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Meet Our Group Leaders

The list below shows our active group leaders. To read more about a group leader, click on "Read More" below the group leader's name.

Melanie Adkins     
Melanie Adkins
Group Leader

Melanie Adkins is an experienced peer facilitator. She assists people living with various mental illnesses. She is certified by the State of New York for Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, and by the United States Branch of The Hearing Voices Network, as well. Having established a Hearing Voices Network group in New York, Melanie supports individuals experiencing these symptoms. She is also a social advocate within the local community, compassionately supporting people through various life experiences and difficulties.
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Kimberly Allen     
Kimberly Allen
Group Leader

As a licensed chemical dependency counselor and certified peer support specialist in Texas in substance use disorders and mental health conditions, Kimberly works closely with families and individuals impacted by substance use disorders and mood disorders. Kimberly also holds a Master of Science in Family Studies and consults and works closely with families and supporters, helping them to navigate primary care and behavioral health systems. Kimberly interfaces directly with healthcare providers within the clinical setting and helps to provide and support post-discharge updates for ongoing recovery plans. Kimberly also shows individuals how to utilize free or low-cost wellness tools, helping individuals to maintain long-term recovery. In addition, she provides private recovery education for families and individuals post discharge from treatment organizations. Kimberly is trained in mediation and skillfully guides family discussions.
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Vince Caimano     
Vince Caimano , Ph.D.
Founder, SGC, Arise, DRG

I started Depression Recovery Groups in order to effectively reach out to others who are suffering with depression issues. My personal history, education and training have all led me on a voyage of creating an affordable, online, support solution for those experiencing depression.
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Megan Cox     
Megan Cox
Group Leader

I have run groups in a Crisis Stabilization Unit for a year and a half. I am a Wellness Recovery Action Plan Facilitator. I have presented my story to the public because I think sharing stories helps us grow. I meet people where they are, I am very open minded and have 16 years of lived mental health experience. I have multiple diagnoses and I am in recovery with 11 years clean and sober. I believe the best work is done together. Peers helping peers.
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Natasha Ellis     
Natasha Ellis
Group Leader

My name is Natasha Ellis and I am a Certified Peer Support Specialist, Certified Recovery Coach, Certified Laughter yoga Leader. I have been trained to work with several different mental illnesses and addictions and have been doing so for the last 7 years professionally.
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