Brett Matherne, LAC is the owner and CEO of New Start Recovery. He graduated from Nicholls State University. Brett has 26 years of experience in supervising, administration, and counseling in the addiction field. Brett is a Licensed Addiction Counselor. He has 33 years of recovery and sobriety himself. He was born and raised in Houma, LA, and brings his personal experience and understanding of the unique culture of South La. Brett is married with one son. Brett enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, and fishing.
Reginald Owens, CIT, BS is a counselor. He is a graduate of our program and carries 6 years of recovery and sobriety himself. He is currently in graduate school to obtain his master's degree in Addiction Counseling. Reginald is a life long resident of Houma, LA. He enjoys sending time with his wife and children and fishing any chance he gets.
Our staff has over 36 years of sobriety and recovery.
We work with fully licensed therapists and physicians that have a strong background and experience in working in the addiction field.