He completed his medical and psychiatric training at UCSD. He holds Board Certification by the American Boards of Psychiatry, Preventative Medicine (Addictions) and Family Medicine. He personally trains and mentors the best mental health providers in the treatment industry.
Wendy brings over 15 years of nursing experience with a focus on providing clinicalnursing guidance for staff in both the inpatient setting as well as intensive outpatientprograms. She has worked in adult, geriatric, child, and adolescent mental health for thepast 11 years both as a floor nurse and in administration. Wendy has prior experienceas the nurse manager of a dual diagnosis unit helping patients who struggle with bothsubstance use disorders and mental health.
Wendy graduated from Lincoln Land Community College with an Associates of Artsdegree in Allied Health & Nursing and from Chamberlain College of Nursing with both aBachelor of Science in Nursing as well as a Masters of Science in Nursing with aconcentration in Nursing Administration. Wendy obtained her ANCC board certificationin Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing in 2012 and is a member of the AmericanPsychiatric Nurse Association. In her spare time Wendy enjoys reading, writing, andvolunteering her time with her church’s Celebrate Recovery ministry as the TrainingCoach and women’s mixed issue small group leader.
Shayna obtained her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2019 from Purdue Global University. While obtaining her degree, she began working as a Human Resource Assistant for Hospice and Home Care. Within 6 months she was promoted to the Human Resource Coordinator and began taking over all the Human Resource functions for the division. After serving in this capacity for over a year, Shayna was promoted to the Director of Human Resources. This promotion led to her decision to pursue her Master’s in Science in Management and Leadership with a concentration in Human Resource Management which she obtained in March of 2021.
After her graduation, Shayna obtained her certified professional certification from the Society of Human Resource Management. Shayna began her journey with Lincoln Recovery in June of 2021 and brings with her Human Resource experience in the healthcare field and 6 years of leadership experience in a management role. She has a deep passion for helping those in need and strongly wants to bring hope to the area for the fight against addiction.
Tammie comes to us with over 10 years of Housekeeping Managerial experience. She strives for excellence and coveys that message to her team. She is new to the recovery atmosphere and is really looking forward to learning the process and to help change people’s lives. In her spare time, Tammie enjoys spending time with her family, St. Louis Cardinal baseball and reading.
After starting his Chef internship in 2012, Josh trained under a chef for 6 years. Josh has enjoyed cooking for many years and enjoys the challenges that come with being a chef. Josh has years of experience in cooking for large groups but is especially excited to start his new chapter. In his free time, Josh enjoys fishing and the occasional golf game.
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