Our Team

Meet those who continue to make our dream a reality.

At some point, in all our lives, we need help – seeking that help is truly an act of self-compassion and strength.

Caitlin Martinez, MS, LMFT

Co-Owner/COO

If a woman comes to us ready to make drastic changes with a willingness to put in the effort, we will do everything in our power to help her heal, connect with herself, and create a new life in recovery.

Dr. Sarah Schonian, Ph.D., LMFT

Co-Owner/CEO

Tam Macanas

Program Director

Tam started with us as a Peer Recovery Support Specialist where she worked  closely with our patients by sharing her lived experiences as a woman in long-term recovery. She is now The Fearless Kind’s Program Director, where she implements her wealth of knowledge in our facility and program to empower our staff and assisting our patients with finding and maintaining their own recovery pathways. Tam has an undeniable passion for recovery and helping others shown by offering support, encouragement, and love to our staff and patients. Tam’s hope is to help our patients become the women they have always dreamed of becoming. 

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Chelsy Jensen

director of marketing & business development

Chelsy is an advocate for both women and recovery. She brings her talents in creative design and her unique ability to connect with others to support The Fearless Kind’s mission and vision. Her compassionate and kind demeanor provide women with a safe space to be themselves and seek guidance on finding the recovery pathway that best suits their personal journey. 

Recovery Advocates

It is our goal to maintain a positive and recovery oriented environment. Our Recovery Advocates have been carefully selected and trained to help the women in our program meet their personal goals and develop the life skills necessary to thrive in recovery!  

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Charm Chavez

Executive assistant

& recovery advocate

Charm is the Executive Assistant to Caitlin and Dr. Sarah and also serves as a Recovery Advocate. Charm has a tremendous work ethic and leads with kindness and compassion –  teaching the women in our program how to be optimistic and diligent when facing challenges in their lives. 

Allura Collins, LADC-I

recovery advocate

Allura has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the Wayne State University and is currently applying to graduate school to further her education in the field of mental health. She has experience working with vulnerable populations, such as those living with eating disorders and suicidal thoughts. Allura is passionate about helping others and is an asset to our team and community! 

Professional Development and Leadership

Kri Edholm

Founder

Katelynn Eddy

Instructor

Leadership Excursion Co. takes an unconventional approach to professional development with a focus on self-discovery learning. Kri Edholm  Founder of Leadership Excursion Co. and Katelynn Eddy,  Lead Horsemanship Instructor, are passionate about providing a learning experience in a safe environment to help discover your full potential. Equine guided leadership training programs promote increased confidence and improved communication skills while professional development programs support accountability and growth utilizing goal-based techniques. Attendees walk away with a better understanding of themselves and are armed with practical tools that can be used right way.

Medical Director

Dr. Scott Jacobson, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Scott is a board certified physician. As a functional medicine practitioner, he works with our patients to identify the root cause of their conditions, make lifestyle changes through nutrition and traditional medicine treatments. His compassionate and attentive approach provides a safe place for patients to discuss their health concerns and learn new ways to heal their bodies. 

Intuitive Artist

Vision and Light Paintings, LLC

Val Phillips is an Intuitive Artist, Shamanic Practitioner, Deliberate Creator, and has been an ECE Teacher for over 30-years. She uses art and creativity, mixed in with intuition and intention to help connect others with their greatest ally… themselves. 

Val knows the journey of recovery firsthand, as she has been clean for over 29-years. She believes that art, meditation, recovery, shamanism, and the everyday practice of gratitude has saved her life in many ways. Her passion is to help others connect to their soul by combining spirituality and creativity. 

Meditation and Spiritual Coach

Spiritual by Socorro

Socorro is a meditation coach and spiritual consultant. The intention of her services are to help women with their energy field awareness and spiritual awakening. She helps our patients bring awareness to their current state of being and increases their personal insight to master where they are. 

Socorro uses energy healing techniques to help our patients release physical, emotional, and spiritual pain or blockages – allowing them to progress towards their future endeavors in recovery. 

Self-Love Coach

Do You Expedition

Amber is an author, mentor, and self-love advocate. Her 12-step based program on self-love teaches others how to love the truest version of themselves, let go of past demons, and live an incredible life.

Each week she facilitates a group with our patients to help them navigate their own self-love journeys through empowerment and self-care practices. 

Community Partners

EndureLV

EndureLV’s Mission is to help individuals struggling with addiction become fit in spiritual, mental, emotional and physical health. EndureLV strives to focus on fitness of the mind, body, and soul to allow connection with self and others and to heal from the wounds of life.

Healthy Steps to Freedom

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The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension developed the Healthy Steps to Freedom program in 2007 to help women in treatment for addiction, specifically for those with low energy, eating issues, and weight concerns. The curriculum promotes nutrition, and participants learn about essential nutrients, meal planning, food labels and portions, calcium intake, disordered eating and more.