Our Team

Board of Directors

Our Board of Director members come from our Lived Experience – they are personal connections familiar with the addiction recovery journey – and they keep us accountable.

Jeff Harden

Allison’s steady and grounded soulmate and on the journey for the last 31 years

Riley Harden

Authentic and present in the moment, offering patience and acceptance with the journey

Sevi Dee Harden

Provides science, compassion and love and keeps us all dressed in really great shoes

Blaise Hokkanen

The organizer who keeps everyone included and our offerings inclusive

Jeff Pollio

Brings in the new generation’s perspective, helps with clarity and communication

Professional advisors & consultants

Our Professional Advisors & Consultants help shape the vision for the program, review and share industry data that shapes our approach and provide clinical supervision for our work. They embody the sense of professionalism and ethics central to the Beyond Betty philosophy.

Michael Barnes, PhD, LPC, MAC

Chief Clinical Officer at Foundry Treatment Center

Areas of Expertise:

Trauma, family support, and clinical modalities

John Bruna

Co-Founder Mindfulness In Recovery

Areas of Expertise:

Long-term recovery and mindfulness

Brice Hancock

Executive Director at Mile High Continuing Care and Sober Living

Areas of Expertise:

Sober living, post-treatment community services

Mita M. Johnson, EdD, LPC, MAC, SAP

President-Elect, NAADAC – The Association for Addiction Professionals

Areas of Expertise:

Substance misuse, clinical supervision, ethics

Colleen A. McKernan, LAC, LMFT, EMDR Certified Therapist

Executive Director, Recovering Spirit

Areas of Expertise:

Trauma, family support, and level of care assessments

Jennifer Place, MA, LPC, LAC

Program Manager at Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention

Areas of Expertise:

Prevention, SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment), supervision

Rod Rushing, CACIII, RCP, CFPS

Managing Director, PCA (Peer Coaching Academy)

Areas of Expertise:

Peer recovery coach training and supervision

Beyond Betty works directly with individuals in recovery as well as other addiction and recovery professionals.

Tell us how we can help you take your next step:

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