Meet Our Staff

Dr. Joan Collins

Founder

With more than 50 years building Wellness Programs and providing hope and results for thousands of her patients, Dr. Joan Collins is a pioneer in integrative addiction treatment and the founder of Artesian Wellness & Recovery Centers and Artesian Houses.  Dr. Collins began as a Registered Nurse and is also a board certified Naturopathic Physician by the American Naturopathic Medical Association.  Dr. Collins completed her graduate work in the field of psychology and she is on the Board of Directors for the Alliance for Addiction Solutions.  Holding degrees from Southeast Missouri State University, Southern Illinois University, and Trinity University, Dr. Collins has extensive counseling experience as well as expertise in establishing and managing medical organizations and wellness centers. She is passionate about wellness and dedicated to assisting those with addictions.


Gennelle Trefner

Program Manager

Genelle Trefelner, Program Manager, has a wide array of managerial experience of over 15 years. She has over 7 years of recovery with a passion for helping others become free from their addictions.