Staff Members at our Katy Treatment Programs
Carol Cash, LMSW
Carol Cash, LMSW, LCDC completed her Masters degree at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work in 1996. She completed her Bachelors degree at Antioch University in Santa Barbara, California in 1991.
Carol has enjoyed working with a variety of populations, including adolescents, adults and and older adults. The majority of her career has been working with adolescents and familes. Carol has a special love for young people. She is experienced in working with both mental health and substance abuse challenges.
Carol has been with New Dimensions since 2006 and is currently the Executive Director of the Katy location.
Carol looks forward every year to spending 2 weeks sitting on the beach gazing out at the gorgeous blue Caribbean ocean.
Clinical Director Adolescent Program
Steve have been counseling adults, adolescents, families, couples, addicts and their partners since 1994. He started in substance abuse and addiction and in 2009 was certified as a sex addiction therapist. He believes trauma comes in many forms and healing begins when clients begin to make authentic connections with others through loving, non-judgmental support and guidance. He believes we are all inherently loveable and loving, but had to develop survival tools in dysfunctional families that no longer serve us. He uses an eclectic, client-centered, solution focused approach that helps clients begin to develop new tools for living. Steve is an addictions counselor/therapist with over 21 years' experience, and is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist who was trained by Dr. Patrick Carnes in the use of a task centered approach to addictions. He also learned from Pia Melody and Dr. John Bradshaw about the power of shame messages in childhood and how they unconsciously drive addictive behavior. He works with clients to develop honesty and accountability so that they can create a healthy and balanced lifestyle. New Dimensions Day Treatment Centers is elated to have Steve Crowder as the Director of the Adolescent Program.
Clinical Director Adult Program
Kiran Ahmed, MA, LPC received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Minor is Sociology from the University of Houston. She later attended Prairie View A&M and received her Masters of Arts degree in Counseling. Kiran is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has been working in the mental health and substance abuse field for about 10 years. She has worked in both inpatient hospitals and outpatient settings doing person-centered individual and group therapy. Kiran has experience working with all demographics including children, adolescents, adults and families that struggle with many different issues, including depression, anxiety, bipolar, stress management, grief, trauma, abuse, family conflict, relationship issues, anger management, behavioral problems and other mental health concerns.
Gary Hilliard, BS, LCDC
Clinical Director of Adult Chemical Dependency Programs
After receiving a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Banking and Financial Institutions at the University of Houston, Gary Hilliard, BS, LCDC worked as a banker for several years prior to a second career as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. Gary started his career as an addictions specialist with the Cenikor Foundation in Dayton, Texas, where he worked for four years. In 2011, Gary joined New Dimensions Day Treatment Centers where he works as the Director of Substance Abuse Counseling.
Zaki Moin, MD
Zaki Moin, MD has a private practice in Richmond, TX, as well as admitting privileges at a renowned psychiatric hospital. Dr. Moin graduated from Dow Medical College in 1986 and has been in practice for 32 years. He completed a residency at University of Texas Health Science Center Houston. Dr. Moin is board certified in Psychiatry. He joined New Dimensions Day Treatment Centers in Katy, TX as the Medical Director of the Adult Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Programs upon it’s opening in October 2017.
Ateka Zaki, MD
Ateka Zaki, MD has a private practice in Richmond, TX as well as inpatient privileges at a renowned psychiatric hospital. Dr. Zaki graduated from Sindh Medical College in 1990 and has been in practice for 27 years. She completed a residency at University of Texas Health Science Center Houston. Dr. Zaki is board certified in Adult, Child and Adolescent psychiatry and has been the Medical Director of New Dimensions Day Treatment Centers Adolescent Program since it’s opening in October 2017.” – should have the following changes. – “ Ateka Zaki, MD has a private practice in Richmond, TX as well as admitting privileges at a renowned psychiatric hospital. Dr. Zaki graduated from Sindh Medical College in 1990 and has been in practice for 27 years. She completed a residency at University of Texas Health Science Center Houston. Dr. Zaki is board certified in Adult, Child and Adolescent psychiatry and has been the Medical Director of New Dimensions Day Treatment Centers Adolescent Program in Katy since it’s opening in October 2017.