Meet the Core Recovery Team
Fulfilling a critical need with unparalleled recovery care and unmatched mental health expertise.
As mental health and recovery specialists, we understand how critical it is to get the help you need for a mental health disorder or addiction.
No matter what you’re faced with, we have one goal in mind—we are here to help you feel your best again.
Our integrated care model brings together a team of Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Counselors, Case Managers, and Behavioral Health Technicians to create a personalized and comprehensive treatment plan for each patient at our Phoenix, Arizona-based mental health facility.
If you need comprehensive mental health and addiction treatment to reach long-term sobriety, look no further than the team at Core Recovery. We are here to help you feel your best every step of the way—starting today.
Our Compassionate Leadership Team
Since 2013, Core Recovery has worked to fulfill the need for a comprehensive and patient-focused behavioral health treatment center in the Greater Phoenix Area.
Led by Founder and Chairwoman Jillian Vanselow, CEO Heather Peltier, and the executive leaders, the Core Recovery team takes a whole-person, integrated approach to treating mental health and addiction issues.
Mary feels extremely blessed and grateful that she has found the perfect fit at Core Recovery for her education and experience.
She relishes that she can now marry the clinical and industrial-organizational aspects of her expertise to guide her while performing her responsibilities as she serves in her role with us.
Peter “Chip” Coffey
Chip is a mental health professional in the state of AZ with over 35 years of experience. He has worked as a hospital director for nearly 20 years and worked in corrections prior to that.
With extensive experience, his current goal is to “pass on the knowledge to the next generation of therapists. [his] purpose now is to advance others in the field.”
Jennifer is an experienced professional who has worked in mental health since 2010.
She has experience working with patients of all ages with a variety of mental health struggles.
She provides care using a collaborative approach with the patient to address mental health needs.
Jennifer is devoted to advocating for quality patient care.
Our Experienced & Caring Clinical Team
Our facility is licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services as a Behavioral Health Outpatient Facility.
We have LegitScript certification, and we are an EMDR Institute-approved facility.
Amy’s background is in community behavioral health.
Her passion is helping her patients to understand and overcome the issues they struggle with. She takes pride in the fact that she can provide a safe space for her patients to process their emotions.
She is a member of Psi Chi, an international honor society in psychology, and is presently studying in a graduate-level program to become a Licensed Professional Counselor.
Anita is an experienced professional clinician who has worked in mental health since 2008.
She is passionate about helping individuals and families. Anita takes great pride and care in the work she does. Anita looks forward to coming to work every day at Core Recovery to help her patients accomplish their goals.
Cindy is passionate about building a strong and genuine therapeutic relationship with each of her patients.
From that critical starting point, she desires to provide a safe, nonjudgmental, and caring space for her patients, a place where problematic thoughts, feelings, and behaviors can begin to be treated.
Cindy leads both the adult Mental Health and Creative Expressions group sessions at Core Recovery.
Lindsay has a passion for helping those who need a little encouragement or more in-depth psychotherapy.
She takes pride in providing a judgement-free, safe space where she guides individuals in becoming their best selves.
Lindsay has experience helping her patients with mental health, substance use and addiction issues as well as behavior modification.
She works with both adults and adolescents.
An Arizona native, Tyler has put his heart into his work from a young age. He appreciates the importance of hard work and strives to bring that mentality to work daily.
In his position here at Core, he wears many hats with one goal: acting as a support for Core’s patients and fellow staff members.
Request an Appointment
Your recovery matters to us. Start your road to a happier, healthier tomorrow with Core Recovery today.
Whether you believe you’re a good candidate for outpatient therapy, are interested in working with one of the above team members, or just hoping to learn more about our treatment and services, we are here for you.
Fill out the form below to get started or request an appointment. Please note that all form submissions are confidential.
Bonus: You can now discuss your mental health concerns with Core Recovery via remote counseling!
We happily offer virtual appointments over the phone or online via Telehealth.