Kristin Colton, CADC-II
Kristin Colton is a Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor, and is also Certified in Corrections and Criminal Justice. Kristin has been helping people in addiction / recovery treatment since 1997 and has continued to find her work exciting and purposeful. She completed her studies and certifications at Saddleback College in Orange County, CA and has also studied life coaching course work as well as becoming certified in Pranayama Breathwork. Since beginning her personal recovery in 1995, she has continued to grow in her compassion and drive to help others on their journey. Kristin has broadened her studies on addiction to include Eating Disorders and Food Addiction, as well as other behavioral and process addictions.
Kristin is skilled in using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness to treat cross addictions and co-occurring disorders. She believes in a holistic approach to addiction treatment and also teaches Yoga, Breath work, and Meditation as a form of Body/Mind/Spirit Recovery. Kristin is a Certified Yoga Instructor as well as certified in teaching Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga and Pranayama Breathwork. Kristin is also an Ordained Minister and has previously worked as a Pastoral Counselor in treating addiction from a Christian/ Spiritual perspective. Kristin loves living an active lifestyle including surfing, stand up paddle boarding, and snowboarding and believes in creating a value driven life.