Crystal Hill-Hover, MBA, CPRS
Crystal is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Twin Cities Wellness Center & Recovery Gym. She is a woman in long-term recovery from serving two incarcerations and 25 years of severe addiction and eating disorder struggles. Crystal is a graduate of Capella University where she received her Masters in Business Administration and is recognized for high scholastic attainment by the Delta Mu Delta International Society of Business and recognized as a certified leader and member in good standing by the National Society of Leadership and Success. Qualified by the Minnesota Certification Board as a Board-Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Crystal, a board member of the Minnesota Hope Dealerz, and a member of the Minnesota Association of Sober Homes, Crystal is very active in the recovery community. Crystal’s passion is to inspire others battling addiction to overcome setbacks and challenges no matter what they may be by leading by example and by preparing and encouraging others to do the same.
Jamie Johnson, MA, LADC
Jamie has over a decade of experience working as a Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor (LADC) and recently obtained a Master of Arts degree in Counseling & Psychological Services from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. She is currently working toward clinical licensure to become a licensed professional clinical counselor (LPCC). Prior to her position at Twin Cities Wellness Center & Recovery Gym (TCWCRG), Jamie worked as a program manager where she provided clinical supervision and assisted in program development. Shortly after starting her position at TCWCRG, Jamie helped to organize TCWCRG’s first sober softball team (Go Wellness Warriors!) and enjoys coaching the team on Friday nights. Jamie says the best part of her job is being able to see individuals transform and begin to lead fulfilling lives without having to abuse mood-altering substances. Outside of work, Jamie loves spending time with family, and being outdoors and has a passion for protecting the environment. She is an avid learner and loves anything that exercises her curiosity and creativity.
Jennifer Miller, MSW, LICSW
Jennifer has her master's degree in clinical social work from the University of Minnesota. She has loved helping individuals and families throughout her 20+ year career in county government, corrections, community non-profits, and direct practice. Together with her community partner, TCWCRG, she hopes to create a community and spaces that offer a wide range of mental and behavioral health, substance use treatment, and human service supports in a safe, equitable, inclusive, respectful, compassionate way and to nurture those in our community that have been historically marginalized and underserved. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her dog Bodhi, being a self-proclaimed foodie, traveling the world learning about other cultures, and listening to Reggae music.
Jordan Horniak, BS, LADC, CPT, CES, FNS
Jordan obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications/Film, with a second major in Psychology from the University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL) in 2006. Prior to working in the addiction field, Jordan became a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Jordan worked as a personal trainer for the better part of a decade. He also holds certifications in Corrective Exercise and Fitness Nutrition. Jordan began his career in the field of addiction by working at the Greenhouse Recovery Center as an Evening Resident Manager in 2014. Jordan finished the LADC Licensure Track at Metropolitan State University in 2019. Jordan has been active in the recovery community for years through recovery support meetings, service work, and volunteering at Mission Detox and The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center. Prior to coming to TCWCRG, Jordan worked at NUWAY as a full-time LADC for several years. Jordan is excited to be able to combine his passions for addiction recovery and fitness/wellness to help others become motivated and succeed in their recovery journeys. A strong advocate for using exercise as a recovery tool, Jordan promotes a holistic approach that includes 12-step meetings, MH support, and fitness/wellness. Jordan is currently working on obtaining a master’s degree in Counseling from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.
Jacob Minnig, MA, LADC
Jacob Minnig has a B.S. in Exercise Science with a minor in Athletic Coaching from the University of Wisconsin River Falls. He also holds certificates in personal training and exercise physiology from the American College of Sports Medicine. After achieving these credentials, Jacob then went on to pursue a master’s degree in clinical mental health and substance abuse addiction from Adler Graduate School. Currently, Jacob is under supervision to become a licensed professional clinical counselor (LPCC) in the state of Minnesota, where he is already a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). Jacob has always had a strong passion for helping people in need, in addition to helping others achieve their personal health and fitness goals. He has experience with and enjoys assisting others as they work through life’s challenges. Jacob emphasizes solid coordination of care to find clients the services they need to improve their everyday lives.
Cecilia Petit, BA, LADC, UMICAD I
Cecilia Petit is an LADC and co-occurring counselor at TCWCRG. Prior to her work at TCWCRG Cecilia worked at Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center where she was part of the re-opening of the intensive outpatient program: Nokomis Endaad. Cecilia is currently finishing school for yoga teacher certification as well as her master's degree through the Integrated Behavioral Health Studies program at the University of Minnesota. Cecilia works from the ideology that healing occurs through self-empowerment. In the treatment setting this gets practiced through collaboration and role building in the group/community as well as through the counseling relationship. Cecilia encourages clients to draw on their unique strengths to carve out fulfilling life paths.
Crissy Haider, MS, LADC
Crissy Haider is a primary co-occurring counselor at TCWCRG. Working in the mental health and addiction field since 2015, Crissy has been a Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor (LADC) since 2022, and is currently working toward clinical licensure to become a licensed professional clinical counselor (LPCC). Crissy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2015 and Master of Science in Co-Occurring Disorders and Recovery Counseling in 2023, both from Metropolitan State University. With the energy she brings to work and in her everyday life, Crissy’s passion for others to live healthy, addiction-free, and peaceful is apparent. In her free time, she enjoys painting, creative writing, reading, being out in nature, and doing traditional archery. Crissy lives with her energetic rescue kitten Pippi and future plans include many more rescue animals.
Diana Petersen, ADC-T
Diana Petersen is a primary counselor @ TCWCRG. Identified as a grateful recovering addict in long term recovery, Diana takes pride in her role as a counselor and Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) facilitator. As someone who strongly believes that her life has been changed by the grace of God and the steps of MRT after 29 years of Methamphetamine addiction and a life of destruction, Diana has a true passion for what she does and the clients she serves. Her hope is to carry on what she has learned and continue to help individuals find their own paths to a life worth living.
Abbey Johnson, CPRS
Abbey Johnson is the Lead Admissions Coordinator at TCWCRG. A part of the TCWCRG team since its opening with no previous experience in the Behavioral Health field, Abbey sets the bar high for her position. She is the first person you talk to when you reach out and the first person you see when you walk in. As a relatable person in long-term recovery and Certified Peer Recovery Specialist recognized by the Minnesota Certification Board, Abbey helps advocate for clients’ needs and assists to break down any barriers that clients may have taking the next steps to recovery. Abbey is go-getter and driven to help those struggling with substance use disorder and or mental health.
Nik Eskola, LADC
Nik Eskola is the Chemical Health Assessor at TCWCRG! Nik earned a Bachelor of Arts at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, MN in 2021. In the spring of 2022, Nik completed the Drug and Alcohol counseling program at Minneapolis Community and Technical College and became a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). They love working as a chemical health assessor and believe it is one of the most important parts of the treatment experience. Nik says, “Being one of the first friendly faces people see on their recovery journey is an honor I do not take for granted”. Nik is a person in long term recovery, a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, and uses they/them pronouns. When Nik is not meeting with clients, they utilize time to go for long walks with their partner, make music, meditate, or listen to podcasts about the paranormal.
Tom Dubay, CPRS
Tom Dubay has a B.S. in Project Management and began his career in food science. Then, after losing everything to addiction, Tom rebuilt a new life with a focus on sobriety and is currently a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist recognized by the Minnesota Certification Board. An active member of the recovery community, Tom is passionate about the rewards sobriety has given him and loves to share his experience, strength, and hope with each client that walks in the door. Prior to his position at TCWCRG, Tom began working in the recovery field in 2007 at residential settings such as NorthStar Regional and Vinland National Center. Tom's compassion for newcomers and desire to pass on the benefits of a life in recovery is inspiring and a perfect fit for Team TCWCRG.
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