Ilana Zivkovich has an inner beauty that radiates through and is visible to everyone around her. Some might say this is because she sees the inner beauty in others. “All people have an inner […]
One of the first things people notice about Elizabeth Wilkinson – “Izzy” to those who know her – is her clever sense of humor. She’s quirky. She’s passionate. And she makes people laugh – […]
When people prepare for their first day of drug or alcohol rehab, they are usually filled with uncertainty. “What should I bring?” “What will the process be like?” Admissions Director Jay Plotkin answers all […]
Jeremy Stalbird was on a troubled path for the early part of his life, but it led him “right where I’m supposed to be,” he said, helping those with drug and alcohol addictions as […]
Bettina Ottenstein focuses on rebuilding relationships. As one of two full-time family therapists, Bettina works closely with clients and their families and also has specialized training to treat substance abuse and trauma.
Alexander Bacher went from Wall Street investment banker to therapist and hasn’t looked back since. Open-minded and determined, Dr. Bacher believes if you work hard enough and want it badly enough, you can do anything.
When clients come to Promises and meet Michele Jackson, they find a partner in recovery for life. On any given day, Michele can be found making follow-up calls to alumni, checking in on how […]
Jonathan Appelhans helps recovering addicts become more effective in how they manage their daily lives – how they plan and structure their days, how they meet their obligations to their own physical, emotional and […]
Working at Promises is like “coming home” for Betsy Spier. She first stepped foot on Promises’ driveway in 1993 as a marriage and family therapy intern, where she met founder Richard Rogg and instantly […]
Relapse is a common part of the disease of addiction, but it is not inevitable. “You don’t have to cycle in and out of treatment before getting well,” advises Ross Donahue, the residential manager […]
When individuals come to Promises Treatment Centers, Chester Williams’ reassuring face is one of the first of many reminders that they’ve made the right choice. With more than 25 years sober and a compassionate […]