Our Team

Sheryl Johnson LMHC MCAP SAP MAC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Master level Certified Addiction Professional
Substance Abuse Professional (DOT)
Master level Addiction Counselor
Author of Crack’d Up, Crackhead Tales of Addiction and Recovery

If you know your why, you can do anything.

I believe in you. There is greatness within you and a reason for your being. Genius often gets side tracked by impulse decisions. You are seeking a guide who knows the path out. I am here to be of service.

They told me I was different, best compliment ever.

If you are looking for me to tell you how wonderful I am, to go on and on about my education, my training, and my certifications because you need to be impressed, I’m not the one you are looking for. If you are looking for someone to listen to you without judgment, encourage you without preaching, and to be supportive of your decisions, then keep reading.

Prince sang “we are all here in this thing call life” but designing a life was never taught in any school I went to. Hard knocks based on poor decisions and bad choices were almost the end of me. In finding help, I gained knowledge, made changes, put into practice and moved forward. My support system of mentors keeps me learning and improving daily, a practice I highly recommend.

My recovery lifestyle has allowed me to regain connection with my family, be a better Dog Mom, a better friend, improved my employability, taught me to be responsible with my finances, become a good neighbor and valued member of my community.

I’ve worked in jails, prisons, community health facilities and private practices with all types of people from all walks of life. My expertise is meeting you where you are; to help you get where you want to go.

 

Scott Elliott BA CAP NCAC II

Certified Addiction Professional
National Certified Addiction Counselor Level 2

I battled with addiction to drugs and alcohol for years. Now that I have been in recovery for a while, I have learned that the drugs and alcohol were not necessarily by themselves, the problem. The problem was me. I had to explore the causes that led to my destructive behaviors. In order to do that I had to be free from drugs and alcohol. The first thing I learned that helped me get sober was people cannot and will not recover from addiction by themselves.

Through my years of sobriety, I have learned how to slow down, appreciate the things that I have in life. I have learned that spending time with me is okay, that I am not a bad person to be around. I have become the person I was meant to be.

Over the years working as a counselor I have found that one of the most important aspects of recovery is having the opportunity to share your story, your life experiences. I enjoy watching the changes in my clients as they learn the tools to stay sober, stay employed, and find who they were meant to be.



4570 St John's Ave, Ste B
Jacksonville, FL 32210

sherylj@recoverycounselingandmore.com
(904) 703-8367

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