevention and treatment, social norms, drug endangered children, drug trends, and recovery to thousands both nationally and locally.

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Shea Barakatt LCSW, LCDC, CAC – CLINICAL DIRECTOR ORIGINS COUNSELING DALLAS

Shea Barakatt

Clinical Director

Shea is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor and a Certified Addictions 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.

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Sarah Jones - Program Director - Windhaven House - Sober Living For Women in Dallas - Extended Care Services for Women in Dallas, Texas

Sarah Jones

Program Director

I am Sarah Jones and I am a recovered addict and alcoholic. As a Windhaven Alumni, I know first-hand that our program works. Windhaven taught me the life skills and recovery tools necessary for long-term sobriety. More importantly, they helped guide me towards a relationship with God that allows me to live a happy, joyous, and purposeful life. Reflecting on the work God had done in my life while at Windhaven, I became passionate about being a part of that process for other women struggling with addiction. I first joined the Windhaven team as a house manager in 2016 and am currently working as a Recovery Advocate. In addition to my work at Windhaven, I am also a full-time student pursuing a license in chemical dependency counseling.

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Jennifer Shotwell - LPC Intern, LCDC - Windhaven House - best sober living for women in dallas

Jennifer Shotwell, LCDC

LPC Intern

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Windhaven House - Dallas Sober Living for Women - Extended Care Services - Extended Care Program - Best Sober Living in Dallas for Women - 12 step immersion - fun in sobriety - transitional sober living dallas texasContact us today for more information about how Windhaven House can help you achieve and maintain lasting sobriety. Call (877) 373-9898 or send us a message now.

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