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Dennis Brown
MA, NCACII, CADC II, ICADC
Executive Director (SAP)
Dennis Brown
MA, NCACII, CADC II, ICADC
Executive Director (SAP)

Dennis has been in the field of counseling for the past 30+ years serving as the Executive Director of The NESS Counseling Center, Inc. since 1996. Dennis is and has been recognized and well known throughout the years for his approach of focusing on and servicing the whole person. He is well known throughout the community at large for his professionalism and ethically sound support and has continued to offer this support to any and all who have sought his assistance.

Substance Abuse Professional¬†Specialized Certifications and titles: Addictions Specialist, Sexual Addictions, Domestic Violence, Criminal Justice Services, Chaplain with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Employee Support Services

Rhisie Hentges
LMFT #90416
Clinical Director
Rhisie Hentges
LMFT #90416
Clinical Director

Rhisie has over a decade of clinical experience across various settings including structured residential programs, outpatient clinics, crisis intervention, and private practice. She has provided clinical and administrative supervision to interns and professionals. Rhisie has a broad range of clinical experience working with individuals and groups across the lifespan and believes in working in partnership with clients; utilizing their strengths to help them sort out their challenges and achieve their goals.

Sam Brown
Director of Monitored Visitation and Exchanges
Sam Brown
Director of Monitored Visitation and Exchanges
Sam works with agencies such as Department of Children and Family Services and Superior Court of California County of Los Angeles Family Court, along with attorneys and the families they represent to assist in compliance for all areas of visits, exchanges, and telephonic visits.

Zoom and outside visitations are also available through Safety Zone at the Ness.

Kevin Niehaus
APCC #4785; Registered Drug and Alcohol Tech. (#R1238501216); and CASOMB Associate Level Practitioner (#NIE1529)
Associate Professional Clinical Counselor
Kevin Niehaus
APCC #4785; Registered Drug and Alcohol Tech. (#R1238501216); and CASOMB Associate Level Practitioner (#NIE1529)
Associate Professional Clinical Counselor
Mendy Brown, CPCT
Programs Coordinator
Mendy Brown, CPCT
Programs Coordinator
Ariana Sanchez, CPC
Office Supervisor and Intake Coordinator
Ariana Sanchez, CPC
Office Supervisor and Intake Coordinator
Kelley Reynolds
Administrator
Kelley Reynolds
Administrator