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Moving Through To A Whole New You

“Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength”

Sigmund Freud


Life Recreated specializes in empowering individuals, connecting couples, and strengthening families through assessment, therapy, coaching, and consultation. A love for people and a belief in humanity is at the core of our engagements. Creating pathways to desired outcomes is our goal while our services and processes are designed to be enjoyable, memorable, and rewarding. Our commitment is to create a space for people to feel accepted and heard while also challenging them to see and reach for their own greatness. As relationship experts, we use the latest research advancements to guide individuals, couples, and families through the obstacles of life including heartache, disconnection, conflict, change, and addiction.




Life, Health & Career Coaching


Family Fun


Couples & Family Therapy

Pre-marital Counseling

Relationship Coaching

Intensive Half-Day Couples or Family Sessions

Customized 2-7 Day Couples Retreats

Prescription Drugs


Individual Substance Misuse Treatment

Family Addiction Treatment

Family Intervention



Substance Abuse Prevention Workshops

Substance Abuse Treatment Groups

Recovery in Families

Aggression Awareness Workshop

Pre-marital Exploration Group

Thriving Couples Support Group

Parenting with Love & Logic Workshop


Brenton Queen, LMFT, LCAS, CEC


Brenton Queen, founder of Life Recreated, has a passion for both relationship rehabilitation and relationship enhancement. Over his 20-year career as a Marriage and Family Therapist, he has worked with individuals, families, and groups in their homes, schools, hospitals, churches, jails, and places of business. With a special interest in relieving suffering, Brenton completed the requirements for licensure as an Addiction Specialist and has combined his skills as a relationship expert with the science of addiction treatment to help families reconnect and support recovery of those suffering with and from addiction. Applying his knowledge of how relationships impact groups and systems, Brenton has expanded his service offerings to include leadership and organization development consulting as well as executive coaching for individuals and groups.

Brenton loves contributing to his three children by exposing them to the world through cooking, crafting, travel, books, music, and movies. In 2022, Brenton is continuing his research of alternative treatments for anxiety, addiction, and PTSD through the California Center for Integral Studies.

Jaymie Rowe, LMFT, LCAS, CCS


Jaymie earned her Master’s degree from Pfeiffer University in Marriage and Family Therapy. She has worked in the mental health/substance abuse field for the duration of her career with clients in an array of venues including the school system, communities, outpatient settings, and homes. While she has training and experience with people of all ages, she has predominantly served adolescents and adults with individual, couples, and family therapy. She is an Adjunct Professor at Lees McRae College, Asheville Buncombe Tech. College, and Montreat College. Her specialties include working with couples and families as they navigate through difficult and painful issues including addiction, mood disorders, and relationship challenges. Jaymie also is a Certified Clinical Supervisor and provides supervision for those seeking licensure in both the counseling/mental health field, as well as the addiction field. With a background as a professional athlete, she has a special interest in sports psychology and working with athletes and teams on improving team dynamics, enhancing performance, and fostering cohesion.

Amanda Gibson Queen, MSOD, CEC


Amanda's passion is helping coaching clients create new pathways to realize their goals and dreams. Amanda engages clients in intentional processes designed to shift mental models and behavior patterns required for change. Early on, Amanda's clients report an awakening to new perspectives, increased motivation, recognition of resistance, and defined action steps. Over time, clients benefit from positive personal change, new skills, and increased self-confidence to support sustainable long-term results evidenced in their health and wellness, professional life, and relationships.

Amanda completed her master's degree in Organization Development and Executive Coaching Certification at Queens University - McColl School of Business. Amanda is an accomplished health coach, with a Certification in Health Coaching from Villanova University.




704-975-0691 for Appointments

825 3rd Ave NW, Suite 2
Hickory, NC, 28601

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"I struggled with anxiety for almost a decade before I came to therapy, and in a few sessions I learned skills that I use all the time to get myself centered. I feel confident again thanks to my work with Brenton."

—  Calvin R.


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