Our Team

Team Members


Leslie Peterson
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Service Director (PRSD)

Leslie came to New Focus Achievement Center in 2013 and she loves working with the residents and staff. She has had a lifetime goal to help others which spurred her to obtain her education. She is compassionate and loves to help the residents learn to live with Mental Illness and strives to improve their lives and meet their goals. New Focus is more than a job to Leslie, it is a calling. She is passionate about her work and has found the best place to make a difference.

Marti Cooper

Marti Cooper
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Service Coordinator (PRSC)

Marti Cooper came to New Focus Achievements Center because of her passion to improve the lives of those she works with. She has a Master Degree in Public Health & Administration. Her belief is that her holist approach toward Mind Body & Soul helps the residents at New Focus attain the balance that is necessary to meet their goals. Exercise is one of the many medicines to help resident to learn new strategies to cope with stressors. Marti has had over 20 years of experience and initially worked in Maternal Child Health. Since she came to New Focus Achievement August of 2016, she has found a new passion and in her words "New Focus Achievement Center is one best kept secrets in Danville and Central, IL!"

Charlotte Felton

Charlotte Felton
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Service Assistant (PRSA)

Charlotte has worked in the healthcare industry for over 20 years. She has dedicated 2 years of service at New Focus Achievement Center. Charlotte's kind, pleasant demeanor makes her a valued asset as skills group facilitator. Charlotte looks forward to sharing her knowledge with our residents as they learn new skills in order to manage their mental illness and seek brighter future.