Sarah has been an active member of TAAP since entering the industry. She has volunteered in various roles for conferences and CEU events, and has helped to secure sponsorships supporting TAAP’s mission to promote the advancement of addiction professionals.
Sarah is also a mom, an artist, an event planner, and is passionate and outspoken about addiction recovery.
Annette H. Martinez. LCSW-S, CEAP, LCDC, sap qualified
Annette has over twenty-nine years of experience, in the substance use disorder, EAP, and behavioral health field. She has worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, schools, EAPS, in-patient, out-patient, and residential treatment centers with a variety of populations including, medical staff, professionals, emergency responders, adolescents, homeless, criminal justice, and DOT safety sensitive employees.
Annette is in private practice and has been invited to present at NASW and NAMI conferences. She specializes in trauma informed treatment, including yoga; substance use and other addictive behavior disorders; families impacted by substance use disorders; first responders and their families; CISM and crisis intervention; mood disorders; work and life balance; and EMDR.
Annette had the honor of winning The Gulf Coast Chapter of NASW Lifetime Social Work Award in 1999. She is a member of NASW, EAPA, TAAP, and The Bay Area Net. Annette enjoys spending time with her family, Buti yoga, and walking on the beach.
John A. Shiflet, MSW
Houston Chapter TAAP
PO Box 131924
Houston, TX 77219-1924