Judy has over 3 decades of experience working in both residential and out-patient settings. She earned her B.A. at Rutgers, M.A. from New York Institute of Technology and is a Certified Addiction Professional in Florida, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, a Certified Hypnotist, EMDR and a specialist for healing trauma and PTSD. In 2010, was awarded the ACATA – Administrator of the Year Annual Award for her significant achievement in the field of addiction treatment administration. In 2012 she was recognised as the Behavioural Healthcare Champion in recognition of her life-changing therapy, services, and support to Americans who suffer from mental health and substance abuse disorders. Today she is the Co-Founder of The Guest House Ocala its creation is a combination of every healing moment within her lifelong service and commitment to others. Her continued work is motivated by both unrelenting vigour and fixed determination. Her passion and purpose have collided together at The Guest House Ocala.
- The Trauma Heart: We Are Not Bad People Trying to Be Good, We Are Wounded People Trying to Heal--Stories of Survival, Hope, and Healing 2017