Our Fox Valley Team

Bryan Johnson BA,CADC Executive Director CEO/ Partner

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Bryan's Family moved to Cary Ilinois Since 1968, has witnessed tremendous growth and change. Bryan looks forward to making a positive impact with the community he resides with Fox Valley Recovery & Behavior Health . Bryan has been a National Interventionist since 2007 with a network associated to 200 treatment centers coast to coast. A graduate of DePaul University and Passionate about his personal recovery.

Seasoned mental health practitioner with demonstrated track record of successfully working with diverse client populations in one-on-one and group settings.Life coach and mentor skilled at motivating, communicating and advocating for clients dealing with substance abuse, mental health, and emotional disorders. 

Seventeen years of experience in Corporate America as Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Bryan works tirelessly to improve the standards of intervention treatment to ensure people in crisis get the care they both need and deserve.

During tenure with DePaul University participated in researching sober living environments (specifically Oxford House) with grant funding provided by the “Center for Community Research” via NIDA/NIH directed by Dr. Leonard Jason. Bryan also attended St. Augustine College, Chicago, Illinois in addiction theory and counseling. He is a certified addictions counselor and practiced for a large non-for-profit agency in Chicago specifically working with families in acute crisis. Bryan has expanded upon his practice and facilitates interventions for treatment centers located throughout the country.   

Bryan is recognized throughout the industry as an expert marketer within areas of Addiction Treatment co-occurring mental health disorders, relapse and family systems issues, and innovative approaches to the intervention and treatment of adolescents and substance abuse recovery for young young adults.   

Rich history within Out-Door Adventure Therapy, Wilderness Model, 12 Step Models, and Holistic Approach.   

Pioneered, Developed, Marketed & Branded Urban Sober Living Program in Chicago known as "Fresh Start Sober Living" Chicago Illinois   

Pioneered, Developed, Marketed & Branded Country Model for Young Adult Male Extended Care Program known as "Invictus Woods." Greater Peoria Illinois Area.   

Areas of Expertise: Addiction, Mental Health, Heroin and Prescription Drug addiction, Standards and Outcomes, Medication Assisted Treatment, Co-Occurring disorders, Professionals and addiction, Adolescents, Young Adults &  Seniors.  Bryan can be reached @ Bryan.johnsonfvr@gmail.com  

Jon Difatta LPC Clinical Director/Partner

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Jon has been a long standing resident of Cary Illinois for nearly twenty years.  

Jon’s area of focus is interpersonal skill building and relationship and addictions counseling. Jon works with adolescents, families, individuals and couples experiencing difficulties in their relationships and/or personal lives.  


Jon has a solid back-round in addictions,  co-occurring disorders and Family Systems Theory working with the Young Adult Male Population . This includes those who struggle with Rite of Passage to adulthood.  


Jon is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Domestic Violence Professional and Partner Abuse Intervention Professional and works with court ordered clientele as well. 


Jon's application for LCPC has been submitted as his role that includes Clinical Leadership to his treatment team mandates this to his CV. 


Jon’s multi-modality model including CBT, DBT and Person-Centered Therapy is a safe, non-threatening counseling approach. Jon’s experience as a Therapist in a clinical setting, a residential group home setting, experience working in a women’s shelter, one on one counseling, and group counseling can also meet the therapeutic needs of clients seeking services. 


Jon also presents adolescent issues in school environments such as mental health awareness, bullying, sexual harassment/assault and dating safety. Working with these populations has given him the insight and skills necessary to counsel and meet the client’s needs whether it be a traumatic experience, infidelity, addiction or communication breakdowns in a relationship or interpersonal skills issues. 

Jon is a long standing member of the community & has the external clinical resources which is a critical piece to the Fox Valley Program.


Jon is a proud husband, devoted father and spends lots of free time with his kids as community baseball coach. 

Jon is accepting clients in our Cary office. Jon can be reached at 847-981-1871 or by E-mail at  jon.difattafvr@gmail.com

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