Meet the Staff
We come from a variety of diverse backgrounds and education levels with the singular message that recovery is possible. Many of the members of our team have first-hand experience facing addiction and mental health disorders themselves or with a loved one, which helps us to relate to our patient’s individual needs.
Dahlia Reyes, LPC
Regional Executive Director
Dahlia is originally from the Dominican Republic and was raised in New York City. She attended Brooklyn College and earned a bachelor’s in psychology, and master’s in mental health counseling. Her previous roles include Clinical Director at The Baptiste Group, Senior Clinician at CADAS and Senior Clinician at Montefiore Hospital.
“I really enjoy seeing the growth in the clinical team and watch it translate to the clients. I consider it a privilege to be a part of the individual’s journeys.”
In her spare time, Dahlia enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Dr. Jill E Thompson, MD
Dr. Thompson is board-certified in addiction medicine and neuroradiology with more than 20 years of experience in neurological disorders and addiction treatment. Dr. Thompson is highly invested in our patients’ care and works daily to provide a comprehensive plan of care for all patients including medications and therapy. Dr Thompson genuinely cares about each individual’s health and aims to help them recover from substance abuse and addiction. Because she understands the challenges our patients face, she offers a nonjudgmental atmosphere where privacy, empathy, and compassion are valued and practiced on a daily basis.
Catherine Ladson MA, LCAS, LCMHC
Catherine Morlu Ladson is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor – Supervisor in the state of North Carolina. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC and a Masters Degree in Professional Counseling from The Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University/Atlanta. She comes from a wide background of top-level management positions within behavioral health and substance abuse facilities in the Charlotte area. As a licensed clinician, she has over 14 years of providing direct clinical services across a variety of settings as well as managing the clinical and business operations of such agencies providing children, adult and family services. Cathy attributes her clinical success in being able to integrate her experiences, knowledge of education and mental health issues to help her clients problem-solve, overcome personal issues, and work toward positive life experiences. Her approach emphasizes the mutual development of goals for therapy and provision of ongoing evaluation of the therapeutic approach. Cathy is a trained in and utilizes Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Reality Therapy, Brief-Solution Focused Therapy and Crisis Intervention in practice. She continuously seeks ongoing training and development to her skills and knowledge base. In her role as Clinical Administrator for Harmony Recovery Center, Cathy strives to promote a clinical environment and a program that meets the highest standards of care and compliance and provides individuals with the tools and the coping skills that are needed to improve emotional wellness and to transition from a life of addiction to a future of stability and hope.
Director of Operations
Kelly Rupinski has a passion for helping the struggling alcoholic and addict. Kelly has over 6 years experience in the substance abuse treatment field. Kelly started working as an Alumni Coordinator in 2013, bridging the gap between completing treatment and maintaining recovery. Over the years Kelly has worked in several aspects of treatment from Behavioral Health Technician, Office Manager, Case Manager/Intake Coordinator, and presently as Program Manager.
Kelly loves being able to welcome patients into our facility from the moment they walk through the doors and provide all patients with superb service and support until the moment they discharge. As Program Manager, Kelly ensures that Midwood Addiction Treatment’s program provides a safe, professional, and comfortable environment for the patients we serve day in and day out and oversees clinical, operations, and compliance for the program.
Business Development / Co-Founder
After a long battle with addiction to opiates and prescription drugs during his teenage years and early 20s, William went through state-funded treatment programs. After two episodes of treatment, he started living a clean life in February 2014, helped by the NA community and his desire and willingness to follow a program and change his life.
William began working in the treatment field as a house manager for a sober living home. This allowed him to start to fulfill what he sees as his destiny, helping others in any way he could through their struggles that he went through himself and overcame.
His journey continued, and through his compassion, ethical standards and care for the needy, he evolved in the field and earned the opportunity to grow through a position in the admissions department at White Sands Treatment Center. He maintained this position for over a year.
Another opportunity came his way when Delphi Health Group offered him a position in the admissions department, which he took and evolved in for over a year, after which he joined the team at Harmony Recovery Center’s sister-facility Recovery In Tune in Florida. After working in the admissions department for Recovery In Tune for over a year, William transitioned to the Harmony Recovery Group team as Business Development Director and Co-Founded Harmony Recovery Center. William has become a vital part of the program, using his personal and professional experience and knowledge to help and guide those in the program and educate the community about the program.
Melissa Martin, MA, LCMHC
Clinical Supervisor / EMDR Therapist
Bio Coming Soon
Tina Currence, MA, QP, LCAS-A
Tina Currence is originally from West Virginia and specialized in Substance Abuse Treatment at Marshall University. She has been a clinical therapist for over 26 years and has been practicing in North Carolina since 2012. Tina has provided counseling to at risk youth in level 3 wilderness programs, supervised a mobile crisis team, and she has been a college professor. Her greatest enjoyment comes from the therapeutic connection with individuals and their families and the excitement of watching the family dynamics change and grow through that process. During her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family while skiing and snowboarding in the winter months or white water rafting/kayaking in the summer months.
Shaunda Randleman, MA, LCMHC-A
Shaunda Randleman is from North Carolina. She studied psychology and gender studies at Salem College. Shaunda continued her education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Shaunda currently works for Harmony Recovery Center as a Primary Therapist.
Her favorite part about her job is being able help people by becoming deeply involved in their recovery. “It’s so important to hear their story, see who they are, and witness, plus be part of, the positive changes they make.” In her free time, Shaunda likes to workout, meditate, and gardening.
Misha Giselle Houston, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant
Bio Coming Soon
Britanica Johnson, MA, LCMHC-A
Britanica Johnson is from Gaffney, South Carolina. She is a Group Therapist for Harmony Recovery Center. She graduated from Newberry College (2015) with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology and furthered her education at Winthrop University (2019) pursuing a Master’s of Education (M.Ed.) in Counseling and Development with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
After graduation, her career started in the substance abuse field at Keystone Substance Abuse Services, which is a Non-Profit Organization in Rock Hill, South Carolina. She was a Group Therapist for one consecutive year. Her favorite part of her job is working with individuals with co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use disorders, while helping them heal through utilizing a Person-Centered Therapeutic Approach by offering empathy, genuineness and non-judgement. She believes that healing is key for recovery and utilizing a Psychoanalytic Approach helps clients explore the past so that they can see how it currently affects their present. Her goal is to become specialized in trauma in order to continue helping clients heal and work through past traumatic experiences that could be consciously or unconsciously affecting their Mental Health and Substance Use. She believes, in the context of relationships, that “Every adult issue is an unresolved childhood issue.” -Ron Carpenter Jr.
Outside of being a therapist, Britanica loves to exercise, eat a balanced diet, and spend time with close friends.
Case Manager / Intake Coordinator
Stephanie McEvoy grew up in New Jersey. She obtained her associates degree in Sciences and has a certificate in Human Services. Stephanie is currently our case manager at Harmony Recovery Center. Her favorite part about her job is seeing the change and positivity in the client’s during their stay. In her free time Stephanie enjoys cooking and baking for her friends and family.
Evie Parrott is compassionate and understanding Outreach Representative for Harmony Recovery Center. She is a Certified Peer Support Specialist who has a solid understanding of substance abuse and mental health recovery. She possesses a unique perspective, personally living in recovery and maintaining success.
She has earned a full certification as not only a Peer Support Specialist but a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor and Recovery Coach. She is proactive in advocating for clients and continually facilitates open communication providing excellent capabilities working with all ages. Evie’s primary mission is just simply to help others help themselves.