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Welcome to Lighthouse

Our Addiction Treatment Center in Dallas, TX is committed to helping individuals attain long-lasting sobriety through our holistic, evidence-based care approach. Founded in 2016, Lighthouse has been dedicated to offering a thoughtfully designed, personalized, and community-oriented approach to long-term Addiction Treatment. Over the years, we’ve supported hundreds of families, and our commitment to excellence has earned us national recognition as one of the most effective aftercare treatment programs.

OUR ADDICTION 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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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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Grant Young

Director of Admissions

Since 2013, Grant has dedicated his career to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health fields, gaining experience in various aspects of client care, including Direct Care, Operations, Staff Management, Business Development, and Intake/Admissions. Upon returning to Texas from Connecticut, Grant joined the Lighthouse team to support families and clients in navigating the treatment process, whether at Lighthouse or another facility. His unwavering mission is to make a positive impact on the lives of families, clients, and industry professionals.

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Mike Jones

Co-Founder and Executive Director

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Dr. Brooke Keels

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

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Frank Gomez

Director of Sober Living Operations

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Grant Young

Director of Admissions

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Crete Gallagher

Director of National Outreach

Crete is dedicated to effectively promoting Lighthouse to individuals and families across the nation. With experience since 2018 in various roles such as line staff, lead staff, admissions counselor, and Director of Outreach at organizations like Wingate Wilderness, Crete has developed a deep passion for assisting individuals and families in finding high-quality care that truly transforms lives. This passion led him to join the Lighthouse team.

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Nora Fleming

Clinical Supervisor, LPC-Associate, M.S., N.C.C.

Nora, with a Master’s in Counseling, leads Group and Individual sessions at Lighthouse’s IOP. Her empathetic nature and understanding of addiction treatment empower individuals to overcome challenges and build a foundation for lasting recovery. Dedicated to client support, Nora works alongside them throughout their journey, ensuring they feel understood, supported, and empowered. Additionally, as Clinical Supervisor, Nora works closely the Lighthouse team on providing continued feedback and administrative support.

Heather Flynn

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

Heather, with a strong educational background in Psychology, Sociology, and Counseling, specializes in marriage, couple, and family therapy. Recognizing the importance of support systems in substance use treatment, she addresses relational concerns and tailors PHP groups to clients’ unique needs. Heather fosters a personalized therapeutic environment, enabling deep connections and empowering clients to build a foundation for lasting change.

Samuel Below

Group and Individual Therapist, LPC-Associate

Sam, with a Master’s in Counseling, leads Group and Individual sessions at Lighthouse’s IOP. He establishes genuine connections and displays a deep understanding of clients’ complex issues. Sam’s empathetic and knowledgeable approach guides clients through their recovery journey, addressing challenges and developing coping strategies. Dedicated to client well-being, he ensures they feel supported and understood, fostering lasting change and growth.

Crete Gallagher

Director of National Outreach

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Nora Fleming

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

Heather Flynn

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

Samuel Below

Group and Individual Therapist, LPC-Associate

We’ve worked with hundreds of Clients and their Families from across the United States

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Lighthouse Recovery Texas4.9 Based on 102 reviews fromShelly Tillery ★★★★★ Lighthouse Recovery offers exceptional, sober living treatment and outpatient clinical services. The facilities are extremely nice, and the staff is professional, kind, and extremely knowledgeable in the treatment of addiction. I have nothing but an A+ review on every aspect of their treatment services. My son thrived here where her floundered in other facilities. They are a blessing!Reece ★★★★★ Lighthouse was just what I needed to get back on my feet. Not only did they help me learn how to stay sober but taught me various life skills and built me a social network that will be useful for the rest of my lifeJG S ★★★★★ Look no further than Lighthouse for Addiction treatment and recovery. Mike J., Brooke and the entire staff are as good as it gets.Let me reiterate- I wouldn't be alive if it wasn't for the direct efforts of Mike J. and the entire Lighthouse staff. They're the only ones that treated me as if I had a disease and gave me the toolkit needed to maintain long term sobriety.js_loader

Dr. Sean Surber

Group and Individual Therapist, LMFT, LPC

Sean holds a Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy, a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy, and a Bachelor’s in Social Work. With experience in residential treatment settings, he specializes in substance abuse. Sean’s systemic and individualized approach has proven successful in helping individuals, couples, and families overcome challenges. His expertise makes him an invaluable resource for those seeking support and guidance in their recovery journey.

Jose Torres

Group and Individual Therapist, LCDC

Jose Torres has dedicated his 23-year career to enhancing the lives of individuals and families in the human services field. Utilizing personal experiences and extensive knowledge, he applies treatment principles in counseling sessions to challenge and transform clients’ attitudes towards substance use. As a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, Joe actively promotes a drug-free lifestyle through lectures and speaking engagements in the Dallas area.

Andy Cristodoru

Counseling Intern

Andy, as a Counseling Intern, is deeply committed to supporting individuals on their journey to sustainable sobriety. He conducts both group and individual sessions with empathy, actively listening to clients’ struggles and aspirations to provide personalized guidance and encouragement. He is dedicated to serving clients and plays a pivotal role in contributing to the holistic care of individuals striving to achieve lasting change.

Daniel Clinton

Administrative Coordinator

From a small town near Springfield in Southwest Missouri, Daniel Clinton has an extensive background in hospitality and construction. He now channels his passion and commitment to his work in the recovery field. As de-facto swiss-army knife, Daniel dedicates his time to engaging directly with residents and their families, providing support and guidance throughout their recovery journey.

Dr. Sean Surber

Group and Individual Therapist, LMFT, LPC

Jose Torres

Group and Individual Therapist, LCDC

Andy Cristoduro

Counseling Intern

Daniel Clinton

Administrative Coordinator

Michael Fowler

Family Services

Michael has worked in the Addiction Treatment field since 2005 across numerous positions – from tech to Business Development. What he enjoys most about his role at Lighthouse is getting to working direct with clients and their families. He finds the work to be incredibly rewarding and is grateful to have the opportunity Lighthouses provides to make an impact on our clients and families and break the cycle of addiction.

Eric Cobb

Family Services

Eric began working in the Recovery field in 2018 as a Recovery Advocate for a Residential Treatment Center near Dallas, TX. Over the years, he’s worked in several different roles such as Twelve Step coordinator and Admissions Coordinator. At Lighthouse, Eric works directly with clients and family to service as an advocate, liaison, and guide throughout their recovery journey.

Steve Cobb

Family Services

Steve is a proud member of the Family Services team and has the privilege of working directly with clients and their loved ones, with a special focus on relationship-building and life-skill development. Before using his powers for good, Steve was a marketing director with extensive agency and brand side experience; prior to that, he was an award-winning professional musician (Trombone) who performed with civic orchestras, for film and video game scores, and as a soloist.

Joshua Stoddard

Senior House Manager

Joshua grew up in Allen Texas. and has worked across a diverse range of industries such as landscaping, residential maintenance, and plumbing. As a former client at Lighthouse, Joshua is our lead House Manager and oversees the Silverton house, working daily with the residents under his care.

Michael Fowler

Family Services

Eric Cobb

Family Services

Steve Cobb

Family Services

Joshua Stoddard

Senior House Manager

Matthew Gibbons

Admissions Coordinator

Matthew found recovery at an Extended Care Facility and understands the difficulties of trying to assimilate into life as a newly sober person. His role as Admissions Coordinator is to assist families and clients in need and discuss the available treatment options be it at Lighthouse or elsewhere.

John Bowden

Co-Founder

John holds a degree in Finance and a minor in Philosophy, earned from Southern Methodist University in 2011. As a co-founder of Lighthouse in 2016, he plays an integral role in supporting all aspects of the program, including operational management, marketing and growth strategy, financial planning and reporting, and ensuring compliance with industry regulations. With his diverse skill set and keen attention to detail, John is committed to ensuring that Lighthouse delivers the highest standard of care to clients and their families.

Matthew Gibbons

Admissions Coordinator

John Bowden

Co-Founder

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