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Meet The Team


Adam McIsaac, CADC, ICADC

Founder and Executive Director

For over 18 years Adam has been helping individuals and their families navigate addiction and the path of recovery. He assists and educates clients in a variety of evidence based approaches in order to support their personal recovery journey.

As a person in recovery since 2005, he knows firsthand what you are experiencing. As a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, his approach to recovery is Integrative, Holistic, Trauma Informed, Mindfulness Based and Evidence Based.

Adam has been a daily mindfulness practitioner for over 13 years. He has been a part of the Asheville community since 2008. He provides substance use counseling and educates clients in a variety of evidence based approaches in order to support their personal recovery journey.


Lisa Ball-McIsaac, CADC, ICADC

Founder and Operations Director

Lisa has over 18 years of experience working in the field of behavioral and mental health and over 22 years of active, continuous personal recovery. She has been a resident of the Asheville community since 2008.

She earned her degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina and is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She is currently finishing her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She proudly serves as a board member and the North West Region VP of the Addiction Professionals of North Carolina (APNC) organization. She is also a Certified Yoga Instructor, Reiki Master, and a Somatic Experiencing™ Practitioner. She has been a mindfulness practitioner for over 13 years.

Lisa is a natural born leader and loves nothing more than helping others reach their fullest potential. Her leadership philosophy and approach is based on Brené Brown’s “Dare to Lead” curriculum.

John Nutt, LCAS, CCS

Clinical Director

John received his Masters in Addiction Counseling from Appalachian State University and went on to become a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist and a Certified Clinical Supervisor. He has over 35 years of experience working in the Substance Use Disorder field, both in private and public settings and was a board member of the NC Addiction Specialist Professional Practice Board for 7 years.

Eric Whitt, CADCI

Program Manager

With a degree in Human Services and certifications in Substance Use Counseling, Case Management, and Working with At-Risk Youth, Eric brings a wealth of expertise and empathy to his role.

Having walked the challenging path of addiction and recovery himself, Eric’s journey fuels his passion for helping others navigate similar struggles. His personal experience not only informs his approach but also instills in him a deep sense of empathy and understanding for those seeking support.

Eric is a staunch advocate for vulnerable communities, tirelessly working to break down barriers and provide comprehensive care to individuals battling addiction. His commitment to fostering a safe and supportive environment ensures that each individual receives personalized attention and tailored treatment plans.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Eric finds joy in spending quality time with his beloved family, cherished friends, and loyal canine companion, Freya. His dedication to both his personal and professional life reflects his unwavering commitment to growth, healing, and supporting others on their journey to recovery.

Ronya Banks, LCSW-A, LCAS-A

Primary Therapist

With a master’s degree in Social Work and a personal history with addiction, Ronya has been assisting people in recovery since 2016. She specializes in engaging clients in evidence-based, trauma-informed therapeutic modalities, integrating holistic mindfulness-based processes.

She is passionate about guiding clients in discovering and proactively engaging in their own unique healing journeys, engaging clients in balancing body, mind, heart, and spirit. As a Buddhist teacher and published author, Ronya brings over 30 years of Vipassana meditation and mindfulness teaching experience. Her greatest joy has been as a parent and grandparent.

Derrick Sexton, CADC

IOP Counselor

Derrick is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor and has worked in the addiction treatment field for 10 years. As an Asheville native and a person in recovery himself, Derrick knew he wanted to help others in his community that suffer from substance use disorder. He is passionate about assisting others in finding a better quality of life free from active addiction. When not working, Derrick likes to spend time with his family and is very passionate about football and basketball.

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Maureen “Mo” Rohde, CADC, ICADC 

Clinical Outreach Specialist

With a vast background in outreach and clinical recovery services, Mo leads the community outreach efforts for Insight Recovery. Her experience both personally and professionally led her to the recovery community in Asheville, North Carolina.

Mo is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor and has had the opportunity to explore and engage in treatment and recovery communities across the country. Asheville was the ultimate destination for her to find true healing as well as recognize her passion to work with others embarking on their own recovery journey.

With a background in outreach and as an educator in the North Carolina public school system, as well as her personal experience in recovery, she is able to bring a unique perspective to the table. She continues to serve the community through outreach and education as well as acting as a liaison for their families.

Through the pursuit of her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of North Carolina, her intention is to provide the best resources possible to those seeking treatment for substance use disorder.

To connect with Mo or to schedule a tour, Contact her at 828.329.6949 or

Veronica Ball, MPA

Billing and Collections Specialist

As the billing and collections specialist at Insight Recovery Center, Veronica ensures that all aspects of insurance billing and chart auditing run smoothly. Veronica prides herself on using ethical billing and collection practices. She has worked in the recovery field since 2015 and has over 8 years of experience in behavioral health medical billing and collections. She understands how difficult and challenging it can be to make the decision to come into treatment, so she helps make that process simple and easy for our clients and their families. She holds a Masters of Public Business Administration from Western Carolina University. She has over 20 years of personal recovery and in her free time she enjoys hiking and traveling.

Dr. Brady Schroer

Medical Director

Dr. Schroer obtained his Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology with an emphasis in Chemistry. He attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. After medical school, he completed his general psychiatry residency at an internationally known psychiatric clinic. Dr. Schroer later worked in a large hospital setting for five years as a psychiatric hospitalist taking care of geriatric patients, caring for patients with psychiatric issues on the medical floors and ICU (intensive care units), detoxifying clients from alcohol and benzodiazepines, ECT treatment for depression, and served as Medical Director and Chief of

Dr. Schroer moved to Western North Carolina in 2007 to become the Medical Director of the inpatient psychiatric unit and the detoxification unit at one of the areas top hospitals and served for seven years in that capacity. Most recently, he has been seeing clients ages 15 and over in sober living environments, residential treatments, and other outpatient settings.

He has vast experience from all different perspectives of addiction treatment and knows what it is like to be a family member of someone struggling with addiction.

He is extremely compassionate and prefers to educate clients about their illness. He has learned a lot from the clients he has treated and uses that knowledge to help others move into a peaceful life.

Jeremy Pettit, PA

Physician Assistant

Jeremy serves as a principal medical service provider at Insight Recovery. As a Physician Assistant, he has nearly 20 years of experience and has worked in Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Sports Medicine and Orthopedic surgery, Internal Medicine, and Neurosurgery. He has also created and directed a hospital-based corporate wellness program. He has lectured at regional and national conferences and published in peer-reviewed medical journals. He seeks to meet patients where they are in life and help them achieve the level of health they are looking for.

Brooke Boler

Client Care Manager

Brooke has several years of recovery experience, both personally and professionally. She has extensive knowledge of working with clients to ensure excellent care and to meet their needs along their journey.

As the Client Care Manager, Brooke has a passion for coordinating services, case management, and providing resources that can help clients feel confident and independent in the long term.

Brooke has resided in the Asheville area since 2018. She loves the outdoors and the peace and connection she receives in nature. She enjoys hiking, camping, and water sports. Asheville has been a haven for her and her family.

To connect with Brooke contact her at

Marc Chakin, CADC

Group Clinician

Marc is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor with over 20 years’ experience working in the substance use disorder field. He is trained in Seeking Safety and Nonviolent Communication and is a certified CPR/First Aid Instructor. Marc has extensive experience in family, group, one-on-one counseling, IOP and PHP therapy groups. Marc has lived in Western North Carolina for over 20 years and in his free time he enjoys traveling, riding motorcycles, and practicing meditation.