Our Staff

Steven Whisenhunt, LICDC-CS


Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor - Clinical Supervisor
License Number 913119


Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Certification Number 127283


Internationally Certified Clinical Supervisor
Certification Number 01846


- Over 35 years of professional substance abuse treatment experience

- Clinical Director of detox and dual-disorders hospital
- Manager of adult Intensive Out-Patient and Standard Out-Patient Chemical Dependency Treatment Programs
- 8 years as the Safe and Drug Free Schools Coordinator
- Developed districts K-12  Alcohol and Drug Free curriculum
- Trained extensively in opioid, cocaine, stimulants, ethics, and crisis management.
- Trained as a facilitator in Recovery Dynamics, I-Safe, and Operation Street Smart.
- Served as the director of the South Suburban Coalition
- Counseled drug dependent adolescents and their families for over 25 years
- Past Chairman of the Dayton Area Prevention Alliance.
- Active Board member of several non-profit organization


Areas of expertise:
- Substance abuse counseling 
- Adolescent drug abuse 
- Medication-Assisted Treatment
- Substance abuse education
- Cognitive therapies for negative thinking
- Relapse prevention 
- After Care - Life transitions 

Kristyn Arnett, LSW, LCDC-III

 

Licensed Social Worker

License Number S.1601077


Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor III
License Number 161392


- Bachelor of Social Work, Capital University, Summa Cum Laude
- Phi Alpha Honor Society Member
- National Association of Social Workers member
- National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors member
- Participant in Montgomery County Opiate Task Force


Specialized training in
- Mental Health 

 - Substance Use Disorder Assessments
- Substance Abuse Individual and Group Counseling
- Opiate Dependence 

- Crisis Intervention
- Medication-Assisted Treatment 

- Case Management
- Substance Abuse Education 

- Yoga of 12 Step Recovery 

- Mindfulness


Therapeutic Approaches:

- Cognitive Behavioral

- Motivational Interviewing

- Brief Strategic Therapy

- Trauma Based Therapy Family Systems

- 12 Step Focus 

- Solution Focused

- Meditation