More About Ritual Recovery of Asheville

Who We Are

Learn more about Ritual Recovery’s innovative, immersive treatment programs.

We Are Ritual Recovery of Asheville

Ritual Recovery is a state-of-the-art substance abuse and dual-diagnosis treatment center located in Asheville, North Carolina that prides itself on offering the most individualized treatment available.

Our Mission

At Ritual Recovery of Asheville, our mission is to provide compassionate and
comprehensive treatment services to individuals struggling with addiction and mental
health challenges. Grounded in evidence-based practices and guided by a holistic
approach, we empower our clients to heal from within, reclaim their lives, and cultivate
lasting recovery. Through personalized care, education, and support, we strive to foster a
community of healing where individuals can rediscover purpose, connection, and wellness
on their journey to sobriety and mental well-being.

Our Vision

At Ritual Recovery of Asheville, we seek to cultivate a dynamic and versatile approach to healing and recovery that focuses on the health and wellness of a person in an individual and creative way. Through our commitment to innovation, compassion, and holistic care, we aim to foster a culture of hope and resilience that empowers individuals on their road to recovery.


Connection to the recovery and greater Asheville community and drawing from the best of it’s talent


Finding new, fresh ways to provide client care when treating substance abuse & dual-diagnosis.


Always seeking out and finding the most effective therapeutic modalities available.

Outcomes Studies & Data

Driven By Outcomes

Ritual Recovery aims to be a leader in the behavioral healthcare industry so from the beginning outcome data has been at the foundation of our programs. 

3 Step Admission Process

We will go over what you or a loved one is going through, and how Ritual Recovery can help you.

Once we’ve heard your story and asked you questions about your physical and mental health, we will make sure to find the right treatment for your needs.

Once we’ve heard your story and asked you questions about your physical and mental health, we will make sure to find the right treatment for your needs.

Decreased Depression
Our Core Principles

Truly Immerse Yourself in a Transformative Experience


Our program combines the best therapeutic approaches.

Holistic Care

We offer a holistic-base therapies rooted in Eastern Philosophies.


Our therapies are backed by science and data-driven in nature.

Luxury Facilities

We spent the time to hand-craft our facilities from the ground up.


Everything we do is based around each client's unique needs.

Our Team

Meet Our Expert Team

Dean Patterson
Dean Patterson Owner/CEO
Sarah Tobin
Sarah Tobin Co-Owner/CFO
Bryan Brock
Bryan Brock Behavioral Health Technician
Holly Neumann, M.A, LCAS, LCMHC
Holly Neumann, M.A, LCAS, LCMHC IOP Director/ Primary Therapist
Aaron Corby
Aaron Corby Program Director
Ryan Nielsen
Ryan Nielsen Behavioral Health Technician
Alison Sterling, MSW, LCSWA, LCAS, CSI.
Alison Sterling, MSW, LCSWA, LCAS, CSI. Clinical Director
Maegan Machler, CADC
Maegan Machler, CADC Primary Therapist
Blake Hunter, CADC
Blake Hunter, CADC Primary Therapist

Don't Miss Out on Your Chance to Change Your Life

Find harmony and balance from the inside out and outside in. Contact Ritual Recovery 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and begin your journey towards long-term healing and recovery.

FAQs & More

Commonly Asked Questions

Yes. We accept most commercial insurance plans that cover out-of-network benefits, typically PPO insurance plans to help cover many of the costs associated with treatment at Ritual Recovery. To find out your personal options for treatment, fill out our free online insurance verification form.

Determined on a case by case basis. Reach out to our Admissions team to discuss treatment/payment options and resources. 

  • Intensive Outpatient Program
  • Monthly Outpatient Meetings 
  • Alumni Meetup’s

Yes, but prescriptions may be adjusted or changed by our Doctor. 

  • We offer 1 Family/Client therapy session during the duration of Client’s stay. (Based on Client’s need.)

  • We offer weekly Family Support Meetings via Zoom.