We believe that the culture and staff at Atlanta Detox Center can be the difference-maker for every individual in our care.
Each staff member at Atlanta Detox Center brings a combination of education, training, professional certifications, and hands-on experience. Approaching recovery work from a variety of disciplines and therapeutic modalities allows our teams to create a truly comprehensive, individualized treatment plan.
Many members of our team are in recovery themselves and are excited to share the fulfillment they have found with you. We are real people in recovery. Additionally, we have been where you are and we are excited to help each individual find long-term recovery.
Each member of our team will facilitate your success. We will be on your side at every turn, serving as a resource and a role model to help you live clean and sober.
Director of Nursing
As a nurse practitioner with over twenty years of experience, Christine Wilson specializes in both detox and mental health rehabilitation services at Atlanta Detox Center. After graduating with honors from Clayton State University and receiving her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, she then went on to Brenau University where she received her masters degree in becoming an Advanced Practicing Nurse.
With a national certification from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and many years of experience, Christine takes pride in her ability to assist her patients with their mental health needs. With her broad range of knowledge and training, she is able to work in a variety of settings including, in-patient hospitals, community group homes and out-patient practices.
She stays true to her strong belief that by creating an individualized plan of care that values patient involvement, interprofessional collaboration and evidence-based practices, the patient’s needs are kept at the forefront and are always being met. Christine emphasizes the importance of empowering her patients and helping them treat their illness through supportive therapeutic approaches, in a stigma free environment.
Director of Operations
As the Director of Operations, Matthew Marshall is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities at Atlanta Detox Center. Matt’s service to others has become a cornerstone of his multiple years of continuous sobriety. Knowing first hand how far the reaches of alcoholism and addiction will stretch, he is committed to helping others who are struggling to find and sustain peace through sober living.
Being a New Jersey native, Matt’s experience with overcoming his addiction led him to move to Florida where he began his professional career in helping others through recovery services. Matt worked his way up to his current position in management having started out in a number of other positions including client transportation, coordinating admissions and medical services and assisting resident doctors.
When Matt is not doing everything in his power to help others achieve success in their sobriety, he enjoys spending time with his family. With his newfound positive outlook on life and huge heart, he cherishes being able to create lasting memories with his dear wife, who is also sober now for many years, and their beautiful little daughter.
Having worked in the field of addiction since 2014, Olga Marshall’s main focus as a Clinical Consultant at Atlanta Detox, is on the clinical side of her patient’s treatment options. With a Masters of Social Work degree from Florida Atlantic University, her primary focus of study is in the field of Substance Abuse.
Olga’s compassion for others is what led to her professional background in helping individuals, families and groups of people overcome serious issues that are affecting their quality of life. With her expertise in various therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Client Centered Therapy, and Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Therapy, she is skilled at practicing a wide range of treatment modalities.
After making the transition from a management role at a large detox facility in South Florida, Olga made the decision to work with the patients at Atlanta Detox Center where she can focus on providing adequate care to an underserved community. Having the ability to work with patients while collaborating alongside a team of skilled clinicians is a dream come true for Olga. She takes pride in ensuring that each patient is receiving the best quality of care that Atlanta Detox can provide.
Director of Business Development
As the Director of Business Development, Original Michael brings over 20 years of knowledge and expertise to the team at Atlanta Detox Center. With a passion for working with individuals who are struggling with mental health and addiction, he strives to help people stay clean and resilient. After personally having the strength to overcome these challenges himself, his experience led him to want to be to someone, all that he needed someone to be to him.
Having the strong will and determination to succeed, Mr. Michael is proud to be in a position where he can now help others. With a Master’s Degree in Forensic Psychology and a graduate level certification in Family and Marriage Counseling, he also received his CAC II, CADC II, MAC, CCS, CAMS and CPS, while currently in a doctoral program.
By developing a rapport with his clients, Mr. Michael’s sincere, empathetic, authentic and non-judgmental approach to care allows him to help people who truly want to recover from the hold of addiction from drugs and alcohol. With a passionate and gentle heart, he is able to approach clients who have mental health diagnoses by helping them meet challenges that they are confronted with both inwardly and outwardly.
With over 17 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Rhodneisha “Neisha“ Lovejoy is currently a Nursing Supervisor at Atlanta Detox Center. Having received her LPN license from Global Health College in Alexandria, Virginia, Neisha is passionate about the health and wellbeing of others.
With a strong belief and understanding that every single life matters, she ensures that each patient is handled with the best care and utmost level of respect. When she’s not busy taking care of her patients, Neisha loves spending time with her family, as well as, traveling to unique destinations and volunteering in her community.
Her unparalleled level of compassion and keen attention to detail is what makes her a cornerstone of the Atlanta Detox Center team.
As our Clinical Director at Atlanta Detox Center, Vershonda has years of experience as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), as well as, a Certified Addictions Counselor (CADC II). With a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Masters of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling, her main specialty is in Substance Abuse. Joining the team in 2022, Vershonda is one of our newer employees and we are so proud to welcome her to the Atlanta Detox family.
With extensive knowledge and years of experience as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Addiction Specialist, Vershonda enriches the lives of adults who are dealing with past trauma, transition/adjustment issues, depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, relationship issues, substance abuse, as well as other life challenges.
By creating a safe and non-judgemental space, she is able to help her clients deal with the uncertainties that can come with change. Through the practice of an integrated therapeutic style that includes CBT, DBT and Person-Centered therapeutic approaches, Vershonda provides her clients with the best possible level of care. To help her patients challenge their old and unhealthy habits and beliefs, Vershonda strives to offer each and every one of her clients the highest level of compassion and support along their journey to recovery.