Adams Recovery Center has a team of professional, dedicated and experienced chemical dependency professionals. Our team is up-to-date on the latest evidence-based practices and current standards of training in the field of Alcohol and Drug counseling.
Leslie R. Dye, MD
Leslie R. Dye, MD is triple board certified in emergency medicine, medical toxicology, and addiction medicine, with a deep understanding and national prominence in the field of opioid use disorder. She is a fellow of the American College of Medical Toxicology, the Academy of Clinical Toxicology, and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. She has worked in the fields of medical toxicology and addiction medicine for 30 years. In addition to her clinical expertise, she has academic and business content expertise from experiences as an editor-in-chief (EIC) of a peer-reviewed medical journal (Journal of Medical Toxicology) and EIC of physician and pharmacist content production for a leading international medical digital content provider.
Dr. Dye’s clinical skills in addiction medicine and academic activities have also extended globally. She received a funded grant that enabled her to start the first poison control center in mainland China and trained 6 Chinese physicians in the field of medical toxicology over 3 years in the US. In addition to work, she is extremely active in the community. She served on the Cincinnati Opera board, was nominated as Cincinnati Woman of the year in 2012 and was a member of Leadership Cincinnati. She currently serves as the treasurer for the National German Wirehaired Pointer Rescue organization and spent several years working as a physician at a free county health clinic. Dr. Dye is experienced in and continues to provide medical care in remote polar regions with no access to advanced medical facilities.
Charles Gorman graduated from Abilene Christian University with a BA in Ministry and master’s candidate in Theology of Missions. He served as an ordained minister for approximately ten years before completing M.Ed. in Counseling from Xavier University. He has been a LICDC,CS and a LPCC-S for approximately thirty years. Charles has worked in all levels of the people helping professions. He has worked as a chemical dependency counselor, pastoral counselor, professor, mental health clinician, crisis counselor, clinical supervisor, and executive director since the mid 1980’s. Charles believes that clients need acceptance, unconditional love, and positive regard to thrive in counseling. People will bloom like flowers when nurtured in a fertile garden. The factors that have the greatest impact on his counseling approach over last forty years are: Client centered treatment, Stages of change model, Trauma informed treatment and the ACE study, and Motivational Interviewing.
Charles enjoys the therapeutic interaction that occurs between clients and coworkers in the process of recovery. It has always been an honor to work with likeminded people who are on the journey of recovery.
Mrs. McDonald earned her associate’s in Human and Social Services (Chemical Dependency) and received her Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor II. After four years of actively working in the addiction and mental health field, she decided to pursue and achieve her bachelor’s in health information management. Mrs. McDonald also holds her Project + Certification along with QMBHS+III. Mrs. McDonald specializes in quality assurance and utilization review, along with training of ASAM with level of care and treatment planning. She believes that achieving anything involves teamwork, dedication, and being willing to learn and grow. She has dedicated her passion to working in this field from her upbringing. When asked why she enjoys working in addiction and mental health, she states, “I believe we are in life to set out in self-discovery through helping and uplifting each other.”
Sarah started her journey with Adams Recovery Center in 2017 as a billing manager. Now, as intake coordinator, she works with hospitals, legal systems, and individuals who are focused on achieving sobriety for themselves or someone they care about. Sarah uses compassion and her knowledge about the recovery process to help those she speaks with feel comfortable in aiding and beginning the sobriety process. Sarah believes it is important that the intake process be informative and comforting in order to make a lasting impact on the clients and their families at Adams Recovery Center.