Northbound Leadership

More than any other aspect of the Northbound experience, it is our people that sets us apart.

Northbound Treatment Services’® leadership team is comprised of the top doctors, therapists, addiction counselors, psychologists, and clinical social workers, all of whom are passionately committed to helping people achieve long-term recovery from alcoholism and addiction. More than any other aspect of the Northbound experience, it is our people that sets us apart.

Northbound’s leadership team has more than 200 years of combined experience working in behavioral healthcare. We are dedicated to providing the best possible care to our clients and helping them achieve long-term recovery from alcoholism and addiction. We are passionate about creating a company focused on exceptional organizational health. Leadership has developed a system of top-down transparency, authenticity, and honesty that has served as the solid foundation upon which Northbound is built. We have found that happy, healthy staff members provide the best care to everyone who steps through our doors.

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Northbound Clinical Team

Northbound’s sophisticated treatment professionals lead our behavioral care effort. They help clients embrace their new recovery lifestyle through key supportive programs and services where they foster a new confidence and independence. Through a collaborative treatment approach our therapists, case managers, and psychiatrists match the needs of each client with the appropriate therapeutic modality such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, group counseling and medication management.

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Leadership Team

Paul Alexander

Chief Executive Officer

Erick Rocca

Chief Financial Officer

Jillian Kristofferson

Chief Marketing Officer

Dr. Thankachen

Medical Doctor

Clinical Team

Ryan Snodgrass

Clinical Director

Beth Durling

Clinical Administrator

Taylor Pyle

Primary Clinician/Therapist

Mayra Hernandez

Primary Clinician/Therapist

Michelle Robbins

Clinical Case Manager

Maggie Scotto

Yoga Fitness Instructor

Chelsea Duclos

Clinical Outreach and Discharge Lead

Alexa Pelech

Director of Clinical Outreach

North

Trauma Therapy Support Dog

Core Team

Anna Trusk

Director of financial Affairs

Dani Vujnovic

Director of Admissions

Jeff Hamilton

Director of Operations

Michele McIntyre

Clinical Coordinator

David Allen Gates

Director of Family Services & Continued Care

Lizette Gonzalez
Director of Healthcare

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Cielo Samudio

Director of Nursing & Healthcare

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Michelle Robbins

Clinical Case Manager

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Paul Alexander

Chief Executive Officer

Paul Alexander is the founder and CEO of Northbound Treatment. He received his Certified Addiction Treatment Specialist training at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, CA, and was awarded Outstanding Alumni Service Award in 2002. Paul holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology, Law and Society, Summa Cum Laude, from University of California, Irvine, and a Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles. He believes wholeheartedly in transformational leadership, organizational health and effective, fully integrated substance use disorder treatment.

Beth Durling

Chief Operating Officer

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EricK Rocca

Chief Financial Officer

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Jillian Kristofferson

Chief Marketing Officer

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Dr. Thankachen

Medical Doctor

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Taylor Pyle

Primary Clinician/Therapist

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Mayra Hernandez

Primary Clinician/Therapist

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Maggie Scotto

Yoga Fitness Instructor

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David Allen Gates

Director of Family Services & Continued Car

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Chelsea Duclos

Clinical Outreach Manager

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Alexa Pelech

Clinical Outreach

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North

Trauma Therapy Support Dog

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Anna Trusk

Director of financial Affairs

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Dani Vujnovic

Director of Admissions

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Jeff Hamilton

Director of Operations

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Ryan Snodgrass

Clinical Director

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Michele McIntyre

Detox Program Manager

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