A Few Of The Many That Make It All Possible
Darren Davis, R.Ph
CEO, Director of Operations
Darren Davis, R.Ph, is a 1989 graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe School of Pharmacy. Darren worked as a pharmacist for four years and served as the administrator of elite treatment centers for the last 20 years. As a recovering professional himself, Darren shares an interest in the entire recovery process. Darren’s vision for Retreat at Sky Ridge is a place where treatment and recovery can be an enjoyable experience and one that fosters the development of real confidence in sobriety.
As our Administrator, Dwayne’s 25 years as a Licensed Addiction Counselor, along with his Certification in Clinical Supervision, helps support the dynamic, effective, and high-quality core programming at Retreat at Sky Ridge.
Matt Long, MA, CADC
Matt earned his MA in Addiction Psychology from The Hazelden School of Addiction Studies in 2010. He is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselor (CADC) through the Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board. Matt also trained as a SMART Recovery Professional and a Certified Addiction Interventionist (CAI) through the ARISE Network. Matt utilizes Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing Techniques to build therapeutic rapport in individual and group settings. Matt makes a personal existential connection with each of his clients using his personal experience and scientific approaches to help others struggling with addiction.
Dr. David Hammond, MD, FASAM
Dr. Hammond is the driving force behind the comprehensive medical care at Retreat At SkyRidge, our residential drug and alcohol treatment center. With extensive experience as an ASAM credentialed Addictionologist, he possesses a profound understanding of addiction and recovery intricacies. Dr. Hammond’s commitment extends to overseeing every aspect of our clients’ medical journeys, from critical intake assessments through detoxification and discharge. His expertise and compassion play pivotal roles in ensuring our clients’ well-being and success on the path to enduring recovery. Dr. Hammond earned his MD from LSU Medical School and holds an undergraduate degree from Tulane University.
Nadia White, RN, BSN
Director of Nursing
Nadia is a University of Arkansas graduate with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She has extensive experience in Acute Psychiatric and Acute Medical settings, working with individuals through periods in their lives when they were at their most critical exacerbations of physical illness, mental illness, and addiction. Nadia is dedicated to providing quality holistic care through current scientific and evidence-based practices for substance abuse and addiction treatment.
Rachel Gabbard, BSW, LSW
Shannon Clark, BSE, CIT-B, CARSS-II