Natalie Thukkaram, LCPC, CADC, NCC
Executive Director - Illinois
Natalie Thukkaram, LCPC, CADC, NCC, enjoys listening to music because it's truly healing. She also likes spending time with family and friends and fighting the stigma against substance use disorders and medication-assisted treatment.
- Hometown: Chicago, IL
- Certifications & Degrees: Masters in Community Counseling, BA in Psychology, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor.
- Interests & Passions: Music, it truly is healing. Spending time with family and friends. Fighting the stigma against substance use disorders and medication-assisted treatment.
- What do you like most about your job? Advocating for change and what I believe in. Empowering others and being a part of their growth and journey.
- Together we…build a foundation to work towards #betterdays.
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