Staff

Stuart Birnbaum
Founder & CEO
  • Winner of the prestigious Writer’s Guild of America Award and Emmy Nomination

Stuart has worked in recovery for over 30 years.

Anne Johnson, MS. LMFT
Clinical Director
  • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
  • Masters in Clinical Psychology
  • Masters in Counseling Psychology with emphasis in the recovery model and family mediation
  • Cal Lutheran
  • EMDR

Anne has been working in the addiction treatment industry since 2009.

Dr. Gayle Randall
Medical Director
  • Licensed Internist

Dr. Randall has over 20 years’ experience in medical drug and alcohol detoxification.

Dr. Litos Mallare, MD
Psychiatrist
  • Accredited by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Dr. Mallare has over 20 years’ experience specializing in psychiatry and neurology.

Dr. Nancy Bailey, PhD, LAADC, CCDP, CET11
Clinical Consultant
  • PhD in Counseling Studies, Capella University-Magna Cum Laude
  • Licensed Advanced Addictions Counselor
  • Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional
  • Neurofeedback Practitioner
  • EMDR Certified

Dr. Bailey trained with Pia Mellody at The Meadows where she was Clinical Director for 10 years. With over 20 years of behavioral health treatment experience, Dr. Bailey specializes in trauma-informed therapies and equine-assisted activities treating substance abuse disorders.

Curtis Cripe, PhD
Neuroscience Engineer
  • BS Aerospace Engineering
  • Masters in Engineering
  • PhD Psychology
  • PhD Health Psychology/Behavioral Medicine

Creator of cutting-edge Neuro-imaging technologies (Brain Mapping) and remedial Neuro therapy, recently invited by NASA to be used on the Mars Space Mission scheduled for the year 2030. For over 20 years Cripe has applied his Neuro Science work to drug and alcohol rehabilitation.

Brian W
Program Director
  • CATC

An advocate for recovery for 28 years, Brian is the creator of innovative drug and alcohol treatment modalities used at the Lakehouse.

Kyle J
Assistant Program Director
  • CATC-R

Kyle has been an integral contributor in the creation of innovative modalities used in drug and alcohol treatment at the Lakehouse.

Kelli Lundin, MA, LMFT
Individual and Family Therapist
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Masters in Clinical Psychology, Developmental Trauma specialization
  • Certified Hatha Yoga Instructor

Kelli has worked extensively with women's issues, addiction, PTSD, and Complex Trauma, bringing an ecological approach to the process of healing.

Jude K
  • CATC-1
  • REIKI
  • Nutrition in Addiction Certification

Jude has been working in the addiction treatment industry since 2012.

Meghan K
DHOH Program Manager
  • B.A. Deaf Studies
  • A.A. ASL/English Interpretation/Transliteration (Pierce College)
  • Pre-Certified Interpreter
  • Minor in Recreation Management

Meghan has been sober since 2009 and working in the addiction treatment industry since 2017.

Katie C
Art Workshop Director/Individual and Group Counselor
  • Certified Addiction Counselor

Katie developed a passion for helping others recover from addiction after watching the miracle of recovery take place in her own life.

Troy R
Admissions Director
  • Credentials

Advocate for recovery since the age of 15.

Ashli W
Tech/Equine Therapy

Ashli has been working in the addiction treatment since 2015.

Scott M
Head Chef
  • AA Criminal Justice Business Adm.
  • BS Criminal Justice Forensic Science
  • MS Criminal Justice Behavioral Analysis
  • ASL Certified
  • ADS Program Certification
  • CAADE-R

Scott has been working in the addiction treatment industry for 2 years.

Marley M
Administration and HR Director

Marley has been working in the addiction treatment industry since 2015.

Dylan G
Tech

Dylan has been working in the addiction treatment industry since 2014.

Weston
Tech

Weston has been working in the addiction treatment industry since 2017.

Jaime
Tech

Jaime has been working in the addiction treatment industry since 2017.

Chloe B
Lead Tech

Chloe has been working in the addiction treatment industry since 2016.

Arnie
Tech

Arnie has been working in the addiction treatment industry since 2016.

Chandler V
Tech

Chandler has been working in the addiction treatment industry since 2017.