Leadership

Effie Goldberg

Managing Director

Brittany Cohen, LCSW

Executive Director

Joseph Essas

CTO

Séamus McKeon

Director of Business Development

Clinical

Kyle DiFulvio, PsyD

Clinical Director – Trauma & Anxiety-Related Disorders

Allison Welsh, LCSW

Clinical Director – Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders

Dr. Gerrian Wuts

Clinical Supervisor

David Hurwitz, LMFT

Primary Therapist – Magnolia

Ashley Richter, LMFT

Primary Therapist – Trails

Carla Nathan, LMFT

Primary Therapist – Canyons

Emily Skelton, LMFT

Art Therapist

David Tucker, LMFT

Drama Therapist

Tanya Rivero, LCSW

Matrix Model Therapist

Kaylin Miller, PsyD

Primary Therapist – Magnolia

Hannah Sandler, AMFT

Primary Therapist- Trails

Daniel Ahearn, AMFT

Therapist and Meditation Coach

Madison Dennis, AMFT

Primary Therapist – Canyons

Margaret Hartmann, LMFT

Therapist/ Program Coordinator

Syuzanna Shirinyan, ACSW

Primary Therapist – Empress

Ann Holm, CADC

Counselor and Case Manager – Empress

Marissa Dearborn

Primary Therapist – Empress

Janet Velazquez

Case Manager

Jessica Torres

Case Manager – Canyons

Kaylin Major, BA

Case Manager – Magnolia

Kayla Goldberg

Social Work Intern

Reuben Brody

Social Work Intern

Matt Metcalf

DBT Consultant

Ms. Daphne

Lead Mentor

Experiential

Andrea Restivo

Yoga Teacher

Brandon Jordan

Rock to Recovery

Max Venison

Rock to Recovery Facilitator

María Fenelon

Expressive Arts Facilitator

Ryan Schiffman

Surf Therapy Group Facilitator

Rick Hagaman

Recoveryfit Instructor

Vince Ramos, CPT

Recoveryfit Instructor

Danny Calkins, CPT

Recoveryfit Instructor

Medical

Lisa Acosta, MD

Medical Director & Psychiatrist

Sam H. Ross, MD

Internal Medicine Doctor

Tara Bordonaro, LVN

Head Nurse

Lisette Ohana, RN

Nurse

Admissions

Alicia Brown

Director of Admissions

Nicole Rubin

Admissions Coordinator

Operations

Jaq Waldron

Director of Residential Operations

Caroline Szakiel

Executive Chef

Chance Bryant

Special Projects Manager

Dave Trice

Facility Manager – Empress and Magnolia

Zackary Hale

Facility Manager – Canyon and Lorjen

Edna Leon

Lead Mentor – Canyons

Taylor Owens

Lead Mentor – Empress

Academics

Hayden Harrower, M.A.

Director of Education

Derrick Williams

Educator

Ryan Tixier

Educator – Trails