The Hickory House Team
Hickory House experts can guide you along your path to recovery.
Dr. Tim Kelly
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Tim Kelly serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Hickory House Recovery and Hickory Recovery Network. He is one of the nation’s leading practitioners of addiction medicine. Dr. Kelly graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1979 and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine.
Currently, Dr. Kelly practices at Community Health Network where he provides direct care and administrative oversight for the Integrated Care Inpatient Detoxification Program and provides medical-bed consultation throughout the hospital network.
He is the principal partner in the private addiction medicine practice, Clearvista Recovery Associates. From 1979-2014, Dr. Kelly served terms as President, CEO, and Medical Director of the renowned Fairbanks Hospital, one of the nation’s oldest alcohol and drug treatment centers.
Dr. Kelly is also an author and sought-after speaker at local, state, and national conferences. He offered testimony before the State Legislature in 2015, which helped secure the passage of several laws that greatly increased treatment options for those suffering from the disease of addiction.
Dr. Kelly’s wife, Dr. Rebecca kelly, also a Community Health Network physician and addictionologist, is one of the partners in Clearvista Recovery Associates. Together they’re parents of three children and six grandchildren.
Scott Wilson - LCSW, LCAC
Scott graduated from Ball State University, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology/Sociology and Interpersonal Relations. He is a graduate of the IU School of Social Work, with a Master’s Degree in Social Work.
During Scott’s career, he has had the opportunity to involve himself in a wide variety of therapeutic settings, positions, modalities, and populations. Scott has developed positive relations and friendships with colleagues, co-workers, providers, and caregivers that endure the test of time and are a wellspring for gratitude, inspiration, knowledge and growth.
Scott’s professional journey began in Hancock County and has seemingly come full circle – a return to his roots in a setting conducive to recovery, nourished by honesty, openness and willingness.
Krista became an LPN in 2002 and an RN in 2008. She received an Associates in the Science of Nursing in 2008, and a Bachelors in the Science of Nursing in 2019. She was drawn toward nursing due to wanting to help others. She has worked in Physician’s offices, Oncology/Hematology, and held many positions in long-term care. She loves her family and her favorite place to be is on the beach.
Samantha completed her undergraduate degree at Hanover College with a Major in Psychology. While completing her undergraduate degree, Samantha worked in Philadelphia as a therapist intern for an inpatient substance abuse treatment facility. After graduating from Hanover, Samantha began working with a non-profit organization in child-welfare where she continued to experience the impact substance abuse has on individuals, families, and communities.
Seeking to do more, Samantha enrolled in the Masters of Psychology program at the University of Indianapolis. Samantha graduated with a Master’s degree with a concentration on mental health and addictions. Samantha is drawn towards various treatment modalities, however has a special passion for cognitive behavioral therapy techniques.
Samantha has been working with children and families involved in the child welfare system and probation for the past six years in multiple roles. Samantha has experience facilitating group therapy with multiple populations, including early adolescents, adolescents, adults, individual families, and multi-group families. Samantha has provided services in an array of settings including; in-patient, intensive outpatient, and home-based services.
Samantha comes from a large family, including, 4 sisters and 3 brothers. In her free time, Samantha enjoys spending time with her husband and three-year-old son, as well as her many nieces and nephews. She spends many summer and fall weekends camping, and enjoying the outdoors.