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Meet Our Team

  Caroline Bentley, IOP, SagePoint IOP, Intensive Outpatient Treatment, Intensive Outpatient Program, Elk Grove CA, Elk Grove IOP, Sacramento IOP, Sacramento County California, Group Therapy, Assessment, Family Support, Referrals, After-care, Substance Use Screening, Substance abuse disorder

Caroline Bentley, LMFT

Program Director

Caroline Bentley, LMFT is a licensed psychotherapist with 18 years of experience in treating  substance use disorders and addictions. She has a wide breadth of training and expertise, having worked in inpatient treatment, private practice, intensive outpatient services, as well as for Sacramento County Behavioral Health Services as a Program Coordinator.  Caroline has a passion for working with individuals struggling with addictions and co-occurring mental health disorders and she believes in compassionate and client-centered care. At SagePoint IOP, Caroline promotes and includes holistic, evidence-based, and trauma informed services throughout the program.


Daniella Basin, MA, AMFT



Daniella Basin, AMFT graduated from Loma Linda University with a Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy and a certificate in Drug and Alcohol Counseling. Daniella possesses experience working with high-acuity clients with co-occurring mental health disorders in a residential treatment setting. Daniella holds a deep passion for supporting individuals in their unique recovery process. Her therapeutic style is grounded in the belief that every person has the capacity for growth and change, and she works collaboratively with her clients to help them tap into their own innate wisdom and resources. Daniella's clinical approach is rooted in safety, trustworthiness, and warmth. Daniella is committed to providing my clients with a safe space to explore their emotions and experiences without judgment. 

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William Schneider, LAADC-CA, ICADC

Family Support Substance Use Counselor

William Schneider, LAADC is a Licensed advanced drug and alcohol counselor and internationally certified alcohol and drug counselor. He has been practicing in the field of addiction for the past 16 years starting out in Santa Clara county and for the past 7 years in Sacramento county. William has worked in every level of care in the addiction field, including 6 years in residential treatment, 4 years in the withdrawal management field, 4 years as a DUI counselor, and 10 years in outpatient. William began working with families affected by substance use in 2012 and has since supported hundreds of families with the recovery process. 


Justen Vernon, LCSW


Justen Vernon is a dedicated Individual and Family Therapist with a diverse background in various therapeutic settings. Justen has had the privilege of providing therapy to Medi-Cal clients, contributing to outreach programs for underserved populations, and collaborating on partnerships for mental health game development.

Throughout his career, Justen has had the opportunity to work with diverse individuals, including children, adolescents, LGBTQI seniors, and ex-offenders.

With a Masters in Social Work and a background in Literature & Writing, Justen strives to bring a compassionate and comprehensive approach to therapy.

He remains committed to ongoing professional growth and endeavors to create a supportive environment for his clients' well-being.

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Taylor Hattersley, LCSW



Within each of us, there is a pure, uninhibited consciousness yearning to express itself fully as the peaceful, whole, meaningful, happy you. But sometimes, our circumstances cause the waters to muddy and our minds to clutter with thoughts that are not helpful to our wellness or expressing our highest selves. But you, as an individual, have the power to reclaim your life. Let’s work together to create the life you want.  And what an honor it is to walk beside you on this journey!


I graduated from Sacramento State with my Master of Social Work with a specialization in Behavioral Health after graduating from UC Berkeley with my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. During my 6+ years working in mental health, I worked in local acute psychiatric inpatient settings where I have supported numerous adults and adolescents living with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. In addition, I served as the first Substance Use Navigator (SUN) in a local emergency department and received training in substance use disorders from CA Bridge. It was an honor to help support individuals coping with acute withdrawal and detox in these settings. Now, I’m thrilled to take the next step and utilize this experience with you at SagePoint IOP!

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