Christian Small

Medical Director - Medical Team

Derrick-Bruce Harvey

Case Manager- Clinical Staff

Derrick Harvey is certified Drug and Alcohol counselor CADC II and has worked in the addiction field for 20 plus years. Derrick extensive experience in the field of addiction allow him to be empathetic and a leader when it comes to practicing sobriety. He has worked facilitating groups ranging from dealing with relationship dynamics between women and men, to 12 step recovery and SMART recovery. All who know Derrick find him to be extraordinarily passionate about his work and to have a wonderful sense of humor.

Jenny Knowles

LVN/Charge Nurse - Medical Staff

Jim Etheridge

Case Manager - Clinical Staff

Usiel Gutierrez

LVN - Medical Staff

Usiel has worked in the medical field for 6 years in the areas of Home Health, Geriatrics, Tetraplegia, Hemodialysis and Behavioral Health/Substance Abuse. For the past two years, he has devoted his time and efforts to Behavioral Health/Substance Abuse. Usiel loves to help others and this field allows him do so on a daily basis. He believes the best feeling is knowing you can make a difference in someone else’s life for the better. Seeing clients transition to sobriety and regain control of their lives is one of the key factors in choosing to enter this field. In his free time, Usiel loves to write short stories, bake and spend time with his family.

Chad Daugherty

CEO - Operation Staff

Chad is a certified alcohol and drug counselor (CADC II) with over a decade of experience working in the field of recovery. Chad’s optimistic approach is individualized and creative to help each client reestablish exactly who they truly are, work towards finding peace, and perfect self expression. Chad believes in instilling the confidence needed to face the many challenges ahead with emphasis on meditation, spirituality, and learning to give back to the community.

Manuel Perez

Director of Operations - Operation Staff

Manuel Perez has an extensive background helping clients in the medical field and healthcare industry. He gained his associates certification in clinical research in 2005 and was certified as a medical assistant and an E.M.T. He did his internship at Costal Community hospital of Tustin and has also done numerous clinical research studies for big pharmaceutical companies helping patients find the proper medication to help deal with Mental illness, Autism, PTSD, Bipolar, Depression. He has been working in treatment Since 2012 and Has helped over 3000 clients fight their addiction and begin their journey in sobriety. He takes pride and finds passion and purpose making a difference in people’s life’s.

Ryan Brown

LMFT - Clinical Staff

Donald Sheehan

Case Manager - Clinical Staff

Elizabeth Kuns

Case Manager - Clinical Staff

Justina Flanagan

Case Manager - Clinical Staff

Justina has over 6 years’ experience work in Addiction and Behavioral Health Services. She is currently RADT-1 and is earning her certificate in Human Services to become a certified AOD Counselor. She has valuable experience in Team Leadership, and is experienced in all areas of Crisis Intervention, Patient Assessment, Clinical Operations, and Group Facilitation. She prides herself on providing positive support to those in need and finds pure joy in helping others. Justina pours her heart into every aspect of her career and believes in continued education so that she may be well-equipped and prepared to further assist patients and her fellow staff for years to come.

Amanda Counts

LVN - Medical Staff

Teresa Aragona

Operations Manager - Operations

Angelica Perez

Operations Supervisor - Operation Staff

Babak Baniasad

Operations Supervisor - Operation Staff

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