Our Staff

The staff at Sierra Tucson is committed to clinical excellence and compassionate care. Our knowledgeable and experienced professionals deliver cutting-edge therapies for the treatment of addictions / co-occurring disorders, trauma, eating disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, and chronic pain. Meet the talented individuals who make up the Sierra Tucson team.

Executive Team

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    Bill Anderson, MSW, LCSW

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Jaime_Vinck
    Jaime Vinck, MC, LPC, NCC, CEIP

    Chief Operations Officer

  • Valerie_Kading_DSC03937_cl-030316
    Valerie Kading, DNP, MSN

    Chief Medical Operations Officer

  • lisa_j_vargas
    Lisa Jane Vargas

    Chief Marketing Officer

  • SueMenzie_WSM_7218
    Sue Menzie, BSN, MS

    Director of Quality Improvement

  • Rich_Appert_DSC04193_cl_112315
    Rich Appert

    Director of Admissions

Medical Team

  • Dr. Steven Eickelberg
    Steven J. Eickelberg, MD, DFASAM, FAPA

    Chief Medical Officer

  • Dr_Moyer_Photo_cl_DSC04035
    Tena Moyer, MD

    Associate Medical Director

  • jerome_lerner
    Jerome Lerner, MD

    Director of Pain Recovery Program

  • Teresa Jackson MD
    Teresa Jackson, MD

    Director of Addictions / Co-occurring Disorders Program

  • Samuel_Shapiro
    Samuel Shapiro, MD

    Addiction Medicine Physician

  • Dr.TanyaUnderwood_DSC04266_cl-111015
    Tanya Underwood, DO


  • Bill_Reynolds_DSC04322_CL-112015
    Bill Reynolds, PA-C

    Addictions / Co-occurring Disorders Program

  • Maureen Schwehr, NMD

    Director of Integrative Services

  • Erin Hayford, NMD
    Erin Hayford, NMD, BCB

    Naturopathic Physician

  • antoinette
    Antoinette Giedzinska-Simons, PhD

    Director of Behavioral Medicine

  • Lynn Jonen, PhD
    Lynn Jonen, PhD

    Clinical Psychologist

  • Andrew-Stropko-PhD_Psychologist-Supervisor_IMG_4128
    Andrew Stropko, PhD

    Psychologist Supervisor

  • Kurt Nielsen
    Kurt Nielsen, PsyD

    Post-Doctoral Psychology Staff

  • Susan-Stanko-RN_Bio-Neurofeedback_Practitioner_IMG_4255
    Susan Stanko, RN

    Biofeedback Practitioner

Clinical Team

  • Kimberly_Craig_DSC04512_cl-edits_121615
    Kimberly Craig, MA

    Program Director

  • Camille Drachman
    Camille Drachman, MSW, LCSW, SEP

    Associate Clinical Director

  • Jim Portrait
    Jim H. Davis, MA

    Program Department Manager

  • Mike Gaziano
    Mike Gaziano, MSW, LCSW (WI)

    Family Program Manager

  • Carol-MacIsaac_Family-Therapist_cropped_IMG_4014
    Carol MacIsaac, MA, LPC, LISAC

    Family Therapist

  • Michelle-Madsen_Family-Therapist_IMG_3957
    Michelle Madsen, MEd, LISAC, CADAC

    Family Therapist

  • Mike_Simpson_DSC04351_CL-112015
    Michael Simpson, MSC, BCC, LAC

    Family Therapist

  • Joan-e_Rapine_DSC04339_CL-112015
    Joan-e Rapine, MS, LAC, NCC

    Family Therapist

  • Ursula_Benward_DSC04365_CL-112015
    Ursula Benward, MC, LPC

    Family Therapist

  • Susie-O'Day_Family-Therapist_IMG_4002
    Susan O’Day, MS, ICADC, CMHP, EAP

    Family Therapist

  • Scott_Frazier_DSC04519_cl-rev_121615
    Scott Frazier, MSC

    Program Manager, Eating Recovery Program

  • Chris_Craig_DSC04496_CL-crop_121415
    Chris Craig, MA/MS

    Program Manager, Therapeutic & Recreational Activities Program

  • Phil Mitchell
    Phillip S. Mitchell, MA, MFT (CA), MAC

    Spiritual Consultant for the Mood & Anxiety Program

  • Lizzie_Lance
    Elizabeth Lance, MSW, LICSW

    Primary Therapist

  • Victor P. Gilbert, MSW, LISAC
    Victor P. Gilbert, MSW, LISAC

    Primary Therapist

  • Kim_Peters_Connect365_DSC04419_CL-rev_120815
    Kimberly Peters, MSSW, LCSW

    Primary Therapist

  • Aisha-Jakachira_DSC04311_cl-111015
    Aisha Jakachira MS, LPC

    Primary Therapist

  • Sandra_Guilfoyle_DSC04440_CL-rev_121115
    Sandra Guilfoyle, MS, LPC, NBCC

    Primary Therapist

  • David Cato
    David Cato, LCSW, TCT, SEP

    Program Manager for Continuing Care & Connect365

Admissions Team

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    Blake Master

    Associate Director of Admissions

  • Laura_Fetherston
    Laura Fetherston, MA, LASAC

    Admissions Coordinator

  • Dasa_Schmidt_cl_122815
    Dasa Schmidt

    Admissions Coordinator

  • Troy_Whaley
    Troy Whaley

    Admissions Coordinator

  • Michele_Jewell
    Michele Jewell

    Admissions Coordinator

  • Jodi_Arbiter_DSC04233_cl_122815
    Jodi Arbiter

    Admissions Coordinator

  • Miguel Zevallos _Admissions IMG_0915_cl-041516
    Miguel Zevallos

    Admissions Coordinator

  • Tessa DeBar
    Tessa de Bar

    Admissions Coordinator

  • Amanda_Graven
    Amanda Jablonsky

    Admissions Coordinator