Caitlin Billings, received her BA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Antioch College located in Yellow Springs, Ohio. After living in Ohio for five years, Caitlin moved to California and was certified as a doula, assisting mothers with the prenatal, birth, and postpartum process. As a doula, Caitlin's passion for working with women and their families was fostered. In 2008 she received her MSW from Humboldt State University. During graduate school, she focused her research on issues related to women and women's health. In recent years, she has concentrated on the areas of domestic violence treatment and prevention, homelessness, trauma, and drug and alcohol recovery within co-occurring populations.
"Working at Magnolia is watching transformation happen before your very eyes. It is gritty, and raw, and beautiful, all at the same time. I am honored to be a part of the incredible work these women have undertaken."
Barbara Quintero is a recovering addict with 18 years clean and sober. Married for over 20 years, she raised two beautiful daughters that didn't become addicts. She is most proud of breaking the cycle and showing them a different way to live. Barbara started working in this field back in 1997 and since then has become a Registered Addiction Specialist with her certificates in Clinical Supervision, Co-Occurring Disorders, and Women's Treatment. As a Counselor/Case Manager at Magnolia, she is part of the team that provides support, education, and solutions for its residents.
"Rejoice in this Day and be glad in it"