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Elm Tree Recovery understands the need for experienced staff in order to be able to bring the best treatment possible for the individuals in our program.

Adam McLean, MA, CIP

Adam McLean, MA, CIP

Executive Director

Adam McLean has a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing. He is currently completing his PhD in Clinical Psychology at California Southern University. Early on, Adam began working in the community mental health field for a non-profit in Northern Arizona. He assisted in creating a long-term extended care program that combined an outdoor adventure experience with traditional treatment modalities. Adam is a Certified Intervention Professional (CIP) with the Pennsylvania Control Board. He is involved with the NADCP (National Association of Drug Court Professionals), in an effort to help develop alternative sentencing for chronic drug offenders. He is also a member of the NAADAC (National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors), the NAATP (National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers), and the NATSAP (National Association of Therapeutic Boarding Schools). Adam’s education and experience have allowed him the opportunity to help hundreds of families get their loved ones the help they need. Elm Tree Recovery is a long term treatment program that integrates clinically sophisticated services for substance use disorder with academic support. The framework of this program is to create an authentic community where recovery and learning become one.

Bill Gates, BS

Bill Gates, BS

Director of Operations

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Stacey Smith, PhD, CSAT, EMDR

Stacey Smith, PhD, CSAT, EMDR

Clinical Director

​Dr. Stacey Smith is our Clinical Director. He oversees the day to day clinical operations for this unique treatment center. Dr. Smith is a licensed psychologist in both Arizona and Texas. He has been working in the addiction field in both residential and IOP settings since 2010. He is dedicated to assisting those suffering from alcohol and chemical substance use disorder. He has also done a great deal of work with process addictions such as intimacy disorder, sex, gambling and gaming. During this time, Dr. Smith has become well versed in assisting patients in addressing co-occurring psychiatric diagnoses as well. Throughout his career, Dr. Smith has worked as a primary therapist, Director of Intensive Outpatient Programs and Clinical Director of a residential treatment center. He has an eclectic approach to working with addiction, realizing that there is no ‘one size fits all’ type of treatment. He uses psychodynamic processes, cognitive behavioral and motivational interviewing techniques in his work. With his desire to help patients with childhood trauma issues, he chose to obtain additional training in EMDR therapy. Having specialized in young adult substance use disorders, trauma, and process addictions, Dr. Smith offers clients a unique approach that is tailored to the individual needs of everyone that walks through the doors of Elm Tree Recovery. He happily shares, “I was very excited to be a part of Elm Tree Recovery from the very beginning. Our program was developed to provide a wide range of treatment to our young adult residents. The ability to help our clients to further their education or obtain training in the trades following treatment, is so very rewarding.”

Dr. Steven Karp, DO

Dr. Steven Karp, DO

Medical Director

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Megan Gittins, MA, LAC, NCC

Megan Gittins, MA, LAC, NCC

Primary Therapist

​Megan has been working in the addiction treatment field for the last five years as a licensed counselor. She has experience working with adolescents, adults, and families in both outpatient and inpatient settings, which include: Intensive Outpatient, DUI Education, Medication-Assisted Treatment, County Jail, Psychiatric Inpatient, and Drug Detoxification. Megan has been a contributor in the development of programs for inpatient substance rehabilitation treatment. She holds a M.A. in Forensic Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and a post-graduate diploma in Drug and Alcohol Studies from the University of Glasgow, Scotland. Megan has a strong desire to bring a new sense of hope to those in addiction recovery, specialty courts, and harm reduction programs.

Bret Dorsett, MS, LAC, NCC

Bret Dorsett, MS, LAC, NCC

Primary Therapist

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Brittani Antunes, MC, LPC, NCC

Brittani Antunes, MC, LPC, NCC

Primary Therapist

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Marcus Abernathy, MA

Marcus Abernathy, MA

Primary Therapist

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Brittany Anderson

Brittany Anderson

Case Manager

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Marie Sandoval

Marie Sandoval

Case Manager

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Jeff Martin

Jeff Martin

Business Development & Admissions

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Gayla Golusin, MBA

Gayla Golusin, MBA

Compliance Officer

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