About The Recovery Village Contributors

As a leader in the behavioral health field, The Recovery Village hosts and supports a variety of continuing education events, online resources and other community outreach efforts. Along with an editorial team, our contributors offer comprehensive information in a range of mediums for medical professionals and patients alike.

This work expands beyond TheRecoveryVillage.com with in-person demonstrations and events presented by our parent company, Advanced Recovery Systems, LLC. With a network of medical specialists, speakers and experts on addiction and mental health, The Recovery Village provides valuable resources to local and national healthcare communities.

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Alex Castro

Alex Castro

Continuing Education Speaker

MALACLPCATP

Mr. Castro holds a CACIII, and is currently working on his Ph.D. in Depth Psychology. Mr. Castro is the Clinical Director and President of Life Recovery Center in Northglenn and Denver, Colorado. Mr. Castro has over...

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Athena Phillips

Athena Phillips

Continuing Education Speaker

Athena Phillips is the owner of Integrative Trauma Treatment Center in Portland, OR. Athena continues to practice out of her Portland location and provides professional training’s on the subjects of Trauma and Dissociation Disorders locally and nationally.

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Chris Cortman

Chris Cortman

Continuing Education Speaker

Dr. Christopher Cortman has been a licensed psychologist in Florida for 30 years (he was eight at the time). He has facilitated over 70,000 hours of psychotherapy. He is the co-author of Your Mind: An Owner's Manual for a Better Life and Take Control of Your Anxiety....

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Greg Crosby

Greg Crosby

LPCMA

Greg Crosby has served the Marylhurst community since 1980 and is a sought after trainer in community mental health and managed care organizations, residential treatment, drug and alcohol prisons and within continuing education. When not teaching, Greg maintains a...

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Jill Haire

Jill Haire

MALMHCCAP

Jill Haire is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, she empowers clients by teaching skills and practicing with them in order to allow freedom of personal choice. As a Certified Addictions Professional, Jill provides psychotherapy that adds dimension to 12-Step...

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Joann Hendelman

Joann Hendelman

PHD

Dr. Joann Hendelman is the Clinical Director of The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness. She is also Clinical Director of The Alliance Psychological Services which provides therapy for those who are uninsured or underinsured, those who historically have not had...

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Jeff Jones

Jeff Jones

Continuing Education Speaker

LPC

Jeff is a Licensed Professional Counselor, and holds certifications of Certified Addiction Counselor III, Certified ARISE Interventionist, and Certified Intervention Professional. The focus of his private practice is trauma, addiction, and families. He has created an...

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Kevin Kraska

Kevin Kraska

My given name is Kevin Andrew Kraska, and I reside in Columbus, Ohio, USA. I am a husband, a father, a musician, a poet, a dreamer, and a mental health and mindfulness clinician. Over the past twenty years, what has come to me that is of value has come in many ways -...

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Lori Johnson

Lori Johnson

Continuing Education Speaker

LACLPCMA

Lori Johnson is a Licensed Addiction and Professional Counselor with a Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health from The University of Colorado. Lori’s practice, In Focus Counseling LLC, is a group practice...

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Lindsey Kathleen

Lindsey Kathleen

Continuing Education Speaker

LPCMA

Lindsey Chadwick, MA, LPC, has worked for the Betty Ford Center Children's Program in Aurora, Colorado since 2008. She began working at the Betty Ford Center after completing her undergraduate degree in Sociology at Colorado State University. She completed her...

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Ramona Peel

Ramona Peel

Continuing Education Speaker

As the Lead Trainer for The Institute for LGBTQ Health Equity, Ramona collaborates on creating The Institute’s training programs and leads the delivery of training to internal and...

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Michael Hunter

Michael Hunter

Continuing Education Speaker

Michael Hunter has been helping those struggling with addiction for over twenty years. In addition to providing direct client care, he has worked in executive roles across a variety of health care settings. He has helped integrate behavioral health care into primary...

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Dorinda Burnham

Dorinda Burnham

Continuing Education Speaker

LMHCMSCCTP

Dorinda Burnham is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in private practice at Changing Perspectives Counseling Group for individual, couples, and group therapy. Dorinda is an IATP...

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Dwight Bain

Dwight Bain

Continuing Education Speaker

LMHCNCCCLC

Dwight guides people in rewriting their story through the power of personal change as a Nationally Certified Counselor, Certified Life Coach and Communicator. He has over 58,000 hours of clinical experience. Bain is Nationally Certified by NBCC, licensed by the state...

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Tralonda Triplett

Tralonda Triplett

Continuing Education Speaker

PHDMPH

Dr. Tralonda Triplett is the Co-Owner and Director of Operations for the Institute for Successful Leadership (ISL). She leads ISL’s drive to foster comprehensive wellness - not just the absence of disease - in diverse...

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Erin Saintil

Erin Saintil

Continuing Education Speaker

LCSWMSWBCBA

Erin received her undergraduate degree from the College of New Rochelle and her MSW at Fordham University. She has been licensed as a social worker to practice in New York and Massachusetts and is currently actively licensed in Florida. Through the Florida Institute...

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Sandee Nebel

Sandee Nebel

Continuing Education Speaker

LMHCMSRYTCEDS

Sandee Nebel is a licensed mental health counselor, practicing in central Florida and Tampa-Clearwater. She is a specialist in the treatment of adult populations with anxiety, depression, eating disorders, substance abuse, and relationship issues. Along with her work...

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Corrie van Amerongen

Corrie van Amerongen

Continuing Education Speaker

LISW-S

Corrie van Amerongen is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with Supervisory designation in the state of Ohio. She completed her Master's in Social Work at the Ohio State University and has worked in healthcare for the past seven years in Columbus, Ohio. She is...

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