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David Welch - Clinical Director

David Welch Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist. Dr. Welch has been licensed since 2001 and has been working with domestic violence and substance abuse populations for 20+ years. Dr. Welch has an extensive background in helping people deal with substance abuse, marital, couples' issues, end-of-life, grief and loss issues, and childhood trauma and abuse issues. Dr. Welch is currently seeing individuals and couples in private practice and facilitating male Batterers’ Intervention Program groups. In addition, Dr. Welch is the direct supervisor for all substance abuse programs at Wel-Mor Psychology Group, Inc. He has more than 20 years experience in various forms of substance abuse treatment, including inpatient, dual diagnosis, residential treatment program, outpatient treatment and individual therapy.

 

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Kayla Nozaki - Program Director

Kayla Nozaki has six years of experience in mental health and substance abuse. Utilizing her specialty in trauma and crisis as a Masters level clinician she brings a holistic and embracing approach to recovery. As the Program Director she focuses on embracing, encouraging, and healing the mind, body, and soul..

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Heather Burdine - ACSW

Despite being an issue that everyone has had some experience with, addiction remains one of the most complicated, fascinating and misunderstood disease process. For these reasons, working with people and families struggling to find balance and healing is both challenging and rewarding. It is a privilege to accompany someone on their recovery journey. I find that I am challenged daily to become a better person by my clients and families.

I currently hold a masters degree in Social Work and I am working toward licensure as an LCSW. I hold certifications in DBT, CBT and grief and bereavement counseling. I have also worked to provide hospice and bereavement services. These experiences provide a background for the many losses that come with the addiction and recovery process.

My outside interests include running and I have completed six marathons. I enjoy yoga and I am always looking for new challenges and learning experiences.

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