Shane Coyle, C.A.T.C.I., C.D.S.
Shane Coyle, for 5 years, has worked in various treatment centers in the Los Angeles area. Currently, he is the Primary Counselor at Breathe Life Healing Centers, working with clients (individuals/groups) with an emphasis on dual-diagnosis and trauma.
For the past 2 years, Shane has been co-leading the Equine Therapy sessions at Creative Care, a dual-diagnosis residential treatment facility. Shane was introduced to Equine Therapy through a co-worker, and fell in love with it instantly. He attended the EAGALA training, and believes working with the horses is healing.
Prior, Shane was the Program Creator/Director of community outreach at Sober College (a facility treating young adults with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders). Shane believes that volunteering is a beneficial and powerful therapeutic tool in recovery. In addition, Shane led an Emotional Intelligence Program and facilitated process groups. Shane has interned at The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center as an addiction counselor to male adults- facilitating individual and group sessions, and leading classes on grief and loss, as well as, beginner book study.
Shane graduated Pierce College with a degree in Addiction Studies, and in the summer of 2013 became certified under California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators (CAADE). Shane is currently pursuing a degree in Psychology, with a focus on trauma and addiction.