In addition to her work at Pacific Ridge, Dr. Helman has a family practice providing Direct Primary Care in Salem, OR and works with people in recovery to provide Medication Assisted Treatment.
Cindy is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has private practice in Salem, Oregon, and if requested, sees residents of Pacific Ridge while they are here.
Thumper is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
He is also a certified coach, with experience coaching wrestling at the high school level and ultimate frisbee at the collegiate level. He is pictured putting on our 18 cage disc golf course.
Shannon is a our Clinical Supervisor, and also works as a family counselor, working with clients and families individually and in group settings.
Steve has been with Pacific Ridge for over 20 years. He is a family counselor, works with clients and families individually and in group setting.
Ed works with clients and families individually and in group sessions.
Dan has been a chemical dependency counselor for many years. He works with clients and families individually and in group sessions.
George has many years of experience as a chaplain, and works with our clients to help identify their own spiritual beliefs and use those beliefs to help strengthen their recovery.
Laurie is certified as an alcohol and drug counselor, and has over 20 years of experience at Pacific Ridge. As Program Manager, her primary tasks involve supervising and coordinating the various staff units and their work assignments.
Kathy schedules appointments and intakes, communicates with insurance companies, manages billing. She has over 25 years experience working in field. Often she is the first person a telephone caller talks to regarding our program. Kathy is involved setting up most intakes and is valued by clients and staff alike because of her friendly attitude and her knowledge about our treatment program and financial issues.
Mika supervises our treatment aides and kitchen staff, does the shopping, and makes sure we have round the clock staffing.
April is one of our secretaries, greets people by phone and in person, and performs many tasks to help individuals enter treatment and feel comfortable during their residency at Pacific Ridge.
Bonnie performs a variety of at Pacific Ridge, including greeting people by phone and in person, and helping individuals enter treatment and feel comfortable during their residency at Pacific Ridge.
Craig has many years of experience at a chef. He does a wonderful job proving food that is wholesome and very tasty. Our residents rave about his cooking!
Kassie works hard to keep our facilities clean and neat.
Tamara performs many tasks to ensure that we have smooth operations and comfortable residents.
Susan performs many tasks to ensure that we have smooth operation and comfortable residents.
JuliAnna helps keeps our facility clean and comfortable for our residents.
Brandon is responsible for our maintenance and supervising work done on the facilities.