Karrol-Jo Foster, LMHC, CAP, ACRPS
Director of Clinical Services
Karrol-Jo (KJ) Foster began her tenure at The Treatment Center as a Clinical Research Therapist. Since then, she has contributed to our team in various capacities and has recently been promoted to Director of Clinical Services. As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Addiction Professional, KJ also adds her own recovery journey to her profound understanding of alcoholism and addiction.
KJ is also an Advanced Certified Relapse Prevention Specialist and researcher, and she is passionate about helping those battling addiction. Knowing that recovery is a lifelong journey, KJ ensures that The Treatment Center provides the tools necessary for long-term recovery and relapse prevention. KJ is a PhD student at Florida Atlantic University and is involved in research regarding the impact of relapse risk, shame and well-being on addiction recovery.
In addition, KJ has authored several articles for Sober World magazine and is co-author of the research project “Spiritual Competence in Counseling: A preliminary analysis of practicing counselors.” She has lectured on many topics regarding addiction recovery and spirituality. Most recently, KJ facilitated a learning institute on Integrating Spirituality into Counseling at the 2016 American Counseling Association Annual Conference in Montreal, Canada. KJ is a member of ACA, ASERVIC, FMHCA and President of the Beta Rho Chi Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota counseling academic and professional honor society international.
The Treatment Center has been awarded
the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval.