Exceptional, Accessible

care for teens and their families.

Dani Samson

Daniel Samson

Founder / President

A welcome message from our Founder and President, Daniel Samson.

“Destinations is one of the premier teen treatment centers in the country. Both our residential and out-patient programs are designed to support the whole family throughout their journey to sustainable wellbeing. Our dedicated team of therapists and staff are there for each teen and their family at every stage of their recovery and beyond. By providing a quality safe-haven, a full range of treatments, and an uninterrupted education, we have one of the highest rates of success in the country. Whether treating mental illness, addiction, or both, our concierge service delivers a customized program for each teen with the goal of establishing a pathway to realizing a stable and productive future. We are also one of the ONLY facilities that separates pure mental health clients from those with addiction issues.”

Clinical Leadership

Dr Baback Gabbay

Dr. Baback Gabbay, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Dr Kristen Roye

Dr. Kristen M. Roye, Psy.D.

Clinical Director

Clinical Team

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Dan Carroll, LMFT CCTP

Program Director

Allison McIntyre

Allison D. R. MacIntyre, LMFT CCTP

Program Director

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Dr. Vasquez, PsyD

Program Director

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Katy Castronovo, ACSW CCTP

Program Director

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Anahis Tahmasian, LMFT

Program Director

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Dr. Irit Bar-Netzer, PsyD

Director of Parent Support Programs

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Jordana Samson ACSW

Therapist

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Kaz Katseanes AMFT

Therapist

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Oxana Boyko, ACSW

Therapist

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Laila Curtis, LMFT

Therapist

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Edgar Cruz Miranda, LMFT

Therapist

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Nathan Lindborg, AMFT

Therapist

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Selene Acosta, APCC

Therapist

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Katharine Pfannkuche, AMFT

Therapist

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Perris Edwards, AMFT

Associate Therapist

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Ilusion Millan, AMFT

Associate Therapist

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Wendy Palma, AMFT

Associate Therapist

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Carrie Lane, RADT

Recovery Counselor

Michael Brose

Michael Brose, RAT-C

Residential Recovery Counselor

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Will McGarry, CADC 4

Recovery Services Manager

Academics and Wellness

Scott Decker

Scott Decker, MA

Director of Education

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Clara Mahmoudi, RN

Director of Nursing
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Dr. Brian Holt, MD

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
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Dr. Tom Zhou, MD

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Community Relations

Kayvon Babakan

Kayvon Babakan, LMFT

Vice President of Admissions and Community Relations
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Emily Montez, AMFT

Asst. Director of Admissions

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Oscar Robles

Admissions Coordinator

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Jocelyn Chavez

Admissions Coordinator

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Monica Craven

Community Outreach Liaison

Support Team

Elvis Reyes

Elvis Reyes, CPA

Chief Financial Officer
Lesky Kiaee

Lesky Santos-Kiaee

Director of Human Resources

Tiffany Pineda

Tiffany Pineda

Director of Operations
Tiffany Hall

Tiffany Hall

Facility Manager
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Alan Ellsweig, LMFT

Director of Utilization Review
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Arlene Carlos

Facility Manager
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Ayana Riley

Facility Manager
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Devyn Moore

Facility Manager