Benjamin Seymour, CADC

Ben began his work in the substance abuse field as a technician at a residential treatment center in 1999. In the years to follow, he completed his degree in counseling and worked as an addiction counselor for many years. After his time as a counselor, he co-founded an intervention firm and has extensive experience working with families and individuals as an interventionist. Since 2009, Ben has founded two addiction treatment centers and worked as a consultant, sharing with other treatment centers his expertise in creating and improving successful treatment programs. Ben took over the role of Director at Southworth Association in 2017 and now serves as Program Coordinator for the Idaho Physicians Recovery Network, Program for Recovering Nurses, the Lawyers Assistance Program and our Recovery Enhancement Program. He will continue to carry on John Southworth’s vision of helping anyone in crisis, anywhere and anytime.

Benjamin Seymour, CADC

Director

  • (866) 460-9014
  • (208) 949-0363
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The PRN Team


Lori Barnes-Lapp, B.S.

Lori is the Program Advisor for the Idaho Physician Recovery Network, Program for Recovering Nurses, Program for Recovering Dental Professionals, Pharmacist Recovery Network, and Professional Recovery Network.

Lori Barnes-Lapp

Quality Assurance/Data Advisor

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Tina Baird

Tina has several years of experience monitoring clients with mental health or substance abuse issues. Tina worked several years as a misdemeanor probation officer where she specialized in monitoring mental health as well as substance abuse clients. After leaving misdemeanor probation, Tina began work at a substance use disorder treatment facility where she served as the Substance Abuse Program Coordinator. Tina approaches monitoring clients with compassion and strives to help her clients find solutions and tools to succeed in life after treatment.

Tina Baird

Compliance Monitor

  • (800) 386-1695 ext. 116
  • (208) 323-9555 ext. 116
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  • 7 a.m.-4 p.m. MT

Tiffany East, B.A.

Tiffany has been working in the mental health/addiction and recovery field for the past 9 years. After graduating with a degree in psychology from Boise State University, she moved on to working with children and families with mental illness and now works as the Senior Compliance Monitor for the facilitating families dealing with addiction. Tiffany is passionate about helping people and aiding people who battle with addiction.

Tiffany East

Senior Case Manager/Compliance Monitor

  • (800) 386-1695 ext. 106
  • (208) 323-9555 ext. 106
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  • 7 a.m.-4 p.m. M, W, F, MT & 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tu, Th, MT

Carey Speirs

Carey transferred from North Carolina to Idaho via military in 2007 and now recognizes Idaho as her home state. Carey transferred to Southworth Associates from a Sexual Offender Treatment and Counseling agency where she worked closely with Felony Probation and Parole offices in the Treasure Valley. She has discovered a loyalty working in the Counseling, Mental Health, and Addiction/Substance Abuse field and is excited to share her passion for encouraging others in recognizing their strengths and reaching their full potential. Carey now works as the NPAP Compliance Monitor and PRN/PRDP Program Assistant for Southworth Associates and thrives to provide the highest quality of support while assisting others to manage risk, meet their personal goals, and support the participating individual as well as their support group along the journey to recovery. Outside of the office, Carey enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, hunting, and family time. She also enjoys creative writing, poetry, photography, and traveling.

Carey Speirs

Compliance Monitor/Program Assistant

  • (800) 386-1695 ext. 101
  • (208) 323-9555 ext. 101
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  • 7 a.m.-4 p.m. M-F, MT

The REP Team


Jessica Foster, M.A., L.P.C.

Jessica began her work at Southworth Associates in 2006 as a case manager for the private case management program after graduating from college with a degree in Psychology. She wanted to further her interest and knowledge in the field of helping others so she went back to school to obtain her Masters in Counseling while continuing to work at Southworth Associates. She participated in internships, counseling students in the school system as well as at-risk juveniles in an in-patient setting. She now works as a Program Advisor to the Recovery Enhancement Program (REP); helping other case managers with their training, performing quality assurance reviews, and many other miscellaneous duties. She is also our Director of Conferences and plans our International Treatment Center’s Cooperative (ITCC) Conference. What Jessica loves most about her job is the variety of tasks she undertakes daily and the satisfaction of supporting her co-workers so that they can support their clients.

Jessica Foster

REP Program Advisor/Director of Conferences

  • (800) 386-1695 ext. 111
  • (208) 323-9555 ext. 111
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Tabitha Penny, B.S.

Tabitha Penny is the case manager for the Recovery Enhancement Program here at Southworth Associates. Tabitha graduated from Boise State University with a B.S. in Sociology. She has the desire and passion to help others, and is devoted to helping her clients be successful with their recovery by providing support and guidance for her clients while treating them with dignity and respect.

Tabitha Penny

Compliance Monitor

  • (800) 386-1695 ext. 105
  • (208) 323-9555 ext. 105
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  • 8 a.m.-5 p.m. M-Th, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m, F, MT

Kristin Perkins, B.S.

Kristin Perkins is a Boise State University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and is currently working towards a master’s degree in business administration. Through her internship and volunteer experiences working with juveniles with mental health/ substance abuse disorders over the years she has developed a strong passion for working within this field. Kristin is the Intake Coordinator here at Southworth Associates. She is responsible for working with treatment centers to assist clients who would like to sign up for our Recovery Enhancement Program (REP), as well as track client’s progress while they are in treatment. She also works with intervention clients, their families, and interventionists to facilitate the whole intervention process. She is very excited to expand her knowledge and skills with us at Southworth.

Kristin Perkins

Intake Coordinator

  • (800) 386-1695 ext. 103
  • (208) 323-9555 ext. 103
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  • 8 a.m.-5 p.m. M-Th, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m, F, MT