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Our Cascade Canyon team is a highly experienced, dedicated team with a passion for working with teens and their families. They are fully committed to our mission of helping adolescents recover from substance abuse and live happy, healthy lives.

Our Leadership Team

Michael Hunter
Chief Executive Officer

Michael has been working in the fields of addiction and health care for over twenty years. In addition to having provided direct services...

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Dr. Robert Ochsner
Chief Medical Officer

A native of Colorado, Dr. Robert Ochsner completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder and graduated...

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Dr. Jennifer Montague
Senior Medical Director

Dr. Montague is the senior medical director for our inpatient and outpatient levels of care. Trained in both Addiction Medicine and Internal Medicine, she embodies an integrative...

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Sarah Fletcher, LPC, LAC
Clinical Director

Sarah Fletcher serves at the Clinical Director of Sandstone Care, overseeing all clinical services for the organization. Sarah holds...

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Amanda Porter, LPC, LAC
Program Director

Amanda Porter is the Program Director at Sandstone Care’s Adolescent Residential Program at Cascade Canyon. She has over 8 years of clinical mental health and...

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Davi Forman, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Davi graduated with her Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Chatham University in 2017. Prior to that, she completed two Bachelor's degrees...

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Shannon Smithwick, RN, MSN
Director of Nursing

Shannon Smithwick focuses her efforts on patient welfare as she leads the nursing staff and supports the executive team. She is dedicated...

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Our Cascade Clinical Team

Sarah Self, MA, LPC, LAC
Primary Therapist

Sarah is a Licensed Professional Counselor who began her counseling career working in a residential treatment center while obtaining her master’s degree...

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Kaley Chiles, LPC, LAC
Family Therapist

Kaley began her career doing play therapy with young children. She struggled with what she saw as the limited capacity children had to utilize treatment...

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Chadra Elrod, MAT
Teacher

Chadra received her Bachelor of Arts in English and Master of Arts in Teaching from Columbia College. After graduating, she moved to Phoenix, Arizona to...

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Eric Watson
Behavioral Health Technician


Eric has been working in the field of substance abuse for over 4 years, including residential and out patient settings. He has been in recovery himself since...

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Jenifer Seas, LCSW
Multi-Family Group Therapist

Jenifer Seas currently serves as a Multi-Family Group Therapist at Cascade Canyon Teen Residential. She grew up in Wisconsin, and graduated with her...

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Daniel Sharp, MA
Assessment, Intake, & UR Coordinator

Daniel graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2018, with his Master of Arts in Clinical Addiction Counseling. Daniel comes to Sandstone with...

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Mark Warkentin, RN, BSN
Registered Nurse

Mark has more than 20 years of experience working in the behavioral health field as a Music Teacher, Milieu Therapist, Family Based Clinician; and since 2018 as...

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Daniel Cowles
Lead Behavioral Health Technician

Daniel began his career in the field in 2018 as a Behavioral Health Technician with University Park Detox and Assessment Center. Daniel went on to work as...

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Robin Shaffer, CAC-III
Addiction Counselor

Robin Shaffer graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Sociology in 1999. She has worked an addiction counselor for the past 20 years...

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Lexie Snyder, LPC RN CAC-II
Lead Nurse

Lexie Snyder currently serves as the Lead Nurse at Colorado Springs Detox Center and Cascade Canyon Teen Residential. She earned...

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James Davis, BSN, RN
Nurse

James received his Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Platt College in 2016. Since graduating he has worked in Washing State, California, and now...

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Rebecca McAdoo, LVN
Nurse

Rebecca is a Nurse at our Colorado Springs facility.

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April Rossetti, RN
Nurse

April and her family recently transferred to Woodland Park, Colorado from Fort Smith, Arkansas where she worked as a Registered Nurse at Valley Behavioral...

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Liz Lembo
Primary Therapist

Elizabeth studied Anthropology and Gender Studies at the University of Northern Colorado. Upon graduation, she worked as an advocate at a domestic violence...

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