Kairis Bonella is CMDS's program director for residential programs. She has a combined 18+ years serving a variety of roles in the behavioral health industry in California, Alabama, and Baltimore, Maryland -- including as an addiction counselor, case manager, mental health professional counselor, and case manager for homeless veterans. Ms. Bonella has worked with populations of all types, including patients with mental/co-occurrence disorders, older adults, residents living in low-socioeconomic areas, shelters, residential hotels, people in residential/transitional programs, and current and former incarcerated individuals. Ms. Bonella holds post graduate certificates in Human Services/Substance Abuse and Clinical Psychology, a Master of Science in Psychology/Behavioral Health, a Bachelor of Science in Human Services/Management. In addition, she is a certified health coach.