PHAITE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TEAM
Benjamin Kaneaiakala III, MBA, LAADC
Benjamin Kaneaiakala III the CEO of Phoenix Rising has over 29 years recovery and experience working in this industry. He is passionate about helping people and providing them with the tools necessary for recovery.
Dr. Alia Kaneaiakala, Psy.D, LMFT
Dr. Alia Kaneaiakala the Chief Clinical Officer of Phoenix Rising is a Psychologist and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Dr. Kaneaiakala has over 10 years of experience in this industry and enjoys working with all populations. She brings a unique and creative clinical approach to treatment.
Alexis Florence, B.A., CATC-III
Alexis is the Program Director at Phoenix Rising Behavioral. She is a Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor through CAADE and is pursuing her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. Alexis has experience working with diverse populations including domestic violence, eating disorders, and addiction treatment. It is her role to assist clients in their transition to healthy daily living without the use of addictive behaviors.
Lisa Neumann, BHP & CPC
Lisa Neumann is a Board Certified Bioenergetic Health Practitioner who received her education at Great Lakes School of Integrative Medicine. As an energy medicine professional, she works with BrainPaint™ (neurofeedback) and ThetaHealing® (meditative technique). Lisa has been in recovery since 2004 and is currently pursuing her Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certification through CCAPP. She is a certified professional recovery coach and author of Sober Identity: Tools for Reprogramming the Addictive Mind. She provides neurofeedback and facilitates groups at Phoenix Rising Behavioral Health Care Services.
Dr. Michele Okonski, Psy.d., MS
Dr. Michele Okonski is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with experience working with many diverse populations including Veterans and individuals diagnosed with addictions and eating disorders. Her goal is to help people improve on their ability to cope with interpersonal/relational difficulties(social, working, couple, sexual etc.) and problems in their lives in an atmosphere that is safe and supportive. There is a focus on interpersonal interactions to help address relationship and emotional difficulties and to encourage personal development ultimately helping individuals to replace existing maladaptive behavior patterns with more constructive and effective ones.