Chief Executive Officer
Michael J Hanes, MAT, ATR-BC, LPC is the Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Ridge Institute. He is a Registered Art Therapist-Board Certified and a Licensed Professional Counselor. He has served on the faculty of Phoenix University – OKC, University of Oklahoma, and Oklahoma State University – OKC. Michael has 27 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in inpatient, residential, and outpatient settings. Additionally he has 16 years of experience working with co-occurring disorders at the Oklahoma County Detention Center and with the Federal Public Defender Office, Habeas Corpus. He is a consultant with The McCullough Group where he facilitates corporate workshops and trainings on team building, creative problem solving, and systems analysis. Read More.
ERI Clinical Team
ERI Prevention Team
Director of the Eagle Wings Substance Abuse Prevention Program
Mel Roberts is the Director of the Eagle Wings Substance Abuse Prevention Program at Eagle Ridge Institute in Oklahoma City, OK. This program has been created to prevent drug and alcohol abuse of at-risk Oklahoma City youth. Mr. Roberts is responsible for the direction of the program, to include program design and implementation. Mr. Roberts comes from a professional background in substance abuse treatment and is excited about working on the prevention end, providing the youth with the tools they need to make informed decisions in life, and ensuring their overall success. Mr. Roberts also holds a degree in Audio/Video Production and enjoys writing, producing and composing music in his private studio. As an incentive to complete the program, he shares his knowledge of studio engineering and recording with the youth he serves in the Eagle Wings program in the Eagle Wings Studio onsite at Eagle Ridge Institute.