The Right Step Hill Country
440 Fischer Store Rd, Wimberley, Texas, 78676
The Right Step has been treating patients with chemical dependency issues for more than 20 years. The Texas Hill Country/Wimberley alcohol and drug rehab location offers residential addiction treatment for adult men and women. The program uses a strength-based approach that focuses on positive reinforcement. Situated on a serene, 30-acre campus, the facility provides patients with a comfortable and supportive setting to develop new tools for long-term sobriety.
- Serene setting
- Clinical expertise
- Family involvement
Inpatient DetoxificationIn order to assist individuals struggling with uncomfortable and potentially-life threatening withdrawal symptoms, clients are provided medically-assisted detoxification services. Physicians supervise progress and administer medications such as Suboxone® and Campral® to ease discomfort and accelerate the healing process.
Positive RecoveryDeveloped by The Right Step’s chief medical officer, Positive Recovery® is a scientifically validated addiction treatment approach. Specially trained staff help clients focus on their strengths and encourage gratitude in recovery. Approaches include evidence-based traditional therapies, experiential therapies and practical skill-building.
Meet the Staff
- Jon Perkins, LCSWExecutive DirectorJon has extensive experience in the behavioral health field. He has held positions in psychiatric hospitals, partial hospitalization programs, intensive outpatient programs, the foster care system, residential treatment and private practice. Before joining The Right Step, Jon served as director of behavioral health in a large non-profit medical system. One of Jon’s clinical and career focuses has been on the relationship between mental health and substance use disorders and treating individuals who struggle with these co-occurring issues. Jon received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Centre College and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Louisville.
- Jason Powers, M.D.Clinical DirectorDr. Powers joined Right Step and Promises Austin as chief medical officer in 2006. Originally trained and board certified in family medicine, Dr. Powers re-dedicated his career to helping addicts and their families after he personally faced addiction in 2003. He is now also board certified in addiction medicine and develops programs that help addicted individuals and their families embrace the healing path of recovery. Dr. Powers has been recognized four times as a top addiction doctor by H Texas Magazine, and is currently secretary/treasurer of the Texas chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and a local expert for The Partnership at Drugfree.org. Dr. Powers is also the author of the comprehensive book about addiction When the Servant Becomes the Master.