Sober since she was just 16 years old, Becky Gatdula has dedicated her life to helping other women achieve sobriety.
Will Sanchez is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 15 years of experience specializing in working with young adults.
Kimiko Miller is a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist who has specialized in substance use disorders and mental health issues for over 7 years.
Dr. Andrew Schneider is a licensed Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and a Child, Adolescent, and Adult psychiatrist.
Dr. Stefani LaFrenierre is a licensed Medical Doctor and board-certified Psychiatrist.
Christina is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Bachelor’s degree in History from California State University, Los Angeles, and a Master’s degree in Social Work from California State University,
Dr. Brett Furst holds a B.S. in Child and Adolescent Development from The University of California, Davis, an M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Chapman University, and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.
Dr. Tricia Marzullo, PsyD. (Dr. Trish) comes to Rising Roads with expert experience in working with men and women in addiction treatment from local addiction treatment centers since 2009.
Sue Gauthier-Pin is an Expressive Arts Clinician who specializes in working with women to nurture their recovering inner artist.
Lindsay has an MA in clinical psychology with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy from Pepperdine University.
Llysa Lott has experience working with a variety of mental health disorders including Major Depressive Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
Chantal Herrada earned a B.A. in Social Work with an emphasis in psychology from Seattle University, and a Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California.
Dana has a B.A. in Psychology and M.S. in Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy from California State University,
Christina is a Certified Trauma Professional (CTP). She is also certified in Somatic Trauma Resolution, is a Reiki Master and has completed certification with Spirit2Spirit Healing.
Joanne Brennan received her MS In Human Services in 1999 at National Louis University in Evanston, Illinois. Joanne grew up on Chicago’s North Shore, where she knew from an early age she wanted to help others who had experienced trauma.
Josie has been in the substance abuse industry since 2015. She has always been on the frontline starting as a case manager from day one.
Jenna has been in the substance abuse industry since 2017. She began her career as a treatment technician and worked hard to pursue her role as a case manager.
Katherine (Kayti) Kaminski is a Southern California native and has been working in residential treatment since 2008.
With over 10 years of experience working in treatment compliance and insurance coordination, Nicole is a true asset to both Rising Roads Recovery staff and the family members of clients.
Brandie began her career with the US Forestry Service where she became a Certified First Responder. She then joined the Inland Respite Center where she worked as a caregiver and provided in-home care services to clients in need.
Sarah began working in the addiction treatment field after completing her substance dependency counselor education. She is a Chemical Dependency Counselor and an Addiction Specialist
Lisa Bahar is licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed professional clinical counselor and a certified drug and alcohol counselor.
Julie graduated from Cypress College in 1998 with her ADN and went on to receive her BSN from Western Governors University.
Vicky Shemer, RDN is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and has been using the healing power of whole foods to successfully defeat her own health problems
Jordan is a native of Seattle, Washington. In 2007, He graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Marshall School of Business.
Shahan has been employed in the recovery field for over two decades and brings best-in-class leadership in strategic initiatives, licensing, payor relations, quality management, and compliance to his role.
Kim has worked in recovery for more than 10 years and is dedicated to being in an environment where people learn to live a happy, productive drug-free life.
Jami has studied, trained, and practiced for years the benefits of sound, vibration and frequency has on the body and mind.
Sonny started his professional music career in 1995 with the band Snot (Geffen Records) and, in 1998, went on to play in the band Amen (Virgin, Roadrunner Records).
Serene Waters Adventure Therapy was founded in 2016 By James Shoffeitt in Orange County California. James has a deep passion for helping guide men and women of all ages to discovering their own internal peace,
Dani Faieta has been working in mental health and substance abuse since 2017. After her own time in treatment, Dani realized she wanted to help others and obtained her RADT (registered alcohol and drug technician), and began embarking on a new career.
Sydney Egan graduated with a psychology bachelor’s degree in 2022 from Cal State Fullerton. Sober since 2016, Sydney has been drawn to helping women.
Carli has been practicing Yoga Asana for over a decade, becoming intimately aware of the psychosomatic benefits and deep healing offered with mindful movement.
Mae Ban is a Case Manager that has worked in treatment since 2021. She started working in the industry as a behavioral technician and worked hard to become a Case Manager and pursue her passion for helping others.