New England Recovery & Wellness Center

Our Team

Don’t Judge Each Day by the Harvest You Reap but by the Seeds that you Plant”
Robert Louis Stevenson
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”
Elbert Hubbard
Traci McCarthy, MA, LCMHC
Clinical Director
Traci, a seasoned addictions professional has worked with children, adolescents, families and adults in various clinical and management roles since 1988. Traci obtained a Master’s in Counseling Psychology in Addictions and Substance Abuse in 1991 and has been a licensed clinical mental health professional in NH since 2001. Traci and her therapy dog, Wyatt, find their passion in helping others find their own recovery centered lives. Traci has advanced experience in dual diagnosis and trauma focused treatment. Traci is a grateful beneficiary of animal assisted treatment and seeks to find ways to supplement traditional therapies with this valuable modality.
Steve Powell, MD, MPH, CPE, FAPA
Medical Director
Dr. Powell is currently the Chief Medical Officer for Pursue Care, and the Chief Executive Officer for New England Medicine and Counseling Associates which provides addiction treatment across New England. Prior to this role, Dr. Powell was the Chief Medical Officer for New London Hospital, a Dartmouth affiliate, for greater than six years. He graduated Suma Cum Laude from Clayton College and State University in Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Integrative Studies. He earned his M.D. from Mercer University School of Medicine in Georgia and his M.P.H. in Health Policy and Clinical Practice from The Dartmouth Institute at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. He completed internships in Psychiatry and Internal Medicine, a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry, a residency in Leadership Preventive Medicine, and was Chief Resident in the departments of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry all at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. He is Board Certified in Addiction Medicine and Psychiatry, and he is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Powell is also Board eligible in Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine. He is also a Certified Physician Executive through the American College of Physician Executives. Dr. Powell currently works clinically as an Internist and a Psychiatrist, with a focus on Addiction Medicine. He currently holds academic appointments at Dartmouth Medical School as an Instructor in Psychiatry and as an Instructor with The Dartmouth Institute.
Kris Lang
Operations Manager
Kris Lang is the Office/Operations Manager for Avenues Recovery Extended Care. She has an associate’s degree in Accounting and Business Management. Kris has worked in the Mental Health Field for over 20 years. She assisted in the development of a Substance Use Treatment Program in the local community recently and found this to be her passion. Her goal is to use her many years of experience to help build and maintain Avenues Recovery Extended Care’s success and respect in the treatment community.
Kiley Hache, APR
Nurse Practitioner
Kiley Hache is a nurse practitioner who specializes in addiction treatment. He began his career in health care in 1989 on the nursing staff at McLean Hospital, a psychiatric facility outside of Boston. After completing his masters at Emory University, he worked in emergency medicine for ten years in both the Atlanta metropolitan area and New England. In 2019, he returned to New Hampshire and began working at Avenues in Concord. He is passionate about mental health and providing genuinely compassionate care to his clients. In his free time, he enjoys being involved with community theater.
Kristine Bailey, MSW
Primary Therapist
Kristine Bailey holds a Master of Social Work from the University of New Hampshire and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human Services from Southern New Hampshire University. From a very young age Kristine knew that she wanted to help others. She developed experience in community mental health while working with clients with severe and persistent mental illness in New Hampshire and connecting them to area supports and services. Her involvement with social services continued as a community care coordinator in Belknap, Northern Merrimack and Southern Grafton counties providing resources such as heat and fuel, medical, dental, therapy or mental health services and services from the Doorway for substance use treatment. Her impressive resume also includes a stint at New Hampshire Hospital, the state’s psychiatric hospital, engaging with severely impaired patients who needed inpatient treatment. Kristine found her calling in helping those struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. It all began with an internship opportunity years ago and she has been making a difference ever since. In her role as counselor at Avenues, she works tirelessly at forging true connection with both clients and their families. With empathy and compassion, she gains understanding of their addiction and the struggle that comes with it and finds a way to their hearts.
Jeff Picket, MA, NCC
Primary Therapist
Jeff Pickett is a counselor who is passionate about helping people live more authentic and fulfilling lives. He has a degree in Business Administration and a Masters in Clinical Mental Health. Jeff is currently working towards his licensure as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the state of New Hampshire and is also working on getting his certification in EMDR. He is married with two cats and two dogs. In his spare time, he enjoys doing outdoor activities, traveling, and cultural arts.
Jamie Goodwin, MS
Primary Therapist
Kayla Rivard, MA
Primary Therapist