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    Expert Clinical Team

    Compassionate, Experienced, Multidisciplinary Care

    Our experienced, multidisciplinary team of specialists provide the most comprehensive treatment program for lasting recovery.

    David Newton, LPC, CPCS

    David Newton, LPC, CPCS

    Executive Clinical Director

    David Newton serves as Executive Clinical Director and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor (CPCS) as well as a Certified Addiction Empowerment Specialist (CARES). David earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia and his Master of Arts Degree in Psychology from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. With a passion for clinical excellence, David has been involved with the treatment and recovery world for over 30 years and brings a collaborative leadership style to the team and facility. Driven by the transformative effect that changes in perception can have on people’s lives, David seeks to create a culture in which staff, patients and families are empowered to live their best lives.

    Lasonda Fleming, FNP-BC

    Lasonda Fleming, FNP-BC

    Nurse Practitioner

    Lasonda Fleming is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner. Lasonda received her Family Nurse Practitioner designation in 2018 from South University, where she graduated with distinction. She began her nursing career 26 years ago. Lasonda has experience in acute care, dermatology, employee health, and addiction medicine. Lasonda has been working in addiction medicine since 2019. Lasonda received her MAT waiver in 2020.

    Ladonda's passion for addiction medicine grew from her personal experience of losing three siblings to the disease of addiction. Lasonda has a heart to serve. She leads a weekly Christian faith based track at AARC as well as a weekly medication education class.

    Lasonda enjoys spending time with her daughter, painting, and attending church.

    Lisa Ehlers, M.Ed., LCSW

    Lisa Ehlers, M.Ed., LCSW

    Clinical Lead Therapist

    Lisa Ehlers is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and serves as the Clinical Lead Therapist at Atlanta Addiction Recovery Center.

    Lisa earned her Master’s in Social Work, Master’s in Education, and Bachelor’s in Education from Kennesaw State University.

    She spent 20 years in the field of education and the last 10 years in mental health and addiction treatment.

    Lisa is passionate about teaching, learning, instilling hope, and inspiring change.

    Stefan Glamp

    Outreach & Alumni Coordinator

    Stefan Glamp is a Recovery Coach at RiverMend Health Center of Atlanta. He conducts groups for the Addiction Recovery Program. Stefan gratefully has 10 years of recovery himself and is able to share his principles of successful living without the use of drugs and alcohol.

    Stefan started working in this field in 2014 at a local Inpatient facility treating individuals who have psychiatric as well as drug/alcohol problems. He then progressed to working at a Sober Living house. During this period, he also achieved his EMT certification. He is eager to learn new things and wants continue both his formal and informal education in this field. His passion is recovery and his personal experience in the past 10 years has assisted many in their own efforts to achieve a life of sobriety. Stefan’s unique perspective has endeared him to many, both in this field and outside of it.

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