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Addiction Treatment in Dallas, TX

We’re a Dallas-based Addiction Treatment Center that helps individuals achieve long-term sobriety through holistic, evidence-based care.

Lighthouse was founded in 2016 and provided an intentionally designed, individually tailored, and community-focused approach. Since then, we’ve helped hundreds of families and gained national recognition as one of the most effective aftercare treatment programs.

OUR TREATMENT PHILOSOPHY

Mike Jones

Co-Founder and Executive Director

Mike Jones directs all facets of the Lighthouse Program and co-founded the program in 2016. He is responsible for the creation of our Treatment Philosophy and works directly with all staff, clients, and families. Mike has worked in Addiction Treatment for over 13 years. From Mike, “Those suffering from addiction are in need of understanding and empathy, as are their families. Through the sharing of our light and love with them, we have the ability to affect real change in the world around us.”

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Dr. Brooke Keels

Chief Clinical Officer, Ph.D., LPC-MHSP, LPC-Supervisor

Dr. Keels graduated from Louisiana State University in 2008 with a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology and from the University of Louisiana Monroe in 2014 with a Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy. Dr. Keels works to create, implement, and oversee the Partial Hospitalization (PHP), Intensive Outpatient (IOP), and Individual and Family Therapy programs at Lighthouse. She has worked in the recovery industry in a professional capacity for over 15 years in a variety of roles.

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Colby Floyd

National Outreach and Alumni Coordinator

Colby has worked in the Substance Abuse Treatment field for the better part of a decade. He speaks with families, facilities, and referring professionals across the United States to educate those in need of help about Lighthouse’s programming and philosophy. He has worked in various roles at Lighthouse, most recently in direct care at our Sober Living Program. Based in Dallas, Colby is often traveling, attending both local and national conferences, meeting with providers, and touring facilities across the country.

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Grant Young

Director of Admissions

Grant has worked in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health fields since 2013. He has experience in many facets of client care, such as Direct Care, Operations, Staff Management, Business Development, and Intake/Admissions. After moving back to Texas from Connecticut, Grant joined the Lighthouse team to assist with helping families and clients navigate the treatment process, be it at Lighthouse or elsewhere. His mission continues to be to make a positive impact on families, clients, and industry professionals.

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Heath Marso

Director of Clinical Operations

Heath works closely with the Executive and Clinical leadership and assists in the development, organization, implementation, and evaluation of all Clinical Programming to ensure they meet Lighthouse’s standards. He also works to ensure Joint Commission and Texas State compliance at our facility. Heath enjoys sharing his experience with others looking to start, or continue, their recovery journey.

Frank Gomez

Director of Sober Living Operations

Frank structures and oversees our Sober Living Program. He works with House Managers and Support Staff to ensure a consistent and compassionate treatment approach. Frank also works in direct client care, speaking and coaching both clients and families. He is passionate about family systems, honest communication, and rebuilding trust. Frank brings a magnetic energy to everyone he works with. Originally from Los Angeles, CA, Frank moved to Dallas in 2021.

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Alexis Luft

Office Coordinator

Alexis is our resident swiss-army knife. She keeps the office running smoothly and works with the Clinical and Sober Living teams to ensure all schedules and appointments are accounted for. Alexis is also responsible for conducting the majority of our initial assessments. Alexis joined Lighthouse in 2021 and brings years of operational expertise to the team.

John Bowden

Co-Founder

John graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2011 with a degree in Finance and a minor in Philosophy. He co-founded the company in 2016 and works closely across all areas of the Lighthouse program providing operational support, marketing and growth strategy, financial planning and reporting, and compliance.

Heather Flynn

Partial Hospitalization (PHP) Therapist, LPC, LMFT-Associate, LCDC

Heather earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Sociology, and Master of Science in Counseling with a specialty in marriage, couple, and family therapy from Southern Methodist University. Given the importance of a support system in substance use treatment, Heather regularly incorporates and addresses relational concerns in her work with clients.

Nora Fleming

Group and Individual Therapist, LPC-Associate, M.S., N.C.C.

Nora graduated from Southern Methodist University with a Masters in Counseling. She currently leads Group and Individual sessions at Lighthouse’s Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP).

Samuel Below

Group and Individual Therapist, LPC-Associate

Sam graduated from Walden University with a Masters in Counseling. He currently leads Group and Individual sessions at Lighthouse’s Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP).

Christy Reynolds

Group and Individual Therapist, LCDC-I

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Kevin Estel

Family Services

Kevin Estel works directly with clients and families to act as a coach and mentor throughout the treatment process. As an alumnus of the Lighthouse program, he brings a passionate and caring approach to all he works with. From Kevin, “I enjoy being a part of the Lighthouse team and working with clients on an individualized basis – a core tenent of our treatment philosophy.”

August Zerbst

Sober Living House Manager and Recovery Coach

August is originally from Richmond, Virginia. Prior to his recovery, he worked as a cook in fine dining for the better part of a decade. August came to Lighthouse as a client after going to Residential Treatment in North Carolina and was drawn to the community he found. After completing the Lighthouse program, August now works to craft that community and inspire the clients and families he works with as a House Manager and Recovery Coach.

Jonathan Aaron

Sober Living House Manager and Recovery Coach

Jonathan grew up in Wichita Falls, TX, and lived in Portland, OR thereafter for about five years. Jonathan came through the Lighthouse program as a client and was given the opportunity to work with the people who helped change my life. He draws on his personal experience in recovery and gets joy in assisting others through the recovery journey.

Daniel Clinton

Sober Living House Manager and Recovery Coach

Daniel Clinton is originally from a small town in Southwest Missouri near the city of Springfield. Daniel spent most of his career in both hospitality and construction and now brings passion and diligence to his current work in recovery. Daniel is currently the house manager at our Silverton home, spending his days working directly with residents and families.

Michael Bennett

Sober Living Support and Recovery Coach

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Amber Church

Recovery Coach

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