Sanctuary Team

John Arnold, Ph.D.

Dr. Arnold is a psychologist who has worked at Lake Chelan Community Hospital since 1999. He earned a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kansas in 1991 and is licensed as a psychologist in Washington and Colorado. He provides psychological assessment, psychotherapy and family counseling/education for patients at the Sanctuary. He has worked in a number of inpatient settings over the years including other chemical dependency treatment programs. His research interests have included the topics of PTSD and dissociation and he is currently interested in studying impulsivity and its relationship to addiction and co-occurring disorders.

Kathy Hevly, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Program Clinical Director

Kathy has been with behavioral care services as a board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner since 2005. She provides comprehensive medication management and counseling to adults in Chelan and Wenatchee through the Behavioral Care Services outpatient program. In addition, she is a member of the multi-disciplinary team providing medical detox services and counseling for the inpatient program. She is an active member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association and the International Nurses Society on Addictions. Kathy earned her BSN, MSN and PHMNP from Washington State University. She enjoys time with her grandchildren, horseback riding, camping, boating and traveling.

Lindsay Richerson, DNP,PMHNP-BC
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Lindsay  is a doctorate prepared family psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner with expertise in treating substance use disorders and co-occurring mental illness. She earned a Master of Science in psychology from Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN before obtaining a Master of Science in nursing from Vanderbilt University also in Nashville, TN.  She then went on to attain a Doctor of Nursing Practice from University of Tennessee in Memphis, TN with a specific focus on treating complex substance use disorders. Dr. Richerson is board-certified to treat children and adults with psychiatric illness by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

Jane Jedwabny, RN, C
Sanctuary Director

Kerry Housden, BA, SUDP
Substance Use Disorder Professional
Counselor Clinical Supervisor

Patrick Hayes, SUDP
Substance Use Disorder Professional

Valerie Rife
Access Coordinator

Neddy Armijo-Leppanen, SUDP
Substance Use Disorder Professional

Neddy Armijo Leppanen is a Bilingual Substance Use Disorder Professional with experience in both outpatient and inpatients settings. Her goal is to always provide individual therapy designed to meet her clients’ unique needs. She conducts substance abuse assessments, provides individual substance abuse psychoeducation/counseling, and works to develop personalized treatment plans with clients.  Neddy has an A.A in Chemical Dependency.  She enjoys spending time with family, boating, and traveling.

Jim Syzmanski
Access Coordinator, Occupational Therapist