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Kent, WA Substance Abuse Counselor
Dwayne Brown, SUDP
President
Dwayne is a licensed SUDP and is the Clinical Supervisor for Substance Use Disorder Treatment at the facility. He has been an SUDP since 2007, and has worked as a counselor since 2002. He performs group and individual substance use disorder counseling sessions, drug and alcohol evaluations, Marijuana Awareness Class and Alcohol/Drug Information School. The main therapeutic techniques used are Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.

Kent, WA Addiction Counselor
Oksana Kimpel, MS, SUDP, NCAC I
Vice President
Oksana is a licensed SUDP and a National Certified Addiction Counselor I. She has a Master’s Degree in Economics from Moscow State Agroengineering University. She has been an SUDP since 2013 and has worked as a CDPT for Alternative Counseling since 2005. She performs group and individual substance use disorder counseling sessions, drug and alcohol evaluations, and Alcohol/Drug Information School. The main therapeutic techniques used are Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. Ms. Kimpel is also fluent in Russian.

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Hannah Rosborough, SUDP
Hannah is a licensed SUDP. She first started working at Alternative Counseling as a counselor in 2005. She performs group and individual substance use disorder counseling sessions and drug and alcohol evaluations. The main therapeutic techniques used are Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. The main therapeutic techniques used are Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.

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James Watts, SUDP
James is a licensed Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP). He has AA in Chemical Dependency Counseling from Highline Community College.  He has worked with the public during his entire career including customer service and started working for Alternative Counseling in 2019.  He performs group and individual counseling sessions, drug and alcohol evaluations, Alcohol/Drug Information School and Marijuana Awareness classes.  The main therapeutic techniques used are Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.

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Nataliya Zharska, MS, MRTF
Master of Science
Nataliya is an Agency Affiliated Counselor and has been working for Alternative Counseling since 2007. She is a certified Moral Reconation Therapy facilitator. She is fluent in Russian and Ukrainian.

Amy Mueller 

Amy is a licensed Substance Use Disorder Professional Trainee (SUDPT). She earned a Masters in Addiction Counseling through Grand Canyon University. She has been working as a SUDP at Alternative Counseling since 2019. She performs group and individual substance use disorder counseling sessions and drug and alcohol evaluations. The main therapeutic techniques used are Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.


Christina
Client Services Coordinator, Office Assistant
Christina has been working at our Kent location since 2015 and has proven to be an invaluable member of our team. She sets up appointments, helps clients with the paperwork and provides all around support.