Erika Dalton, LMSW

Erika brings over a decade of clinical experience to Chattanooga Detox Center. After starting as one of the first employees, Erika now works as the Director of Quality Control, leading program development across Chattanooga Detox Center and sister companies Buckhead Behavioral Health and Tampa Bay Recovery Center. 


She specializes in treating addiction, mood disorders, co-occurring disorders, trauma and challenges related to life transitions. Her extensive clinical experience includes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), expressive therapy, 12-Step concepts, motivational interviewing, solution-focused strategies and culturally competent interventions. Erika earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Georgia State University and graduated with honors from Walden University with a master’s degree in social work. She has witnessed the devastation that addiction and mental illness can create in the lives of individuals and families and is an ardent believer in human beings’ innate resilience and capacity for positive change.