Crestview offers a wide range of experienced and educated staff and contractors. Our therapists, doctors, case managers, and support staff are passionate about recovery and change. Their years of experience combined with their extensive education backgrounds make them the ideal team to help you or your loved one begin their journey to recovery. We pride ourselves on offering a diverse team, able to handle the most complex conditions with ease and comfort.

Therapists

Heather Asaadi, MA, LMHC, MHP
Group Therapist, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Crestview Recovery Services, LLC
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Heather Asaadi is a Group Therapist with Crestview Recovery Services. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and facilitates the Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) group.

“There are four primary DBT skills training modules: mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness,” says Heather. “By learning skills in these areas, individuals are given tools to find more balance, live effectively in the present moment, and develop greater control of their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.”

Heather is experienced in mental health and addiction counseling for individual and group therapies, as well as outpatient and inpatient settings. Her experience includes working in an outpatient community mental health clinic as a part of the DBT Team. She is passionate about establishing meaningful and authentic therapeutic relationships while being attuned to issues of diversity and the environmental, cultural, and societal effects on people’s lives. She believes healing and growth occur within relationships, in which we experience and practice acceptance and validation.

Heather holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from San Diego State University, and a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon.

Eugene M. Brown MA, CADCII, CDP 
Primary Therapist
Crestview Recovery Services, LLC
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Eugene M. Brown MA, CADCII, CDP is a married father of four children with three grandchildren. He currently holds certification as a Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor II in the State of Oregon and as a Chemical Dependency Professional in the State of Washington.  Eugene obtained a Master of Arts Degree in Addictions Counseling in 2010. He has over 36 years of experience working with individuals who are experiencing substance related issues.  He has worked at both a medical and non-medical detoxification center, as a case manager at a county operated assessment and referral center, as an intensive outpatient treatment facilitator as well as in continuing care outpatient. Eugene also has experience working with adolescents and adults in a residential chemical dependency treatment program. Most recently, he has worked with incarcerated individuals in the Washington State Corrections System and with opiate addicted individuals in a medication assisted outpatient program. He has been a certified counselor since 1983.

Mary Brown, CADCII
Primary Therapist
Crestview Recovery Services, LLC
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Mary serves as primary therapist providing individual and group therapy at Crestview Recovery. With a wealth of experience, Mary has been a part of the advances in recovery treatment since 1996 when she was first certified as an addiction therapist. Prior to coming to Crestview, Mary worked for 22 years in a residential and outpatient substance abuse program.

Her therapeutic treatment at Crestview focuses on relapse prevention and trauma related issues, as well as family dynamics, implementing 12-Step programming, problem solving, coping strategies and developing self-esteem. Mary’s work also touches on legal, employment and social health issues.

She is part of the holistic care and treatment Crestview Recovery provides its clients. Mary was attracted to Crestview because of its commitment to a multi-faceted approach to chemical dependency treatment.

Mary finds that, “far more women come to treatment than when I first started in the field, and they are much better supported.”

Mary is married with four children and three grandchildren. Her drive and passion outside of Crestview is family — and the beach.

Ananda DeMaio, LCSW, MAC
Primary Therapist
Crestview Recovery Services, LLC
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Ananda DeMaio is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Master’s Addiction Counselor at Crestview Recovery.  Ananda graduated with a Bachelor’s in Social Work from the University of New Hampshire in 2009 and a Master’s in Social Work in 2013 from the same university.  Ananda has clinical experience working with a variety of populations including individuals with addiction issues, Intellectual Disabilities, LGBTQ issues, homeless and at-risk youth, traumatic brain injury (TBI), mental health issues including depression, anxiety, OCD, grief/loss, and survivors of trauma and complex trauma.  Ananda has worked in both inpatient residential and outpatient settings.

Ananda uses a strengths-based, person-centered approach in her work and puts emphasis on the importance of building rapport and therapeutic alliance with her clients. Ananda works collaboratively with her clients to create goals that are attainable and that the client feels motivated to achieve. Ananda believes that humans have an innate desire to be compassionate and connected to their environments and it’s her goal to help her clients find a new approach to negative patterns.  Ananda has training and experience using various evidence-based practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Anger Management, Nonviolent Communication and Narrative Therapy.

Amanda Holden, MA, CADCI
Group Therapist, Brene Brown Connections Curriculum
Crestview Recovery, LLC
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Amanda Holden is a group therapist with Crestview Recovery. Amanda facilitates the Brene Brown Connections Curriculum group. “The aim of this group is to engage clients in the arduous process of developing shame resilience, the foundation for authentic connection in our lives,” said Amanda. Initially trained as a marriage and family therapist, Amanda has been working therapeutically with children, teens, families, couples and individual adults since 2009. Her strong interest in community mental health has influenced her clinical focus on helping those with drug use and abuse problems.

Her experience includes providing dual-diagnosis treatment for teens and adults in outpatient and residential settings, working with high school students and their families regarding students’ alcohol and drug use, and maintaining a private practice. Amanda’s understanding of the multi-faceted challenges that those with alcohol and drug addictions face has inspired her passion for helping clients find their way toward healing and sustained recovery.

When not meeting with clients, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking in the beauty of the Pacific NW!

Kevin Minor, LCSW
Flex Therapist
Crestview Recovery Services, LLC
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Kevin Minor LCSW, is a flex therapist at Crestview Recovery. His current job title provides him with the opportunity to fill in for therapists who are absent and conduct afternoon groups, complete intakes of new clients and perform other duties that assist the clinical team. He currently holds a License in Clinical Social Work in both the State of Oregon and the State of California and received his Master’s in Social Work at Portland State University.

Kevin has over 10 years of experience working with individuals who are experiencing substance related issues as well as severe mental health issues. He has worked as both a direct service clinician as well as clinical supervisor and clinical manager in several different settings, including transitional housing, assisted living, and residential placement. Kevin also has experience working with adolescents and adults with a history of forensic behavior or who were actively involved parole or probation. Kevin is excited to be part of a program that allows him to further explore the field of addiction and recovery as well as to continue developing his clinical experience in a creative and supportive environment.

Brad Poser, Med, CRC, LPC
Group Therapist, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Seeking Safety
Crestview Recovery Services, LLC
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Brad Poser is a group therapist with Crestview Recovery Services. He facilitates both the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Seek Safety Group. He is a strengths-focused CBT therapist and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) intern with the state of Oregon.

“I believe that we all have the potential for growth.  Every person has a set of core principals, of values that we aspire to. Sometimes, living up to those aspirations can be hard. I enjoy helping clients hone the skills needed to explore their goals and help them to see how they are progressing towards them,” said Brad.

Kelly Rees, MBA
Group Therapist, Sexual Health and Intimacy in Recovery
Crestview Recovery Services, LLC
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Kelly Rees is a group therapist with Crestview Recovery. Kelly leads the Sexual Health and Intimacy in Recovery group. This group covers the topics of consent, intimate connection, addressing old beliefs, unlinking sex and addictive behaviors, and (re)claiming sexual health/healthy relating. “My work is helping people gain skill in relating to others in healthy ways,” says Rees.

A certified sexologist, Kelly’s experience includes being an Intimacy and Sexuality coach in private practice in Portland. She also has a background in business and an MBA.

Kelly is a doctoral candidate in Sexology at IASHS.

Heidi Savell, LCSW, CADCI
Group Therapist, Family Systems
Crestview Recovery Services, LLC
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Heidi Savell is a group therapist who facilitates Family Systems sessions at Crestview Recovery. “Studies show that including family in the addiction treatment process improves treatment outcomes, strengthens family relationships and reduces the risk of relapse,” said Savell. This group is a place to explore the role that family plays in both addiction and recovery. It is also a place to build the skills that are needed to invite family members and other support people to be a part of the recovery process,” said Savell.

Heidi has been working in the mental health and addictions field in Portland since 2009. Her experience includes a private practice working with individuals, families, and couples with a focus on recovering from addiction and helping people navigate major life transitions.

Rick Wheeler, CADCI
Group Therapist
Crestview Recovery Services, LLC
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Rick Wheeler has been sober since August 1, 1989. He began presenting 12 step workshops in 1995 and has since given workshops in California, Nevada and Oregon. Rick received his Certification in the Art and Practice of Spiritual Direction in 2006 from Spiritual Directors International at Mercy Center in Burlingame, CA and recently received his Masters in Chemical Dependency from Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies.

Rick was the Spiritual Director of the Men’s Recovery Center of Volunteers of America in Portland, OR for seven years.  For the past four years Rick has maintained a small Spirituality and Recovery private practice and currently is a co-facilitator of Facilitated Recovery Enhancement in Portland, Oregon. In 2015 Rick launched the Renewal House Northwest project, a new retreat facility intended for those grounding their recovery in the 12 steps.

Case Managers

Casey J. Culley
Case Manager
Crestview Recovery Services, LLC
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With two years of experience in the treatment recovery sector, Casey Culley serves as Case Manager at Crestview Recovery. His experience ranges from treatment stabilization to parole transition programs.

As Case Manager, Casey is among the first people that our clients meet upon arrival. He works with individuals to create their very own road map to recovery and introduces them to Crestview’s highly qualified team of experts. Casey continues to work with clients through completion of their recovery program and Casey often serves as a liaison between clients and families.

“I have great enthusiasm and passion in my work to help our clients on their path to lifelong recovery,” says Casey. He believes that a lifelong recovery is within the reach of all individuals pursuing treatment.

Jacquelyn L Stedman
Case Manager
Crestview Recovery Services, LLC
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Jacquelyn L Stedman (Jacky) is one of the Case Managers at Crestview Recovery Center. She has worked for numerous years in a variety of areas in the recovery field. Some of the roles she has filled include stabilization with mental health and addictions as well as transitions from state facilities to the community. Jacky is well versed in using de-escalation skills as well as working with a very diverse population. She believes that a big part of giving someone an opportunity to change their lives is to meet them where they’re at with compassion as well as strong boundaries. Jacky’s passion for this work comes from her own personal experience with addiction and recovery.

Medical

Travis Held
Medical Coordinator
Crestview Recovery Services, LLC
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Travis Held is the Medical Coordinator at Crestview Recovery. He’s in charge of medical appointments, inside and out. He works closely with the doctor and nurse to help the clients get the care they need. He also orchestrates UA’s for the clients and monitors all medication. He enjoys old films, archery and is a computer enthusiast. Travis has experience working in the addiction field and happens to be in recovery himself.

Patricia Murphy, MS
Nurse Practitioner
Crestview Recovery Services, LLC
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Patricia Murphy joined Crestview Recovery’s medical department as Nurse Practitioner in 2016.

Specializing in the care of adults and addiction medicine for over 20 years, Patricia manages Crestview clients’ current medical issues and medication. She is committed to being a positive influence on clients and their individual healthcare. She believes that lifelong recovery is within the grasp of all individuals.

Patricia acquired her expertise in internal medicine and addiction treatment through experience in college health and addiction treatment centers. She has provided care for clients in detox, managed urgent and chronic medical problems in addition to prescribing medications.  She also served on the board of Housecall Providers, a national leader in innovative primary care for the seriously ill homebound population.

Patricia supports developments in the field of addiction medicine that incorporate adjunct treatments and medications which may include anticraving medications. “I also advocate preventative medicine to achieve optimal health for our clients, including incorporating exercise and a healthy diet into any recovery plan.”

Patricia has a Bachelor of Science in nursing and practiced as a community health nurse before receiving her Masters in Primary Care Nursing at Oregon Health State University.

She is an avid traveler and enjoys golf and hiking.

Administration

Susan Moore
Bookkeeper
Crestview Recovery Services, LLC
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Sue Moore is the bookkeeper for Crestview Recovery Services, Inc.  While she’s not at work, she enjoys sewing, camping, fishing and especially riding her horse in the beautiful Oregon wilderness. She holds two black belts and owned and operated a Martial Arts School when in her youth. Sue enjoys the details needed to do her job well, and loves the fact that she’s a member of a team that is focused on helping people improve their lives.

Ryan Opsahl
Director of Clinical Outreach
Crestview Recovery Services, LLC
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Ryan Opsahl is the Director of Clinical Outreach for Crestview Recovery Services. Ryan manages and maintains a wide variety of marketing processes and is responsible for developing and maintaining referral sources on a national level, while also generating referrals from clinicians and other sources. Ryan has worked in the addiction treatment field since 2010 and is truly passionate about helping guide individuals down a path to successful long term recovery. He uses his own experience as a recovering alcoholic/addict to help referral sources gain access to any helpful resources that will assist their clients in achieving growth, change, and wholeness.

Cameron Renfro
Men’s Program Manager
Crestview Recovery Services, LLC
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Cameron Renfro is the Men’s Program Manager of Crestview Recovery. He oversees all the housing, transportation, activities, and schedules of Crestview and supervises all the staff involved.  He’s in recovery himself and has experience in the field of addiction treatment. In his free time, Cameron frequently plays golf, follows the Louisville Cardinals basketball and football teams, and is active in 12-step based groups.

Josselyn Schaad
Billing Coordinator / Administrative Assistant
Crestview Recovery Services, LLC
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Josselyn Schaad is the Billing Coordinator and Administrative Assistant at Crestview Recovery. She works with Crestview’s billing company to ensure that insurance claims are processed as accurately and effectively as possible.

Colin Moore

CEO

Brett Toran

COO

Scott Davey

Clinical Director