Jennifer Angier

Jennifer Angier, MS, NCAC-II, CAC-II

Group CEO

A veteran of the behavioral health field, Jennifer Angier has more than two decades of clinical experience and currently serves as the Group CEO of Talbott Recovery Campus. She is a level II national certified addictions counselor and is level II certified with the Georgia Addiction Counseling Association. A nationally recognized expert on addiction treatment…

Katie Myers

Katie Myers, LCSW

Clinical Program Director

Originally from Anderson, Indiana, Katie Myers joined the Talbott Recovery team as clinical program director in June 2017. Passionate about assisting others in creating a life truly worth living, Myers’ drive stems from her own personal recovery journey. She considers her experience a gift to share with others. Myers earned a bachelor’s degree in social…

Navjyot Bedi

Navjyot Singh Bedi, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Bedi joined Talbott Recovery as a Staff Addiction Psychiatrist in 2006. Since that time, he has been a valuable part of the treatment team in the addiction and co-occurring psychiatric disorders treatment program, particularly with the Professionals Program. He conducts our professional assessments, leads process groups and is a frequent lecturer to both patients and families. Dr. Bedi…

Jeff Jones

Jefferson C. Jones, MD

Medical Director, Talbott Columbus

Dr. Jeff Jones serves as the Medical Director for Talbott Recovery Columbus. He is also a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Georgia Academy of Family Practice, Muscogee County Medical Society, Medical Association of Georgia and The American Society of Addiction Medicine. Board certified in Family Practice and Chemical Dependency. Dr. Jones earned…

Cherly Sapp

Cheryl Sapp, LPC, NCC, CAC-II

Clinical Program Director

Cheryl Sapp serves as the Clinical Program Director for Talbott’s Columbus campus. She has more than 30 years of experience in the field of addiction and co-occurring disorder counseling, having retired from New Horizons CSB after 20 years or service. Sapp also has vast experience with the Military ASAP program as well as with other…

Constantine Galifianakis, MD


Hailing from Salisbury, Maryland, Dr. Constantine Galifianakis joined the Talbott Recovery staff as psychiatrist at the main campus in July 2017. Licensed in Georgia and Maryland, he completed his psychiatry internship at Emory University and a psychiatry fellowship at University of Maryland. Prior to medical school, Dr. Galifianakis pursued an interest in film, working for…

Oksana Kershteyn

Oksana Kershtyn, MD

Staff Psychiatrist, Talbott Dunwoody

Dr. Oksana Kershteyn joined the Talbott Recovery staff in early 2012. Originally from Siberia, Russia, she graduated from Russia’s top medical school, the Siberian State Medical University, where she also completed her general adult neurology residency. After moving to the United States, Dr. Kershteyn completed her general adult psychiatry residency at Albany Medical College in…

Richard Amar

Richard P. Amar, MD

Staff Addiction Psychiatrist

Dr. Richard Amar joined Talbott Recovery as a Staff Addiction Psychiatrist in 2011. He obtained his medical degree from MCP-Hahnemann University School of Medicine and completed his general psychiatry residency at Emory University School of Medicine followed by an addiction psychiatry fellowship. Prior to joining the Talbott staff, Dr. Amar worked with veterans for eight…

Karen Orsini

Karen Lyn Orsini, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

Karen Lyn Orsini has been in healthcare since 1988 and has a broad range of experiences in financial management, strategic planning and organizational leadership. Prior to joining the Talbott Recovery team, Orsini worked with RHA Health Services, one of the largest providers of long-term healthcare for developmental disability, mental health and substance abuse services in the…

Kelly Scheinberg

Kelly Scheinberg, MD

Addiction Psychiatrist, Talbott Atlanta

Dr. Kelly Scheinberg joined Talbott Recovery as an Addiction Psychiatrist in July 2014. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine in 2009 and completed her general psychiatry residency at Emory University School of Medicine in 2013, followed by an addiction psychiatry fellowship in 2014. Prior to joining the staff…

Laura Pugsley

Laura Pugsley

Director of Outpatient Services, Foundations Atlanta and Talbott Recovery at Dunwoody

Laura Pugsley joined the Foundations Recovery Network team in April 2012 and brought with her nearly two decades of experience working in the social services field. Originally from Toronto, Canada, she relocated to the US and graduated from the University of Georgia with a BA in psychology, earning a master’s degree in professional counseling from…

Melanie Chafin

Melanie Chafin, MSN, RN

Nurse Liaison

Mel Chafin joined the staff at Talbott Recovery Columbus in 2013, working with nurses in recovery and the State Boards of Nursing to return nurses to practice safely. In recovery herself, she understands the struggles nurses face after treatment. Chafin earned her bachelor’s degree from Columbus State University and her master’s degree in nursing from…

Haley Hill

Haley Walters Hill

Director of Admissions

Haley Hill, Talbott Recovery’s Director of Admissions, hails from Clarkesville, Georgia. She earned her BS degree from North Georgia College in Dahlonega and has been working in addiction treatment since her early twenties. She’s worked with teenagers in recovery, ran an emergency shelter for teens and worked in dual diagnosis for the past 15 years…

Ben Wilson

Bennett C. Wilson

Alumni Coordinator

Ben Wilson was born and raised in Orlando, Florida. He worked as a chef for much of his adult life, but after getting sober in 2007, he found that he wanted to help others like he was helped. Being able to be of service to Talbott’s patients and see them get their lives, families, careers…