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Dr. Alok Krishna

Dr. Krishna has 25 years of experience in the field of medicine. He is board-certified in family and addiction medicine. Currently, he is pursuing a fellowship in psychiatry and is affiliated with both UC Irvine and UC Davis.

He is interested in General Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Mental Health, and End-of-Life Care (such as palliative and hospice care).

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Tim Sinnott, LMFT

In addition to his academic credentials and decades’ worth of experience providing therapy for addiction recovery and those needing family therapy and marriage counseling, Tim is also an experienced and talented administrator and director of mental health and addiction treatment facilities.  

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Erin Kelly, LMFT

Erin is a California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT, and obtained a certificate in Art Therapy at College of Notre Dame in Belmont, CA. Erin also has training in yoga and meditation meeting the requirements of a registered yoga and iRest teacher. Additionally, Erin has over 20 years of experience providing individual, family, and group therapy.

Scott Friend, MSW; Psychology Ph.D. Candidate, & CADC-CAS

Scott has over 30 years of experience working in behavioral health including adolescent/adult substance abuse treatment, families, dual diagnosis, juvenile probation, and developmental/intellectual disabilities.

Scott is trained and employs both Internal Family Systems and Cognitive Behavioral Therapies when working with clients in SUD tx.

With a Masters of Social Work and Counseling Psychology degrees, Scott is also currently a doctoral candidate in psychology at Walden University. 

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Is an accredited drug and alcohol rehabilitation program, that believes addiction treatment should not just address “how to stay sober” but needs to transform the life of the addict and empower him or her to create a more meaningful and positive life. We are dedicated to transforming the despair of addiction into a purposeful life of confidence, self-respect and happiness. We want to give recovering addicts the tools to return to the outside world completely substance-free and successful.