Our Team

Effective drug and alcohol treatment starts with dedicated, compassionate health professionals. That’s where our experienced staff comes in. At The Recovery Village Ridgefield, care is delivered by a skilled team of nurses, clinicians, psychiatrists and physicians. This multidisciplinary team oversees every stage of treatment and regularly collaborates to ensure that all clients receive individualized, evidence-based care.

The work of this diverse group of medical professionals is managed by The Recovery Village Ridgefield’s leadership team. These experienced and compassionate individuals are committed to making each client’s stay positive and constructive to springboard a lifetime of healing.

Daniel Roa

Daniel Roa

Associate Medical Director

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As the medical director associate for The Recovery Village Ridgefield, Daniel Roa promotes an inclusive culture within the medical community. Believing that everyone should feel welcome to access treatment, Daniel's dedication has helped countless people throughout the Pacific Northwest achieve...

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Kevin Wandler

Kevin Wandler

Chief Medical Director

MD
Kevin Wandler holds multiple positions at Advanced Recovery Systems. In addition to being the founding and chief medical director at Advanced Recovery Systems, he is also the medical director at The Recovery Village Ridgefield and at The Recovery Village Palmer Lake. With more than 30 years of...

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Sam Rosenthal

Sam Rosenthal

Community Outreach Director

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Sam has worked as an admissions and outreach specialist in the field of addiction treatment since 2014. He draws his passion for helping others from his own recovery journey and finds working directly with families and their loved ones extremely fulfilling. Sam strives to always be available and...

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David Likens

David Likens

Executive Director

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David Likens has over 20 years of leadership experience in both the nonprofit and for-profit segments of the addiction treatment industry. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer of three nationally-respected treatment centers prior to accepting his role at The Recovery Village Ridgefield....

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