About Us

Lighthouse was founded in 2016 to provide an intentionally designed, individually tailored, and community-focused approach to Addiction Treatment. We've since worked to help hundreds of clients and their families.


Mike Jones

Co-Founder and Executive Director

Mike Jones directs all facets of the Lighthouse Program. He is responsible for the creation of our philosophy and works directly with staff, clients, and families. Mike has worked in the industry for over a decade.

Dr. Brooke Keels

Clinical Director, Ph.D, LPC-MHSP, LPC-S

Dr. Keels works to create, implement, and oversee the group, individual, and family clinical programs at Lighthouse. She has worked in the recovery industry in a professional capacity for over 15 years in a variety of roles and brings an empathetic and caring approach to all those she works with.

Aaron Stacey

Director of Operations

Aaron is tasked with oversight of our Community Managers and works directly with clients and families as a Case Manager. Aaron specializes in conflict-resolution and life-skills training and is nearing a decade of industry-specific experience.

Colby Floyd

Director of Community Outreach and Alumni Services

Colby works directly with Local and National Addiction and Mental Health Treatment providers. Colby is responsible for all external Lighthouse messaging and fostering our referral networks. Furthermore, Colby oversees the Alumni Program at Lighthouse.

Juan Zambrano

Therapist, LPC-I

Juan earned his Bachelors & Masters degrees from Southern Methodist University. He also received his yoga training in 2016 & has been teaching it througout the Dallas community ever since. He enjoys his daily practices of meditation & movement (Ido Portal Method). Juan strives to help others understand themselves through a mind, body, & breath connection.

Jon Juhlin

Therapist, MS, LPC, CSAT (C)

Jon received both a Bachelor of Arts and Masters in Counseling degrees from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. He is a proud member of the National Association of Addiction Professionals, as well at the Texas Association of Addiction Professionals, and The International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals.

Carey Ferren

Therapist, LCDC

Carey is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor who received his Bachelor of Science degree from University of North Texas in Dallas. Carey brings a wealth of experience to the Lighthouse Clinical program with specific focuses in Substance Abuse Counseling, Mindfulness, Crisis Intervention, and Family Therapy.

Abby Hartman

Therapist, MS, NCC, LCDC, LPC-I 

Abby Hartman is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, supervised by Amanda Esquivel, LCDC, LPC-S. She graduated from Tarleton State University with a bachelor of science in Psychology. She then attended Southern Methodist University and graduated with her Master’s of Science in Counseling. Abby is also a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor and has specialized training in working with LGBTQ+ clients. Abby is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy in order to treat clients who are struggling with single event trauma, complex trauma, Physical/Sexual/Emotional abuse, OCD, Depression, and Anxiety.

Claire Cotton

Therapist, LPC-I

Claire treat patients utilizing holistic approach and uses Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to help with compulsive behavior and emotional regulation, including distress tolerance, through mindfulness techniques. She also employs Solution-Focused brief Therapy and CBT to help each individual identify their own unique strengths and motivational factors that can help them on their journey to sobriety. Finally, Claire uses Narrative Therapy to help clients create a new story surrounding their recovery. She is an LGBT+ and BIPOC ally and always puts the clients well-being first through patience, empathy, humor and grace.

Robyn Flores

Therapist, LMFT-A

Robyn Flores is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate in Texas, and a Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate in Colorado, supervised by Heather McPherson, LMFT-S, LPC-S, CST. Robyn graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts in 2002 and, after spending time raising a family and gaining some life experience, she went back to school and earned her Master of Science degree from Texas A&M University – Commerce in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.  Currently, Robyn is pursuing a Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of the Cumberlands.  Robyn has specialized training in sex therapy through the Sexual Health Alliance, is certified as an Eating Disorder Intuitive Therapy Clinician, and is trained through the Humanistic Sandtray Therapy Institute. Robyn provides specifically tailored therapy to meet the needs of each individual.

Mike Robnett

Director of Family Services

Michael works directly with Sober Living Residents, Recovery Coaching Clients, and their families to experience the peace, serenity, and happiness he has found in his recovery journey. Michael works directly with clients, their families, and extended networks to build recovery support systems. He focuses on unifying family communication, setting boundaries, and creating an environment in which all parties can grow through trust and understanding. He works as an advisor, providing insight, direction, and reflection.

Megan Weaver

Director of Compliance, SHRM-CP

With more than a decade of experience in behavioral healthcare compliance, including HR management, personnel training and development, insurance billing/utilization review, operations management, and policy and procedure development, Megan has been responsible for leading treatment facility operations, compliance, and human resource departments for numerous behavioral healthcare programs.

Eric Brown

Community Manager

Eric works directly with residents on a day-to-day basis. He uses his passion for this work to facilitate a great community where residents are able to live, laugh and learn how to navigate their new sober lifestyle. He also provides guidance and support to make sure everyone leaving Lighthouse will go on to live a balanced and happy life. For those looking for an alternative to AA, Eric worked the SMART Recovery Program and is always eager to talk about the program with others interested.

Nate Maxfield

Community Manager

Nate has worked at a variety of Sober Living facilities, but came to Lighthouse inspired by our philosophy and individualized approach to extended treatment. Nate works directly with residents, providing insight, guidance, and daily structure.

Zachary Wallace

Community Manager

Following multiple surgeries throughout his baseball career, Zach struggled with opiate addiction. After attending treatment, Zach was fortunate enough to get sober thanks to AA and the 12 steps. Eventually Zach’s recovery led him to Lighthouse where he found strength, accountability, and community that would allow him stay sober. Zach made the decision to work at Lighthouse so that he can give back what was given to him while he was here.

John Bowden

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

John graduated from Southern Methodist University with a degree in Economics with Financial Applications and minors in Philosophy, History, and Art History. He began his professional career in Texas creating marketing platforms for a variety of real estate, oil and gas, and technology companies. John works closely across all facets of the Lighthouse program providing operational support, growth strategy, marketing strategy, financial planning and reporting, compliance, and program design.

Robert Tobolowsky

Real Estate and Financial Advisor

Having graduated from Southern Methodist University with a degree in Economics with Financial Applications, Robert began his professional career at Pegasus Ablon, a Commercial Real Estate investment and development company in Dallas, TX. He then moved to Powder Mountain, UT to join Summit Series. Within his role on the development team, he coordinated acquisition financing. At Lighthouse, he’s responsible for consulting on both the financial and real estate components of the business.

Michael Van Deventer

Program Advisor

Michael has been active in the Los Angeles Recovery Community since 2014 having finally found success in recovery through a stay at an extended care program, after numerous failed attempts at Primary Treatment Centers. After six months at the program, Michael was hired to help oversee programming aspects of the community, before starting work as a Sober Mentor and Companion. Michael worked closely with a variety of clientele and their families, providing personalized 24hr care and guidance.