About Synethia Toms

Synethia is an avid writer and blogger. Synethia holds a B.A. in Political Science from Virginia Tech, and her interests include holistic health, herbology, reading, and human rights. She enjoys live music and plays, spending time in nature, and having fun with her toddler

A New Type of Pain Killer

James Zadina, a researcher at the Tulane School of Medicine, is working on creating a pain killer that will reduce pain, but at the same time--not get patients addicted to it. In August of 2015, Zadina and his team published a study in Neuropharmacology where he reported that they treated pain in rats without causing [...]

By | November 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Thomas Trachsel

Executive Chef Chef Thomas received his culinary training at the prestigious Johnson and Wales University.  While there he made Dean's list and received a University Merit Scholarship due to his excellent academic achievements. He has over twenty years of experience in the corporate dining sector of the food service industry.  As an Executive Chef/Multiple Site [...]

By | November 10th, 2017|culinary-staff|0 Comments

Mary McIntyre

Yoga Instructor Mary McIntyre is a certified yoga instructor, teaching in both the residential and outpatient programs with Sagebrush.  In addition to her Yoga Alliance registration, Mary holds other target-specific certifications in Yoga for 12 Step Recovery, Yoga for Cancer, Therapeutic Yoga for Seniors, and Yin Yoga.  She is also a Pilates instructor, earning her [...]

By | November 10th, 2017|ancillary-staff|0 Comments

In The News: Opiod Public Health Emergency

On Thursday, October 26, 2017, President Donald Trump declared that the opiod addiction crisis is now a nationwide public health emergency. According to the CDC, the total estimated economic cost of the opiod crisis is $78.5 billion. However, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Public Health Emergency Fund only makes a total [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Niesha Spencer

Administrative Coordinator Niesha was born in Richmond Virginia, but has lived in the state of Maryland for over 20 years. She provides a warm and loving atmosphere to the front desk. Niesha brings various area of healthcare experience to Sagebrush, and is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Management at Strayer University. Niesha is [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|administrative-staff|0 Comments

Ashley O’Sullivan, BSN

Admissions Coordinator Ashley is a Virginia native, and she loves everything the area has to offer--from the rich cultural diversity to the vast amount of historical importance Virginia holds. She grew up knowing she had a passion to help and serve others. She went to VCU School of Nursing and obtained a Bachelor of Science [...]

By | November 2nd, 2017|admission-staff|0 Comments

Jessica Watkins, MA

Addictions Counselor Jessica is a counselor in residence who has come to Sagebrush after over three years at Phoenix House of the Mid-Atlantic. At Phoenix, she was a primary counselor for the Partial Hospitalization program and has experience working with Intensive Outpatient and Women's Residential programs, as well. Prior to earning her MA in Clinical [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|clinical-staff|0 Comments

Synethia Toms, BA

Human Resources & Administrative Assistant Synethia is excited to be a part of a team that is dedicated to helping individuals and families heal and reach balance in their lives. Synethia holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Virginia Tech, and brings with her an extensive knowledge of the Recruiting and Human [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|administrative-staff|0 Comments

Jordan Theisen

Executive Assistant Jordan is a confident and determined assistant with extensive experience in providing senior level directors consistent support. His approachability and positive attitude leaves a positive mark on every corporation he works for. Jordan went to school for business at the University of Nebraska, Omaha and is pursuing his bachelors degree. Following graduation, he [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|administrative-staff|0 Comments

The Road Less Traveled: The Path Back to Nature

What happens when some people begin to feel that major health institutions and prescription drugs just aren't their cup of tea? When they can feel that their overall health is just not being improved by their sporadic attempts at making and following through with doctors appointments? That is when the long trek back to nature, [...]

By | October 25th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The Road Less Traveled: The Path Back to Nature

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