About the Awakening-Nassau Staff

Ms. Kathy Duke is a Master Certified Addictions Professional (MCAP).  She holds a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Vermont. Kathy has worked in the mental health and addictions field in both the public and private sector since 1988.

Kathy Duke has enjoyed assisting individuals with a wide range of issues, including drug and alcohol issues, family and relationship conflict, trauma, life transitions, workplace conflict resolution as well as grief and loss. She utilizes a warm, down-to-earth approach so clients feel free to relax and discuss sensitive issues.

Ms. Betty Duckworth is the backbone that holds Awakening-Nassau together. She makes sure all of our clients feel right at home and is a consummate professional at dealing with the complex bureaucracy of the DMV, Northeast Florida Safety Counsel and the State of Florida Judicial System.  In addition, Betty is a State of Florida licensed Real Estate Broker.

Rowdy Max and Mazie Mae are Labrador Therapy dogs who are usually at Awakening Nassau to help our clients through “tough” times in their lives. These two therapy dogs are available for loving and “skitchin” whenever one needs unconditional loving and special care.