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Lucy Minassian, MSW, LCSW

Clinical Director

Lucy is an interactive, solution focused therapist with over 18 years of experience in the mental health field. As a licensed clinical social worker, her work history consists of working with individuals across the age spectrum in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Applying various evidenced based approaches, she encourages family involvement as a major part in the recovery process. A firm believer in systems theory, she sees the family unit as complex and ever changing. Thereby challenging and empowering families to grow and thrive in order to meet the demands of the family unit.

Specializing in treating adolescents, adults, couples, and families struggling with addiction, co-occurring disorders, relationship issues, anxiety, and depression. Lucy takes an action-oriented, collaborative approach to promote change in both individuals and their families. Along with compassion and understanding, Lucy utilizes the therapeutic relationship to explore the underlying causes of addiction in order to successfully move through pain and trauma to develop healthy coping skills.

Along with compassion and understanding, Lucy utilizes the therapeutic relationship to explore the underlying causes of addiction in order to move through pain and trauma while simultaneously developing healthy coping skills.

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Lucy Minassian, MSW, LCSW

Clinical Director

Lucy is an interactive, solution-focused therapist with over 18 years of experience in the mental health field. As a licensed clinical social worker, her work history consists of working with individuals across the age spectrum in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Applying various evidenced-based approaches, she encourages family involvement as a major part in the recovery process. A firm believer in systems theory, she sees the family unit as complex and ever-changing. Thereby challenging and empowering families to grow and thrive in order to meet the demands of the family unit.

Specializing in treating adolescents, adults, couples, and families struggling with addiction, co-occurring disorders, relationship issues, anxiety, and depression. Lucy takes an action-oriented, collaborative approach to promote change in both individuals and their families. Along with compassion and understanding, Lucy utilizes the therapeutic relationship to explore the underlying causes of addiction in order to successfully move through pain and trauma to develop healthy coping skills.

Along with compassion and understanding, Lucy utilizes the therapeutic relationship to explore the underlying causes of addiction in order to move through pain and trauma while simultaneously developing healthy coping skills.

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Dr. Iman Parhami, MD MPH

Psychiatrist

Iman Parhami, MD MPH is a board-certified psychiatrist who completed his child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Parhami strives to practice a multi-disciplinary approach that is empirically supported, family driven, and culturally sensitive. In addition to being the psychiatrist here, Dr. Parhami attends to his clients at West Valley’s Community Mental Health Clinic, at USC’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, and at a private clinic. Furthermore, Dr. Parhami, provides clinical instruction in psychiatry to medical students, psychology interns, and postdoctoral trainees at USC’s UCEDD.

Dr. Parhami’s clinical interests include helping adolescents overcome excessive behaviors that can become problematic, such as video gaming, drug use, and gambling. He is also enthused in providing psychiatric evaluations and psychopharmacological treatments for complex ADHD, severe mood disorders, autism related symptoms, mood disorders, aggressive behaviors, depression, and anxiety disorders.

Dr. Parhami’s training experience consists of multiple settings highlighted by year-long rotations at the Co-Occurring Disorders in Adolescence Clinic at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders at Kennedy Krieger Institute. During his training, he received multiple national recognition awards, which included a research training grant from the American Academy of Children and Adolescents and National Institute of Drug Use, and other awards from the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Parhami has published multiple peer-reviewed scientific journal articles focusing on addictive disorders. Notably, Dr. Parhami completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at UCLA focusing on psychosocial interventions for behavioral addictions and a clinical fellowship at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia.

Dr. Parhami spends his free time with friends and family in the San Fernando Valley, where he grew up. He is also an avid fan of his alma mater’s (USC) football team.

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Dr. Iman Parhami, MD MPH

Psychiatrist

Iman Parhami, MD MPH is a board-certified psychiatrist who completed his child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Parhami strives to practice a multi-disciplinary approach that is empirically supported, family driven, and culturally sensitive. In addition to being the psychiatrist here, Dr. Parhami attends to his clients at West Valley’s Community Mental Health Clinic, at USC’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, and at a private clinic. Furthermore, Dr. Parhami, provides clinical instruction in psychiatry to medical students, psychology interns, and postdoctoral trainees at USC’s UCEDD.

Dr. Parhami’s clinical interests include helping adolescents overcome excessive behaviors that can become problematic, such as video gaming, drug use, and gambling. He is also enthused in providing psychiatric evaluations and psychopharmacological treatments for complex ADHD, severe mood disorders, autism related symptoms, mood disorders, aggressive behaviors, depression, and anxiety disorders.

Dr. Parhami’s training experience consists of multiple settings highlighted by year-long rotations at the Co-Occurring Disorders in Adolescence Clinic at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders at Kennedy Krieger Institute. During his training, he received multiple national recognition awards, which included a research training grant from the American Academy of Children and Adolescents and National Institute of Drug Use, and other awards from the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Parhami has published multiple peer-reviewed scientific journal articles focusing on addictive disorders. Notably, Dr. Parhami completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at UCLA focusing on psychosocial interventions for behavioral addictions and a clinical fellowship at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia.

Dr. Parhami spends his free time with friends and family in the San Fernando Valley, where he grew up. He is also an avid fan of his alma mater’s (USC) football team.

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Dr. Laura Cavarretta

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Laura Cavarretta is a licensed psychologist with over 25 years of experience in the mental health field.

She previously directed an outpatient clinic and is currently on staff at Beachside Treatment Center. Laura received her B.A. in Psychology at the University of Colorado, and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Graduate School of Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.

She has a special interest in working with adolescents and their families, and has recently guided her own three children through this challenging and rewarding period of life.

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Dr. Laura Cavarretta

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Laura Cavarretta is a licensed psychologist with over 25 years of experience in the mental health field.

She previously directed an outpatient clinic and is currently on staff at Beachside Treatment Center. Laura received her B.A. in Psychology at the University of Colorado, and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Graduate School of Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.

She has a special interest in working with adolescents and their families, and has recently guided her own three children through this challenging and rewarding period of life.

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Mona Loza

Administrator

It is with great pleasure that Mona serves as the Administrator of Beachside Treatment Center. She has 10 years of experience working in treatment primarily in the field of substance abuse and mental health working with both teens and adults in residential and outpatient settings.

Working in this field and helping people grow to their potential has brought her great joy and sparked her desire to further her education. She has earned two Associates degrees, one in Liberal Arts and one in Administration of Justice.

Mona recently graduated from California State University of Los Angeles with her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work with Cum Laude honors. She has dedicated her career to making a difference in people’s lives!

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Mona Loza

Administrator

It is with great pleasure that Mona serves as the Administrator of Beachside Treatment Center. She has 10 years of experience working in treatment primarily in the field of substance abuse and mental health working with both teens and adults in residential and outpatient settings.

Working in this field and helping people grow to their potential has brought her great joy and sparked her desire to further her education. She has earned two Associates degrees, one in Liberal Arts and one in Administration of Justice.

Mona recently graduated from California State University of Los Angeles with her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work with Cum Laude honors. She has dedicated her career to making a difference in people’s lives!

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Jessica Galindo

Office Manager

Jessica has had a lifelong passion for helping those with mental health issues.

She is currently working towards a degree in Psychology and with hopes of establishing a career in the mental health field as a Marriage and Family Therapist.

She has had the pleasure of working with adolescents with substance abuse and mental health issues as a caregiver, tutor, and Program Assistant at Beachside Treatment Center.

Jessica’s goal is to be a positive role model and to continue making a difference in the lives of those who are struggling.

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Jessica Galindo

Office Manager

Jessica has had a lifelong passion for helping those with mental health issues.

She is currently working towards a degree in Psychology and with hopes of establishing a career in the mental health field as a Marriage and Family Therapist.

She has had the pleasure of working with adolescents with substance abuse and mental health issues as a caregiver, tutor, and Program Assistant at Beachside Treatment Center.

Jessica’s goal is to be a positive role model and to continue making a difference in the lives of those who are struggling.

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Mark Paladini

Director of Education

Mark Paladini brings 12 years of experience teaching at the university level where he was celebrated for his curriculum design and lesson planning for undergraduate and graduate students. In addition to heading the undergraduate program that he co-created at Regent University, he also developed and ran a highly successful online master’s program for high school teachers. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in Seattle and is a graduate of the Los Angeles Teaching Fellows Program. Mr. Paladini also served on the recruitment team during his time at the university which gives him a unique advantage to help students prepare for what is needed to get into college.

Prior to teaching at the university level, Mr. Paladini taught and developed courses for UCLA Extension, taught middle school English for LAUSD, and mentored students at a National Blue Ribbon Elementary School in Los Angeles. He also has extensive experience in the entertainment industry (Fun Fact: Mark Paladini is an award winning Casting Director!) and brings his theatre skills into the classroom to create an engaging atmosphere where students enjoy the process of learning.

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Mark Paladini

Director of Education

Mark Paladini brings 12 years of experience teaching at the university level where he was celebrated for his curriculum design and lesson planning for undergraduate and graduate students. In addition to heading the undergraduate program that he co-created at Regent University, he also developed and ran a highly successful online master’s program for high school teachers. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in Seattle and is a graduate of the Los Angeles Teaching Fellows Program. Mr. Paladini also served on the recruitment team during his time at the university which gives him a unique advantage to help students prepare for what is needed to get into college.

Prior to teaching at the university level, Mr. Paladini taught and developed courses for UCLA Extension, taught middle school English for LAUSD, and mentored students at a National Blue Ribbon Elementary School in Los Angeles. He also has extensive experience in the entertainment industry (Fun Fact: Mark Paladini is an award winning Casting Director!) and brings his theatre skills into the classroom to create an engaging atmosphere where students enjoy the process of learning.

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David Schwartz

Clinical Staff

David Schwartz is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and author of two books, Relationship Held Captive: Free Yourself for True Intimacy and, Your Career, Your Rules: Living the Life You Want. He works with adolescents, adults, couples and families in the Los Angeles area. In addition to his therapy practice,

David has worked as a professional writer and television producer for over 25 years, including work in the animation industry and advertising projects.

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David Schwartz

Clinical Staff

David Schwartz is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and author of two books, Relationship Held Captive: Free Yourself for True Intimacy and, Your Career, Your Rules: Living the Life You Want. He works with adolescents, adults, couples and families in the Los Angeles area. In addition to his therapy practice,

David has worked as a professional writer and television producer for over 25 years, including work in the animation industry and advertising projects.

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Vanessa Mendoza

Director of Nursing

Vanessa Mendoza is our Director of Nursing at Beachside Treatment Center. She resides the beautiful county of Ventura. She graduated from an accredited nursing program, Career Care Institute in early 2016, obtaining her vocational license that same year. She has been in the health care field since year 2011, and practices good knowledge and understanding in patient care.

Vanessa shares great experience having worked with age ranges from young toddlers to adolescents with disorders such as; autism, Adhd/Add, musculoskeletal diseases, terminally ill, and currently at our facility in psychiatry.

She enjoys the nursing field very much and pursues on furthering her degree to enter different roles in the health care field. When she is not at work, Vanessa could be seen enjoying her time with her family or at Disneyland.

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Vanessa Mendoza

Director of Nursing

Vanessa Mendoza is our Director of Nursing at Beachside Treatment Center. She resides the beautiful county of Ventura. She graduated from an accredited nursing program, Career Care Institute in early 2016, obtaining her vocational license that same year. She has been in the health care field since year 2011, and practices good knowledge and understanding in patient care.

Vanessa shares great experience having worked with age ranges from young toddlers to adolescents with disorders such as; autism, Adhd/Add, musculoskeletal diseases, terminally ill, and currently at our facility in psychiatry.

She enjoys the nursing field very much and pursues on furthering her degree to enter different roles in the health care field. When she is not at work, Vanessa could be seen enjoying her time with her family or at Disneyland.

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Lindsay Audette

Group Facilitator

Lindsay has been acting since she learned to talk and she fell in love with comedy when she moved to Los Angeles from the Midwest. She is originally from Chicago where she graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a degree in Theater Performance. After completing the Conservatory Program at Second City Hollywood, she co-created a comedy group called “LA Ugly” that performs improv and sketch comedy around LA. She works for the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles and does auto shows for Volkswagen.

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Lindsay Audette

Group Facilitator

Lindsay has been acting since she learned to talk and she fell in love with comedy when she moved to Los Angeles from the Midwest. She is originally from Chicago where she graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a degree in Theater Performance. After completing the Conservatory Program at Second City Hollywood, she co-created a comedy group called “LA Ugly” that performs improv and sketch comedy around LA. She works for the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles and does auto shows for Volkswagen.

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Maureen Ganz

Group Facilitator

After graduating from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2006, Maureen worked in the entertainment industry while cultivating her love of improvisation at Second City. She quickly realized how incredibly useful improv is for people from all walks of life. While writing and performing gave her great joy, she found that teaching was actually her greatest passion. She is thrilled AdLib LA helps so many diverse groups and individuals reach their full potential.

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Maureen Ganz

Group Facilitator

After graduating from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2006, Maureen worked in the entertainment industry while cultivating her love of improvisation at Second City. She quickly realized how incredibly useful improv is for people from all walks of life. While writing and performing gave her great joy, she found that teaching was actually her greatest passion. She is thrilled AdLib LA helps so many diverse groups and individuals reach their full potential.

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Danny Lobell

Group Facilitator

Danny Lobell is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, and talk show host, and is known for his quirky storytelling style. Danny has traveled the world performing comedy shows in South Africa, the United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Spain, and Holland. He has been featured on This American Life and recently presented a TEDx in Phoenix AZ. Danny coordinates the MediaExpressive Group at Beachside Treatment Center, where our clients are encouraged to express themselves on a podcast forum in a recording studio. This therapeutic session facilitates a form of non conventional talk therapy, all in a safe environment with our clients using pseudonyms to respect privacy and protect confidentiality. Danny’s passion for his work has proven to be a highly successful healing modality that is aligned with the trend of our times.

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Danny Lobell

Group Facilitator

Danny Lobell is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, and talk show host, and is known for his quirky storytelling style. Danny has traveled the world performing comedy shows in South Africa, the United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Spain, and Holland. He has been featured on This American Life and recently presented a TEDx in Phoenix AZ. Danny coordinates the MediaExpressive Group at Beachside Treatment Center, where our clients are encouraged to express themselves on a podcast forum in a recording studio. This therapeutic session facilitates a form of non conventional talk therapy, all in a safe environment with our clients using pseudonyms to respect privacy and protect confidentiality. Danny’s passion for his work has proven to be a highly successful healing modality that is aligned with the trend of our times.

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Paola Ucelo

Group Facilitator

Paola Ucelo is from Phoenix, Arizona. She obtained an Associate degree in Business Communication, and is actively pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Northern Arizona University. Paola is a seasoned leader. As a 2nd degree black belt under the Ucelo Martial Arts Academy in Arizona, she has mentored over 300 students in discipline and self-defense tactics. Paola is also a strong minded individual with an approachable personality, enabling her to be an important asset at the Beachside Treatment Center facility.

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Paola Ucelo

Group Facilitator

Paola Ucelo is from Phoenix, Arizona. She obtained an Associate degree in Business Communication, and is actively pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Northern Arizona University. Paola is a seasoned leader. As a 2nd degree black belt under the Ucelo Martial Arts Academy in Arizona, she has mentored over 300 students in discipline and self-defense tactics. Paola is also a strong minded individual with an approachable personality, enabling her to be an important asset at the Beachside Treatment Center facility.

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Nathaniel Hodder – Shipp CADC-11

Clinical Staff

Nathaniel has worked as a professional healer for almost a decade, using the power of breathwork as a catalyst for positive changes in clients’ lives. Equipped with an arsenal of techniques – with a special focus on breath – Nathaniel has helped thousands of people process trauma, disarm negative thought patterns, and maintain healthy and happy relationships with themselves and loved ones. Nathaniel’s client base ranges from those seeking relief from everyday anxiety, to those suffering from severe emotional and physical trauma. His specialty includes working in addiction treatment facilities to help accelerate clients’ journeys to recovery.

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Nathaniel Hodder – Shipp CADC-11

Clinical Staff

Nathaniel has worked as a professional healer for almost a decade, using the power of breathwork as a catalyst for positive changes in clients’ lives. Equipped with an arsenal of techniques – with a special focus on breath – Nathaniel has helped thousands of people process trauma, disarm negative thought patterns, and maintain healthy and happy relationships with themselves and loved ones. Nathaniel’s client base ranges from those seeking relief from everyday anxiety to those suffering from severe emotional and physical trauma. His specialty includes working in addiction treatment facilities to help accelerate clients’ journeys to recovery.

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Cameron Mooney

Music Therapy

Cameron Mooney lives in Los Angeles and serves the greater L.A. and Ventura county areas. After graduating with a B.A. in music therapy from California State University Northridge in 2013 he went on to work in settings serving developmentally disabled adolescents and adults. Over the past 4 years he has continued his work in music therapy in a wide variety of settings, focusing primarily on Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation, one-on-one work with individuals with Developmental Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Traumatic Brain Injury.

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Cameron Mooney

Music Therapy

Cameron Mooney lives in Los Angeles and serves the greater L.A. and Ventura county areas. After graduating with a B.A. in music therapy from California State University Northridge in 2013 he went on to work in settings serving developmentally disabled adolescents and adults. Over the past 4 years, he has continued his work in music therapy in a wide variety of settings, focusing primarily on Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation, one-on-one work with individuals with Developmental Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Traumatic Brain Injury.

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Tracy Opp

Equine Therapist

Tracy is a certified alcohol & other drug counselor with CADTP, working in the substance abuse/recovery field for over 23 years. Tracy graduated from her UCSB certification program in 1993. In 1998, she was hired by PDAP of Ventura County as a CATC for the intensive supervision juvenile department, serving the probation and entrenched gang population until 2011 when she was offered the head counselor position at a community recovery center. She currently serves as the Alcohol & Drug counselor at several middle schools in Oxnard, CA, focusing on prevention, intervention, and recovery. Tracy’s passion for helping others, along with her lifelong love and knowledge of horses, has driven her to launch her equine assisted counseling services. Tracy runs groups at A Wildwood Recovery, as well as weekly equine assisted therapy group programs to benefit the clients in their recovery. Tracy owns her own horses andlives in Thousand Oaks with her husband of over 18 years and two daughters.

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Tracy Opp

Equine Therapist

Tracy is a certified alcohol & other drug counselor with CADTP, working in the substance abuse/recovery field for over 23 years. Tracy graduated from her UCSB certification program in 1993. In 1998, she was hired by PDAP of Ventura County as a CATC for the intensive supervision juvenile department, serving the probation and entrenched gang population until 2011 when she was offered the head counselor position at a community recovery center. She currently serves as the Alcohol & Drug Counselor at several middle schools in Oxnard, CA, focusing on prevention, intervention, and recovery. Tracy’s passion for helping others, along with her lifelong love and knowledge of horses, has driven her to launch her equine assisted counseling services. Tracy runs groups at A Wildwood Recovery, as well as weekly equine,  assisted therapy group programs to benefit the clients in their recovery. Tracy owns her own horses and lives in Thousand Oaks with her husband of over 18 years and two daughters.

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Liam Anderson

Fitness Instructor

Liam Anderson was born and raised in Santa Monica.  He grew up studying classical theater and playing Club soccer.  He played Varsity sports at Malibu High, and graduated with a recognition of outstanding hours given towards community service.

Liam attended Santa Monica College and The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London for Classical Theater.  Liam now works in Malibu as a full time Youth Development coach and mentor for various sports and strength training courses.  He also plays in the UPSL soccer division in the greater Los Angeles area, at the Semi Professional level.

He holds accountability, punctuality, and a having a positive attitude at the utmost importance in all categories of life.

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Liam Anderson

Fitness Instructor

Liam Anderson was born and raised in Santa Monica.  He grew up studying classical theater and playing Club soccer.  He played Varsity sports at Malibu High, and graduated with a recognition of outstanding hours given towards community service.

Liam attended Santa Monica College and The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London for Classical Theater.  Liam now works in Malibu as a full time Youth Development coach and mentor for various sports and strength training courses.  He also plays in the UPSL soccer division in the greater Los Angeles area, at the Semi Professional level.

He holds accountability, punctuality, and a having a positive attitude at the utmost importance in all categories of life.

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Alfonso Arroyo

Executive Chef

Alfonso Arroyo began his career in the culinary arts in 2006. Alfonso attended culinary school at the California School of Culinary Arts in Pasadena, California. As a chef, he has worked at multiple restaurants, a large hotel corporation, and an assisted living community for the aging population. Alfonso comes from a large family who all share a love for creating and cooking meals together. He enjoys exercising, days on the beach, and spending time with friends and family.

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Alfonso Arroyo

Executive Chef

Alfonso Arroyo began his career in the culinary arts in 2006. Alfonso attended culinary school at the California School of Culinary Arts in Pasadena, California. As a chef, he has worked at multiple restaurants, a large hotel corporation, and an assisted living community for the aging population. Alfonso comes from a large family who all share a love for creating and cooking meals together. He enjoys exercising, days on the beach, and spending time with friends and family.

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Rey Carungcong NSSIA-Cert

Clinical Staff

Rey Carungcong majored in Music Therapy with a minor in Psychology at California State University Northridge, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music. Working as a Certified Music Therapist, as well as a Behavioral Therapist with individuals with special needs since 1995, Rey gained extensive experience in the Behavioral and Mental Health Fields. He also obtained certification as a NSSIA Master Level Surf Instructor.

Rey has been facilitating Adaptive Skills Surf & Social Skills groups since 1997, and officially opened Shaka Surf Club in 2006. As a co-founder, Rey brings his impeccable educational and clinical background in Psychology, ABA, and Music Therapy to the Club. Over the years, Rey developed a unique experiential therapy program in Surf Therapy that utilizes and blends the modalities and theories of Neurophysiology, Kinesiology, Applied Behavioral Analysis, Sensory Integration Theory, Cognitive Development Theory, and Social Development Theory.

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Rey Carungcong NSSIA-Cert

Clinical Staff

Rey Carungcong majored in Music Therapy with a minor in Psychology at California State University Northridge, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music. Working as a Certified Music Therapist, as well as a Behavioral Therapist with individuals with special needs since 1995, Rey gained extensive experience in the Behavioral and Mental Health Fields. He also obtained certification as a NSSIA Master Level Surf Instructor.

Rey has been facilitating Adaptive Skills Surf & Social Skills groups since 1997, and officially opened Shaka Surf Club in 2006. As a co-founder, Rey brings his impeccable educational and clinical background in Psychology, ABA, and Music Therapy to the Club. Over the years, Rey developed a unique experiential therapy program in Surf Therapy that utilizes and blends the modalities and theories of Neurophysiology, Kinesiology, Applied Behavioral Analysis, Sensory Integration Theory, Cognitive Development Theory, and Social Development Theory.

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Ady Benyishay PsyD

Clinical Staff

Ady Benyishay is an associate of marriage and family therapist with a Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) from Ryokan College, specializing in clinical psychology. Her dissertation focused on narrative therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) while dealing with complicated grief. Her private practice experience includes both inpatient and outpatient treatment.

Ady finds the mental health field to be extremely rewarding, especially the joy she receives in getting to know her patients and guiding them through their journey to successful recovery.

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Ady Benyishay PsyD

Clinical Staff

Ady Benyishay is an associate of marriage and family therapist with a Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) from Ryokan College, specializing in clinical psychology. Her dissertation focused on narrative therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) while dealing with complicated grief. Her private practice experience includes both inpatient and outpatient treatment.

Ady finds the mental health field to be extremely rewarding, especially the joy she receives in getting to know her patients and guiding them through their journey to successful recovery.

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