Staff

  • Lori Secord, CAADC – Operations Manager

    Ms. Secord graduated from San Diego City College with a certification in Alcohol and Drug studies. She started her career in mental health, working for five years as a mental health technician, transportation coordinator, and safety officer with Telecare, and then began working as a case manager and is now a Program Manager. Lori comes […]

  • Jacqueline Markussen, LMFT – Program Manager

    Ms. Markussen earned her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from Loma Linda University. Ms. Markussen is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with the Board of Behavioral Sciences and has extensive experience and great success working with children, teens, couples and individuals. Jacqueline has also worked with court-mandated clients, substance abuse, and dual diagnosis groups. […]

  • Amy Litteral – Program Manager

    Ms. Litteral is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and earned her Master of Science in Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling from the University of Phoenix. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, San Diego. She has been certified as a NAMI Education Provider. She began her career […]

  • Danny Hopkins, MFT, CAADE, LAADC, CCAPP – Primary Therapist

    Mr. Hopkins earned his Master’s in Marriage, Family and Child Therapy from the University of Phoenix. He holds several certifications, in Addiction Treatment from the California Consortium of Addiction Program and Professionals. He also has a certification as an Anger Management Facilitator. Danny began his career as a Dual Diagnosis Counselor and Substance Abuse Counselor, […]

  • Teri Bullard, CADC II – Primary Therapist

    Ms. Bullard earned her Associate Degree in Addiction and Other Drugs Studies from Mt. San Jacinto College, completed in 2012, and is currently working on a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, and looking forward to moving toward an LCSW. She began her career 16 years ago, and her experience includes women’s residential, substance abuse services […]

  • Katrina G. Niere, MS, MFTi – Primary Therapist

    Ms. Niere graduated from California State University, San Bernardino with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with university and departmental honors. She then completed her Master of Science in Psychology at Cal Poly Pomona and is currently working toward her licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist. Ms. Niere started her career working as a therapist […]

  • Rose Wheeler, MFT, BS, CADCII, ICADC, – Primary Therapist

    Ms. Wheeler earned her Bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of Phoenix. She is currently working on her Master’s Degree in Counseling. Rose is a level II International Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She is a Board Member and District Director for CCAPP, which includes leading workshops to help counselors with continuing education units. Ms. […]

  • Whitney McDermit, LPCC – Primary Therapist

    Ms. McDermit earned her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from University of San Diego and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with an emphasis in Clinical and Biopsychology also from the University of California San Diego. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Her Clinical Background includes […]

  • Hannah Hernandez, MSW, ACSW – Primary Therapist

    Ms. Hernandez received her Bachelor’s in Social Sciences and then obtained her Master’s Degree in Social Work from California State University, San Bernardino. Hannah served in the military prior to completing school, and since, has worked in variety of diverse mental health settings. These included non-profit, educational, and county settings, in which Hannah provided in […]

  • David Thurman, CADC, CAS – Primary Therapist

    Mr. Thurman received his Master’s in Clinical Counseling from National University and is Certified in Alcohol and Drug Counseling. He started his career as a Lead Counselor/Program Manager with an adult out patient services. He serves his community by volunteering with the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Riverside County, Big Brothers of Riverside and […]