Dr. Smith is quite possibly the most unique and best kept secret and example of “Recovery & Reentry” in today’s society. Dr. Smith has an earned Ph.D. with dissertation dually published with UMI and the German Scholars Press. She is also a Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist and Certified Reentry Peer Specialist. Dr. Smith created and co-authored the first Reentry Peer Specialist training in the state of Texas. She trademarked the term Thrauma®.