Alcohol and Drug Rehab Staff
Cirque Lodge, Sundance Utah has an experienced team of professionals dedicated to making our alcohol and drug rehab center the ultimate in exclusive and private drug rehabilitation. Our staff's desire is to help our residents have the best experience of their lives. To that end we have assembled a team that has a wide range of life experiences and education to help each individual find success in recovery.
The Care of the Staff
One thing that sets apart Cirque Lodge as one of the finest in alcohol and drug treatment providers is our staff. Our residents are surrounded by a caring support from treatment professionals and also members of staff who are in successful recovery. Around-the-clock care helps to meet the many different needs and challenges that arise with drug rehab and addiction recovery.
Experience is also something that the staff provides in working with alcoholics / addicts in addiction treatment. From the administration, to the counseling staff, to those who work on the frontline with residents, a private and professional alcohol and drug rehab treatment is provided within a world-class facility.
Gary F. is the Executive Director at Cirque Lodge. He has been involved in the behavioral health field for the past twenty years. He sits on the Board of Directors for the Utah Council for Crime Prevention, the Board of Directors for the Recovery Management Alliance, and the Board of Directors for the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers. Gary is the past chair for NAATP Leadership Convention. He also serves as the President of the Cirque Lodge Foundation. The Foundation provides patient aid for clients who lack resources to secure care. He has worked tirelessly in our industry to weave the threads of collegial nature between facilities, always giving of his time, energy, and experience to help those organizations and individuals in need. Most importantly he has, and continues to serve tirelessly in his local 12-step community, carrying the message of hope to the addict and alcoholic who still suffers. In 2010 he received the Promises Foundation award for Distinguished Service in the Field of Recovery.
Dave's greatest pleasure comes from his family and his passion to have adventure in his life. This sense of adventure launched him into a career with Cirque Lodge. Dave has been with Cirque Lodge from the beginning and deems it a great honor to have witnessed the vision of Cirque become a powerful reality. Prior to Cirque, Dave was involved with an organization that facilitated life changes in people. This background helped form the experiential part of the Cirque Lodge program. It has been and continues to be a great learning experience to work with the residents that come to Cirque. To stand alongside and watch people work through the disease of addiction and reclaim that part of their soul that was lost is a great blessing in Dave's life.
Beverly R. is originally from New York City where she studied at the State University of New York at New Paltz and Stony Brook. She relocated to Salt Lake City and completed her graduate work at the University Of Utah School Of Social Work. She has worked in the field of chemical dependency treatment for 25 years and chemical dependency residential treatment has been her passion for her entire professional career. She believes, when done well, there is nothing more transformative and powerful than residential treatment for both the chemically dependent and their families. She has family members who have suffered from chemical dependency that have been profoundly helped by residential treatment and are now in sustained recovery. She enjoys being a mentor for fledgling counselors and has taught at the Alcohol and Drug Certificate Program at the University Of Utah Graduate School Of Social Work for 15 years.
Daryl B., Senior Vice-president of Referral Relations for Cirque Lodge is from Hattiesburg MS. Daryl has been working in the field of chemical dependency since 1988, and got his start by working as a clinical assistant at Pine Grove Recovery Center. After his first year of working at the facility Daryl attended his first physician's health conference. He knew immediately that working with professionals in the field of addiction medicine would be his calling. He has since helped scores of physicians into treatment and ultimately into recovery. Over the years his titles have changed but not his passion. Most recently before taking a senior position with Cirque Lodge, he was the Executive Director of Business Development at the world famous Betty Ford Center. Today Daryl, as a member of the staff at Cirque Lodge brings his years of experience and passion to help the suffering addict/alcoholic and their respective family members get the help they need. His experience, strength, and hope, has continued to serve as beacon to those looking to build a life full of joy and fulfillment. Daryl lives in Mississippi with his wife Lisa, and their children Tyler, Corey, Mary Alice, Logan and his beloved bulldog Sam.
Keith F. is the Director of Family Support and Public Relations at Cirque lodge. Keith came to Cirque after years in the field as one of our country's leading interventionists. Keith currently sits on the Board of Directors for The Association of Intervention Specialists and the Board of Directors for the ADAC. Keith is a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor and Board Registered Interventionist. Keith after referring many clients to Cirque Lodge through the years retired from being an active interventionist and has taken a position with the staff that has allowed him to use his vast experience in working with families gleaned from his years in the field. "I wanted to work for a center where every employee believes they can make a difference." Keith speaks nationally and internationally about the importance of a healthy treatment experience and the role of family support in that treatment experience and recovery.
Stephanie F. is the Director of Business Development for Cirque Lodge. She has worked in the behavioral health field for 10 years. Stephanie began her career in the field after she had a family member who struggled with addiction. Helping family members through their journey into recovery became a passion for her. Prior to career in the behavior health field, Stephanie taught special education and developed a preschool, was the Preschool Director for Temple Emanu-El Synagogue in Birmingham, Alabama. She and her husband relocated to Provo Utah where they could become a part of the Cirque Lodge family and continue to be of support for those looking to enter recovery.
Eial was born in Israel, raised in Vancouver and then spent 16 years in Manhattan prior to making Southern California his home is 1999. Eial completed the Addiction Studies and Counseling program at UCLA in 2011 and has worked in the Behavioral Health field for 5 years, most recently at Michael's House in Palm Springs, where he currently resides.
Be it the Design Rep Group he started in NYC, the theater company in Santa Barbara or his time in Real Estate Development, Eial's love of people and interest in human behavior has always fueled his professional life. As an Alumni of Cirque Lodge, Eial is excited to play a part in helping others obtain the quality, caring and supportive treatment he himself experienced at Cirque and believes that all those struggling with addiction deserve.
Courtney C. is the Director of Admissions at Cirque Lodge. Originally from Indiana, Courtney graduated from Ball State University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. Upon graduation she moved to Salt Lake City and worked with adolescents struggling with addiction and other co-occurring issues. Courtney then moved to California where she became the Director of Admissions for the world renowned Betty Ford Center. Given her love for health care and desire to help others, she recently completed her Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration at Regis University. She has worked in the field of chemical dependency treatment for over 15 years. Courtney and her husband, John are the proud parents of two children. In her downtime, she enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors
Brittany A. is the Director of Client Relations at Cirque Lodge. She began her work experience at Cirque Lodge as a lead receptionist in 1999. She took a brief hiatus in 2004 to have 3 children and came back to Cirque in 2008 to coordinate events and work with professionals. She has a deep love for this field and hopes that her passion and hard work ethic can touch the lives of those seeking solace in a life free from addiction.
Starla L. is the Executive Assistant at Cirque Lodge. Her responsibilities include interviewing and hiring new employees, state and health inspections, and licensing. She works closely with the Executive Team on the daily operations at Cirque Lodge. She started out thirteen years ago as the Lodge Coordinator. She loves working in this field and seeing the miracles that happen through the Twelve Step Program that changes the lives of addicts and families. She enjoys being in the sunshine and spending time with her husband and six children.
For more information about our staff, please give us a call at 1-800-582-0709.