Our Coaches

Navigating the recovery path can be difficult. Sometimes our recovery feels stale, frustrating, or overwhelming. Conscious Recovery Certified Coaches are here to support you in your recovery while practicing the principles of Conscious Recovery. This can be an added benefit to any program or therapy you’re already pursuing, and can help deepen your connection with your essential nature.

Kim Kokoska
Kim KokoskaLMFT

Kim Kokoska is a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist and life coach who focuses on supporting people in their peace and healing.

She specializes in working with people recovering from addictive patterns, healing from trauma and experiencing other co-occurring disorders. She is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and has a master’s degrees in both Spiritual and Counseling Psychology.

Dr. Jessica Byrd-Olmstead
Dr. Jessica Byrd-OlmsteadLicensed Psychologist

Dr. Jessica Byrd-Olmstead is a licensed psychologist and an entrepreneur dedicated to helping others transform their lives. She works extensively with teens and their families and specializes in addiction, adolescent development, and gender identity. Dr. Byrd has launched innovative programs for world-renowned companies and is currently the CEO and co-founder of a startup focused on wellness technology. She has a private practice in Silicon Valley providing psychotherapy, consultation, and training.

Dr. Christine Pappas
Dr. Christine PappasLicensed Psychologist

Dr. Christine Pappas is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 20 years of experience directing various treatment programs. She specializes in supporting individuals and families in recovery, as well as addressing the co-occurring underlining challenges. With a compassionate approach, Dr. Pappas empowers individuals to find their genuine “healthier “voice creating a new narrative that fosters insight and resilience.

Rosemary O'Connor
Rosemary O'ConnorCertified Addiction Coach

Rosemary is a leading expert and spokesperson on women, children, and addiction. As an Author, Speaker, and Outreach Manager for the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, she helps people find treatment resources to save lives and restore families from substance abuse and addiction.

Rosemary founded ROC Recovery Services, which provides recovery coaching, life coaching, consulting, and treatment placement. Rosemary has a degree in psychology, is a Certified Professional Coach, a Certified Addiction Recovery Coach, published many articles on addiction recovery, appeared on TV and numerous radio shows.

Dr. Adrianna Popescu, Ph.D.
Dr. Adrianna Popescu, Ph.D.

Dr. Adriana Popescu is a licensed clinical psychologist and empowerment coach who loves to assist people in overcoming their limitations and creating a life of infinite possibilities.

She specializes in treating addiction, co-occurring disorders, and trauma, and has directed a number of innovative treatment programs. She is the co-author of The Conscious Recovery Workbook.

Jeremy Miller
Jeremy Miller

Jeremy is the CMO of Conscious Recovery & CEO of Rehab Road Trips. With over a decade of experience in the behavioral health field, Jeremy has recognized a deep calling for the work he does in supporting others pursue their own healing & returning to their inherent wholeness. Jeremy specializes in media, marketing, and clinical work, and started his professional journey as a certified addictions counselor. Drawing inspiration from Joseph Campbell, his unique messaging style creates a more authentic and meaningful presence online for professionals and programs within the field. As an advocate for mental health and being in long term recovery for twelve years himself, Jeremy recognizes the importance of spreading the message of wholeness as opposed to brokenness, and is excited about ushering in a new paradigm both in how we support healing from addiction & the way our field communicates about what we do.

Sara Andrew
Sara Andrew

Sara Andrew is a Recovery & Health Coach who facilitates in creating different possibilities with people, families, children going through ‘challenging’ situations. As a recovery & transformational facilitator coach she takes what judged as ‘wrongness’ (with behaviour, bodies and brilliance) and shows you how to make it a strongness that allows you to have the recovery and peace with it all . Sara works with individuals, gifted children, families to create change and possibilities in situations that may be judged as hopeless. Sara’s background is in nursing, youth work, wellness for over 25 years.

Amy Van Linge
Amy Van Linge

Amy has a passion for helping individuals find freedom from active addiction and transform their lives for the better. Her education and professional experience span over 25 years including fields in K-12 education, community outreach, health and wellness, spiritual leadership, and conscious recovery coaching. She is a mother of four who has pioneered, led and participated in a wide array of missions involving conscious parenting and family crisis mentorship.

Emerging and healing from a family of generational addiction, trauma and mental health challenges has led her to a deep understanding and compassion of what recovery entails, and she now dedicates herself to supporting people on their path of healing. Amy has been a proponent of TJ’s work since being introduced in 2015 when Conscious Being was published and has witnessed the unfolding of the transformational experience contained within Conscious Recovery.

Amy’s sincerity and commitment are easily felt as she shares with you how to take your client’s personal recovery to the next level in their journey of self-discovery, healing and personal growth. It is her genuine desire to ensure that the Conscious Recovery experience is made accessible to all people in recovery.

David Wichman
David Wichman

David Wichman, is an author, speaker, and certified Conscious Recovery™ coach with a focus on sexual wellness. He has been creating workshops and writing about sex and sobriety for many years. 

It is his deepest passion to witness men at the intersection of sexual freedom in recovery and he is dedicated to helping Queer, Gay, Bi, and Trans-identified men navigate the sacred and beautiful nature of sex love and intimacy

If you are in recovery or seeking guidance around sex in recovery, David hopes you will explore working with free of dogma, shame, and judgement. 

 (NOTE: You do not have to be in recovery to work with David.) 

Interested in becoming a coach?

The vision of Conscious Recovery is to be accessible to anyone and everyone at any stage of their recovery. If you’re interested in ushering in a new paradigm for your clients and learning the pathway to becoming a CR Certified Coach, please CLICK HERE.

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