Meet The Canyon Vista Team
At Canyon Vista, we’re proud of our dedicated team of behavioral health technicians and peer recovery support members. These are the people who interact with our clients on a daily basis and make the difference in achieveing recovery.
Lisa McKirchy LCSW
Lisa brings 18 plus years of experience working with adults, adolescents, and their families with substance abuse and mental health disorders. Lisa has extensive knowledge with curriculum building and utilizes CBT, DBT, and motivational interviewing. She believes in utilizing a systems theory approach to address the whole person. Lisa graduated with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Arizona State University and is an independently Licensed Social Worker.
Director of Business Development
Richard relocated from Texas to Arizona in 2007 to begin his own personal journey of recovery. He exited nursing school for an opportunity to work in community outreach for a behavioral health facility and quickly discovered his passion.
For the past six years, Richard has been working to help individuals find the resources they need, eliminate barriers to enter treatment, and increase ease of access and awareness of various types of substance abuse, and mental health treatment. Because of his own battle with addiction, and his subsequent recovery it is his personal mission to provide resources for individuals no matter the situation.
Dr. Stephen Carp, Addiction Psychologist
Dr. Roland Segal
Dr. Segal completed his medical school education at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine, in Tucson, Arizona. He continued training in a general psychiatry residency at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix. Dr. Segal then completed a forensic psychiatry fellowship at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine in Los Angeles. He is double-board certified in general and forensic psychiatry and is chief medical officer at the Valley Hospital in Phoenix.
Dr. Ehab Abdallah
Dr. Abdallah obtained his medical degree from Alexandria University in Alexandria, Egypt, and completed his residency training in psychiatry at West Virginia University. He is triple-board certified in general psychiatry, consultation liaison (psychosomatic) psychiatry and addiction psychiatry. Dr. Abdallah is experienced in treating psychiatric illness in people with complex medical/psychiatric conditions and is an expert in addiction medicine. He is passionate about quality care.
Dr. John Lee
Dr. Lee has been a member of the Phoenix behavioral health community for more than 10 years. He obtained his medical degree at Midwestern University at Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and trained at Maricopa Medical and Banner Good Samaritan. Dr. Lee also received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree with highest honors from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy.
Karen Barraclough is an Arizona Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor and is the outpatient therapist for Canyon Vista’s outpatient program, Amazing Recovery. Previously, she was the Women’s Manager at Crossroads for 10 years and a peer support for the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD). Being in recovery herself, she has a passion for working with those who are in early sobriety. She has spent the last 17 years helping addicts. In her time away from Canyon Vista Recovery, she enjoys being with extended family.
Dr. Cho Long Kim
Medical Provider, NMD
Dr. Kim is a Naturopathic Medical Doctor who earned her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. Her scope of practice has included Naturopathic Addiction Medicine, Environmental Medicine, Pharmacology, Minor Surgery, Homeopathy, Nutrition, Acupuncture, Botanical medicine, and Physical manipulation. She utilizes a combination of Naturopathic and Allopathic Modalities to support the healing process. Dr. Kim stays involved in the professional community to ensure that every therapy that is offered continues to be safe, effective, and on the cutting edge of science.
Andrea Vaughan, RN, MHA, BS
Director of Nursing
Andrea has 18 years experience working as a RN in various behavioral health settings. She has held different nursing leadership roles in addiction treatment and in acute psychiatric facilities. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and the geriatric population. A life long learner, Andrea received her undergraduate and Master’s in Healthcare Administration from Bellevue University. Andrea enjoys working with people and is passionate about promoting and educating the public about mental health.
Andrea has three grown children and enjoys traveling with her husband and exploring the Southwest.
Heather Graham, BA
Admissions Coordinator, Art Expressions Facilitator
Heather has a Bachelor’s Degree in Art, which she uses to teach the art expressions group at Canyon Vista.
She is currently in post-grad college at the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts to be a certified Integrative Healing Arts Practitioner with specialties in Clinical Hypnotherapy and Aromatherapy AND is also pursuing a Master’s of Studies for Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).
Heather came to Canyon Vista as a client. Upon completing the program, she stayed on to be the executive assistant to the owner and is now the admissions coordinator. “Every soul has a purpose and helping to bring the light back in to the clients I meet is undoubtedly the most rewarding thing I could be a part of.”