Couve Collective is founded on the belief that every human being is precious, worthy of love and deserving of the opportunities to fulfill his or her potential. In this loving community people who cannot afford long-term recovery services come to belong, heal and know themselves as loved.
Completed her bachelor's degree in Human Development in 2013 from Warner Pacific. This degree was chosen because she has always wondered how people's minds worked and pondered life if she were to "walk in their shoes". This led her to desire helping people through life choices, struggles, and reclaiming lost parts of themselves. Felicia is a counselor with a Master's of Arts in Counseling from Multnomah University. Felicia has a person-centered approach, looking at life in an existential point of view and desires to work with clients towards feeling authentic, secure and confident.
A licensed Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP) in Washington state. Karen earned her master's degree in Addiction Counseling from Grand Canyon University in September 2018. Karen came to the field of addiction through family experience, realizing a strong desire to help people suffering from addiction, and their loved ones, find hope in long-term recovery. Prior to her career in addiction counseling, Karen worked as a senior finance manager for The Boeing Company and holds an MBA from Keller University.
Born and raised in Mesa, AZ, Kyle attended Westwood High School in Mesa where he received an International Baccalaureate diploma. He attended Saint Louis University, where he studied biology and philosophy, and graduated with a BS in Biology in 2013. He has a background in medicine, public health, and substance abuse treatment, working as a scribe, lab associate, and case manager over the past 10 years. He is in long-term recovery from opiates and has first-hand knowledge of the consequences of this nation's opioid crisis on young people, their families, and communities as a whole.