Douglas Lyons

Douglas Lyons


Doug Lyons has more than 25 years of experience working in complex family systems. He assists families in the development of strategies to combat and manage substance use disorders and codependency. He specializes in treating high levels of complexity and acuity. Prior to founding Clere Consulting, Doug served with the Hazelden-Betty Ford Foundation in multiple capacities for over 15 years. He was a primary therapist, a family counselor and later served as the Director of Clinical Services for 7 years.

Doug is a highly sought-after lecturer and speaker and has been a regular presence at the Family Firm Institute’s national and international conferences and a resource for their members, Doug currently sits on the Executive Board of Lines for Life, a nationally recognized, nonprofit organization whose mission is to end substance abuse and prevent suicide. 

Our Services

Killebrew Psychological Services

Through Killebrew Psychological Services, created in 2016, Killebrew works with doctoral-level and LPC-eligible students by supervising them and offering them an opportunity to practice evidence-based therapies and psychological assessment

administration. She currently has six students training in DBT and prolonged exposure therapy and psychological assessments.  In her private practice, Killebrew does pre-surgical evaluations, testing for posttraumatic stress disorder and full psychological assessments for all personality and mood disorders. Some of the tests she provides are:

• Personality Testing

• Intelligence Testing

• Achievement Testing

• ADHD testing 

• Pre-surgical Evaluations

• Fitness for duty evaluations 

Essential Touchstones

Essential Touchstones is an Intensive Outpatient Program centered on adolescents who struggle with co-occurring mental health issues. 


Our services are provided by doctorate-level, master’s-level, licensed or provisionally-licensed clinicians.


We offer complete outpatient and prevention treatment programs through several evidence-based therapeutic