Our clinical team will develop an individualized treatment plan to address your unique challenges. Because addiction can affect so many aspects of life, we focus on the whole person—mind, body, and spirit—by incorporating a multidisciplinary blend of holistic and traditional therapies. Our program includes mindfulness meditation, spiritual care, exercise, and nutrition counseling. During your stay, we’ll help you discover the tools needed for better self-awareness and for sustaining long-term sobriety and wellness.
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Shawn Williams, DO was hired in July 2019 as Bluff Plantation’s Medical Director. Dr. Williams brings well-rounded medical experience, and is an expert in the specialties of Family Practice, Emergency Medicine, and Addiction Medicine. He has seven years of experience in the field of addiction medicine, five of which he served as a medical director. As a member of the Bulloch County opiate task force, he worked with law enforcement and health care professionals to help curtail the regional opiate epidemic. As a White House invitee, he was also consulted to help shape federal drug policy. Dr. Williams has also made two guest appearances on the A&E television show Intervention. Dr. Williams is a member of the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.More
John Martin, LMSW, MAC, CAC I is the Clinical Director of Bluff Plantation. He began his training at Willingway Hospital in Statesboro, GA in 2009 and has worked since that time in addiction and mental health services. John moved to Boston, MA in 2013 and worked at a detox and men’s residential program providing clinical addiction services. Upon returning to Georgia, John worked for Bradford Health and Recovery Houses Services in areas of family counseling and marketing. After completing his graduate education, John began working as the Clinical Director at The Hale Foundation, a private non-profit organization specializing in addiction treatment services at outpatient and men’s residential levels of care. John also worked as a psychiatric therapist at Aurora Pavilion, behavioral health services program in Aiken, SC after completing his MSW program. John graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northeastern University in Boston, MA with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and organizational communication. John graduated with honors from the MSW program at the University of South Carolina. John is a licensed social worker in Georgia and South Carolina. John specializes in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and utilizes contextual-based behavioral and cognitive approaches to bring about change in clients and connect them with the spiritual approach of the twelve steps.More
As Executive Director, Rachel Ryan, MS, MBA, LPC, manages all aspects of operations and clinical services at Bluff Plantation’s Augusta, Georgia residential addiction rehab center. Her responsibilities include oversight of admissions/intake, business development, recovery programming, quality assurance and regulatory affairs. Rachel is a results-oriented healthcare executive with significant experience in complex hospital management systems. She was previously CEO and managing director of the Aurora Pavilion at Aiken Regional Medical Center in Aiken, South Carolina. Rachel graduated Cum Laude from University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She went on to earn a Master of Science in Applied Clinical Psychology from University of South Carolina, graduating Summa Cum Laude. At University of South Carolina, she was named Outstanding Graduate Student in Psychology and was a Chancellor’s Medal recipient. She received her MBA from Southern Wesleyan University in South Carolina. Rachel began her career as a psychiatric therapist and director of social services at Aiken Regional Medical Center, where she provided assessments, individual therapy, group therapy and family therapy. She later managed clinical services in the 50-bed inpatient behavioral health and substance abuse hospital, as well as for the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) and Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP). As CEO and managing director, Rachel implemented a 15-bed expansion, led quality improvement initiatives, and managed all clinical and non-clinical departments, including admissions, business development, clinical services, risk management, process improvement, finance and regulatory affairs. She also led the treatment center through several Joint Commission re-accreditation processes. In her most recent role, Rachel was site director for HopeHealth in Aiken, where she served as lead executive for the Aiken Ryan White Site. The facility is an assistance center for people with HIV/AIDS. A Licensed Professional Counselor, Rachel developed an evidence-based behavioral health program at the Aiken Ryan White Site. She also provided counseling services at the Aiken Ryan White Site and for Aiken Psychiatric and Psychotherapy Associates. Rachel is vice chair of the board of Aiken Barnwell Mental Health Center. She was previously an associate professor at Aiken Technical College and University of South Carolina.More