Cassandra entered into recovery over 26 years ago, and shortly afterward she went back to school which totally transformed her life. Cassandra went on to earn her Master of Arts in Counseling, with a mental health specialization from Caldwell University, and is a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC). She has worked in the human services field for 20+ years and currently is employed as the Clinical Director of a NJ-based treatment program; a community release program funded by the New Jersey Department of Corrections (DOC) and is known for her trademarked slogan: “Get Your Mind Яight™.”
In addition, she provides individual therapy for adolescents and adults in Newark, NJ. Cassandra is a community activist & organizer and has been the recipient of several the City of Newark, New Jersey’s Mayoral/City Council resolutions; community service awards and recognition from her church for her work to empower individuals in the fight against addiction; and the recipient of the City of Newark Phenomenal Women Award and Newark Public Schools Community Service Award.