Clinical Staff

Bryan Bixler, M.S.

Chief Program Officer

Jenny Jensen, M.A., LMHCA, CDPT

Program Manager, Bellevue

Dr. Stephen Markus

Medical Director (Washington) Addiction Medicine Physician & Psychiatrist

Dr. James Knutson

Addiction Medicine Physician & Psychiatrist

Darren Barry AAS, CDP

Clinical Supervisor

Alyssa Lout, M.A., LMHC, NCC, CDP

Clinical Therapist 

Lloyd Shattuck, CDP

Case Manager 

Isabella Bianchi, CDP

Case Manager

Nikki Gedney, CDPT

Case Manager

Jon Schlenske, M.A., CDP

Washington Administrator - Bellevue

Outreach Staff

Allie Wile

Admissions/Marketing Supervisor

Nick Mellema

Admissions & Marketing Specialist

Adam Finley

Admissions & Marketing Specialist, Eastern Washington (Spokane) Representative

Addison Pann

Alumni Coordinator

Tess Flaherty

Alumni Coordinator

Operational Staff

Calvin Robinson

Men's Transitional Living Manager

Kelli Korenek

Human Resources Specialist

Crystal Scarber, CDP

Administrative Assistant

Matt Dusche


Group Facilitators

Jorea Shirley, LMHC, NCC

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Thomas Bianco

Vernita Steege, ACC

Recovery Coach

Dr. Michelle Wedig, PhD, SEDS

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

Mike Kesselring

Mindfulness Meditation

Renee Benedict, EAMP

EAMP - East Asian Medicine Practitioner (WA State), Diplomat of Acupuncture (NCCAOM), AcuDetox Specialist (NADA)

Health and Wellness

SarahRose Bernhardt

Yoga/Therapeutic Exercise

Stephanie Johnson

Yoga/Therapeutic Exercise

Mollie Adams, RDN, CD