Kimberly Franklin is a native of Richmond, Virginia. She first joined Williamsville in 2017 as a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor – Assistant (CSAC-A). Kimberly uses her own experiences in recovery from alcohol addiction and codependency to foster strength, hope, and insight into the powerful and insidious nature of addiction. Kimberly is skilled at addressing defensive mechanisms, false pride, self-destructive behaviors, triggers, warning signs, and she is equipped to help individuals to learn how to manage cravings and urges following the 12-Step model. Her hobbies include reading, drawing, writing, baking, and research.