Meet Our Staff


“Accept what’s happening in life right now, put what’s happened behind you,

let it all go and have faith that good things will come your way.” – unknown









Mr. Jeffrey Moran

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Moran, as a native of Maysville, recognized a need for support services to address mental health and substance abuse. He envisioned a center that treated the community members as important to its future. With this concept in mind, Mr. Moran developed a plan to build a center that provided better community support services to include kind and generous care.


Dr. Alicia M Moran, PhD, LP-T, LPCC-S, LCADC-S, ICTP

Chief Clinical Officer

Dr. Moran received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Walden University with a focused specialization in Neuropsychology, PTSD, and brain trauma.  She has over 18 years drug prevention experience. Dr. Moran brings extensive experience to New Hope through focused services in PTSD, complex trauma, addictions treatment, and neuropsych assessments.

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Donna Kerns Burke, BBA

Chief Operations Officer

Ms. Burke brings organizational leadership with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Morehead State University.  She has over 16 years of experience in business management and operations.  Ms. Burke dedicates her passions on faith-based, client driven Christian values.

Dr. Permin

Dr. Catherine Permin, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, APRN


Dr. Catherine Permin, is a psychiatric nurse practitioner who provides healthcare in the primary care for clients.  Dr. Permin’s fluency in English, French, Spanish, and Danish allows her to provide culturally congruent care to patients whose native language may not be English.  Dr. Permin spends much effort in medical missions where she provides care to populations with limited resources and limited healthcare access. Based upon her volunteer work in the Lexington community, Dr. Permin received the American Red Cross Hero of the year award in 2016.

Clinical Staff:


Mrs. Alicia Jackson, MA, CSW, TCADC

Mr. Jarvis Brookins, MEd, LPCA

Mr. Stephen Caudill, BS, TCADC, PSS

Mrs. Cheryl Harris, MA, TCADC, PSS

Mrs. Sarah Baker, BA, Masters Counseling Intern – Liberty University

Ms. Tosha Emmons, PSS


Administrative Staff:


Mrs. Robin Kilgore, Finance Associate

Mrs. Ramona Parker, Executive Administrative Assistance