Shelly Dutch

About Shelly Dutch

CSAC, ICS - Founding Director

Shelly Dutch has dedicated her working life to people seeking recovery and their families.  She has built community and tools to support long term recovery including founding Connections Counseling LLC, founding Recovery Foundation a 501(c)(3) to support individuals seeking recovery, co-founding the non-profit recovery focused Horizon High School and co-founding the TMS Center of Madison for medication resistant severe depression.  Shelly emphasizes mentoring, service, accountability and personal connections as keys to recovery.  Shelly strenghtens local recovery supports via partnerships with various community organizations, staff training and development, relentless support of internship and fellowship training with local and national institutes of higher learning.   In 2018, Ms Dutch was recognized by the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) as the Mel Schulstad professional of the year.