Group FacilitatorChris has 9 years of experience in the field of addiction. Chris specializes in assisting people with finding solutions to grief and loss. With an extensive knowledge of the 12-Steps and the basic principal of one addict helping another, Chris has helped countless addicts find a spiritual connection. Chris studied at Mt. San Antonio College's Drug & Alcohol Program and is able to incorporate 12-Step solutions into everyday living. As a group facilitator, Chris uses his knowledge of understanding, community inclusion and healthy coping skills to help others find their way out of addiction. In his free time, Chris enjoys teaching golf, biking, cooking and being a father.
Clinical DirectorSusan is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist registered with The Board of Behavioral Sciences. Susan received her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Phillips Graduate Institute with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy. Susan received her Bachelor's degree in psychology, from The University of California, Santa Barbara.
Susan has many years of experience educating interns and clients about pathological behaviors and chemical dependence. Susan’s expertise lies in dealing with diverse populations, working at the Center for Individual and Family Counseling with children and adults, 310 Recovery with individuals and families who struggle with chemical dependence, and her thriving private practice where she treats couples and adults. Susan works with and provides supervision to the clinical team and ensures they receive training in the most current evidence-based practices. Susan is closely involved with Overland’s treatment team, directing the clinical care and individualizing treatment plans throughout the client’s time at Overland. Susan is passionate about the mental health population and strongly believes in an individual’s capacity to navigate complex issues in a safe and caring environment that allows healing.
Program DirectorFrankie, the founder of 310 Recovery has a diverse background working as a life coach in the sober community. He has helped several clients work through the complications that drug and alcohol addiction bring in to people’s lives. Frankie had severe chemical dependency for years of his life.
He has faced his personal addictions and thoroughly understands what his clients go through while they're trying to achieve their goals. Frankie has created 310 Recovery to help people see their potential and attain the same success that he has found. Other than his love for cars, in Frankie’s spare time he finds time to ball up his friends on the court.
Primary TherapistJennifer Bazalel is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with the Board of Behavioral Science. Jennifer is a graduate of Pepperdine University with a Master's in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. She also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Social Behavior from UC Irvine. Jennifer has worked with children, teen, and adults with chemical dependency/dual diagnosis, depression, anxiety, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorder. Jennifer has been trained in a variety of evidence based practices, such as Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Child-Parent Psychotherapy, and Managing and Adapting Practice. Jennifer enjoys art and painting on the weekends.
Primary TherapistMason, a Los Angeles native, has been involved with community-based mental health organizations in southern California since 2009. He studied Clinical Psychology at California State University, Fullerton where he wrote his Master’s thesis on patterns of alcohol use and high risk behavior in young adults.
He’s provided individual and group therapy to diverse populations, including transitional-aged youth with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Using evidence-based therapeutic interventions, Mason has had success in creating an emotionally supportive environment wherein clients can reintroduce themselves to healthy lifestyles and lead fulfilling lives.
Case ManagerLisa has experience working in both mental health and substance abuse treatment and is currently in school to receive her California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors certification. Lisa assists in managing continuum of care, creating treatment goals, and aftercare planning at Overland Intensive Outpatient. Lisa utilizes both her experience in the field and personal understanding in meeting the clients where they’re at, and designing an initial path for treatment. As Case Manager, Lisa is able to provide an informative, comforting, and welcoming presence to clients, and has a demonstrated compassion for those struggling with mental health disorders.
Primary TherapistTayler is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Tayler received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She went on to Pepperdine University where she completed her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy.
Tayler has always had a genuine desire to empower those around her by helping to foster resilience and strength in their lives. Through her work in community based agencies and private practice, Tayler has gained experience working with children, teens, adults, and families who are dealing with a variety of life's difficulties. She has completed training at Child Development Institute and West Valley Counseling Center where she worked with individuals dealing anxiety, depression, trauma, substance abuse and addiction, co-occurring disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Tayler is now proud to be working the in field of addiction and recovery as a part of the 310 team. Tayler is passionate about cultivating a safe, non-judgmental space for her clients to heal past wounds and build a brighter future. She strives to achieve this though her use of evidence based practices combined with a compassionate and empathetic connection. In her free time, Tayler enjoys spending time with her loved ones, skiing, and being outdoors.