You will learn how to treat the underlying causes of addiction, change the way you think, and develop healthy hobbies to fill the void addiction leaves behind.
Noelle Carmen is an Outreach Coordinator and Nationally Certified Intervention Professional with Niznik Behavioral Health and Discovery Point Retreat. Carmen’s goal is to help start the conversation and challenge stigmas surrounding addiction, mental illness, and the recovery process.
Carmen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology and pre-medicine. As an Outreach Coordinator, Noelle is passionate about bridging the gap between those in need and the addiction treatment necessary for a healthier, happier life in recovery.
Greg Powers serves as the Clinical Director for Discovery Point Retreat. Greg holds dual bachelor’s degrees in sociology and criminal justice from the University of Texas and completed his education with a Master’s Degree in social work from Tulane University in New Orleans. Powers specializes in the treatment of substance abuse, grief, loss, and trauma.
Powers is certified in eye movement and desensitization processing (EMDR), trauma response, and crisis interventions. Powers started his career as a medical social worker. In this role, Powers worked in a variety of specialties ranging from transplant surgeon, cardiology, and neonatal intensive care.
Powers returned to Texas and began working in the mental health field working with adults and adolescents.
Throughout his career Powers has held positions of leadership in both for-profit and non-profit facilities, has served on the Board of Directors for different agencies, and continues to be active in the field of academics. Along with his position at Discovery Point Retreat, Greg continues to work as a consultant, has a private practice, and is a certified clinical supervisor in the field of social work.