After receiving an undergraduate degree in Human Development at Texas Tech University, Karmen pursued a 9 year career with Children’s Protection Services. Through this work, Karmen found her passion for working with young adults who struggled with addiction. She began working for The Ranch at Dove Tree in 2006 while attending graduate school and received her masters of education in community counseling in 2008. Karmen has been a part of the collegiate program since the day it began and currently serves as the clinical director. She believes in the power of healing and recovery and the developmental approach the collegiate program focuses on with each client, individually. Her specific interests are program development and identity specific work. Karmen enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends, reading, and being outdoors.
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The Ranch at Dove Tree is one of the nation's leaders of collegiate-focused addiction and behavioral health comprehensive treatment with recovery resiliency services. We offer hope through two separate programs, one for collegiate aged men, women and their families as well as one for other traditional adults by providing individualized, skills-focused treatment for addiction based on evidence based practices combined with the 12-Step foundation model. We specialize in alcohol and drug addiction with co-occurring issues such as depression, anxiety, disordered eating and trauma. Founded in 2002, we are privately owned and operated and licensed through the Texas Department of State Health Services to ensure high-quality standards are met and exceeded through our comprehensive treatment programs.
The Ranch At Dove Tree 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
- Holistic Therapy
Facilities that offer “holistic therapy” see and treat patients in the context of their entire lives and health status. They treat the “whole person,” not just the addiction.
- Medical Detoxification
Drugs and alcohol have widespread effects throughout your body, including but not limited to the addiction and/or physical/psychological dependence that develops with substance abuse over time. Many organ systems are affected by addiction and will react to withdrawal. The term “medical detoxification” means that there is a trained and licensed medical professional onsite to monitor your vital signs and protect your physical and emotional health as your body goes through withdrawal.
Karmen Adkins, LPC-S, LCDC - Clinical Director of Inpatient Services
Doug Spearman, B.S., RN, CARN - Administrator and Director of Nursing
Doug earned a bachelor of science degree in organizational management from Lubbock Christian University and an associate degree in nursing from Odessa College. Doug is certified as an addictions registered nurse by the Addictions Nursing Certification Board. He is experienced with regulatory and licensing compliance, quality management, nursing administration and nursing services, detoxification services, insurance contracting and utilization management services. Recognized as an outstanding employee on a national level, Doug brings 28 years of service in the behavioral health setting.
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