Exceptional, Accessible

care for teens and their families.

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, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Andrew Levander, LMFT, M.A.C.

Clinical Director

Dr. Kristen M. Roye, Psy.D.

Director of Treatment Services

Clinical Team

Allison D. R. MacIntyre, LMFT

Ashley Shelton, LMFT

Senior Residential Clinician

Melissa Sanderson, AMFT


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Skyler Roper, LMFT


Michael Brose, RAT-C

Residential Recovery Counselor

Steven Fisher, LCSW

Regional Director of Treatment Services – Las Vegas

Zoe Wick, AMFT


Rebecca Escobar, AMFT


Niccola Rosza, AMFT


Laila Curtis, AMFT


Wellness Care

Laura Hubbard

Director of Health and Wellness


Breeanna Thomas

Academic Coordinator

Scott Decker, MA

Director of Education

Community Relations

Cynthia A. Della Ripa, LMFT

Clinical Liaison

Dan Carroll, LMFT

Assistant Director of Admissions

Kayvon Babakan, LMFT

Director of Admissions

Sandra Shahrokh

Community Relations Coordinator

Selene Acosta, MS

Admissions Coordinator

Jocelyn Chavez

Admissions Coordinator

Yael Manzour

School Outreach Coordinator

Support Team

Annetta Vanbuskirk

Director of Provider Relations

Elvis Reyes, CPA

Vice President of Finance

Erin Clark

Administrative Assistant

Lesky Santos-Kiaee

Director of Human Resources


Lori Roberts

Facility Manager

Samantha Skillin

Billing Manager

Tiffany Hall

Tiffany Hall

Facility Manager

Tiffany Pineda

Operations Manager