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Andy Sethi, Clinical Director

Andy is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licensed Addiction Counselor, and a Registered Nurse in the State of Colorado. His multidisciplinary background supports his clinical approach to care and emphasizes him as one of the leading addiction professionals in the Denver, Colorado community. Andy earned his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of North Texas, then continued his education in the medical field to become a Registered Nurse. After several years working in a variety of healthcare settings, he moved to Boulder, Colorado to complete his master’s degree in Psychology at Naropa University.

Before joining Jade Recovery, Andy has spent over 10 years providing chemical dependency treatment services under many clinical and administrative roles. Andy combines his medical knowledge, a variety of therapeutic modalities, and over a decade of experience to provide the best possible treatment for clients struggling with substance use disorders and other mental health issues. Andy specializes in working with clients with Substance Use Disorders, chronic pain, trauma, and the LGBTQ+ community.

Brad Metzler, Therapist

Brad Metzler is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and holds a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education with an emphasis on Couples and Family from the University of Colorado. During his academic career, Brad was supervised at Noeticus, where he was trained in trauma therapy and trauma-informed care (TIC) by many local and nationally-known experts in the field of mental health.  adults, families, adolescents and individuals in hospitals and community-based clinics. 

Brad has clinical experience in a variety of approaches, including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems approaches, and interventions rooted in Existential and Humanistic interventions. He focuses his work on helping adolescents, adults, and families.

Ellie Mumin, Social Media Innovator

Ellie is a Social Media Influencer who has spent the last 10 years consulting with businesses in Los Angeles on ways to increase brand awareness and marketing initiatives using unique and innovative strategies. Ellie has focused much of her time on exploring and understanding the components of healthy living and uses her background in social media to illustrate ways to live a balanced, fulfilling life. Ellie believes that in order to live a balanced life, you must take care of yourself; mind, body, and soul. 

About us

Exec Team

David Forstadt

David Forstadt

Chief Executive Officer

Anthony Ferkel

Anthony Ferkel

Lifestyle Coach

Charese Allen

Charese Allen

Director of Dialectics

Let’s Work Together for Change

It will take action from multiple treatment facilities to generate the momentum for positive change in the treatment community. We look forward to working together.

If you’re part of the addiction community, please check our News page for the industry conferences we will be attending for opportunities to connect.


Together we can improve treatment for patients across all facilities. Inquire today to become part of our efforts to improve treatment quality nationally.


Our mission is help patients and reduce the stigma surrounding mental health and addiction treatment. Contact us to learn how you can help. 


We are working to improve the clinical treatment standards across the industry to help patients get the care they need


The design of the Jade Recovery logo is a combination of two concepts. The different sections in shades of green represent the facets and crystalline structure of a Jade gemstone. The lines between these facets represent neurons in the human brain. Hence, the logo mark represents “Facets of the Mind.”

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