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Our Team

Our Clinicians and Staff at destination hope

The Destination Hope team features a diverse range of backgrounds and professional experience. But we are unified by two qualities – compassion for people living with mental illnesses or addiction and dedication to providing the highest quality of care possible. Our counselors are experienced and knowledgeable in mental health, behavioral health, and substance abuse. Our clinicians are experts in their field and have decades of experience.

Many of us have experienced addiction ourselves or have had our lives touched by mental illnesses in other ways. For us this work is more than just a job, it’s a calling. Each team member brings a diverse skill set and point of view making our program well-rounded and exceptionally competent. At Destination Hope, we stand ready to help you or your loved one transform their lives in recovery and learn to manage their mental illnesses so they can live the most fulfilling life possible. 

Emily Woods LMHC Executive Director

Emily Woods, LMHC

Executive Director

Dr Jacqueline Pevny Medical Director Psychiatrist

Dr. Jacqueline Pevny

Medical Director / Psychiatrist

Dr Charles Smith Addictionologist

Dr. Charles Smith


Keli Karbowski LCSW Director of Quality Assurance

Keli Karbowski, LCSW

Director of Quality Assurance

MichelettiLisa Micheletti MS RMHCI Clinical Supervisor

Lisa Micheletti, MS, RMHCI

Clinical Director
Gabriel King CTP Therapist

Gabriel King, CTP

Program Director
Vanessa Cole RN Director of Nursing

Vanessa Cole, RN

Director of Nursing

Christina Card Director of Admissions

Christina Card

Director of Admissions

Donald Emanuel Director of Transportation

Donald Emanuel

Director of Transportation

Lystra Lewis LMFT CCTP Family Therapist

Lystra Lewis, LMFT, CCTP

Family Therapist

Laura Robinson MSW Therapist

Laura Robinson, MSW


Anthony Tobia MS CTP Therapist

Anthony Tobia, MS, CTP


Seidy Fyke
Samantha Sandor
Clinical Case Manager
Chloe Seddon RDN LDN Dietitian

Chloe Seddon, RDN, LDN


Alicia Jordan MSEd Admissions Counselor

Alicia Jordan, MSEd

Admissions Counselor

Michele Donahue
Housing Manager

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