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Our Staff

Our staff is the backbone of our incredible organizations.

We are very proud of our extremely qualified team.


Bret Hoxworth MA, LLP

Chief Executive Officer,
and Counselor

Bret's passion is to help those who are hurting or broken to be restored to a healthier and fuller self-esteem, and/or equip them to make healthier and more balanced connections with others in their lives.

Bret's full bio

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Susan Montroy LMSW CAADC

Executive Director


Susan is a master's level social worker who has obtained a wealth of experience in a variety of areas related to the behavioral health needs and care of individuals in our modern society.

She is experienced as a therapist, case manager, direct care worker, utilization management reviewer, and operations supervisor. 

Susan's full bio

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Sarah Robinson

Program Coordinator
and Treasurer

Sarah listens deeply, asks challenging questions, and walks beside people through their time of transition. No matter the issue, Sarah believes the wisest answers are always found within, waiting for an invitation to speak. Faith and courage combine, giving hungry hearts the opportunity to go where they've never been before, to their divine that place that feels like home.

Sarah's full bio

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Alissa Dannah-Boeske LLMSW


Alissa is a Limited License Social Worker with experience working in residential programs and crisis homes. She earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Alissa has a passion for working and strengthening community through equity and inclusion. Her experience includes working with youth, and she has a lifelong dedication to Girl Scouts serving youth and teens in building confidence, character, and overcoming adversity.

Alissa's full bio

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Steven Bristol, MSW


Steve is passionate about providing support and compassionate counseling and care to individuals, couples, and families facing life-challenging crises or illness with a heart of sincere concern.

He is experienced in a breadth of crises and family needs through years of church-based pastoral care and counseling.

Steve's full bio


Gabriel Kangas, LPC


Gabe is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Clinical Supervisor who is passionate about helping others.

He has extensive experience and varied skills, allowing him to be available for many types of counseling for adults and minor adolescents. 

Gabe's full bio

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Kayla Teune

LENS Technician

and Front Office Admin

Kayla is a certified LENS technician and is a prime example of what it looks like to overcome trauma and addiction. She has gone through the healing process herself within our practice and is now able to help people who are where she used to be.

Kayla's full bio

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Ramsey Smith

Clinical Nurse level II

Ramsey's personal mission is to be the type of nurse he would want taking care of himself. A nurse whose care is driven by evidence-based practice and who cares about the whole patient not just the task at hand. He aspires to follow wherever this career and further education leads him, and to make every place along the way a better place to work and a better place to be a patient.

Ramsey's full bio

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