24 Hour Crisis Hotline: 

(314) 302-6728

Center for Life

It is our vision to create a ripple effect in approaches to opioid treatment programs in Missouri to personify trauma understanding for our patients, innovative and intuitive programming for the community as well as our patients and offering a healing atmosphere to promote growth.

Our Values

INTEGRITY – in the services we provide and as team members

RESPECT – for CFLS team, our patients and the community we serve

COLLABORATION – as a team and with our patients to reach their treatment goals

PERSERVERANCE – in our efforts as being an intregal part of the healing process for our patients

OPENESS – to implementing different approaches, to thinking outside the box, and challenging ourselves as well as our patients to grow both personally and professionally

Our Promise To You

At the heart of everything we do is the promise to you, our client, that we will always act with integrity to empower you to be an active participant in your journey through recovery and that we will use all available resources and the expertise of our staff to assist you.


We are committed to your care and recovery. We will help you find your way to a life that is fulfilling and meaningful.


We will be respectful of your privacy and individual needs. We will help you make the choices to get the life you want during recovery.


We are here to support you through all of the challenges and successes during your recovery.

Meet Your Dedicated Staff

Executive Staff

Zhanna Keeton, Ph.D.(c), MBA, MA, LPC, CCTP, CCTS

Executive Director

Irwin Plisco, M.D.

Medical Director

Joseph DeLucia, M.D.

Medical Doctor


Nurse Practitioner

Administrative Staff

Angela Augustine

HR & Billing Specialist

Jaramaine Taylor, MA

Intake/Admissions Coordinator

Ashley Smith

Billing Specialist

Andrea Harris

Medical Receptionist

Nursing Staff

Andreu Watt, LPN

Director of Nursing

James McKenney, LPN

Stephanie Cox, LPN

Lelia Bethea, LPN

Ericka Jones, LPN

Sherry Haggin, LPN

Michelle FLoyd-Lee, LPN

LaToya McGary, LPN

Counseling Staff

Marissa Lamey, M.Ed, PLPC, NCC

Clinical Supervisor

Marie Sies, LPC, CCTP


Melinda Jones, PLPC, MAADC II


Jeffrey Davis, MAADC

Intern Mentor Supervisor, Counselor

Olivia Landgrebe, M. Ed., PLPC, NCC


Joseph Foege, CPS, MAADC II

Peer Recovery Coach, Counselor

Barbara McRoberts, AAS, CCJP

Community Support Specialist

Jennifer Rushing, MAADC II


Bridget Donnelly

Peer Support Specialist


Chief Snuggle Officer

Our Board Members

Michael Couty

Board Chair

Barbara Keehn


Tom Kimbro


Diana Harris

Board Member

Laurent Javois

Board Member

Clif Johnson

Board Member

Mark Whitson

Board Member

Get Started With Your Recovery

We Are Here For You

There is no “bad day” to start recovery.  Reach out to us now and take your life back from addiction.

We are so glad that you have decided to begin your recovery.  A member of our intake staff will be contacting you at the number provided