Daniel Henley has devoted his life to learning and carrying the message of hope to those afflicted by the ravages of drug addiction and alcoholism. He has worked in Drug and Alcohol Treatment in all different capacities and within different levels of care. Daniel has a passion for dedicating time and attention to get to know each patient on an individual basis, making him more effective in his role as Director of Operations at Red Rock Recovery Center. His personal experience in recovery has enabled him to understand and connect with families and clients alike. Being an advocate for the 12 step treatment model, Daniel uses his cumulative experience in the field to better help those seeking recovery and a new chance at life. At Red Rock Recovery Center, Daniel maintains a great level of involvement, allowing him to uphold a high level of support throughout the patient’s stay at our program. Daniel’s mission is to bring another effective treatment model to his home state of Colorado.
CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
Shawn Henley has been a dedicated member of the Colorado recovery community since his early adult years. He maintains a strong drive to carry the message to those still suffering from untreated alcoholism and drug addiction by sharing his personal experience, strength, and hope. Shawn has a continuing education in human services with a concentration on addiction studies, making him a wonderful asset among our clinical team as well as patients. A Colorado native, Shawn has made his purpose to provide a solution through services provided at Red Rock Recovery Center. As Administrator of Red Rock Recovery Center, Shawn handles all administrative duties for our facility while maintaining a supportive presence among our patients.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Esper Gullatt is a talented and seasoned executive with over 30 years of experience in financial services and operations. He brings a wealth of expertise with strengths in areas such as mergers and acquisitions (M&A), financial reporting systems, investment banking, profit and loss reporting (P&L), and both financial strategy and long term budgetary oversight. With an abundance of financial reporting systems experience, Esper has a strong understanding of various financial concepts and strategies. Esper has worked with small scale start-ups to large corporations, managing financial operations across an array of industries including manufacturing, medical services, communication, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, and professional services. Esper is responsible for providing detailed and timely reporting
on the financial status of the company to the Board of Directors and CEO. He manages the health of the capital structure of the company, including debt and equity. He is responsible for managing short term and long-term debt, along with risk management as part of his primary duties. Esper manages the financial operations of the entire company, from payroll to appropriations.
RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Deniz Ipbuken, born and raised in Newburyport, Massachusetts, began working in the Addiction Field in 2016 as an Operations Assistant for Red Rock Recovery Center. He has experience in a number of different capacities for the housing department, and has occupied the role of Residential Program Director since July 2017. Deniz has a passion for helping men and women recover from alcoholism and drug addiction, and is an advocate for a collaborative treatment approach to allow our clients to have the best client care services we can provide. Deniz is currently working to obtain his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, while also pursuing his Certified Addiction Counselor I certification. In his spare time, Deniz enjoys outdoor activities, playing sports, and rooting for the Boston Celtics and New England Patriots sports teams.
DARRIN MILLER, MA, LAC, LPCC
Darrin moved to Denver, Colorado in 2010 to pursue a Master’s Degree in Counseling at Regis University. Darrin honed his skills through working with adolescents as a youth counselor before acquiring specialization in the field of addiction during his tenure in residential drug and alcohol treatment. Darrin is excited to bring his enthusiasm and creativity to the Red Rock Recovery Center team to serve those struggling with life and addiction. His goal is to continue to improve treatment for addiction while supporting professionals to continue their passionate work in the field of behavioral health. Darrin is a proud alumnus of the University of Iowa and Regis University who is grateful to call Colorado home!
ARSHAD WILLIAM M.D.
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.
SYDNEY DURAN, LCSW
Sydney completed her Bachelor’s in social work as well as her Master’s of social work at Colorado State University. Sydney is working toward licensure as a clinical social worker. Throughout her education, Sydney spent time immersing herself in the mental health field, serving youth with severe mental health disorders and cognitive abilities. Sydney has a history of working with the HIV/AIDS population as well as IV drug users. This struck her interest to begin working with those recovering in addiction. Sydney gleaned a great deal of experience working in residential treatment programs aimed at serving young adults facing criminal, mental health, and substance use issues.
Sydney is excited to be a part of Red Rock Recovery Center, which is providing an incredible learning environment, not only because of their collaborative clinical team but their systemic approach to treatment as an organization.
Sydney is a Colorado native who is proud to be a CSU Ram!
Laurie completed a Bachelor’s degree in social work in 2006 and then went on to complete her graduate degree in social work in 2010. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Addiction Counselor. Laurie has worked in the field of social work for over 10 years. She has worked with youth and young adults in a variety of settings including community mental health centers, a drop-in center for homeless youth, a sports/outdoors camp, schools, and she has worked as an on-call crisis clinician. While working as a therapist in a small mountain town in Colorado, she had the opportunity to work towards her license in addiction counseling. She began teaching DUI groups (which quickly became her favorite part of the week) and began seeing clients individually with substance use disorders. This is where she gained a passion for working with those recovering from addiction. Laurie feels privileged to be apart of the team at Red Rock Recovery Center where she is excited to see change and growth not only in the clients but in herself as well.
MINDFULNESS AND MEDITATION INSTRUCTOR
“Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.”
Kristin Doherty, RYT 500 created Downward Dog Upward Spirits, LLC with the sole intention of working exclusively with clients in addiction treatment centers and mental wellness facilities. Kristin’s goal and passion is to create space for clients’ healing journeys and to provide them with tools to build resiliency and regulate their nervous systems during times of stress. Yoga provides a gentle path for working through “the issues in the tissues” in order to not only live in our bodies but to thrive in the process. A comprehensive program treats the whole person, and Red Rock Recovery Center honors the mind, body, and spirit by including yoga.
Kristin has her Master’s in Education from the University of Denver, Colorado. She is a 500-hour Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance. Additional certifications include Trauma-Informed Yoga, Yoga Nidra, and Y12SR.
RUDY SHRIER, MS, LMHC, LPC, CCTP
Rudy is a recent transplant to Colorado from sunny south Florida. His passion for the outdoors and nature have followed him through the Everglades and the Atlantic Ocean to the Rocky Mountains. In Rudy’s adventure in life he has acquired a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Colorado. He is trained and certified in EMDR to effectively treat trauma and the symptoms associated that can become overwhelming. Rudy has found a niche in effective and efficient in his caring for the families of those struggling with mental health disorders as well the individuals. He helps provide strong boundaries to support their loved one in healthy and manageable ways. Rudy provides tools to help family members face the challenges and inspire them with courage and realistic goals to accomplish stability, wholeness and effective living. Rudy believes that giving back to a community through volunteerism is one of the best ways to fight for a better tomorrow.
Shelbey Thomas, a Colorado native, strives to find purpose in life and share it with others. She is committed to helping women fight the battle of alcoholism and drug addiction to discover a new sense of freedom. Starting with Red Rocks from the beginning, Shelbey has worked in different aspects of the treatment field and spreads the message, not only to the women here, but in her own 12 step recovery. She has the understanding of what it’s like to become hopeless and broken, now having the amazing opportunity to give her experience, strength and most important, hope to those that need it. Her passion is to create new chapters in life and to never give up.
Darwin Cox was born and raised in Flint, MI. Shortly after graduating in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, he moved out to Denver, CO. Darwin joined the Red Rock Recovery team in 2018. He’s experienced with over 7 years working in treatment facilities, housekeeping, and facilities management in the healthcare field. In his spare time Darwin is huge sports lover, When he’s not cheering on his home town teams, Michigan St. Football and the Detroit Lions, you can find him spending a good majority of his time coaching high school football.