Staff Member Sally Burleson

Sally Burleson, MS, LCAS, CCS

Clinical Director

Sally Burleson is a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist and a Certified Clinical Supervisor. She has been working in the substance abuse field for over 25 years. She is a Master’s prepared clinician and is passionate about providing direct client care as well as providing supervision to professionals seeking their license in the field. Both her personal and professional life has been dedicated to helping others with the disease of addiction.

Sally began her career in a local detox center. She has worked in patient for several years at Swain Recovery Center. She has provided services on an outpatient basis at several of the local treatment facilities, Orange Street Recovery, ARP Phoenix, Copestone IOP and Professionals in Recovery.

The last 12 years, Sally has provided substance abuse specific treatment in wilderness settings. She began her time in the wilderness at SUWS of the Carolinas. and has worked at Phoenix Outdoor, Stone Mountain School and Four Circles. After spending sometime in private practice and providing supervision, Sally is excited to be back on the clinical team at Four Circles full time.

When working with clients and families, Sally draws from years of clinical experience as well as her own personal recovery experience, it is evident she loves what she is doing.

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We are affiliated with the following organizations, which provide accreditation, education, and training to ensure quality behavioral health and addiction treatment.
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)
  • National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP)
  • Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Council
  • The Jason Foundation