Samantha Nettleton, CCTP, CMHIMP is the Chief Operating Officer and Clinical Director for Spring Gardens Recovery. After completing and receiving her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Human Services (Concentrations in Mental Health & Addiction Counseling), she became licensed for the State of Florida as a Mental Health Counselor. She has also been a recovery coach since 2012. Samantha specializes in Trauma, Personality Disorders, Substance Abuse, Process Addictions, and Other Mental Health Disorders.

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Addiction

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Addiction

A Look Into Adverse Childhood Experiences and Addiction In the mid-1990s, a healthcare company, Kaiser Permanente, conducted a large survey of its Southern California HMO membership. The survey’s purpose was to determine if there was a direct correlation between childhood experiences and current health status. The study found a significant connection between adverse childhood experiences…

Animal Therapy in Addiction Rehab Florida

Animal Therapy in Addiction Rehab Florida

Animal Therapy in Addiction Rehab Florida Humans have shared a special relationship with animal companions for over 12,000 years. [1] Animals provide comfort, support, and a sense of security, among other positive impacts. It’s no wonder that animal therapy in addiction rehab is becoming popular. Interactions with animals reduce cortisol stress levels, decrease blood pressure,…