Andrew Engbring began his career in the addiction field managing a sober living home in Encinitas, California. Through the years, he has shown a tremendous and ongoing commitment to improve upon processes, believing that client experience and family relationships are at the core of healing. in his opportunities of service. Andrew has displayed an ability to be a “man of many hats” and has held various positions in: sober living homes, student recovery programs, advocacy groups for young people in recovery, addiction and mental health treatment, admissions, marketing, and business development. He credits his early days in the industry to a great mentor who urged him to challenge what we think we know about addiction treatment and also to strive for perfection. Andrew demonstrates his calling on a daily basis, never forgetting that every person he encounters in his work is a life at stake. He fully believes that with the right guidance, recovery is possible for every client as well as his or her family.
Like many others with this calling, Andrew is in long-term recovery. For him, physical sobriety is but the necessary first step. True recovery is about what we do with the gift of sobriety. He strives to spread a message of hope, compassion, and service.
Andrew has studied psychology and music at Yavapai College and Mira Costa College. Beyond helping others, he spends his free time in the outdoors where, with his wife and two dogs, he enjoys camping, hiking, traveling, and 4-wheeling.