Mary Franzoi CRS, CFRS is a certified recovery specialist and family recovery specialist at The Brightening Center. In addition to these certifications, Mary received her certificate in Alcohol & Drug Counseling from Villanova University. Mary is passionate that family education, support and hope is essential to families living with the disease of addiction.
Sheri Cowan is the parent of an adopted child who’s struggle has lead her to become passionate about Self-Care for Families. Her workshops focus on self-discovery, education, self-care and resiliency for the family members of those in treatment.
Janette Patterson MSW, LMFT is a licensed clinical marriage and family therapist in Maryland and in Pennsylvania and has a private practice in Silver Spring, MD and in Exton, PA, at The Brightening Center. Janette received her BA in clinical psychology, as well as her MSW in Social Work from the University of Georgia. Janette offers therapy for parents, teens & young adults, as well as the whole family, using DBT skills training and coaching.
Kate Parsons CPC, CRS is a certified professional coach and recovery specialist who has over 20 years of experience in recovery and partnering with others to engage in treatment and embrace recovery.