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Team Colorado Springs



Our Colorado Springs team is a highly credentialed, dedicated team with a passion for helping young people safely detox. They are fully committed to our mission of helping young people 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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Danielle De Boer, LPCC, LAC
Program Director

Danielle is an INFP who began her work in sport psychology, and then added counseling and addictions training. She has worked...

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Savanna Klippel, APRN, FNP-BC
Family Nurse Practitioner

Savanna Klippel currently serves as the Family Nurse Practitioner at Colorado Springs Detox Center & Cascade Canyon Teen Residential. In 2012...

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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 Colorado Springs Clinical Team

Ewa Godinez, MA, LPCC
Primary Therapist

Ewa Godinez currently serves as the primary therapist at Colorado Springs Detox Center. She graduated from the University of Colorado...

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Alfred Armour, CAC II
Addictions Counselor

Alfred is excited to contribute his talents toward the Sandstone Care team efforts as an addiction counselor. After retiring in 1997 from a 22 year old military career, he...

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Dan Cowles
Lead Behavioral Health Technician

Daniel has been involved with recovery for over 2 years, and is passionate about the rehabilitation of those struggling with addiction. Daniel is from...

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Travis Howieson, CAC I
Lead Behavioral Health Technician

Travis began his work in addiction treatment working as a Behavioral Health Technician at the Raleigh House of Hope in Arvada, CO. After a year...

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Heather Orr, MSW
Behavioral Health Technician

Heather currently serves as a behavioral health technician at Colorado Springs Detox Center.

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Sydney Duke
Prep Cook & Delivery Driver
Ashley Whiting
Discharge Planner

Ashley currently serves as the discharge planner for Colorado Springs Detox Center & Cascade Canyon Teen Residential. Ashley received...

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Alexis "Lexie" Snyder, LPC RN CAC-II
Lead Nurse

Lexi is our lead nurse at our Colorado Springs location.

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Ruth Henley, LPC
Primary Care Therapist

Ruth is our primary therapist at our inpatient center.

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Jennifer Nortz, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Jennifer is a Physician Assistant at our Colorado Springs facility.

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Rebecca Rowell, RN
Nursing Supervisor

Rebecca earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of New Mexico in 2016. She started out in Arizona working as a nurse...

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Kate Soto, LPN
Nurse

Kate has been working in the nursing field since she was 16 years old. She has been a Licensed Practicing Nurse for twelve years, and loves her job. She currently...

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Justin Bartlow, MPH, ADN
Nurse

Justin Received his Bachelors of Science in Human Services and a Masters of Public Health from the University of Northern Colorado...

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Bonnie Morley, RN-BC
Nurse

Bonnie is excited to be a part of the Sandstone Care team! Bonnie grew up in a small Wisconsin town (go Packers) and attended college...

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