If you have any questions or concerns about the Symposium, or during the event please reach out to:

Melissa at: melissa@kearneyandassociates.com or by call or text at: 785-338-0979.

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We thank you for registering for the Fall Symposium and look forward to your attendance at our event.



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Featured Presenters:

  Dr. Kasey Nichols ND

Dr. Kasey Nichols focuses on a whole person approach to all forms of addiction, including substance abuse, food addiction, and smoking cessation. He served as the director of medical operation and administration at a national substance abuse disorder corporation. In addition, Dr. Kasey graduated from Cleveland University-Kansas City with a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, graduating with honors, and holds a Doctorate from The Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. He is licensed in both Arizona and Kansas. He has given numerous talks to professional organizations and is a freelance writer and medical consultant, Dr. Kasey has been published in numerous magazines, websites, and newspapers across the nation.

Dr. Kasey’s whole-person approach to addiction is unlike any other treatment approach to addiction. Most importantly, he incorporates the best of both conventional and holistic therapies, including dietary and lifestyle changes, evidence-based supplements, acupuncture, pharmaceuticals, and psychotherapy. Currently, Dr. Kasey has a private practice in Gilbert Arizona and is a partial owner of NuHope Services, an outpatient addiction treatment center located in Overland Park Kansas. He is currently the treasurer of the Arizona Naturopathic Medicine Association-AZNMA.

  Dr. Jolene Nichols PHD, LCAC, MAC

Dr. Jolene Nichols brings over 25-years of experience in the substance use industry in both counseling roles as well as executive management. Dr. Jolene is passionate about helping people make positive changes in their lives and helping families to heal. She focuses on providing individualized addiction counseling to people in any stage of recovery, as well as their family members. She believes a successful recovery involves healing of the entire family.  Dr. Jolene served as the Vice President/COO at VHA a national substance abuse disorder corporation and served as the CEO of VH Solutions a billing and clinical consulting corporation. She has presented at many psychological symposiums on addiction, ethics, and online therapy. Dr. Jolene holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology and a Doctorate in Psychology with a specialization in addiction from Colorado State University and Capella. She is the current owner/operator of Nuhope Services an outpatient substance use disorder treatment facility in Overland Park, Kansas. Dr. Jolene has advanced training in addiction treatment, intervention, and corporate management.

  Melissa Windsor LCPC, LCAC

Melissa Windsor is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor in the state of Kansas. She is also a Licensed Practical counselor and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the state of Oklahoma. Melissa is the Executive Director of Landmark Recovery, a SUD inpatient treatment facility in Oklahoma City. Melissa has provided services in the addiction and recovery field for the past 18 years as an Executive manager and as an independent practitioner.  




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