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Fawna Asfaw

Recovery Coach & Group Facilitator

Founder of The Good Wrk 

Fawna Asfaw, a native of Southern California, is a first generation Ethiopian American. Born to revolutionary activists and educators; Fawna has dedicated her life to making a positive impact in the field of addiction recovery, wellness and counseling. As a Certified SUD (Substance Use Disorder) Counselor, Recovery Coach, and CADC Candidate (Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor), she possesses a wealth of expertise and experience in helping individuals navigate the challenging journey towards sobriety and rebuilding their lives.


After years of working in the field and running a prestigious Dual Diagnosis Transitional home for women, Fawna recognized the unique challenges faced by people, especially women, in recovery and Fawna founded, The Good Wrk. A pioneering company that focuses on empowering people to rebuild their lives on their own terms. Through the Good Wrk, Fawna offers specialized Recovery Life Coaching and Wellness Groups. Fawna's compassionate approach and extensive knowledge help people develop essential life skills, regain self-confidence, learn recovery tools and create a fulfilling and sustainable recovery path.

Beyond coaching, Fawna is most passionate about writing and was recently published with her powerful debut addiction memoir, "Sober Daughter," which delves into personal experiences with addiction and offers a raw and honest account of struggles, triumphs, and an ultimate journey to recovery. Through poignant storytelling, Fawna aims to inspire and provide hope to others who may be facing similar battles.


With a diverse background and multifaceted skill set, Fawna Asfaw emerged as a beacon of hope for individuals struggling with addiction. Through counseling work, writing, wellness groups and The Good Wrk, Fawna is transforming lives, empowering others to overcome adversity, and showing that a brighter, more fulfilling future is possible after loss and addiction.

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