Thurman’s journey began with a Counseling Certificate from Saddleback College, where he developed a solid foundation in differing modalities for the treatment professional, conflict resolution, client/patient assessment, mediation and therapeutic group and individual facilitation. Eager to deepen his knowledge, he registered under CCAPP and constantly updates his certification and increased knowledge as a Counseling Professional.
Throughout his career, Thurman has held key positions at renowned treatment programs in South County such as SouthCoast Recovery, OceanHills Recovery and 449 Recovery, demonstrating his exceptional skills and expertise. He has successfully managed multiple sober living homes, implementing structure and accountability strategies and achieving impressive results for clients and the facility. Thurman’s strong analytical abilities, coupled with his keen understanding of recognition of client patterns, have consistently guided his decision-making process and contributed to his track record of being a successful group facilitator and Counselor.
Not only is Thurman highly skilled in managing clients, but he is also a natural leader. He has effectively supervised and mentored teams, fostering a collaborative and high-performing work environment. Thurman’s ability to communicate complex recovery and treatment concepts in a clear and concise manner has made him a sought-after presenter and speaker at industry conferences.
In addition to his professional achievements, Thurman is deeply committed to community service. He actively volunteers with Anonymous organizations, using his personal example of recovery for over 19 years, to empower individuals and clients to make informed long term quality of life decisions.
With a reputation for excellence and a passion for delivering results, Thurman I. Hines continues to make significant contributions to the Recovery and Treatment industry. His dedication, integrity, and expertise make him a trusted partner for individuals and organizations seeking sound judgement, measured decision making and clear direction within this industry.