Brooke Hilton is a writer, mental health advocate, and 2018 Master of Social Work candidate at the University of Southern California. An aspiring LCSW, Brooke plans to use her clinical education and financial acumen to transform the dual diagnosis treatment industry.
An avid writer, Brooke has struggled with bipolar 1 disorder and substance use disorder for over 15 years. Writing is a powerful way to cope, and Brooke wants to share her experiences and help raise awareness of those who are suffering in silence.
Previously, she worked on Wall Street at companies like Wells Fargo, BlackRock, and Houlihan Lokey. She pursued an MBA from New York University in 2010 and a BA from the University of North Carolina – Asheville in 2003. Brooke believes in a holistic approach to wellness. She also received her fitness trainer certification from the International Sports Science Association in 2016.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS