Karen Gardinier's vast understanding of the disease of Alcoholism and Addiction was enhanced as her time spent as an Executive Director for an Alcohol & Drug Medical Detox and In-Patient Treatment Center in Southern California.
Karen’s personal story of long-term sobriety, soul crushing relapse and her struggle back from homelessness has been paramount in helping addicts and their families find help. Her business & spiritual efforts at the Treatment Center brought opportunity for the successful sale of the company. Karen has valuable experience regarding the disease of Alcoholism and has utilized her experience and understanding of detox, treatment, insurance, out-patient programs, sober living and family dynamics to help as many individuals & families as she can. Karen is now using her personal understanding and her own experience to help others recover from this hopeless state of mind and body.