CLEAR RECOVERY CENTER STAFF
DR. SEAN O’HARA PSY.D, NCAC I, SAP
Dr. Sean O’Hara is a Licensed Psychologist with 26 years of experience providing psychiatric services for individuals seeking relief from addictive diseases and mental illness.
BASEL SHADFAN, M.A.
Basel serves as Program Director at Clear Recovery Center. His firsthand experience and in-depth knowledge of recovery make him a valuable contribution to the Clear Recovery Center Team.
DR. MARTHA KOO, M.D.
Dr. Martha B. Koo, M.D., a graduate of Princeton University and UCLA Medical School, is double Board Certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine and has over 20 years of experience providing psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and pharmaceutical treatment for individuals and families.
DIANE BAGATOURIAN, MS, LMFT
ADOLESCENT PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Diane received her Master of Science Degree in Marital and Family Therapy from California State University, Dominquez Hills.
BEVERLY READER, M.D.
Dr. Beverly Reader is Medical Director of Clear Recovery Center. Dr. Reader offers treatment options of both medication as well as, if not more importantly, psychotherapy. She uses this approach to address underlying psychological factors that change biochemistry in the brain over time.
IRINA JODZIO, LMFT
MULTI-FAMILY GROUP THERAPIST
Irina earned her Master of Clinical Psychology from Antioch University with emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy and her Bachelor in Psychology from California State University, Northridge.
GABRIELLE SAMUELS, MA
Gabrielle Samuels received her BA from The University of California, Irvine and holds a MA in Clinical Psycology. She has been working within the mental health and addiction fields for over 8 years as a Psychotherapist and Horticulture Therapist in treatment centers including Sea Change Recovery and The Hills Treatment Center.
EVAN PAPADAKIS, LCSW
Evan Papadakis is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a Masters in Social Work. At Clear Recovery Center, Evan creates individualized treatment plans for adolescent clients ranging from recovery goals to life aspirations, by encouraging daily discipline and continual self-reflection to help clients achieve success.
LISA TODD PETERSON, LMFT
Lisa Todd Peterson earned her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University in Los Angeles, California. She has over twenty five years of experience in Al-anon family groups, working with residential treatment teams, interventions, working in sober living facilities, dual diagnosis facilities and outpatient programs.
DR. REID HANLON, Psy D
Dr. Reid Hanlon has spent more than a decade working in the mental health field. His experience providing psychological assessments, psychotherapy, and case management allows him to serve individuals, couples and families who struggle with substance abuse or mental health issues.
SOPHIA GALANO, LCSW
Sophia Galano, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (#87234). After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts from Pitzer College, Sophia earned a Masters Degree from New York University.
BRIAN LUTZ, AMFT
Brian earned his Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. He is an alumni and graduate of Clear’s outpatient program. After personally experiencing what the program has to offer and realizing the impact that it had on his life, Brian is eager to help others in their recovery.
KRISTINA CLELAND, AMFT
Kristina earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from San Diego State University and Masters in Marriage & Family Therapy from USC. She has extensive experience with adolescents, adults, families and groups in the outpatient treatment setting working with co-occurring disorders such as addiction and mental health.
AMANDA FERRARA, MFTT
Amanda is Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee who works with individuals to help reduce depression, anxiety and addictive disorders. Amanda believes open-mindedness and vulnerability are key components to effective psychotherapy.
ROSA BLASI, MFTT
Rosa is a Marriage & Family Therapist Trainee, who received her BA in Psychology from Antioch University Los Angeles and will complete her master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in ‘Addiction & Recovery’ from the same university in June 2019.
SHAWN HOWARD, AMFT
Shawn earned his Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology at Antioch University (Marriage & Family Therapy 2009) and is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts (BFA Theater/Acting 1992).
MARINA BRAFF, LMFT
Marina Braff, M.S., LMFT has a private practice located in the heart of Hermosa Beach, where she provides individual therapy to adolescents and young adults navigating anxiety, depression, relational issues, and life transitions.
JAMIE ARTHUR, CATC, CADC-CAS
Jamie Arthur is a Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor with five years of experience in substance abuse treatment. Prior to her time at Clear, Jamie was a counselor and program coordinator at a structured sober living for women with children.
MADISON DECKER, RADT-I
Madison Decker works at Clear Recovery Center as a Case Manager. Madison has aspired to work in recovery and help adolescences dealing with similar issues that she has learned to overcome herself.
ALICIA MOLINA, RADT-I
Alicia has been serving Clear Recovery Center as a case manager for over two years. Her passion for working in recovery comes from a love and respect for those trying to get well, better themselves, and recover from the disease of addiction.
Becky joins Clear Recovery Center as a Case Manager helping guide others through their journey in recovery. Becky graduated from UCLA Extension in 2018 with a certificate in Drug and Alcohol Counseling.
GRACIE WALKER, MFTT
Gracie Walker is pursuing her Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) at Antioch University. Simultaneously, she acts as a Case Manager at Clear, where she focuses on assisting women with issues such as addiction, anxiety, and depression.
PETER EHRENFRIED, RADT-I
Peter is a Case Manager at Clear Recovery Center. His experience with addiction and recovery inspires Peter to help clients build new lives for themselves in sobriety. He is currently working towards his CADC-I.
Thomas is a Case Manager currently working towards his CADC. Thomas has been apart of the Los Angeles recovery community for over 9 years and enjoys assisting newly sober individuals find freedom from addiction the way he has. Aside from work, Thomas insists on enjoying life through surfing, exercise and spending quality time with friends and family.
Delaney is a Case Manager at Clear Recovery Center. Delaney has been working in the field for 7 years and has been apart of the recovery community for over 9 years. Delaney is passionate and dedicated to help women in recovery and better improve their lives. Aside from work, Delaney enjoys hikes with her dog and spending quality time with her friends and family.
Drew is a Case Manager at Clear Recovery Center. Drew has been involved in the recovery community for the better part of 2 years. He is eager and passionate to help men recover and get a better understanding of themselves. When Drew is not working, he enjoys exploring Southern California’s plant life, and spending as much of the year at the beach as he can.
JESSICA MOSS, MFA
Jess received her Master’s Degree in Fine Arts from The University of Washington and earned her BFA from Boston University.
Lorenzo is a case manager at clear recovery center. His experience with addiction and dedication to living a recovered life inspire him to reach out to those struggling in the grips of addiction and aid them in establishing the foundations necessary for a life in recovery. Lorenzo is currently taking classes to pursue his goal of becoming an EMT/ Firefighter and enjoys time with friends and family, outdoor activities such as golfing, surfing, snowboarding and being involved in his recovery community.
Mike Joly is the CEO of Clear Recovery Center, with over 20 years of experience in addiction and mental health recovery. Mike has devoted his entire career to helping individuals and their families heal and recover from substance abuse and co-occurring disorders.
JEANETTE BARRETO, MPA
DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Jeanette Barreto is the Director of Business Development at Clear Recovery Center and holds a BA in Sociology from California State University, Fullerton and a Master’s degree in Public Administration with an emphasis in Organizational Leadership from National University.
Prior to her time at Clear, Daisy worked in the real estate industry as a paralegal and mortgage loan processor. She will be applying her stellar customer service skills and her highly organized work style to support our clinical and operations teams in providing excellent clinical services.
Gricela joins the Clear Recovery Center staff as an administrative assistant. Her past work experience in the hospitality industry as well as helping people get back on their feet with credit repair has helped move her into an even more empathetic role of helping others navigate through their own recovery.
RYAN BURSIK, CADC-I
QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER
Ryan has been sober for 9 years and has been working in the field of recovery for the past few, managing and directing a sober living home.
JEFF PESNER, CADC-I
ADMISSIONS & OUTREACH COORDINATOR
Jeffrey Pesner received his BA in Philosophy from Loyola Marymount University, is currently a RADT-1 (while finishing CCAPP CADCII track), certified breathwork practitioner through the David Elliot system of Healing, and certified sex education teacher through Everyone Deserves Sex Education.
Anne has been teaching yoga since 2009. Trained in the vinyasa modality of yoga, Anne brings all sorts of aspects of the yogic lifestyle into her practice to strengthen mind and body in an equal and balanced way. Using mindfulness and meditation in a variety of ways, Anne helps each student to find something within the practice that they enjoy and will take with them to use as a tool for many years to come.