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Jennifer O’Byrne CTRS, CAP

Recreational Therapist

Jennifer O’Byrne is a California State University graduate who brings specialized knowledge in Therapeutic Recreation and years of addiction treatment experience to The Refuge. Jennifer is a Licensed Recreational Therapist in North Carolina and certified to practice in both California and Florida. Jennifer is experienced with co-occurring disorders and specializes in working with individuals involved with the criminal justice system. She is familiar with numerous treatment modalities and prides herself with being open to new experiences and learning opportunities. Jennifer uses hands on activities to teach individuals the recovery skills needed to challenge mental health obstacles and to navigate life without the use of drugs and alcohol.

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