AND OUTREACH TEAM
Chris oversees the admissions component at Life of Purpose in Boca Raton Florida. Chris is originally from Ohio and moved to Florida in 2009. He has always had a passion for supporting clients, their families and referents during a family crisis. Chris prides himself in staying connected with families to help relieve some of the anxiety surrounding the treatment process. He provides guidance and information for determining the best treatment options for loved ones. With over 10 years of admissions experience, working with the most reputable substance abuse centers in the country.
In her role as Director of Education and Community Outreach, Lissa maintains and develops relationships with professionals, school administrators and faculty, educational consultants, therapeutic boarding schools, community leaders, and families. Lissa entered long-term recovery February 1, 2012, and shortly after, she enrolled at Broward College. She then majored in psychology and minored in health sector management and policy at the University of Miami. Lissa’s career in the field started as a behavioral health technician at an adolescent treatment facility. After learning about the Life of Purpose treatment model, she knew that Life of Purpose was where she was destined to be. Through her own personal experience, Lissa values and appreciates the importance of the enmeshment of recovery and higher-education.
Asher has been working in the therapeutic and addiction field since 2005 where he worked as a field instructor at a leading wilderness therapeutic program in North Carolina. After several months of building rapport with the clients and the families, he was asked to be a co-facilitator for the family week program. Asher continued working with young adults in a wilderness setting from 2005-2007 when he accepted a position at a leading residential addiction treatment program in Nashville. In 2010 he became a Certified Arise Interventionist and began helping families get their loved ones into treatment for addiction. From 2010-2017 Asher was apart of helping several hundred clients get into recovery from addiction and mental health. Asher has been asked by several organizations to assist them in their business development and referral relations. Asher’s commitment to being a positive resource for young adults is second to none. In 2009 he created a program called “Clean Break” which is a destination sober spring break for high school and college students to attend annually.
Heather serves as the Director of Clinical Outreach at Life Of Purpose. Heather resides in Wellington, Florida and has worked in the mental health and substance abuse field for over 20 years. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Florida Atlantic University in 2005. Heather then went on to work in the non-profit mental health field where she has been happily assisting those in need for over 10 years. She transitioned into the referral relations role in 2012. Being in this role allows her to serve as a knowledgeable resource for Life of Purpose and maintain positive relationships within the community.