Ian Henyon, MS, LPC

Executive Clinical Director

Ian has been involved with the treatment of addiction and co-occurring mental illness since 2008, when he began his career at Prescott House, an extended-care center for men. As a Primary Therapist, he was involved in the treatment of addictions involving substances, sex and love, compulsive gambling, and gaming/internet. Ian has also worked at a Ridgeview Institute’s Young Adult program where he treated males and females struggling with psychiatric illness and addiction as well as Fresh Start Recovery, a program dedicated to treating opioid addiction. Prior to coming to DecisionPoint, Ian was a founding staff-member of ALANA Recovery where he was initially responsible for group and individual therapy but eventually transitioned to a leadership role at the organization. Under his leadership, ALANA grew from 8 men in IOP to over 80 males and females in multiple levels of care across three locations.

 

Ian combines his understanding of addiction with experience treating psychiatric illness such as mood, anxiety, and personality disorders, conditions resulting from trauma and abuse, as well as eating disorders and codependency. He approaches working with clients from a foundation of psychodynamic theory, attachment, and neurobiology with the belief that all people are capable of healing and thriving in their lives. Ian obtained a Master’s of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health and Addiction Counseling from Prescott College.

David Ruby

CEO

Originally from Miami, Fl. David has been part of Alana’s management since its inception. Prior to Alana David built and ran several Sober Living homes. Inspired by his own personal recovery journey, he enjoys working collaboratively with the staff to create a health healing environment for others on the same path.
David earned his bachelors degree in business administration from the University of Miami. Over the course of his career he has served served those with addictive disorders in a variety of settings. Always focused on the big picture but never loosing sight of the day to day interactions.
In his spare time David enjoys spending time with friends, exercising, hiking and having a good laugh.

Ryan McClimon

Director of Outreach

Ryan is originally from Dallas, Texas but grew up in Marietta, Georgia. He has been in the SUD and Mental Health field for 4 years now. He loves everything about it. “I really love watching the growth in the people seeking help!” Ryan is in long term recovery himself, he truly has a passion for this work! He works with the families from the first phone call until the client is an alumni.

Ryan enjoys spending time with his son, family, and friends. You can usually find Ryan working but in his free time, you’ll find him grilling out and by the pool.

Dr. John David Lentz, MD

Medical Director/Attending Physician

Dr. Lentz was raised on the southern coast of Georgia. He went to Georgia Southern University and the Medical College of Georgia. He did a Family Practice residency in Jacksonville, Florida and upon graduation went to Pensacola , Florida to be a Flight Surgeon. Upon graduating he went to San Diego as a Flight Surgeon . He was on two carriers, the Ranger and the America.

He moved to Snellville , Ga in 1980 and has practiced Family Medicine and now is practicing Internal Medicine. He also got an MBA from Kennesaw State University in 1998.

He enjoys treating patients who are addicted to opiates. He also enjoys running, biking, ballroom dancing and yoga

Samantha Hartman, LAPC

Sam moved to the Atlanta area in 2018 and is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor. She graduated from Valdosta State University in 2017 with a Master of Science in Clinical-Counseling Psychology. Sam also has previous experience working in a college counseling center. Since moving to Atlanta, Sam has worked in private practice and in psychological assessment. 
 
Sam really enjoys to cook in her free-time. She loves to unwind her day by cooking a healthy meal!

Ali Hudgins, LAPC

Therapist

Ali is a local of the area and grew up in Forsyth county. After graduating from Lambert High School in 2012, Ali went on to LaGrange College in LaGrange, GA to pursue a degree in psychology and collegiate volleyball. Ali graduated from LaGrange College in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.

Immediately after LaGrange College, Ali enrolled in Mercer University’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. The last year of her master’s program was a year-long internship where she worked as a group leader and an individual therapist at Foundations Recovery Network in Midtown. Ali passed the state licensing exam in April 2019 and graduated with a 3.96 GPA in May 2019. Ali is awaiting the approval from the National Board of Certified Counselors to receive her state license as a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor (LAPC).

Halle Levasseur

Admissions Coordinator

Halle has pursued a career in the treatment field ever since beginning her own recovery three years ago. She made her start working in both residential and outpatient treatment centers and this experience allowed her to transition into directing sober living programs. Halle’s passion for recovery comes from a personal understanding of both addiction and psychiatric illness. She believes treatment along with education and ongoing therapy can lead to better lives for those struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders.

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