Founder and Program Director of Come as You Are Women’s Treatment Centre, Cyndi has an innate gift and passion to work in the helping field. Her vision to help others create a happy, content, and fulfilled life free from addiction inspired her to take this next step in her journey in a huge way. She has dedicated hours, months, and years developing the program that makes Come as You Are a success. Cyndi has 24 years of recovery and working with women in addiction. She possesses many diverse skills including achieving her Diploma in Professional Counselling along with her Addiction Worker’s Certificate. She is currently attending Trinity Western University completing her BA. Her commitment and dedication to not only learning more, but as well, continuing to grow in recovery makes working with her advantageous and pleasurable. Cyndi’s zest and love for living is contagious and shines through in all areas of her life.
Recorvery Consultant / Support Worker
Jandy’s warm loving heart will immediately make you feel welcome. She has 15 plus years experience of one-on-one personal consulting experience. After her own struggles with alcohol Jandy understands firsthand the hopelessness that comes with addiction. The absolute desperation and emptiness you feel waking up each day. “Come As You Are has given me my life back. I am the wife and Mother that I lost years ago. I have a sense of hope, purpose and joy that before treatment was not possible. My day no longer starts or ends with a drink.” Jandy has a burning desire to help other women find their hope, purpose and get a life back that has been lost to addiction. “I know how hard it is to take that first step. I’ve received the help and support needed to have a life again and I feel honored to have the opportunity to be part of another woman’s journey to freedom.
Support Worker / Recovery Coach
I first walked through the doors at Come as You Are Women’s Treatment Centre as a client. After dedicating myself to the program and the various life skills I learned, I began to see an immediate change in myself and in my life. I feel very passionate about working here at Come as You Are Women’s Treatment Centre because I want to help other woman receive the gift that I have been given. I love to help them heal and see hope and purpose return to their lives. I feel privileged to be a part of something that gives the clients such a safe and loving place to heal.
Nicole brings with her a beautiful energy of fun, warmth, and love. She is equipped with multiple skills and abilities specifically her gift of bookkeeping. Her profession as a bookkeeper has spanned several years including working for a large incorporated company.
Nicole is dedicated and loyal; fitting right in with the team. She has a special spot in her heart to help those in need. Nicole has stated that “working at Come as You Are Women’s Treatment Centre is an honour and an absolute delight”.
Marketing and Social Media Specialist
Angelina brings many wonderful attributes to our team. Her large personality shines love and beauty wherever she goes. She has worked in promotions and client engagement in a wide variety of businesses for over 25 years and is excited to bring her marketing gifts to Come as You Are. Angelina regularly participates in charity events, fulfilling her biggest passion in life, which she describes as “people helping people”. She is a true nature lover and when Angelina is not posting and tweeting on FB or Twitter (@CAYA_women) for Come as You Are Women’s Treatment Centre, she can often be found hiking or camping in her “happy place”.