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Johnathan Lawson - Warriors Heart is an addiction and PTSD treatment center for active military, veterans, and first responders. Contact us today at (844) 448-2567.

My Why: Johnathan Lawson

Johnathan Lawson LPC-Associate / LCDC Supervised by Stacia Hood Lankford, LPC-S John was born and raised in San Antonio and the surrounding area spending most summers with family in the hill country town of Fredericksburg Texas. During high school difficulties at home led to John dropping out his sophomore year electing to work full time…

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Michael Marotta - Warriors Heart is an addiction and PTSD treatment center for active military, veterans, and first responders. Contact us today at (844) 448-2567.

My Why: Michael Marotta

Michael Marotta Executive Director Mike was born and raised in San Antonio Texas. He is no stranger to hard work and family. He was married at the young age of 19 years old to the love of his life Dawn Marotta. They have been happily married for 23 years and have two beautiful sons Nathaniel…

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Savannah Mellott - Warriors Heart is an addiction and PTSD treatment center for active military, veterans, and first responders. Contact us today at (844) 448-2567.

My Why: Savannah Mellott

Savannah Mellott Client Relations Team Savannah was born and raised in Riverside California and moved to Bandera Texas in 2023. She is the youngest of 4 children, with 2 older brothers and an older sister. She is an Aunt of 10 nieces and nephews, 6 nieces and 4 nephews. Savannah graduated highschool in 2019 and…

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Laurie Spooner - Warriors Heart is an addiction and PTSD treatment center for active military, veterans, and first responders. Contact us today at (844) 448-2567.

My Why: Laurie Spooner

My “why” is simple. I love those we serve. Being a military wife for over 2 decades, this is our community. I’ve also been in recovery since Jan 28, 1996, so the passion to do what we do runs deep.

About twenty years ago, I came to the realization that I was not equipped to help my husband process or work through anything relating to his time in the military. That was a hard pill to swallow being I was of the belief that when you’re married you know everything there is to know about each other and we could “fix” each other. That was not the case with us. What my husband needed was another warrior and if I really wanted him to work through whatever was going on emotionally, mentally and spiritually, then I had to support that. I can’t begin to help when I have absolutely no idea of his experiences. I’m a military WIFE not a combat soldier.

Warriors Healing Warriors isn’t a catchy phrase, it’s a game changer. That is why we created a facility that only serves this population.

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Abigail Woods - Warriors Heart is an addiction and PTSD treatment center for active military, veterans, and first responders. Contact us today at (844) 448-2567.

My Why: Abigail Woods

My sons are my why! When I had my oldest son, I experienced unconditional love for the first time so, I changed my life around and sought out help for my addiction and PTSD because of him. Today I am grateful that I get to be a part of my son’s life and be a great mother for them.

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Aaron Krisman - Warriors Heart is an addiction and PTSD treatment center for active military, veterans, and first responders. Contact us today at (844) 448-2567.

My Why: Aaron Krisman

Aaron Krisman Admissions Team lead Aaron was born in Orange California where he graduated from high school.  He joined the United States Air Force in 2008 where he served as a Security Forces airman while stationed in Italy, England, and North Dakota.  Aaron was deployed to Camp Phoenix in Kabul Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom…

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Fabian Leon Bedoya - Warriors Heart is an addiction and PTSD treatment center for active military, veterans, and first responders. Contact us today at (844) 448-2567.

My Why: Fabian Leon Bedoya

Fabian Leon Bedoya Clinical Fabian believes that he only has one life to live and wants to live it to the fullest. He was born in Colombia South America and move to the Alamo city to attend college and four years later he earned his Bachelor of Art in Theology at International Bible college subsequently he…

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Maria Cocchiarella - Warriors Heart is an addiction and PTSD treatment center for active military, veterans, and first responders. Contact us today at (844) 448-2567.

My Why: Maria Cocchiarella

Maria Cocchiarella UR/Insurance Team Lourdes Cocchiarella was born and raised in Miami Florida. Her degree comes from Barry University an accredited college in the Miami Area. She has been working in the Treatment industry since 1996 in various capacities. In 2013 I began doing Utilization Review and discovered that not only was this area where…

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