Experience. Expertise. Compassion. Support.
It takes a world-class staff to support a program as
comprehensive as the one found at InnerBalance Health Center. Few treatment
centers include the expertise of medical doctors, nutritionists, fitness
experts and mental health counselors in addition to a clinical director
with 24 years of experience. Some of our counselors and therapists are
in recovery themselves. They know the cycle, the symptoms, and the disguises
Collaboration among specialists allows us
to offer clients an integrative approach of body, mind and spirit that
is essential to regaining
total health after an addiction. Our team's combined expertise in medicine,
nutrition, fitness, and therapy means that our clients are given the best
chance at success in every aspect of recovery.
CACIII, NCAC - Clinical Director
Joe Eisele is a nationally certified alcohol
and drug therapist with specialized training in intervention techniques
from the Johnson Institute. Joe has been treating addictions in
the Fort Collins area for over 30 years. "I came to believe
Joe Eisele is perhaps the best in the business. I have met some
of the best counselors and doctors at world-famous rehabs and never
found anyone with [Joe's] overall grasp on both addiction and all
that accompanies it." Click
here to read more about Joe's own recovery.
Ron Graham, MS - Business
Ron Graham, Master of Science from Regis University,
has over ten years of experience as a counselor. He has studied
under Dr. Depak Chopra, and is a certified instructor from the
Chopra Center for Well Being. For the last 17 years, Ron has been
on his own healing path from drugs and alcohol, and has followed
a natural, holistic path. Click
here to read more about Ron's own recovery.
Bill Billica, MD -
Bill Billica, MD was board certified in family
medicine in 1988, after graduating from the University of North
Carolina Medical School and finishing residency training in Arizona.
He was granted a Faculty Fellowship position at Duke University
before returning to Arizona to become Assistant Director and Department
Chairman at the Good Samaritan Family Practice Residency Program.
He is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Family
Practice and a member of the American Academy of Family Practice,
as well as a patient educator, lecturer, researcher and published
Roger Billica, MD -
Roger Billica, MD graduated from the University
of North Carolina School of Medicine and fulfilled his internship
and residency at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona.
His training in aerospace medicine and as a flight surgeon led
to ten years as NASA's Chief of Medical Operations. Upon moving
to Fort Collins, Dr. Billica became President of Tri-Life Health,
a functional, preventive, and nutritional medicine clinic. He is
also a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice, and has
written many articles for medical journals.
Allen Brandon, Ph.D
Allen D. Brandon, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist
who developed his interests in nature and human behavior while
growing up in Colorado. He has previously served as the Founder
and Clinical Director of the Rocky Mountain Neuropsychological
Sciences, P.C., and was past Director of Psychology Services at
Mountain Crest Hospital in Fort Collins, CO. Dr. Brandon received
his professional training at Harvard Medical School's Massachusetts
General Hospital, the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, as well
as Colorado State University. He enjoys teaching and guiding others
on their psycho-spiritual journey.
June Konopka, MS, RD, CHT
- Nutritionist and Ordained Interfaith Minister
June Konopka is a registered dietitian with a Masters in Nutritional Science from San Diego State University. She began working alongside Joe and Ron in November 2000, helping clients understand the nutritional and biochemical needs of their bodies and brains. She has since become an Ordained Minister through One Spirit Interfaith Seminary in New York City, and offers spiritual counseling to InnerBalance clients as part of their holistic approach to recovery. June is also a Certified Hakomi Therapist, and has a private practice in Boulder, CO.
Lynn Smith MS, RD -
Nutritionist and Recovery Coach
Lynn Smith MS, RD is a registered dietitian and recovery life coach at InnerBalance Health Center in Loveland, CO. For the past twelve years she has used diet, nutrients, and a functional medicine approach to aid clients in successful recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. She advises clients on nutrient therapy and holistic lifestyle programs to help repair the biochemical damages caused by addiction and that contribute to symptoms of depression, anxiety and insomnia. At her private practice in Lafayette, Colorado Lynn coaches clients who desire balance and well-being, and supports runners and endurance athletes with sports nutrition. Lynn has a Masters of Science in Human Nutrition from Colorado State University, a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering from University of Missouri-Rolla.
Kay Kimball, MHS, CAC
III, CYT - Addictions Counselor and Recovery Coach
Kay holds a Master in Healthcare Systems
from the University of Denver, is a Certified Addictions Counselor
III, a Certified Recovery Coach with Recovery Coaches International
and an Associate Certified Life Coach with The International Coach
Federation. In addition, Kay is a Certified Yoga Teacher and leads a weekly yoga class with clients. Kay has been sober since 1992 and is
passionate about helping clients create a life of fulfillment and
MA, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Lisa Michaels is a Mental Health Counselor
who specializes in Transpersonal Psychotherapy and Hypnosis. Transpersonal
Psychotherapy is a holistic therapeutic approach that encompasses
all levels of human experience: body, mind, spirit, and emotions.
Transpersonal psychology draws it’s methodology from the
spiritual traditions of the world, and integrates them with contemporary
psychology. Lisa’s journey has included the coursework and
practice of New Thought philosophy; Reiki (Japanese healing art);
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT); Conscious Breathing; Meditation;
and Hypnosis. Lisa has been in the counseling field
for over ten years and has worked with individuals, couples, families,
Sampson Ndikum – LPN/IV
Sampson has been a nurse for over thirteen years.
Three of those years, he spent working with patients with acute
psychiatry disorders at North Colorado Medical Center Behavioral
Health Unit. Sampson completed his undergraduate in pre-med and
biochemistry at the University of Minnesota, and is a recent graduate
of University of Sint Eustatius School of Medicine in the Caribbean.
Sampson has conducted research in the field of molecular genetics,
adult stem cell research, surgical and hematopathology at the University
of Minnesota. Most of all, he is blessed to be part of the dynamic
team at InnerBalance Health Center.
Devyn Graham - Office Manager
Devyn Graham, is a recent graduate, from the University of Colorado with a BA in Communication. Even though Devyn is a new member to the InnerBalance Health Center team, she is experienced when it comes to the field of addiction. Addiction has been a problematic disease that has run throughout her family. Devyn was raised with an understanding of the importance of holistic healing and medicine. With this understanding she hopes to be a helpful resource to all people at InnerBalance Health Center.
Lauren Eisele - COA
Lauren Eisele is a graduate from Naropa University with a degree in Psychology. Lauren completed a four-year clinical apprenticeship with the Alandi Ashram with over 3,000 hours of post graduate advanced level in Ayurvedic Medicine. Lauren's interest in healing continued, including a degree in Yoga Teacher Training from Naropa University and certifications in Core Synchronism (a form of Cranial Sacral therapy). Her work at InnerBalance Health Center consists of Biochemical Restoration, which uses nutraceuticals i.e. vitamins, minerals, amino acids, essential fatty acids that helps to reduce or eliminate symptoms like depression, anxiety, sleep problems, mood swings, and racing mind that continues to perpetuate cravings. In addition she also offers ayurvedic treatments to help support relaxation, stress and anxiety.
Madeline Kent - Reiki Therapist
Madeline Kent is a graduate of Northern Arizona University, earning degrees in Sociology, BS and Psychology, BA. Following her passion for alternative medicine and holistic health care, she has come to work at InnerBalance Health Center while currently pursuing her Masters degree in Nutrition. Maddie is also a certified practitioner in Reiki, a Japanese healing art, providing clients with a restorative service enhancing the balance of energy, relaxation and overall well-being.
Dianne M. Novey - Cattail
Creek House Manager, CAC II, MAA, Chef
I was privileged to have the honor of opening up the Cattail Creek residence for InnerBalance Health Center in 2007 along with an exceptional team that works together to provide a caring, nurturing and nutritious environment in which to renew, replenish and grow.
My years in the restaurant/retail business along with professional instruction from Johnson & Wales University, Early Childhood Education as well as certification in Medical Administration and addiction counseling receiving certification as a CAC II has guided and helped me to create an atmosphere of recovery.
Dianne can be found at swimming events and gym workouts with her two daughters and husband of 28 years. Dianne feels that her varied background is the perfect recipe for a house of recovery.
Keri Hannaford - Program
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