Jennetta has been in the field of addiction science since 2002 and is a licensed chemical dependency counsellor and clinical supervisor.
She uses her degree in Human Services and Health Care Management to gain understanding of the social aspect of addiction and the complex role it plays in the family unit and in the clients social structure.
Her studies in co-occurring emotional disorders and addiction have given her an in-depth understanding of the complexity of addiction.
“Addiction just does not happen in a bubble” is her outlook when working with an individual or with a family unit.
In 2003 she worked with specialized females in low-income areas of Houston, Texas (USA) to address the problems of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and its relationship to the continual patterns of substance use and addiction.
As a result of her work, she has devoted her career to addressing the origins of behaviors that lead up to disorders such as eating disorders, gambling, sex-addiction and substance addiction.