LEADERSHIP TEAM

SARA MALLATT, LPC, LAC

CHIEF CLINICAL OFFICER

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Sara is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Addiction Counselor. She came to Colorado to earn her master’s degree in Forensic Psychology from University of Denver, where she developed a passion for advocacy and developing programming to meet the community’s needs. At Red Rock Recovery Center, Sara supports the clinical team to facilitate person centered evidenced based practices aimed at developing a client’s purpose for change and reconnection to their community. She has experience in dual diagnosis treatment with a focus on trauma informed care, interpersonal effectiveness, and life skills building. In her spare time you can find her on a hike or taking care of her two dogs.

KYLI DAY, LPC

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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Kyli is a licensed professional counselor who moved to Colorado in 2019 from Buffalo, New York. Originally from Canada, Kyli completed her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Psychology from the University at Buffalo and her Master of Science from Canisius College. Her experiences range from day treatment to community mental health and intensive inpatient eating disorder treatment to addictions. She is a firm believer that we all have the capability to make the changes we want to see in our lives and loves working with attachment and existential theories. Outside of work you can find her spending time with her dogs, cheering for the Buffalo Bills, and watching a Nascar race.

DOM ALVARADO, LCSW, LAC

ASSISTANT CLINICAL DIRECTOR

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Dom is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Addiction Counselor. He completed his Master of Social Work at the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work in 2016. Through his graduate program and subsequent work experience, Dom has developed a passion for working with co-occurring disorders, particularly for individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder and substance use concerns. He also has a passion for working with individuals who identify with the LGBTQIA+ community, acknowledging the unique struggles and impacts faced by those in the community. At Red Rock Recovery Center, he conducts individual therapy and facilitates groups. Outside of work, Dom enjoys spending time with his Tibetan Terrier or family and friends.

JOHN LEMONDS, LPC

UTILIZATION REVIEW DIRECTOR

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John completed his Bachelors in Government at Nicholls State University while working at the Lafourche Juvenile Justice department. Then got his Masters at University of New Orleans in Education. After completing his graduate studies, he moved to Tampa, Florida to work in the Juvenile Justice Department and work in the field for 20 years. In 2015 he moved to Buffalo Creek, Colorado and eventually became licensed as a LPC in the state of Colorado. He started his substance abuse treatment employment at Arapahoe House as a utilization review specialist. He also worked as a Clinical director for their adolescent residential facility. Once Arapahoe House closed he became the Utilization review specialist for Red Rock Recovery and then promote to Utilization Review Director 2019. He has worked in behavioral health for the past 25+ years, and continues to ensure patients get quality care. He enjoys cooking Cajun cuisine, mountain biking, hiking, working out and fishing.

CAROLYN SCHILL

RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM DIRECTOR

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Carolyn has been a member of the Red Rock community since June 2018. She is a Peer Recovery Coach and is working towards retaining a certificate in Business Leadership as well as a Bachelor’s in Social Work. Carolyn is an active member of Alcoholics Anonymous and shares her experience, strength, and hope with our patients and staff. Carolyn credits her long-term recovery to building a strong fellowship and taking things one day at a time. Despite her Florida roots Carolyn is an avid hiker and skier in her free time.

BRIAN TIERNEY

CLINICAL OUTREACH MANAGER

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Brian Tierney is our Clinical Outreach Manager at Red Rock Recovery Centers. Brain is a Certified Peer and Family Wellness Coach with the State of Colorado facilitating peer based recovery coach workshops and is also working towards a degree in Clinical Social Work. Most importantly, Brian is a person in long term recovery from drugs and alcohol and proudly maintains an active presence in various local and national recovery communities.

Brian began his professional journey in the addiction treatment space five years ago at Red Rock Recovery Center as a recovery support specialist. After a series of roles, Brian found his way into Alumni Services where he was able to combine his passion for direct client care and community engagement. This led to an opportunity working with The Harmony Foundation where Brian was a part of an initiative to increase and diversify peer recovery support services and community resources. Most recently Brian has joined the leadership team at Red Rock Recovery Center where he manages our community relations and clinical outreach initiatives.

Brian is also proud to function as an Advisory Board Member for the Recovery Cafe in Longmont and as a founding Board Member for Colorado Artists in Recovery (C.A.i.R.). Having embedded the recovery ethos within his own belief system, Brian is extremely passionate about helping others and creating intentional communities where recovery can thrive.

CLINICAL STAFF

LORIE PALMER LPC, LAC, MAC

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Lorie Palmer LPC, LAC, MAC, has over 20 years’ experience in the mental health and addictions fields. She is dually licensed through Colorado as a Licensed Professional Counselor & Licensed Addiction Counselor. Lorie also holds two masters degrees; Master in Addictions Counseling and a Masters in School Counseling. Lorie has worked with many different facets of the community in order to best serve clients, their needs, and the needs of the family; as a whole. She is inspired how connection and community promote wholeness, returning the individuals, and or families to their authentic selves to help bridge the gap from uncertainty to hope. Her approach is client centered and the focus is to assist in establishing healthy behaviors, increase social and emotional intellect, promote healthy boundaries, increase coping strategies, all in order to foster lifelong positive changes not only for the client but the family system.

STEPHANI THOMAS, LPC

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Stephani is a Licensed Professional Counselor who is originally from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. After living in Texas for a couple of years, she and her family moved to Colorado in 2008 and have enjoyed Colorado living ever since. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma in 1992. and earned her Masters in Community Counseling from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Oklahoma in 1997. She has been licensed since 1999 and has over 15 years of experience in the field of Behavioral Health. She is experienced in working with all ages and a variety of different settings. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family playing games, watching movies, skiing, or kayaking.

MAX KENWORTHY, LPC, LAC

IOP PRIMARY THERAPIST

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Max is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Addiction Counselor. He completed his Master of Counseling at the Colorado Christian University, College of Adult and Graduate Studies in 2017. His experiences range from residential treatment, experience in complex needs for criminal justice clients, and dual diagnosis treatment. He also has a passion for working with individuals within the legal system and veterans. At Red Rock Recovery Center, Max facilitates person-centered, evidenced-based practices in group and individual sessions towards the goal of developing motivation in their change process. In his free time Max enjoys bowling, volunteering, geocaching, and rooting for the Baltimore Orioles.

EMILY REDMON

CASE MANAGER

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HANNAH BINGLER, LPCC, LACC

PRIMARY THERAPIST FOR BASECAMP

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LISA HOEFFNER, LPC

PRIMARY THERAPIST FOR LAKEWOOD

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MEDICAL STAFF

Arshad William M.D.

ARSHAD WILLIAM M.D.

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Dr. William received his medical degree from University of Benin College of Medicine. He was Chief Resident at the University at Harlem Hospital Center, College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia.

Dr. William is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, board certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM), and Member of the Colorado Psychiatric Society.

BRANDON BROUGHTON

PRACTICE MANAGER

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Brandon is an individual who gives his all in life. He strives to maintain balance in order to fulfill his passion of helping others. Brandon is in recovery himself, and values a whole health recovery standpoint. Maintaining mental, physical, and spiritual wellbeing is what he believes makes this all possible. He is currently a CAC I, working towards becoming a CAC II and a certified personal trainer to help others live a balanced life in recovery. Brandon’s passion drives him to be of maximum support, and helps him meet every individual where they are at. He believes life is amazing and wants to share that light with others.

ADMINSTRATIVE STAFF

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TRISTAN BEYMER

ASSISTANT UR DIRECTOR

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Tristan completed her Bachelor’s degree in Human Services Counseling and double minor in Family Studies and Addiction Recovery from the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2008. After moving back to her home state Colorado, she completed her Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Denver. Furthering her education, Tristan completed a postgraduate degree from the Denver Family Institute. Following graduation, she began working in day treatment with high risk youth where her passion for long term recovery began. Tristan began specializing in her work with families, and working with co-occurring disorders with Addiction, PTSD, Complex PTSD, Attachment, and Mood Disorders. Continuing her training, Tristan became a Equine Assisted Psychotherapist, using horses in a therapeutic environment to facilitate recovery and change.

KIMBERLY MORGAN

BILLING MANAGER

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HANNAH ARMSTEAD

OFFICE COORDINATOR

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ADAM HORAN, REGISTERED PSYCHOTHERAPIST

ADMISSIONS SUPERVISOR

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NICOLE VANDEVENTER

BILLING SPECIALIST

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LAURA BETH BURKHALTER

COMMUNITY RELATIONS MANAGER

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Laura Beth “LB” Burkhalter, is our Alumni and Community Relations Manager. She is a Certified Naloxone Administration Trainer, Recovery Coach, Co-Chair of TPAS Colorado and sits on the National Board of Directors for TPAS (Treatment Professionals in Alumni Services). LB is a founding board member of Colorado Artists in Recovery and serves as an inspector for the Colorado Association of Recovery Residences. LB is passionate about creating a recovery community through music, creating sober safe spaces in the LGBTQ+ community and helping individuals sustain recovery through connection. LB is a human in long term multi-dimensional recovery, who celebrated 5 years of sobriety in November 2020.

KAT TURNER

ALUMNI COORDINATOR

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Kat joined RRRC in February of 2021. She is a recovering human in an ever evolving love affair with her life and her community. A passionate social justice advocate, Kat operates with a radically inclusive perspective. Undoubtedly chatty and enthusiastic, Kat has made a home for herself in the field of Recovery assisting folks in their journeys of building authentic relationships with themselves and fully realizing their potential. Kat’s best friend is her three legged Labrador mix named Howie. Her home is filled with aquariums for fish keeping, axolotls, and a snake named Roswell. She is so grateful to be exploring what life has to offer – from the creative, to the challenging, to the outright silly with this amazing community.

RONNIE SCHROEDER, CAT

LEAD RECOVERY SUPPORT SPECIALIST

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Ronnie is a Certified Addiction Technician who is passionate about demonstrating clean living. A self-identified addict, Ronnie has maintained over 11 years of sobriety, having begun his own journey as a patient in treatment. Ronnie brings a strong understanding of the patient experience, and works to model healthy behaviors and communication, support personal/spiritual growth, and assist patients in re-engaging with hobbies, culture, and community. In his free time, Ronnie enjoys attending shows, hanging with his cats, and nerd/pop culture.