Dr. BENJAMIN HERRERA
Licensed, Board Certified, adolescent and adult psychiatrist
Dr. Benjamin Herrera is a Licensed, Board Certified, adolescent and adult psychiatrist with over 40 years of experience. Dr. Herrera brings his wealth of knowledge and expertise to Atlanta Recovery Place as the Medical Director. Dr. Herrera believes in the wholistic approach to treatment and imparts the knowledge to clients and their families. Dr. Herrera has held several official teaching positions in Florida and Atlanta, Georgia. After completing Medical School in Bogota, Columbia; he completed residencies at the University of Antioquia in Medellin Columbia and Morehouse School of Medicine.
Some of his publications include [Herrera, B.(1982), “Correlation Between Drug Abuse and Criminality”, Journal of the Mental Hospital of Antioquia.] [Carmona, J., Herrera, B. (1978). “Pharmaceutical Industry in Colombia. Health Correlation,”- Booklet sponsored by the Antioquia Medical Association.] Dr. Herrera has completed extensive research on “Treatment for PTSD patients with Alcohol problems.” “Reconstruction of neurocircuits in TBI patients.” “Clinical and Pharmacological issues in Brain protection” and “Neuroplasticity”
Dr MICHELLE CORT
Chief Operations Officer
Eric has the been working in the field of Substance Abuse Treatment for the past five years. He understands the importance of connecting with people and works hard to build those connections. He utilizes interpersonal skills and empathy to aid growing and maintaining those relationships. Eric is an experienced Anger Management facilitator and case manager. As a former director for a sober living facility his passion and enthusiasm for the field and the people involved mesh well with his sense of purpose which is to be of service to others. Eric's story is one of continual change. Having personal experience with what the disease of addiction can do to one’s life he has worked hard to turn things around. He brings those experiences to bear on how he may be able to impact others on a daily basis. Eric was a contributor to the book “Facilitated Growth: Experiential Activities for Recovery and Wellness”. He attended Hampton University and Kennesaw State University and is currently pursuing his CAC 1 certification.
Chief Financial Officer
ALAN JOHNSON, CAC 1
Personal Trainer, Nutritionist, Life Coach
LISA MCDANIEL, LCSW