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Meet the StaffThe Acceptance Recovery Team

Providing You with Effective & Personalized Services

At Acceptance Recovery Center, all of our employees are dedicated to helping patients who suffer from addiction and mental health issues. We offer a comprehensive treatment approach utilizing a variety of effective therapy techniques. Our treatment professionals in Scottsdale are all highly experienced, with many of them having battled addiction themselves. This unique familiarity with addiction and treatment centers allows us to provide proficient recovery services in a compassionate and personalized manner. You can trust our treatment professionals to give you the care and attention you need and deserve.

Get to know the professionals who make up our addiction recovery team here:

Medical Staff Clinical Staff Executive

Wellness Admissions Administrative Therapy Dogs

Yoga Therapy Staff Member Jacob Daffner

“The bigger the dream, the more important the team.”

Medical Staff:

Dr. Greg Gale, MD | Rehabilitation Doctor

Dr. Greg Gale, MD

Rehabilitation Doctor

Jess Hale, MA | Medical Coordinator

Jess Hale, MA

Medical Coordinator

Clinical Staff:

Kristin Massey, LCSW | Clinical Director

Kristin Massey, LCSW

Clinical Director

Joe Ross, CDC I + II, BHT | Primary Therapist

Joe Ross, CDC I + II, BHT

Primary Therapist


Adam Faulkner, BHT | Therapist & Discharge Coordinator

Adam Faulkner, BHT

Therapist & Discharge Coordinator



Michael Hanafin Jr. M.Ed, MAPC, LAC

Michael Hanafin Jr. M.Ed, MAPC, LAC

Psychotherapist

Executive:

Wade L’Heureux, MBA | Director of Business Operations

Wade L’Heureux, MBA

Director of Business Operations

Wellness Team:

Patricia Ahler, MT-BC, NCCA Accredited | Music Therapist

Patricia Ahler, MT-BC, NCCA Accredited

Music Therapist


Jacob Daffner | Yoga Therapist

Jacob Daffner

Yoga Therapist


Administrative Staff:

Michael McGill, M.Ed | Business Development

Michael McGill, M.Ed

Business Development


Katie Staggers, MA | Insurance Billing Director

Katie Staggers, MA

Insurance Billing Director


Kristine Lorance | Accounting Manager

Kristine Lorance

Accounting Manager



Kimberly Felker | Clinical Associate and Compliance Officer

Kimberly Felker

Clinical Associate and Compliance Officer

Admissions Staff:

Nathan Gossen, AAB | Director of Admissions

Nathan Gossen, AAB

Director of Admissions



Three Therapy Dogs to help with Recovery

Our Therapy Dogs

Four-legged Anti-Anxiety Therapists

Here at ARC we believe in the therapeutic power animals can have on those who are recovering from addiction and mental health issues. Our therapy dogs act as great companions to those who are having a bad day.

Meet Our Therapy Dogs

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