Sonia, Program Director

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” –Arthur Ashe

Sonia is a graduate of Texas A&M University and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. As a health and wellness professional with over 10 years of experience in higher education and nonprofit settings, she believes education is the conduit to better health. She promotes behavioral health and recovery by actively engaging in local committees and coalitions, including the City of Denton Persons with Disabilities Committee and Texas Health Resources Denton/Wise Community Health Impact Council, to name a few. She also is a trained facilitator for Mental Health First Aid.


Phone: 940.369.5343

Peyton, Graduate Assistant

"And now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good." -John Steinbeck

Peyton is pursuing her Master's of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. She has been with the CRP for three years. Peyton serves as the Case Manager, a Group Facilitator, and a Peer Mentor. She is also President of Eagle Peer Recovery.

Personal passion for recovery: "The only way we can live, is if we grow. Recovery has allowed me to do just that. Wanting to give back, I aim to be the reason someone feels seen, heard, and supported."

Grayson, Student Assistant

"The purpose of life is finding the largest burden that you can bear and bearing it." -Jordan B. Peterson

Grayson is an undergraduate student studying Rehabilitation Studies with a minor in Addictions. He has been with the CRP for two years, and is also a Peer Mentor. Grayson is President of the UNT Lacrosse Team.


Passion for recovery: "My greatest joy in life is helping others to live fulfilling lives."


Macy, Student Assistant

The sun will rise and we will try again.” -Tyler Joseph

Macy is an undergraduate student studying Rehabilitation Studies. The newest addition to our team, Macy is our designated outreach student assistant. She is also President of Active Minds.


Passion for recovery: "Life brings struggles and hardships that can make the future seem impossible. I have experienced this with loved ones and in my own mind. I believe that recovery is a spark that will ignite something greater, and that is why I am so passionate about spreading the message of recovery and hope. Every step means something."


Nate, Student Assistant

"If you can't change your fate, change your attitude." -Amy Tan

Nate is an undergraduate student working towards his Accounting Degree, and has been with the CRP for two years. Nate is a Peer Mentor as well as an experienced group facilitator.

Passion for recovery: "I have a passion for young people finding sobriety."