Welcome Kara to the S.W.A.T. team

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Kara Beres- 
RADT-1

Assistant Group Facilitator 

Kara is a recent transplant from Philadelphia, PA. She grew up near the east coast shores of South Jersey where she was an ocean lifeguard for 15 years on the Atlantic City Beach Patrol. Surfing, among other outdoor sports, have offered spiritual grounding as well as self-efficacy and motivation in maintaining her own mental health, well-being, and recovery. She has completed her coursework at Drexel University and is in the process of completing her thesis on the neuroscience of addictions and art therapy. She will graduate in December 2018 with an MA in Art Therapy and Counseling.
Kara has had two years of experience working in addiction and recovery. Her belief is that change occurs when we challenge ourselves through novel and creative experiences, activating both mind and body to open up new neural pathways that change the way we think and see ourselves, as well as the world around us. She enjoys facilitating in the process of helping others create new pathways that lead to self-efficacy, health and growth in mind, body, and spirit.

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