About Us

With an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, Serenity Counseling Services has been serving the community for over 37 years.

Karen Myrick | Owner/Administrator

Karen is a graduate of the Business College Technical Institute. She is the administrator of Serenity Counseling Services as well as the Director of Fiscal, Human Resources and Marketing. Karen has over 17 years of experience in sales and over 12 years of experience in business administration in the emergency medical field.

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Joseph Myrick | MSW, LICSW, SUDP

Joseph is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and a Substance Use Disorder Professional who received his Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Washington. His clinical emphasis is on cognitive behavioral therapy, rational emotive behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing. He has 20 years of experience in the field.

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Enjouli Steward | BA, SUDP

Enjouli is a Substance Use Disorder Professional and a Domestic Violence Professional licensed in the state of Washington. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from Evergreen Community College and her passion is to help rebuild and empower individuals while tackling root issues in the recovery process. She believes in a holistic, creative and engaging approach to recovery. Enjouli has five years of experience in the field of therapy and she thoroughly enjoys service work and giving back to her community.

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Michael Brister, AA, SUDPT, CPC

Michael is a State Certified Peer Counselor (CPC), and is currently working as a Substance Use Disorder Professional Trainee (SUDPT) here at Serenity Counseling Services. Michael is currently working towards earning his Substance Use Disorder Professional license with the State of Washington. His lived experience in the world of addiction, along with his education in Anthropology and Human Services from Highline College, provide him with a unique perspective and skill set to connect with individuals who are facing similar challenges. Michael’s “been there done that” approach allows him to offer empathy, understanding, and relatability to those he’s counseling, creating a sense of trust and rapport that can be incredibly valuable in this field.

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Erica Allen | Administrative Assistant

Erica is the newest member on the Serenity Counseling team and brings over a decade of experience from the public sector. She brings great warmth and charm to our front office and is passionate about helping others. She is a team player and always ready to lend a hand to support anyone in need.

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