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The Staff at Pacific Ridge

Executive Director

Don Langenberg, Ed.M.

Pictured: Don Langenberg

Don Langenberg has over forty years of alcohol and drug treatment experience. He, along with his wife Sally, founded Pacific Ridge.

Medical Director

Dr. Manya Helman, MD

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.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Cindy Bowling

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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.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Nate “Thumper” Kravitz

Pictured: Nate Kravitz

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.

Clinical Supervisor

Shannon Ramberg, CADC-II

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Shannon is a our Clinical Supervisor, and also works as a family counselor, working with clients and families individually and in group settings.

Family Counselor

Steve Humphrey, CADC-I

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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.

Family Counselor

Edward Scott, CADC-I

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Ed works with clients and families individually and in group sessions.

Family Counselor

Charlie Campbell, CADC-I

Charlie has been a chemical dependency counselor for many years. She works with clients and families individually and in group sessions.

Chaplain

George Andrews

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.

Program Manager

Laurie Cade, CDS-II, CCDC

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.

Office Manager

Kathy Foster, AA, CDS-II

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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.

Treatment Aide Supervisor

Mika

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Mika supervises our treatment aides and kitchen staff, does the shopping, and makes sure we have round the clock staffing.

Secretary

Stephanie

Stephanie 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.

Secretary

Sadie

Sadie 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.

Secretary

Bonnie

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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.

Cook

Craig

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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!

Housekeeper

Cheyenne

Cheyenne works hard to keep our facilities clean and neat.

Treatment Aide

Tamara

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Tamara performs many tasks to ensure that we have smooth operations and comfortable residents.

Treatment Aide

Susan

Susan performs many tasks to ensure that we have smooth operation and comfortable residents.

Treatment Aide

JuliAnna

JuliAnna performs many tasks to ensure that we have smooth operation and comfortable residents.

Treatment Aide

Breanna

Breanna performs many tasks to ensure that we have smooth operation and comfortable residents.

Maintenance Float

Kassie

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Kassie works hard to keep our facilities clean and neat.

Maintenance Supervisor

Brandon Cade

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Brandon is responsible for our maintenance and supervising work done on the facilities.

We are still open and accepting new residents, even in the midst of COVID-19 closures and restricted services!
We are taking a couple of extra measures to ensure the safety of our residents and staff.  In addition to our usual practices for health and safety, we are disinfecting surfaces more frequently and using guidelines issued by the State to screen everyone who enters the facility and everyone who calls to schedule an intake. 
Please call us for more information if you would like to schedule an appointment to enter treatment.