Alison has been with Stonegate Center since its inception in 2010. She was one of the founding members that developed Stonegate’s mission statement and programming in the chemical dependency treatment field. Alison was born and raised in Baltimore, MD. She received her BS in Business Administration/Finance from the University of North Carolina and is a specialist in business operations and systems. After gaining experience in financial services, as a commercial credit analyst at First Union Bank in Columbus, GA, Alison ran a Junior Military Officer recruitment firm in Ft Bragg, NC. Shortly after she earned the opportunity to lead the Competitive Strategy Executive Education program at Harvard Business School, in Boston, MA. Currently, Alison oversees operations at several privately-held companies in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. As a mother of four grown children, she enjoys spending time with them, reading, and kayaking on the Trinity River.
Director of Business Development
Christina obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Telecommunication Media Studies from Texas A&M University. With a desire to help people and a passion for the treatment industry, Christina enjoys being part of a community that’s main focus is helping others find long-term recovery. Christina believes in doing whatever it takes to get a loved one into treatment. Christina’s brother is in recovery and she understands what it is like to struggle with addiction within the family system. Christina truly has a special place in her heart for people in recovery and believes in taking it one day at a time.
Prior to joining Stonegate Center as their Director of Business Development, Christina worked as a Professional Relations Officer for Origins Behavioral Healthcare, Acquisition Analyst for Ally Financial, and Finance Manager for Sewell Lexus of Dallas. During that time, she learned what “obsessed with service” meant and strives each day to provide outstanding service in whatever way possible. Christina volunteers in various capacities in her community as well as serving as a board member of the Timothy O’Farrell Recovery Foundation and is a Co-Founder of Be Well Collin County.
Will Stoy, M.A., LPC
Will Stoy was born in Dallas, and has lived in east Texas most of his life. After graduating from Texas A&M University with his BA in Psychology he continued his education at Dallas Theological Seminary. Will is now a masters level counselor and Licensed Professional Counselor. He has worked in the field of addiction/recovery for the past four years. Will’s passion is to help boys become the men God created them to be. Will enjoys spending time with his wife, Sarah. He also enjoys hunting and fishing, when he gets the chance.
Katie Wheeler, BBA, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC
Katie Wheeler grew up in Singapore and Dubai but her family is originally from South Texas. She completed her undergraduate degree at Southern Methodist University in Business Administration – Management. She pursued an undergraduate nursing degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston after graduation from SMU. She worked at Texas Health Resources in Fort Worth for 6 years as a nurse in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Room. She completed the Family Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Texas at Arlington and is board certified. She completed her post mater’s certificate in Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Texas at Arlington and is board eligible.
Katie began working at an outpatient practice, Pittman Psychiatry and Recovery, with Dr. Julie Pittman in March 2017. Dr. Pittman also serves at the Medical Director of Stonegate Center. Dr. Pittman received her undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at Austin. She completed a combined MD-PhD program at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston with a PhD focused on the behavioral processes involved in drug addiction. She completed her residency training at Harvard Medical School in the Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital Psychiatry Residency Training Program in Boston where she served as chief resident in addiction her final year. She then came back to Texas to complete her addiction psychiatry fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Pittman is currently on the clinical faculty at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She is board certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry.
Satchel Stillwell, M.A., LPC
Satchel Stillwell was born in Midland, and grew up in the Woodlands, Texas for most of his life. After graduating from Saint Edwards University with his BA in Psychology, Satchel pursued his graduate work at Dallas Baptist University. Satchel started working for Stonegate Center as a therapist in April of 2014, and is now the clinical director. He is responsible for supervising all aspects of therapeutic care for the clients at Stonegate Center. Satchel has been working in private practice since 2013 and in the field of chemical dependency treatment since 2014. Satchel is a licensed professional counselor, and is passionate about helping men find recovery through the 12 steps. Satchel works to help clients and their family members identify and challenge systemic issues that perpetuate the disease of alcoholism. Satchel enjoys spending time with his wife Bethany and his three children Lucy, Landon, and Cash.