Our Team


Executives

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Carl Mosen
Chief Executive Officer
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Kevin Mello
President
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Brian Burke
Vice President
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Roman Sugden
Client Advocate
Group Facilitator
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Bryan Bixler, M.S.
Chief Program Officer
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Laurel Talbert
Executive Assistant
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Sandy Taylor
Executive Director, Sandy’s Place

Medical Directors

Dr Jason Kellogg
Dr. Jason Kellogg, M.D.
Medical Director
California
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Dr. Barbara Mendrey, M.D.
Medical Director
Washington
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Dr. Renu Kotwal, M.D.
Medical Director
Ohio
Dr. Christian Verry, MD
Dr. Christian Verry, M.D.
Medical Director
Missouri

Administrators

Erin-Oden
Erin Oden, MSW, LCSW
Clinical Administrator
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Marin Gallegoes
Administrator – WA
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J.B. Whitehouse
Program Director – OH
Malena Flores - Healthcare Administrator
Malena Flores
Healthcare Administrator

At Hotel California by the Sea we treat drug and alcohol addiction and other co-occurring disorders in California, Washington, Ohio, and Missouri. Choose a state below to view our team of counselors, therapists, nurses, doctors, administrators, technicians, and other addiction treatment professionals.

California

Clinical Staff

Ipek Aykol
Ipek Aykol, LMFT, M.S.
Clinical Therapist / EMDR
Melissa Ohlhaver
Melissa Ohlhaver, LCSW, M.S.
Clinical Therapist
Lisa Swedlow
Lisa Swedlow, LMFT, M.A.
Clinical Therapist / EMDR,
Family Program Coordinator
Sophia Silva
Sophia Silva, M.A., Registered Psychological Assistant
Clinical Therapist
Ryan Krajniak
Ryan Krajniak, LMFT, M.A.
Clinical Therapist
Priscilla Jadallah
Priscilla Jadallah, LMFT, M.A.
Clinical Therapist
Gina Rios
Gina Rios, AMFT
Registered Associate
Marriage and Family Therapist
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Nancy Setterquist, CADC-II, CDP
Discharge Planner
Jean Turner
Jean Turner, CADC-II
Case Manager
Jeff Azling
Jeff Azling, LAADC
Case Manager
Kari Penso
Kari Penso, M.A., CADC-CAS
Case Manager
Phyllis Bromberg
Phyllis Bromberg, CADC-II
Case Manager
Ginger Brenner
Ginger Brenner, CADC-II
Case Manager
Jane Walker
Jane Walker, CADC-CAS
Case Manager
Marni Tucker
Marni Tucker, CADC-CAS
Case Manager
Susie Nelson
Susie Nelson, CADC-CAS
Case Manager

Healthcare Team

Elizabeth Hipple
Elizabeth Hipple, RN
Healthcare Technician
Nazreen Irani
Nazreen Irani, RN
Healthcare Technician
Darlene Quiveors
Darlene Quiveors, LVN
Healthcare Technician
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Cindy Stramaglia, LVN
Healthcare Technician
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Corina Hernandez, CNA
Healthcare Technician
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Sarah Shawki, EMT
Healthcare Technician

Operations Team

John-Long
John Long
Operations Manager
Natasha Cliff
Natasha Cliff
Detox Manager
Dave Branson
David Branson
Seashore Operations Manager
Activity Coordinator
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Anthony Mercer, CADC II, ICADC
Manager of Outpatient Services
Huntington Beach
Brian Kelley
Brian Kelley
Site Manager, Recovery Coast
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Neal Jansson
Transportation Manager

Outreach Team

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Jani Nelson
Admissions Supervisor
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James “Jimmy” Bilotti
Admissions Specialist
Jecel Maniscalco
Jecel Maniscalco
Admissions Specialist
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Tyson Sullivan
Admissions Specialist
Lyndsay Gasser
Lyndsay Gasser
Admissions Specialist
Fernando Valero
Fernando Valero
Client Advocate

Human Resources

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Anjanee Alaalatoa
Director of Human Resources
Britni Nokes
Britni Nokes
Recruitment & Administration
Sofia Han, HR Assistant
Sofia Han
HR Assistant
Charles Cervas
Charles Cervas
Training & Development Supervisor
Niveen Trujillo
Niveen Trujillo
Administrative Specialist
Greg Yantzer
Greg Yantzer
Administrative Assistant
Washington

Clinical Staff

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Martin Gallegoes
Administrator
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Aylene Zeiger, CDP
Clinical Supervisor
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Suzanne Gentry, LMHC, M.A.
Clinical Therapist
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Sandra Martinez, LMHC, EMMHS, M.S.
Clinical Therapist
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Eric Huenefeld, LMHC
Clinical Therapist
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Alec Appel, LMHC, SUDPT
Clinical Therapist
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Jullie Le, LSWAIC
Clinical Therapist
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Alexis Lowe, CDPT
Case Manager
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Eric Van Den Noort, CADCII, CCJP
Case Manager
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Abbie Woods, CDPT
Case Manager
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Kara Meader, SUDPT
Case Manager
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Mary Squires, SUDPT
Case Manager
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Rachael Phillips, RN
Healthcare Technician

Operational Staff

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Dawn Gomez
Detox Site Manager
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Alaina Freeman
Female Team Supervisor
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J. Carlos Cervantes
Male Team Supervisor
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Danika Richards
Healthcare Office Coordinator
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James Grigsby
Training & Development Specialist
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Kelli Korenek
Urinalysis Technician Coordinator
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Phil Wolz
Chef

Outreach Staff

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Allie Wile
Admissions Supervisor
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Mark Anderson
Admissions Specialist
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Christopher Van
Admissions Specialist
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Doreen O’Connor Nash, CDP
Clinical Outreach
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Dave Lockett
Client Advocate
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Joe Dobrowski
Alumni Coordinator

Group Facilitators

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Sarah Rose Bernhardt
Yoga Instructor
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Thomas Bianco, M.A., LMHCA, CPC
Clinical Therapist
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Vernita Steege, ACC
Recovery Coach
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Dr. Michelle Wedig, PhD, CEDS
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, DBT
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Mike Kesselring
Mindfulness Meditation
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Stephanie Johnson
Yoga Instructor
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Janice Graham, CDP
Clinical Therapist
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Rene Benedict, EAMP
East Asian Medicine Practitioner
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Emily Kelley-Brown, MPH, RD, CD, CSP
Nutritionist
Ohio

Clinical Staff

Staff Will Beaver
Will Beaver, LCDC II
Clinical Administrator – Ohio
Staff Jane Cohen
Jane Cohen, LISW-S
Clinical Therapist
Staff Lisa Becker
Lisa Becker, LPCC
Clinical Therapist
Staff Sharon Alati
Sharon Alati, LISW-S, LICDC
Clinical Therapist
Staff David Domroy
David Domroy, CATC, CADC-CAS, CDCA
Case Manager
Staff Thomas Hunter
Thomas Hunter, MA-LSW
Case Manager

Operations Team

Staff Bill Zimmerman
Bill Zimmerman
Operations Supervisor
Staff Hannah Flessa
Hanna Flessa
Women’s Site Manager
Staff Kyle Klinefelter
Kyle Klinefelter
Men’s Site Manager
Staff Christine Conlan
Christine Conlan, LISWS
EMDR Therapy
Staff Jen Wright
Jen Wright, BA, MBA, E-RYT500, C-IAYT
Mindful Yoga Therapy & Group Facilitator
Staff Russell Baker
Russell Baker PS-A/MH, CPRS, PSS
WRAP Recovery,
Life Skills, Recovery Coach
Staff Alex Desmond
Alex Desmond, MT
Music Therapy
Staff Jack Stem
Jack Stem, CDCA
Group Facilitator
Staff Taylor Motley
Taylor Motley
Chef

Healthcare Team

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Gabrielle Carloss, RN
Healthcare Technician
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Sade Waller, LPN
Healthcare Technician
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Nancy Schneider, RN
Healthcare Technician
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Anthony Robinson, LPN
Healthcare Technician
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Cyndi Jordan, LPN
Healthcare Technician

Outreach Team

Staff Will Goering
Will Goering
Administrative Specialist
Staff Ariel Turner
Ariel Turner
Admissions/Business Development Representative
Staff Ian Walz
Ian Walz
Admissions/Business Development Respresentative
Staff Michael Barnes
Michael Barnes
Court Services Liaison
Missouri
Staff Joe Franza
Joe Franza
Operations Manager
Staff Jennifer Newman
Jennifer Newman, MA MLFT
Clinical Therapist
Staff Michael Malone
Michael Malone, CRADC
Case Manager
Staff Natalie Denando
Natalie Denando
Admissions Specialist