Medical Director: Sayeh Beheshti, M.D., M.A.

Doctor Beheshti completed her medical degree at University of California, Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine. She completed her residency in psychiatry at UCI Medical Center. She has been involved in treatment of addiction for many years. She incorporates mindfulness and meditation into her practice as a means of providing a holistic approach to psychiatric treatment and recovery. In 2014, Dr. Sayeh Beheshti was recognized as the top psychiatrist in Newport Beach, CA by the International Association of Health Care professionals.

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Therapist: Colleen Kelly, M.F.T., M.S.

Colleen Kelly is a marriage and family therapist with private practices in Encino and Irvine, California. She specializes in working therapeutically with couples and families utilizing Emotionally Focused Therapy. Colleen is certified in Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy, and also serves as adjunct faculty at California Southern University in their Addiction Studies Certificate Program. Underpinning Colleen’s work as a therapist is a long-time personal and professional interest in mindfulness meditation and embodied methods of growth and healing.

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Art Facilitator: Jennifer Matthews, B.A.

Jennifer Mathews is a professional artist with a Bachelors in Fine Art from UCLA and an Art4Healing© certification from Chapman/Brandman University. Using her specialized and personal experience, she utilizes the power of art to help people connect with their feelings and find healing. Jennifer came to this understanding as a loved one struggled with substance abuse issues, by studying healing through art, mindfulness meditation, and actively participating in 12-Step recovery groups. Jennifer's professional goal with HEart HEALS is to assist individuals in finding hope and healing.

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Therapist: Ty Cannon

Respected scientific theory extols the benefits of healthy, natural diets, but Ty Cannon takes things a bit further by suggesting that healthy life style is at the core of many addiction issues and is a key factor for any long term success. Furthermore, celebrated athletes and business executives throughout history have benefited from high-level success coaching which is nonexistent for people currently struggling with addiction. Health Education is Critical Cannon asserts that dieticians and trainers have been fed a sludgy porridge of misinformation, half-truths and have never been taught about the direct link between diet, lifestyle and addiction issues. Assertions that he backs by scientific facts, case studies and more than 30 years of research into health and fitness issues. “When overcoming addiction the importance of restoring the body to its optimal health can not be under stated,” says Cannon. Cannon's first book, "Why Everything Your Trainer Ever Told You Is Wrong," debunks accepted fitness, weight loss, exercise practices and explains the link between addiction and lifestyle choices with groundbreaking clarity and rational thought. The book's title makes a bold statement, but Cannon supports his position with medical literature, historic examples and thoughtful analyses. Cannon has established solid credentials in…

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Therapist: Tanya Desloover, L.M.F.T., M.A.

Tanya Desloover is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, who for the past 10 years has specialized in helping clients and their families recover from the consequences of substance abuse and codependency.  Originally from Seattle, Tanya had 20 years of experience working with families and their children with acute and chronic illness.  She is currently the Clinical Director at a treatment program in Newport Beach, and maintains a private practice.  Tanya is passionate about helping the entire family reconnect as they recover from the debilitating effects of substance abuse.

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Recovery Facilitator: Vincent Jones

Vince began his journey in recovery in 1985. Since then he has dedicated his life to helping others suffering with the diseases of addiction and alcoholism. Vince established and designed the curriculum for a “Back to Basics” study group that is still active and has instructed thousands of individuals in the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). Over the years, Vincent has served several different roles on the board of Orange County AA. Vincent Jones authored the book Hightower Chronicled, which published in 2001. He also writes and posts daily articles about recovery on his blog http://livinginspirit.blogspot.com.

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