Credentials:

Bachelor’s of Science in Human Services

Job Experience:

Paige has been in the treatment industry for about 7 years. She started her career working for a facility in their detox program but soon after was moved to the insurance department.

Brief Biography:

Paige grew up near San Francisco and moved to Southern California where she attended California State University, Fullerton. While in college, she found a passion for people who struggle with addiction. Paige is dedicated and passionate about maximizing benefits for each client that enters treatment.

Credentials:

Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts & Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston

Job Experience:

David M. Dranetz, M.D.

Brief Biography:

David Dranetz was born and raised in Massachusetts, obtaining his undergraduate degree from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He then attended Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, where he received his medical degree in 1988. He trained in Psychiatry, then served as a Psychiatrist, in the United States Army until 1995. He has over 30 years of experience in Psychiatry, in the areas of adult outpatient psychotherapy and medication management, hospital consultation, inpatient psychiatric care, and substance abuse treatment. He has trained medical students in Psychiatry, having held the title of Assistant Professor at the Texas A&M University College of Medicine. He has lived in the College Station area for over 10 years.

Credentials:

Texas A&M University, B.S. Political Science

Job Experience:

Young Life Lonestar Region 1993-2015, Rugged Cycles 2015-2017, More Than Rehab 2017 – Present

Brief Biography:

Ken has worked in start-ups and turnarounds his entire professional life. Whether in the for profit, or non-profit sector, he has a long track record of building processes and systems that bring stability and long term success to the organizations he serves.

Credentials:

Senior Pastor

Job Experience:

Recovery coach for over twenty years.

Brief Biography:

Steve Trevino is married to Julie, his high school sweetheart and they have two daughters. He is the founder and executive director of CrossCentral Church and Recovery Center. With experience in both non-profit and for-profit treatment, he has helped thousands find freedom from addiction through residential programs, recovery workshops and consulting around the world.

Credentials:

Bachelor’s of Science in University Studies: Global Arts, Planning, Design, and Construction

Job Experience:

Two years of experience in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment Industry.

Brief Biography:

Adam Shinn is a dependable, passionate Class of 2017 Texas A&M University graduate who enjoys being active in his free time, serving others on a daily basis, and cheering on the Dallas Cowboys. Adam experienced substance abuse treatment first hand in 2015, and thus, he finds his motivation and drive in serving those individuals who may need help with substance abuse from the perspective and empathy he gained through the shared experience he has had in his life.

Credentials:

200ERYT, B. S. Community Health – TAMU, M. A. Foreign Language Education – UT

Job Experience:

Practicing yoga since 2002/ Teaching yoga since 2009.

Brief Biography:

Through yoga, Kim is dedicated helping people reconnect to their true authentic self while peeling away the layers of trauma, shame, hurt, guilt, confusion to discover the root of addiction. Her goal is to equip others with tools (pranayama, asana, and meditation) to take home which will empower recovery & keep balance in life so clients can live to the fullest.

Credentials: 

Board-Certified Music Therapist(MT-BC)

Berklee College of Music – Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy; Minor in Psychology; Vocal studies emphasis.

Job Experience:

Rachel has been working as a music therapist at More Than Rehab since 2017, facilitating expressive therapy groups.

Brief Biography:

Rachel is passionate about the work she does here at MTR, providing a safe space for clients to creatively express themselves, process through their recovery, set personal goals, and find relief from stress. While at Berklee, Rachel completed 1,200 clinical hours in a variety of settings, including working with older adults with dementia, working with children with special needs, as well as a rotation at Boston Children’s Hospital. She completed her clinical internship at Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital, a state psychiatric facility in Massachusetts. Rachel currently works as a contract music therapist with multiple healthcare companies like More Than Rehab, providing Telehealth services through Scoggins Therapies and Southwestern Music Therapy for individual clients with developmental disabilities.

Credentials:

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, Masters of Arts, Licensed Professional Counselor

Job Experience:

Professional School Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor

Brief Biography:

Shannon Johnson is a psychotherapist that has lost family and friends to addiction. Shannon is passionate about helping addicts see their worth and potential, as well as helping their families understand the disease of addiction.

Credentials:

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) Masters of Arts in Counseling/Liberty University; Bachelors of Science in Leadership/College of Biblical Studies

Job Experience:

Life Management Counselor-Star of Hope Mission Houston, TX; Counselor-Twin City Mission, Bryan, TX; Mental Health Clinician UTMB, Correctional Managed Care; Counselor-Emerging Path Counseling.

Brief Biography:

Michael Thompson is a passionate scholar-practitioner in the field of Mental Health and Addiction Recovery. As the Clinical Director of More Than Rehab Treatment (MTR), he divides his time between facility oversight, direct clinical care and the clinical supervision of MTR’s mental health and addiction recovery professionals. Yielding more than ten years of experience as a addiction professional and a possessing a deep measure of a personal awareness to the anguish of addiction, Michael has developed an eclectic therapeutic approach that is strongly informed by Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, the Transtheoretical Model behavioral change and Motivational Interviewing. Michael strives to help clients identify their desires, values and goals, while empowering them to make positive changes in their life. He understands that making the decision to seek help can be difficult, so he uses an approach to treatment that is compassionate, direct, and non-judgmental to help create an environment where individuals feel supported in their recovery journey.

Credentials:

BS in Agriculture & Leadership Development from TAMU 17′, Minor in Military Science

Job Experience:

2016 – 2017 Texas A&M University – Teaching Assistant for Dr. Rotter
2017 – 2018 More Than Rehab – Operations Technician
2017 – Present More Than Rehab – Operations Director

Brief Biography:

Originally from Houston, Texas where he found his passion for helping people through doing volunteer work with basketball and football teams. Nothing brings a bigger smile to his face than helping someone in need.

Credentials:

Texas A&M;M University B.S. University Studies—Leadership

Job Experience:

OPEX Corp.

Brief Biography:

Andrew (Drew) Stevens career began in 2010 while working for his family business, OPEX Corporation, in Moorestown, NJ. Drew specialized in business development for supply chain and logistics operations both domestic and internationally. Drew worked with financial institutions, insurance companies, 3rd party logistics, retail logistics and wholesale logistics. Drew graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas A&M University in College Station with a degree in University Studies—Leadership. After his own battle with depression, anxiety, and addiction, Drew set out to establish a treatment facility in College Station that provided excellent medical, clinical, spiritual, and operational care.

“Most treatment centers are designed to accomplish a monumental task in a short amount of time, but they are not designed to help clients re-awaken a positive vision of a new future for themselves, and then help them take the first step to get there.” Drew developed the concept of More Than Rehab out of the belief that providers have to go the extra mile for their clients to help them successfully integrate back into a healthy lifestyle and to improve treatment outcomes.

Todd is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Todd was licensed as an addictions counselor in 1992 and a LCSW in 2000. His clinical and managerial background and experience in the fields of addiction and mental illness has positioned him to be a key team member of providers in Louisiana and Texas. Todd’s career began over 32 years ago, in Lafayette, LA providing care to those afflicted with addiction, mental illness and homelessness. Todd found his niche 23 years ago, creating and licensing new programs. Since then he has opened 5 residential addiction centers, 1 mental health center and 1 regional provider for acute psychiatric services. Over the past 32 years Todd has served over 20,000 clients and continues to bring a passionate spirit and a zest for developing integrated teams and state of the art behavioral health services.

Todd’s commitment to staff development, education, advocacy and collaboration with the highly dedicated and talented members of More Than Rehab team is a recipe for healing.

Todd strongly believes in maintaining a health work-life balance and enjoys spending time with his family, his son, growing his spiritual foundation and cycling. If you have an extra hour in your day, ask him about any of these passions and he will be happy to talk your ear off.

Credentials:

Master’s of Arts degree in Sociology with a minor in Psychology. Attended and graduated from Texas A&M University Kingsville ( TAMUK )

 CCJP is Criminal Justice Professional

Job Experience:

Gloria has nine years experience in substance abuse treatment counseling in a TDCJ unit, a residential Rehab facility in Bryan, TX. and a detox residential facility in Corpus Christi, TX.

Brief Biography:

Gloria is originally from South Texas she grew up in Kingsville, TX. Gloria is passionate about assisting and motivating clients to realize change is possible from addiction. She is compassionate and understanding in helping clients in recovery stay clean and sober.

Gloria is also a volunteer with UP BRAZOS VALLEY which is an organization that helps young adults from foster care get established in society and be independent for the first time in their lives.

Credentials:

BBA in Marketing, University of Texas —San Antonio, LCDC-I

Job Experience:

Technician, Discharge Planner, Counselor, Family Planning Teacher

Brief Biography:

Karin is a South Central Texas native that found her passion for helping families & their loved ones navigate treatment options across the US as a result of her own struggles and recovery path. Even before coming to work with More Than Rehab, she witnessed people she cared about have their lives change for the better from the treatment at More Than Rehab.

Karin graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Texas – San Antonio in 2007.She continued her education in 2012 & got her LCDC-I from ICDS & also worked at other Texas based rehabs.

Credentials:

Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing

Masters of Science in Integrated Healthcare Management.

Job Experience:

Laura has been a Registered Nurse for 18 years. Her primary focus has been emergency medicine and critical care.

Brief Biography:

Laura grew up in Madisonville, Tx, and moved to Oklahoma in her early 20’s, where she attended Bacone College, in Muskogee, graduating Cum Laude in the Associate’s and Bachelor’s programs. Early on in her nursing education, she developed a love for emergency medicine and made it her primary focus. Laura returned to Texas in 2013 and made this her permanent home. She graduated from Western Governors University in 2018 with her Master’s Degree in Integrated Healthcare Management. Laura is a nationally certified nurse executive. Her desire to help those who suffer from addiction developed as a result of seeing the lasting physical and social effects of drug use first hand in a close family member. She is passionate about helping others and tries to see the best in everyone she meets.

Credentials:

Marine Engineering Diploma – Royal Navy; Certificate of Management – Open University.

Job Experience:

Petty Officer – Royal Navy; MRP Controller  – Rolls-Royce Aerospace, Vice President of International Operations – Mercy Ships

Brief Biography

Rob was born and raised in North Yorkshire, England. After spending 8 years as an engineer in the Royal Navy he ventured  into the not for profit world with Mercy Ships, serving on their hospital ship in West Africa. He returned to the UK in 1996 to work with Rolls-Royce Aerospace, developing a passion for continuous improvement and workflow management, before going back to Mercy Ships in 2003. After working in various management positions on their hospital ships and ashore for almost 17 years, he left his role of Vice President of International Operations in 2020, joining More Than Rehab later that year.

He remains passionate about improving effectiveness in the workplace with the aim of positively impacting the lives of staff and clients alike.