Our staff of administrators, therapists, counselors and academic professionals have years of experience working with troubled teens. Their backgrounds range from social work, teen counseling, and child care administration to behavioral modification therapy, family therapy, and Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. Constant communication and collaboration amongst staff members allow us to contribute our unique perspective and expertise to your son’s stay at Resolution Ranch.


SCOTT MCGARRAHAN
Founder

Former NFL player Scott McGarrahan founded Resolution Ranch in March of 2004 with the goal of helping teen boys grow and address their problems in a positive, nurturing environment.

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NEAL STAAB
LCCA  

Administrator

Neal Staab is a licensed child-care administrator with thirteen years of experience in residential care. He is a certified instructor and member of The International Association of Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certified Instructors.

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Kara Kleising
M.Ed., LPC-I  

Program Director                                             

Kara joined the Resolution Ranch team in May 2017.  She received her M.Ed. in Human Development Counseling from Vanderbilt University.

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Therapy

Chris Langley

LMFT-S, LCCA 

Chris is in charge of the treatment team and intake assessment coordination for all residents. Prior to coming to Resolution Ranch, Chris worked as a therapist and case manager at a group home for boys with severe emotional and behavioral issues.

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Lisa Hanson
Lisa heads the Equine Therapy at Resolution Ranch. Lisa earned a BA degree from the University of Oklahoma in Education, with a focus on Psychology, and is state certified to teach regular Education as well as Special Education. She has over 10 years of experience teaching experience specializing in behaviorally challenged youth. Lisa also has special certifications in Autism and Mild to Moderate Disabilities. 

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BRANDON RODRIGUEZ

Brandon joined the Resolution Ranch Academy staff in 2016. Originally from Waxahachie, Texas, he moved to Belton in 2009 where he attended the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Brandon obtained a bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2013 and continued on to receive his master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

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Tracy Van Horn

Tracy joined the Resolution Ranch Academy staff in 2018. Originally from Crane Texas, she attended the University of Texas PB. Tracy obtained a bachelor’s degree in History in 1986 and continued on to receive her master’s degree in Counseling.

 

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Admissions

BLAKE BUTLER
Blake joined the Resolution Ranch team in January 2015.  He received his master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in 2010 and prior to coming to the Ranch worked with adolescents in multiple settings

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Academics

Robert Morris
Director of Education

Robert graduated from Texas A&M University with a major in Physics. He has his Masters in Chemistry from Texas A&M. Robert was born in Midwest City Oklahoma.

 

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Dr. David W. Harbour
Teacher

David attended SUL ROSS State University where he graduate as a Certified Teacher. Later David attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he graduated with his Masters of Religious Education. Years later, David achieved his Doctor of Ministry from Covington Theological Seminary, Cum Laude       

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Administration

CARLA MORAW
Executive Assistant

Carla has been with Resolution Ranch since 2005. She graduated from Sam Houston State University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology and Corrections and received her master's in Counseling Psychology at Tarleton State University in 2005.

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ANNA HALE
Case Manager

Anna graduated from Auburn University with a B.A. in Psychology in 2007.  Upon graduating, she worked for an HIV/AIDS clinic as an HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention Specialist for adolescents throughout the state of Alabama.   In 2009, Anna moved to Tennessee to work as an In-Home Family Counselor and Clinical Supervisor for Youth Villages, while obtaining her Master’s Degree in Community Counseling from Argosy University.  To fulfill the internship requirement for her Master’s program, Anna provided individual, family, and group counseling at her county’s Mental Health Center. 

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