The Woodlands Programs
New Dimensions Day Treatment Centers provide partial day and intensive outpatient treatment to both adults and adolescents. We are licensed by the State of Texas and Accredited by the Joint Commission. Our mental health programs are designed to provide individuals and their families the tools that they need to overcome depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, anger, suicidal thoughts, and other emotional and behavioral problems. In addition, our chemical dependency programs are designed to provide a safe, structured environment where individuals can learn to overcome alcohol and drug abuse problems as well as other addictions. New Dimensions is located just north of Houston in The Woodlands area. New Dimensions is conveniently located close to I45 and serves Harris, Montgomery, Liberty, and Fort Bend counties. We are a short drive from Spring, Cypress, Conroe, Kingwood, Humble, Magnolia, Montgomery, Tomball, Huntsville, Houston and the surrounding communities.
Randy Brazzel, MBA, MA, LPC, LMFT
Chief Executive Officer
Randy Brazzel is the CEO of New Dimensions Day Treatment Centers. Mr. Brazzel is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 30 years of clinical experience. He has a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from the University of Houston – Clear Lake and a Master’s in Business Administration from Rice University. Mr. Brazzel has extensive expertise in working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families that are struggling with a variety of issues, including depression, anxiety, grief, anger, trauma, conflict resolution, marital conflict, alcohol and drug abuse, and behavioral problems.
Olayinka Ayeni, MD
Mohammed Ayoub, M.D.
Medical Director of Adult, CD, and Adolescent Programs
Rebecca Rucker, MA, LPC-Superviser, LMFT
Director of Organizational Development
Rebecca’s keen interest is in conducting training and consultation for mental health service providers on ethical issues and ethical-legal conflicts in clinical practice. She is a Clinical Member and frequent speaker to the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and the Texas Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. She is a Clinical Member of the American Mental Health Counselors Association and the National Association of Employee Assistance Professionals. In the local Houston area she conducts ethics trainings for her colleagues in the Houston Chapter of the Employee Assistance Professionals’ Association, the Houston Counseling Association and the Houston Licensed Professional Counselor Association. In 2011, Rebecca co-founded a collaboration of business development liaisons of psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment centers, and outpatient mental/behavioral health and chemical dependency treatment providers. She is a former board member of this group, the Greater Houston Area Treatment Providers, whose mission is to provide resources to clients along a continuum of care.
Director of Human Resources
Carol Cash, LMSW
Clinical Director of Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Programs for Adults and Adolescents
Laura Stark, MA, LPC-S
Adult Mental Health Therapist
Rita Maniscalco, MSW, LCSW, MA
Adult Mental Health Therapist
Rita is a graduate of Hofstra University, Long Island, N.Y. with a BA in Psychology and received her Masters Degree in Social Work from Adelphi University, Garden City, NY. Rita has a Masters Degree in Theology from the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington, NY and has over 25 years of experience as a clinical social worker. She has been a board approved supervisor for many years supervising social work graduate students. Her clinical interests include marrying theory and practice together with spiritual purpose to help make a difference in the lives of her clients. Her experience ranges from supervising therapists to providing individual, group and family therapy to patients with mental and chemical dependency concerns. At New Dimensions she is the Adult Mental Health therapist who provides clinical group therapy and case management to mental health and chemical dependency clients and supervises graduate students.
Adam Bertoch, MS, LCDC, LMFT- Associate
Adam is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor and is under supervision as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University - Idaho and a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Texas Tech University. He has experience in the juvenile corrections facilities and in a Family Therapy Clinic (FTC) at Texas Tech University. While at the Juvenile Justice Center, Adam participated in creating group curriculums for people suffering with addiction and provided family therapy to address relationship dynamics and difficult life cycle changes. Other therapy services provided includes counseling families, couples and individuals with a variety of presenting problems including severe mental illness, parent-child relationships, as well as pre-marital education. Adam enjoys helping families establish emotional safety while developing healthy interpersonal boundaries and strong individual and family identities. Adam identifies himself as an educator helping his clients live by the principles of love, honesty, spirituality, accountability, trust, and forgiveness as central to a recovery lifestyle. Outside of his educational experience, Adam’s life experiences have led him to develop great care and concern for the precious and powerful connection between parents and their children. Adam feels a strong connection with youth and the decisions they are faced with in today’s society.
Jasmine Groves, MA, LPC-Intern, LCDC- Intern
Adult Mental Health and Adolescent Therapist
Jasmine is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern (LPC-I) and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern ( LCDC-I) under the direct supervision of Laura Stark, LPC-S. She received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Houston-Downtown and her Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Sam Houston State University. Jasmine’s therapeutic process is targeted at assisting clients, both adult and adolescent, in gaining self-awareness while working through life challenges. Jasmine’s expertise is working with individuals who have experienced depression, anxiety, intimate partner violence, PTSD, substance abuse, stress related issues, mood disorder, and trauma.
Joni Villemez-Comeaux is the Director of the Adult Chemical Dependency Program in The Woodlands. She is most passionate about bringing awareness and healing to the underlying foundation of addictions, having over 20 years of personal recovery. Joni has vast life experience, including over 6 years’ experience as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, serving previously as Program Director with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in a Pre-Release Therapeutic Community Treatment Program. This experience of working as a counselor in prison served to enhance Joni’s ability to relate to people in all stages of their life’s journey. Joni received her Bachelor’s degree in Family Studies and Substance Abuse Counseling from Lamar University in Beaumont and her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville. Joni is gifted with a fun, dynamic personality and the ability to experience the best in everyone she meets. Joni loves spending time with her family and friends, traveling, hiking, nature photography and is a Spiritual seeker. In her seeking, she utilizes her training as a Reiki Master, Soul Integration Therapist and as a Meditation teacher to continue to heal and grow and guide others in so doing.