Our Team Is Here  For You

We are a treatment team of professional clinicians, medical, psychiatric, & behavioral health personnel. Our team approach to treatment is necessary for meeting our clients’ physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. Our clinical staff has been trained in current interventions and modalities, recent information on the treatment of particular populations and what has been effective in addressing co-occurring issues. No matter what you or your loved ones personal struggle with addiction is, we are here to help through the recovery process.

Our Team Is Here  For You

We are a treatment team of professional clinicians, medical, psychiatric, & behavioral health personnel. Our team approach to treatment is necessary for meeting our clients’ physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. Our clinical staff has been trained in current interventions and modalities, recent information on the treatment of particular populations and what has been effective in addressing co-occurring issues. No matter what you or your loved ones personal struggle with addiction is, we are here to help through the recovery process.

The grand opening, ribbon-cutting ceremony at CuraWest, a medical detox facility for the treatment of drug and alcohol addiction in Denver, Colorado.
A logo for CuraWest, a medical detox facility for the treatment of drug and alcohol addiction in Denver, Colorado.

Meet The Team

Meet The Team

 Clinical & Medical

Kerry MacDonald

Kerry MacDonald, RD, LDN

Executive Director

Kerry has worked in the addiction, behavioral and mental health field for over 10 years and has an extensive professional background in clinical nutrition, hospital management and health care…

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Kelsey Goss, M.A., LPCC, ADDC

Clinical Supervisor

Kelsey earned her Masters of Clinical Mental Health at Adams State University in Alamosa, CO in 2020 andcompleted her internship work focusing on substance abuse and…

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Nicole-Hannah

Nicole Hannah

Nurse

Nicole is a compassionate nurse with 26 years of experience working in the healthcare field. Nicole has a Bachelors in Healthcare Administration/Nursing and…

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 Admissions

Ryan Newman

Director of Admissions

Ryan is originally from Massachusetts, and has been living and working in the behavioral healthcare industry since 2016. After successfully completing two combat deployments as a member of the United States Marine Corps, Ryan’s personal experience…

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Brianna Bricken

Admissions Manager

Brianna is originally from Connecticut, and has been working in the behavioral healthcare industry since 2013. She moved to South Florida in 2011 after struggling to overcome her own addiction. Brianna quickly found a passion for helping others…

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Sarah Babaa

Sarah Babaa

Treatment Advisor/Concierge Account Manager

Sarah has worked in substance use treatment for the past 10 years acting in key management and operational roles. With experience in admissions, program operations, case management, and alumni, Sarah understands…

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Mike Audette

Michael Audette

Treatment Advisor

Michael is a native of Massachusetts where he was a Mason Contractor for over ten years. After personally committing to sobriety in 2010, Michael discovered his passion for assisting other individuals who struggle with substance use…

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Chip Roy

Chip Roy

Treatment Advisor

Chip is a native of Louisiana and has been working in the behavioral healthcare industry since 2016. Chip battled substance abuse for many years and after overcoming this adversity, he was…

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Alumni

Chris-Wolcott

Christopher Wolcott

Alumni Services

Chris began working in behavioral healthcare in 2018 after developing a strong foundation for his own recovery. As an alumni of Immersion Recovery Center, Chris uses his personal experiences to…

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 Executive

Josh Scott CEO

Joshua Scott

Chief Executive Officer

Joshua Scott is an experienced healthcare executive, who has a proven record of designing and implementing intervention and treatment strategies…

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Marco Merida, MBA

President & COO

Marco has an extensive career working with startups and Fortune 100s alike in order to build efficient operations that support expedient growth…

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Ross Donahue

Ross Donahue, LCSW, MHA, MCAP, CRRA

Chief Administrative Officer

Ross joined the Guardian team in 2020 with more than 13 years of experience in the substance abuse…

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Charrisse Clark-Smith

Charrisse Clark-Smith, RN

Chief Nursing Officer

Charisse is a cherished member of the medical team at CuraWest. With more than 20 years of experience as a nurse…

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Justin Williams

Chief Financial Officer

Justin is responsible for the design and implementation of business strategies, plans, and procedures to meet objectives for company growth…

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Ryan-Soave

Ryan Soave, LMHC

Chief Clinical Officer

Ryan Soave brings deep experience as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, certified trauma therapist, program developer, and research consultant for Huberman Lab at…

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 Administration

Paul DeCamara

Business Development

Having lived in Philadelphia, Southern California, Florida and now Denver; Paul has built up a host of resources and contacts that he utilizes to benefit our potential clients and…

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Michael Rocks

Director of Licensing and Compliance

Micheal Rocks is an experienced healthcare professional with experience in operations, licensing and clinical management. His experience stretches throughout the Health and Human Services fields, including…

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Jessica Moretti

Director of Human Resources

Jessica Moretti joined the team in 2015 and assumed the role of Human Resource Manager in 2016. Jessica is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, where she received a BA in Psychology and a minor in Business…

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Danielle Sharp

Director of Revenue Management

Originally from Colorado, Danielle moved to South Florida in 2012 to pursue her personal life in recovery. Danielle has worked in the substance use and mental health field…

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Kevin Creighton

Executive Director Of Detox Operations

Kevin is originally from Falmouth, Massachusetts where he was active and excelled in athletics through out his childhood. Kevin attended Plymouth State University, where he obtained…

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DJ Prince

Director of Marketing

DJ Prince is the Marketing Director at Guardian Recovery Network. He has worked with several Addiction Treatment centers establishing and growing their marketing efforts. For the past several…

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Rosalind Joseph

Director of Billing & Collections

Rosalind is the Director of Billing and Collections. Rosalind began her career in 2010, and gained experience in the health care industry in settings such as in billing offices, insurance carriers and provider’s offices…

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Alexis Rossi, LCSW, CAP

Utilization Review and Compliance Manager

Alexis Rossi is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has over 10 years’ experience in the behavioral health and addiction recovery field. She has worked in numerous roles and…

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Sophia Shellman

Data Entry

Sophia joined our team with enthusiasm and excitement. Although this was an industry different from her previous profession, she connected with colleagues and has…

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