Cassandra Bridge, MSW, is a person-centered, solution focused clinician with a passion for substance abuse treatment and dual diagnosis treatment. She received her BSW from Anna Maria College and her MSW from Springfield College. Cassie has diverse experience in the mental health and substance abuse fields, working in all levels of care ranging from inpatient psychiatry to community outpatient settings. She started her career in geriatric and adult psychiatry prior to working in substance abuse treatment and maintains a strong interest in how mental health and trauma play a role in addiction. She firmly believes that every person has the ability to recover.
Cassie is a strong advocate for the use of animal therapies, spending two years facilitating equine therapy in conjunction with substance abuse treatment in a residential setting. She also holds a strong interest in international addiction treatment and the influence of culture, sparked by a brief study period in Romania.
When she’s not working, Cassie enjoys spending time with her big family and three dogs, horseback riding, practicing archery, participating in all things outdoors, cooking and baking.