Jacqueline Padgett is originally from Northern California, but started her journey in recovery at the age of 14 in Phoenix, Arizona. At 16 she decided to start college and study Psychology, then went to the Meehan Institute for Counselor Training at 18. Since then she has worked in various roles regarding recovery. Jacqueline currently works as the administrative assistant/peer support counselor in Atlanta, Georgia. She helps with various office tasks, including planning social events and counseling young people and their families. Jacqueline realized that her own experience could help others on their journey of recovery and found a love for sponsorship, counseling others, and helping them feel like they are not alone.
Jacqueline is currently working on obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and obtaining hours to become a certified substance use counselor.