Lisa brings 15 years of management experience within the helping profession. Her diverse experience includes developing new businesses, facilitating creative marketing initiatives, and teaching on a collegiate level. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Business Administration from Evangel University in Springfield, MO. Her Master’s Degree is from Missouri State University, and she is a Certified Addiction Professional. Lisa is a MINTY (Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers), and strives to develop environments that enhance motivation for both clients and staff. She received the 40 Under Forty Award from the Hartford Business Journal while living in CT and working as a Clinical Director for a hospital network. Lisa is passionate about helping the women of Hyde Park to recover and heal in the pursuit of daring, healthy and powerful lives. She strives to empower capable and inspiring staff members who create positive and meaningful change in individuals and communities.
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- Medicare is not Accepted
- Medicaid is not Accepted
Sunspire Health Hyde Park is a private, residential treatment facility specifically designed to meet the needs of women with substance abuse, co-occurring mental health disorders, body image and food issues, and trauma. Our goal is to provide a homelike setting where women can overcome their addictions and gain a new sense of control over their lives. Our evidence-based medical and behavioral treatment programs teach women to free themselves from the thoughts, actions and self-sabotaging behaviors that bring them to Hyde Park. We teach critical self-care skills to encourage women's independence and continued success once they embark upon their new life in recovery. Hyde Park is focused on encouraging female empowerment and support to build lasting systems of support through the bonds that happen during treatment.
Sunspire Health Hyde Park Reviews and Ratings Details
The following is based on a combination of Surveys of Alumni, Staff, Loved Ones, and Reviews and Ratings from around the web.
Reviews at a Glance
- Body Image and Disordered Eating
The vast majority of women who come to Hyde Park are dealing with body image issues and a good portion are also struggling with disordered eating in addition to substance use. Using evidence-based therapies and focusing on nutritional guidance and self-esteem, the clinical team at Hyde Park will address these underlying issues that may contribute to the patient's substance use disorder.
- Focus on Healing the Family
Sunspire Health Hyde Park has a well-established family program that includes ongoing family therapy sessions with an assigned Family Therapist for each patient, as well as an intensive family weekend that works to heal the family. Patients and families who go through the family weekend at Hyde Park have greatly benefited from the communication and breakthroughs that happen during the four days, allowing them to form lifelong bonds and repair shattered relationships.
- Women Empowering Women
Working on the unique problems that women face in addiction and recovery, Hyde Park is about women empowering women, and this extends beyond treatment and into community activities like participating in the annual Breast Cancer Walk. They are women working together to find that spark that wakes women up and makes them who they are, using this to motivate them to heal.
- Trauma Focus
Around 80% of patients at Hyde Park have a history of trauma due to sexual, physical, and domestic abuse. The clinical staff at Hyde Park focus on trauma therapy and the role of trauma in substance use in order to help patients overcome past traumas and move on with healthier coping mechanisms. Patients participate in weekly psychodrama sessions that focus on healing this trauma through guided role playing.
Lisa Richardson, MS, CAP - Executive Director
Racine Alequin, MS, RMHCI - Primary Therapist
Racine Alequin is a Primary Therapist at Sunspire Health Hyde Park. Racine meets patients where they are at and develops a collaborative therapeutic relationship with each individual in her care. Before coming to Sunspire Health, Racine has spent time as a therapist in both inpatient and outpatient settings and has experience working with people with substance use disorders, mental health disorders, trauma victims, the LGBTQ community, and those dealing with legal cases. Racine has a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from St. John's University and is a registered mental health counselor intern. Racine has a certificate of higher education in forensic criminology and is currently earning her forensic certification while also training to become a Certified Addition Professional.
Angela Corbett, LCSW, CAP - Clinical Director
Angela Corbett is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Addictions Professional with over 10 years of experience in the substance abuse and behavioral health care sector. As the Clinical Director at Sunspire Health Hyde Park, Angela leads a team of therapists and behavioral technicians in providing patient-centered, trauma informed care in a structured and compassionate environment. Angela works from a strengths-based perspective, which emphasizes each patient's unique qualities and capabilities. Her primary goal is to empower those she serves to make lasting positive change. As a graduate of Tampa's University of South Florida, Angela is committed to serving her community through both the advocacy for and the provision of quality, evidenced-based treatment.