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Bill and Vicky Smith Executive Director & Program Director
Pastors Bill and Vicky Smith have a passion for people struggling with the insanity of addiction and helping them to restore their lives. Since 2003 Bill and Vicky have been light and love for these broken lives.They are able to see beyond the darkness of the addiction to the unrealized potential they possess. They see the beauty and ability in each person crippled by this disease,offering themselves as teachers, guides and family to those that are lost .They offer a bridge of hope to those that most have turned their backs on.Bill and Vicky were called to this work and have immersed themselves in the lives of the broken, to help them become the amazing people that God intended them to be. In this work, they are able to watch people transform from broken to mended.The true gift is when they are able to see those that were so wounded able to give back and help others on their own journey to healing.
Christina Gjesvold M.S.W. CDP
Christina Gjesvold has a Masters degree in social work from Eastern Washington University and is a Washington State certified Chemical dependency professional. Christina is a Licensed clinical social worker associate and a childrens mental health specialist. Christina has worked as an addictions counselor since 2011 with both adults and adolescents. Christina believes in using evidence based practices to assist in the empowerment of individuals to overcome the obstacles in their lives, improving their self-efficacy and relationships. Her focus and passion is to assist people to gain an awareness of their own emotional and behavioral patterns leading them to a sense of freedom.
Christina is currently employed as a Chemical dependency professional in a treatment center for youth with co-occurring disorders. She has been working with the Xchange since 2015 and works as a consultant and counselor with our womens program.
David Taub BSW