Adrienne N. Smith (she/her) is a graduate of Howard University (B.S. Child and Adolescent Development, 2007) and Liberty University (M.A. Professional Counseling, 2015). She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and certified in the Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach. She is also working towards certification as a Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist. Adrienne currently works as both a substance use and outpatient clinician with The Up Center. Adrienne’s passion is working with the child and adolescent population, specifically dealing with trauma, depression, anxiety, and attention deficit/hyperactive disorder. In her spare time, Adrienne enjoys running and spending time with her pup, Dallas Emmitt Smith.
Chris joined The Up Center in 2021 after spending 14 years in the public school system and as an adjunct professor at William & Mary. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Old Dominion University. Chris has a passion for recovery and is looking forward to sharing his experience, strength and hope to all who come through Peer Recovery Services. He is also an accomplished jazz bassist and performs throughout Virginia.
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