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Shawn Whitt CEO
Shawn Whitt
CEO
Shawn Whitt stepped into the role of CEO for Safe Harbor in August 2018 with an impressive background in both the treatment field as well as the financial realm. His passion to help others led him to proudly serving in the United States Marine Corps for 4 years. Post military service Shawn received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Vanguard University… Continue Reading Shawn‘s Full Bio »
Andrew Maloof VP of Business Development
Andrew Maloof
VP of Business Development
Andrew Maloof’s life experiences led him to the recovery industry in 2014 where he began his career providing direct client care as a drug and alcohol counselor. He is a proud graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management. Andrew’s career… Continue Reading Andrew‘s Full Bio »
Jamey Coury CFO
Jamey Coury
CFO
Jamey Coury is the Chief Financial Officer for Safe Harbor where she manages the company’s finances with all its subsidiaries. Jamey joins Safe Harbor after spending 14 years in the engineering corporate world with companies like Jacobs Engineering… Continue Reading Jamey‘s Full Bio »
Mollie Jones Director of Administration
Mollie Jones
Director of Administration
Mollie Jones serves as the Director of Administration for Safe Harbor Treatment Center. Mollie has nearly a decade of experience working in the treatment industry in both provisions of direct clinical care and executive leadership.  Mollie is an accomplished professional with over 18 years’ administrator experience.  She is responsible for creating and implementing productivity… Continue Reading Mollie‘s Full Bio »
Alyson Brooks Business Development
Alyson Brooks
Business Development
Alyson Brooks moved from Tennessee to southern California in 2014 with a background in the insurance industry. She found her niche in the drug and alcohol treatment field and quickly moved her way through the ranks of treatment facilities… Continue Reading Alyson‘s Full Bio »
Jake Sutphin Business Development
Jake Sutphin
Business Development
Jake Sutphin is part of the Business development and Marketing team for Safe Harbor. Jake takes a very strategic approach when developing relationships. With his outgoing personality and his ability to identify and target in on important partnerships he is a great asset to our team…Continue Reading Jake‘s Full Bio »
Chaz Mangan Program Director
Chaz Mangan
Program Director
Chaz Mangan serves as the Program Director for Safe Harbor Treatment Center. Chaz began his career as a Client Care Coordinator and expanded his expertise and knowledge through roles in various departments such as Business Development, Compliance, and Administration. He devote… Continue Reading Chaz‘s Full Bio »
Maggie Grisham Director of Admissions
Maggie Grisham
Director of Admissions
Maggie Grisham has been in recovery for over 24 years. Her passion and experience in recovery has led Maggie to make a professional change and work with people in addiction. Maggie is devoted to helping women and their families as they struggle with the confusion and frustration of addiction by applying her love and knowledge of the 12-Step program… Continue Reading Maggie‘s Full Bio »
Dr. Andrew Schneider, DO Psychiatrist Medical Director
Dr. Andrew Schneider
DO Psychiatrist Medical Director
Andrew Schneider is a psychiatrist in private practice in Irvine, California. In addition to his Adult Psychiatry training, he completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and has a M.S. in Sports Psychology. Dr. Schneider takes a holistic approach to psychiatry, offering both psychotherapy and medication management in his practice… Continue Reading Dr. Schneider‘s Full Bio »
Arlene Hylton, Spiritual Director
Arlene Hylton
Spiritual Director
Rev. Arlene Hylton Campbell is the Spiritual Director for Safe Harbor Treatment Center for women. She is a licensed non-denominational Minister in the State of California. Rev. Arlene supports individuals in realizing their highest potential. Her support of individuals in recovery is based on each individual realizing a higher power that is active and fully available in their life… Continue Reading Rev. Arlene‘s Full Bio »
Rupa Ward, Cognitive Therapy Primary Therapist
Rupa Ward, MA, AMFT, EMDR
Individual Trauma Therapist
Rupa Ward has an M. A. in Psychology with Marriage and Family Therapy emphasis. Rupa has been a practicing Certified EMDR therapist for nearly a decade and has completed Levels 1, 2, and 3 of the Gottman Couple Counseling Training and Gottman Couple and Addiction Recovery… Continue Reading Rupa‘s Full Bio »
Margaret O'Hara, Trauma Therapist
Margaret O’Hara, LPCC
Trauma Therapist
Margaret O’Hara runs the Trauma Program at Safe Harbor utilizing Relational Trauma Repair (RTR), an experiential model developed by Tian Dayton, PhD, TEP. A consultant with a private counseling practice in Northern San Diego, Margaret is a Certified Experiential Therapist, licensed as an LPCC (CA) and LMHC (NY)… Continue Reading Margaret‘s Full Bio »
Ruya Urso, Therapist
Ruya Urso, M.A., LMFT
Primary Therapist
Ruya Is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist offering supportive, strength-based therapy to her clients. She has a B.A. in Psychology from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia and an M.A. in Counseling with Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Webster University in Irvine, California… Continue Reading Ruya‘s Full Bio »
Lisa Licavoli, Certified Clinical Nutritionist
Lisa Licavoli, RD, CNN
Certified Clinical Nutritionist
Lisa Licavoli is a Registered Dietician, Board Certified Nutritionist, and Traditional Naturopath specializing in Integrative Nutrition and Eating Disorder recovery. She has been in practice for 27 years. Lisa takes a body-centered approach to health and healing, with nutrition as the foundation… Continue Reading Lisa‘s Full Bio »
Kathe Caldwell, Hypnotherapist
Kathe Caldwell, CADC-II, CGiT, CCH
Hypnotherapist
Kathe is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor-II in private practice in Newport Beach. She has worked in multidisciplinary recovery settings in Orange County for over 15 years, applying her complementary skills in hypnosis, guided imagery and addiction counseling… Continue Reading Kathe‘s Full Bio »
Dave Corrigan, Executive Chef
Dave Corrigan
Executive Chef
Dave has been a culinary professional for over 19 years and is a graduate of the Los Angeles Culinary Institute. He has cooked in restaurants from Newport Beach to San Francisco to Nashville and back again. He is proud and honored to call Safe Harbor his home… Continue Reading Dave‘s Full Bio »
Taryn Mangan
Taryn Mangan, RADT
Case Manager
Taryn has had the unique and invaluable experience of being raised in the Safe Harbor Community. Having been exposed to the program since the age of 6 months, Taryn has literally had a lifetime of experience and exposure to substance use disorders as well as recovery. As a child, Taryn watched her Mother’s unwavering commitment and dedication the suffering women who came to Safe Harbor… Continue Reading Taryn‘s Full Bio »
Ashley Holler
Ashley Holler
Case Manager
Ashley Holler has been part of the recovery community for over 5 years and has dedicated herself to sharing her hard work and hope to help women create a new future for themselves… Continue Reading Ashley‘s Full Bio »
Amber Tilton Alumni Coordinator
Amber Tilton
Alumni Coordinator
Amber Tilton comes to Safe Harbor with several years of experience in the drug and alcohol field as well as years of personal recovery. As the Alumni Coordinator she is dedicated to providing a community to women who have recently graduated or are graduating the Safe Harbor program… Continue Reading Amber‘s Full Bio »
Katie Simpson – Operations Manager
Katie Simpson
Operations Manager
Katie Simpson serves as the Operations Manager for Safe Harbor. After attending Rowan University for Public Relations and Marketing, she relocated to California from the East Coast and began her journey in recovery in 2016. Katie started her career in the Behavorial Health… Continue Reading Katie‘s Full Bio »
Andrew Maloof VP of Business Development
Andrew Maloof
VP of Business Development
Andrew Maloof’s life experiences led him to the recovery industry in 2014 where he began his career providing direct client care as a drug and alcohol counselor. He is a proud graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management. Andrew’s career… Continue Reading Andrew‘s Full Bio »