Douglas Cheke is a long time worker in the not-for-profit sector. As a crisis intervention specialist he has worked with youth and young adult populations creating and supporting community programs in housing, justice, mental health, education, employment and family support.
Douglas holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and has a background in psychology and communications. As an individual who values the power of creativity though experiential learning Douglas’s artistic pursuits have included the study of classical piano and performing as a professional opera singer.
Douglas has a deep passion for helping individuals through the recovery process specifically supporting those who are related to or live with an addict. Working in the community Douglas has mentored, directed and served individuals navigating the often challenging process of a family in recovery.
At the heart of Douglas’ wellness philosophy is a desire to connect and inspire individuals through their own strengths. It is in the heart of this connection/inspiration that Douglas has gone from living in a state anxiety to becoming confident and living a courageous and adventure filled life.