Mia Cox has worked professionally in Community Mental Health since 2016 and was first introduced to TIC at that time. She obtained Certification as a Peer Counselor through WA State Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery. With an additional 20+ years of counseling in pastoral care, and 35+ years of lived experience in behavioral health and being a trauma survivor, she is passionate about “Person First” and “Collaborative Care” which are key concepts in using a Trauma Informed approach with clients as well as staff. As a Peer Counselor, she fundamentally believes each individuals recovery journey is unique, people are the expert on themselves, and they get to be in the driver seat of their treatment. She is a model of Hope and believes recovery is possible for anyone.