Our Mission Statement

The staff at Footprints to Recovery believe in giving our clients the best environment to grow mentally, physically, and spiritually. Everyone deserves to be treated with dignity, respect, and professionalism. This is our principal belief in operating Footprints as you enter into sober living. 

About us....

Footprints to Recovery is a residential recovery community for women and men seeking recovery, are working a 12-step program with a sponsor, and are ready to proceed to the next level of their recovery. Footprints is designed as the next step towards living on your own. The homelike facilities in South Nashville and Brentwood offer accountability and structure to fit the individual needs.

Meet our Staff


Phyllis Abuan

Program Director

Phyllis Abuan is the founder and current proprietor of Footprints to Recovery. She has more than eleven years working in and among twelve step recovery programs and founded Footprints to Recovery nearly a decade ago. She currently teaches a codependency class at our women's residence and has done extensive work with other addicts and alcoholics inside and outside of hospitals and treatment centers alike. She is a woman who has dedicated her life to helping others and is deeply compassionate to the plight of those who suffer from this disease.

Kerryn Johns

Women's House Manager

Kerryn Johns has been a house manager at our various women's locations for multiple years. She holds many service positions in our local recovery community. She leads our women's relapse prevention class and has an intimate and working knowledge of the 12 Steps and all that they entail. She promises to uphold the values in which she so adamantly believes in and to give each resident the kindness, respect, and unique attention they require and deserve not only as women but as her sisters in recovery.

Blake Webster

Men's House Manager

Blake Webster has many years experience in residential treatment and is a retired national certified addiction and licensed drug and alcohol counselor. He currently is the head of our men's house and is an active member of the recovery community here in Nashville, TN. He is dedicated to the Footprints to Recovery treatment model and is willing to go above and beyond the expectations as a member of his community to ensure the wellness of each of his residents.