The staff at ATS has more than 100 years of combined experience in the field of addiction treatment. When you make the decision to change your way of life, we can help guide you in this important transformation. The disease of addiction threatens every aspect of your life – family, friends, employment, education, health, and spiritual well-being – every single day. Our staff understands this and knows know how important this is.

For more information and bio about the team member, please click on the respective person’s name.

Executive Team

Josie Ramirez-Herndon
Josie Ramirez-HerndonCEO/Founder
Jim Herndon
Jim HerndonPA-C Co-Founder/ Physicians Assistant

Clinical Team

Dr. Ray Montella
Dr. Ray MontellaClinical Director & Licensed Clinical Psychologist PSY-27062
Mark Worthington
Mark WorthingtonProgram Director
Marcie Gilman
Marcie GilmanCounselor
Susan Lake
Susan LakeSpiritual Counselor
Andrea Rickert
Andrea RickertCounselor
Dwayne Patterson
Dwayne PattersonCounselor
Bob Newton
Bob NewtonCounselor
Hubert Rose
Hubert RoseCounselor
Sicily Stanley
Sicily StanleyCounselor
Ramesh Gune
Ramesh GunePart-Time Counselor
Aurelia Benavidez
Aurelia Benavidez


Chelsie Ramirez
Chelsie RamirezMarketing Director
Sharon Rain
Sharon RainClinical Outreach Coordinator


Gisel Cruz
Gisel CruzAdmissions Coordinator