014 - Grant Glidewell - Substance Abuse Counselor to Software Engineer

Published: February 06, 2019
In this episode of Second Career Devs, I chat with Grant Glidewell, a JavaScript developer for, about his previous career as a substance abuse counselor for teens. Having struggled with substance abuse issues as young person, Grant knew precisely what he wanted to do for work: help others the way he needed help. We learn lessons from Grant about moving forward when the work you love isn't a viable option anymore.

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Grant Glidewell
Grant Glidewell


  • substance abuse
  • counselor