Our Care Team
Rooted in compassionate care, our expert staff offers the skills and understanding needed to support you through the rehabilitation process. Begin the journey to healthy recovery with professionals you can trust.
About The Recovery Village Columbus Team
The Recovery Village Columbus offers healing and comfort in the midwest with a reliable and caring team of medical and clinical professionals on-site to facilitate long-term recovery. Whether you’re traveling for residential rehab or attending an outpatient program, our staff provides the quality treatment you need on your recovery journey.
With a commitment to providing relevant resources and information both in-person and online, The Recovery Village Columbus offers content on our website that is reviewed by a skilled editorial team of writers, editors and medical professionals.
In-House Staff, Editorial Team and Medical Reviewers
Learn more about the on-site staff at The Recovery Village Columbus and the editorial team that produces content for the website.
Laura Clarke is the Senior Vice President of Operations for Advanced Recovery Systems. Laura is responsible for overseeing the successful management of each ARS treatment facility and recovery residence, always prioritizing quality patient care, above all else. Laura has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry and has worked with hundreds of medical and clinical providers across the country to maximize efficiency, productivity and satisfaction of clients. Laura is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University and has also earned the designation of Certified Medical Practice Executive from the Medical Group Management Association.
Dr. Tiffany Bell
Dr. Tiffany L. Bell is a Central Ohio-trained physician in psychiatry. She currently practices addiction and general psychiatry in Columbus, Ohio. She has a background working with clients with a multitude of mental health conditions and substance dependencies. Dr. Bell has worked and trained in broad and diverse settings that include community mental health, veteran affairs medical centers, the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Mount Carmel Health Systems.
Dr. Bell is a graduate of the University of Memphis and completed medical school at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed an internship and psychiatry residency at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
With over 20 years of experience working with clients living with mental health and substance use disorders, Todd Feasel brings a wealth of experience to The Recovery Village Ridgefield. As the clinical director, Todd leads and supervises a team of counselors who provide group, individual and family counseling, as well as music and recreation therapy.
A strong leader of both people and projects, Todd has helped shape clinical programs throughout Ohio in various director roles, including the medical director’s office at the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction. Todd received a master’s degree in clinical counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. He uses his combined educational and professional experience to build comprehensive programming and provide quality care for each client.
Director of Nursing
Samuel Bennette is a registered nurse who specializes in the fields of addiction, dual diagnosis and psychiatric patient care. He earned his Associate of Science from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and his Bachelor of Science in nursing from Mercy College of Ohio, and he’s currently pursuing his Doctor of Nursing Practice with a specialty in executive nurse administration and sub-specialty in nurse education from the University of South Alabama.
Samuel is an active-duty veteran of the United States Army Military Police Corps and served at Ft. McClellan, Alabama; Taejon, South Korea; and the Presidio of San Francisco. Samuel has a 28-year-old daughter and a 5-year-old son, both of whom he adores. Samuel embraces the opportunity to dedicate his career to the service of others. He strives to become fluent in the language of kindness, believes quality care is key and relates his career to his favorite nursing quote: “Sometimes I inspire my patients; most often they inspire me.”