Addiction Treatment Specialists
Meet Our Team
Dr. Jorandby graduated with honors from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. She attended medical school and completed her residency at the University of Florida. For seven years, Dr. Jorandby worked as a staff psychiatrist and mental health supervisor at the Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic in Viera, Florida. After completing her an Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at Yale University, Dr. Jorandby became Medical Director for the dual diagnosis unit at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts. She also served as faculty at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Psychiatry. After relocating to Washington, DC, Dr. Jorandby worked as the Chief Psychiatrist of a mental and physical health clinic, where she held the position for four years before joining Lakeview Health. Dr. Jorandby one of less than 200 physicians in the United States who is dual board-certified in addiction medicine, and psychiatry and neurology.
Sarah Franklin joined the Lakeview Health clinical team in 2013. She is trained in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and works with patients struggling with trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder. Sarah holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Miami University and a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from the University of North Florida.
Dr. Holbert has worked with Lakeview for over six years and has previously held positions as Associate Medical Director and Medical Director. Dr. Holbert has been treating substance use disorders for 20 years. He completed medical school, general psychiatry residence, and child/adolescent psychiatry fellowship at West Virginia University. He continued his education and training through an addiction medicine & psychiatry fellowship, forensic psychiatry fellowship, and a geriatric psychiatry fellowship at the University of Florida, as well as, the completion of family medicine residency at Piedmont Columbus Regional Medical Center in Georgia. Dr. Holbert’s specialty interests include mood disorders, psychotic disorders, co-occurring disorders, screening and prevention and overall health maintenance. In line with the Lakeview model, Dr. Holbert believes in treating the whole person. He uses a bio-psycho-social approach with recognizing and treating general medical, psychiatric/psycho-social and addictive disorders together.
Client Services Representatives
As someone in long term recovery, Perry is passionate about helping individuals and families find the treatment that they deserve. Perry has held numerous positions in the substance abuse industry including case manager, lead recovery advocate, admissions coordinator, and most recently business development representative for a nationally recognized substance abuse provider. Perry graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University at Albany -SUNY. Perry’s favorite activities are watching New York Jets football and spending time with his family and dog, Ruby.
Courtney Ryan grew up with addiction in her home. It is through her personal and familial experiences with addiction that she understands the trauma and distress that impacts any family and the one struggling. Courtney’s professional journey began by serving patients and families struggling with this disease seven years ago. She is a staunch advocate in helping precious people find help and hope to begin their own journey to a better way of life.
During her spare time, Courtney is active in her community by serving on numerous coalitions, and community discussion panels. She advocates for patients, participates with numerous Chambers of Commerce and special committees and serves as a community relations committee member for the Gulf Coast Area Veteran’s Resource Center and The Greater Pensacola SHRM.
In addition to all of that, she is currently completing her Master of Psychology & Counseling degree from Troy University, where she is a featured presenter of substance use disorder treatment to the Graduate Students at the Troy University-Pensacola Campus.
Courtney believes in the core values that Lakeview Health and Stepping Stone represent and believes that we are Servant Leaders striving to be Difference Makers to the patients and families we serve. Courtney truly belies that this is not just a job, but what she is called to do.
Rex Taylor began his career at Lakeview Health as an Aftercare Alumni Coordinator, where he assisted patients in setting up aftercare resources in their local area. It was through his experiences as an alumnus of Lakeview Health, that Rex became a Certified Recovery coach and received a bachelor’s degree in Human Services with a focus on addiction. Now, Rex’s passion is at the start of a person’s recovery journey. As a client services representative, Rex focuses on building relationships with those who are interacting with individuals in need daily. He is passionate about finding the right treatment program tailored to a person’s specific needs. When he isn’t creating new partnerships, working with patients, and sharing his recovery journey, Rex is spending quality time with his wife and son.
Lexie Leehan, CRC is the Alumni and Aftercare Supervisor for Lakeview Health. As an alumna of the program, she truly understands what our patients go through while they are here and after they discharge. Originally from a small town in Northwest Pennsylvania, Lexie made the decision to completely change her people, places and things, and come to Jacksonville, Florida to begin her journey in recovery. After completing treatment in January 2015, she went to a local sober living in Jacksonville and started engaging with our True North Alumni support groups and events. In 2017, Lakeview Health hired Lexie as the Aftercare Coordinator at the Rose knowing she would be able to use her personal experience to help other women. Lexie believes Lakeview Health gave her the knowledge and the tools she needed to stay sober, and says she feels honored to pay it forward to patients during their stay with us and afterwards as True North Alumni.
Melodie Wegner adds a special element to her role as an Alumni Coordinator because she is also an alumna of the program. She credits having the support of Lakeview Health’s alumni program and aftercare services as a major reason why she has maintained her sobriety. Melodie understands being amongst peers in recovery allows them to be more transparent and open not only in times of struggle, but also in successes. She believes it is a privilege to be in this role because she has a deeper understanding of what it takes to be successful in recovery having gone through and applied what she learned in treatment at Lakeview Health.
Ryan Teague, CRC is an Alumni Coordinator using his own personal journey through addiction for a unique and individual approach to helping people recover. He considers helping the newcomer find the path to long-term recovery a privilege and necessary for his own recovery. Born in St. Louis, he moved to Jacksonville Beach as a child and calls it home. Ryan believes the best part of Lakeview Health’s alumni program is the focus on all aspects of recovery – support groups, serving the community, and the personal access alumni have to recovery resources.
Jessica works to ensure all patients are set up for success in and out of treatment. As a part of the aftercare team, Jessica arranges continued treatment and ensures all clients have the resources they need to continue to work on themselves and their recovery. Jessica’s hands-on involvement with patients gives her the insight and rapport to best understand their needs and establish an aftercare plan individually tailored to each patient. Her dedication to detail enables a well-rounded, holistic approach to patient care.