Charles “Chaz” Kindschi began working in treatment in 2015. He passed the California state exam through California Alcohol and Drug Educators (CAADE) in 2017, then transferred to the California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP) and became a Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor (CAODC), He has specific training in trauma and DSM 5 and uses his own experience in recovery to relate to clients. Chaz also runs art expression groups to expose different feelings, thoughts and emotions that may not be expressed in traditional group settings. While not at work, he is an active member in the recovery community and stays very involved in 12 step programs. His skills and knowledge of case management and counseling make him a proactive, goal oriented and positive part of the team at Lifesync Malibu.