Joelene Knight started her career in 1991 as a community outreach specialist providing counseling to high-risk adolescents and their families. From that point on, she knew she found her calling: to help people live their best lives. She became a Certified Addictions Counselor through Los Angeles Mission College in 1992 and received her CADAC from UCLA. Joelene’s experience has spanned from providing HIV testing and education to people impacted by addiction, to providing support and clinical expertise as the Director of Clinical Programs.
Joelene’s 27-year career has provided her the opportunity to develop and implement new programs for clients to make recovery accessible. Joelene has never lost sight of the hope that people can and will recover from the crippling effects of substance abuse. In spite of the many changes the treatment industry has experienced, Joelene has remained committed to providing ethical treatment to those in need. It is Joelene’s belief that recovery can be ignited in everyone and that quality, straightforward treatment doesn’t need to be out of financial reach. Joelene’s unique, no-nonsense, honest approach allows clients and families to feel heard and supported.
As a Los Angeles native, Joelene takes great pride in her city and loves sharing her enthusiasm for life with those she encounters. When she’s not working, Joelene can be found driving one of her teenage sons around from baseball practice or to a water polo game. Her dream date is sushi with her true love of 19 years.