Brett Heimowitz

Chief Executive Officer

As the leader of our team, Brett has worked in the addiction field for over 16 years. He has knowledge of every department in treatment and working experience as a behavioral health tech, medical assistant, case manager, admissions coordinator/director and owner. As CEO of CVRC, he is committed to creating the premier treatment facility in North Carolina. His work and life experiences allow him to connect with those seeking help and assist his addiction treatment specialists with being the best they can be. His experience allows him the opportunity to not only help the addict/alcoholic but to also lead the facility in its daily operations. As the CEO, he is committed to providing the best services to the clients, families and staff of CVRC.

Dara Heimowitz

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Dara ensures that all aspects of Crest View run smoothly and that employees are carrying out the organization’s vision each and every day. Whether it’s training addiction treatment specialists, helping colleagues deliver the highest quality of care, or identifying ways that Crest View can grow and evolve, she runs a tight ship!

If you ask anyone around here, Dara truly holds the heart of our facility together. As a mother of two children, she knows how important it is for people to feel seen, valued, and loved. She genuinely and compassionately cares for each client. Dara’s favorite part of each day is meeting new clients and guiding them into their recovery journey, or helping existing clients prepare to graduate from the program. Her mission is to ensure each individual feels as though they are a member of the Crest View family forever.

Dara holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Central Florida and has over 17 years of recovery. When she is not working, she enjoys hiking, running, and traveling with her husband and children.

Caroline Ratner

Caroline Ratner

Director of Operations

Caroline is the Director of Operations for Crest View Recovery Center. She has worked in the substance use disorder and mental health field as well as senior care for over 5 years. Caroline is responsible for overseeing effective operating processes, compliance, practices and objectives directly related to quality productivity, and standards of Crest View Recovery Center. She is passionate and focused on client care and efficiency among staff.

Caroline is passionate about working in the field of substance use and mental health because it holds a special place in her heart. Caroline is a woman in long term recovery with over 7 years of continuous sobriety. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends, and two Yorkies.

Clinical Director Abbey Henson-Ives

Abbey Henson-Ives

Clinical Director

Abbey is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC)  with nearly ten years of experience in the substance use and mental health field. She completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology at Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, NC, and then completed her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC. She is passionate about ensuring clients and their families receive the best care possible through CVRC. Abbey has ongoing conversations with clients and staff to ensure the environment and programs produce positive outcomes. No matter how big or small, she enjoys identifying challenges and looking for solutions. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, being outside, exercising, and reading.
Chanse Harrison

Chanse Harrison

Business Development Representative

Chanse joined Crest View early in the year 2021. Chanse has been around the addiction field for 10+ years.

As a Business Development Representative, Chanse is knowledgeable in helping guide individuals through the ins and outs of the rehab process. He can identify the needs of individuals and suggest appropriate services. He enjoys teaching others about Crest View Recovery Center and how it can better help those struggling with Substance Use Disorder.

Chanse comes from a family of one of four brothers. This instilled an attitude in him of “I am my brother’s keeper”. Chanse brings a no-nonsense approach to his job and life. There is nothing Chanse will not help out with. Chanse lives with his fiancé, Marie and his 3-year-old English Bull Terrier, Neville.

When not playing with his dog and working, Chanse likes to paint, hike, and listen to the Grateful Dead.

Candace Green Business Development Representative

Candace Green

Business Development Representative

Candace, a valued member of our team, brings over 5 years of dedicated service to Crest View Recovery Center. Her journey within our organization has been marked by continuous growth and progression, starting as a Behavioral Health Technician, advancing to the role of BHT Supervisor, and later becoming a trusted Client Liaison.

Candace’s extensive experience and knowledge have been instrumental in her journey within the company, ultimately leading her to a vital role on our Business Development Team. With a deep understanding of the challenges and difficulties that individuals face when deciding to seek treatment, Candace excels in simplifying and facilitating the process for each and every client.

Outside of her work at Crest View Recovery Center, Candace finds happiness in spending quality time with her family and indulging in various outdoor activities and sports. Softball, in particular, holds a special place in her heart.