Lead Clinical Assistant
Ricky graduated from California Lutheran University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. As an adolescent, Ricky spent time in residential treatment and learned first-hand what treatment approaches were most impactful for both he and his peers. As Lead Clinical Assistant he utilizes his personal experiences and post treatment success to inspire teens as well as providing support and guidance to his fellow clinical assistants. Ricky spent the past two years working with teens in a residential setting and having overcome his own challenges, Ricky has a strong desire to help teens currently struggling with their own mental and behavioral health issues. Ricky is an avid outdoorsman and a longtime snowboarder and surfer. When possible, Ricky likes to utilize surfing and other outdoor activities to promote the psychological well-being for teens. Ricky is well known for his weekly Karaoke Group that is a longtime favorite of clients.