Skip to main content

Ricky Merrell

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.

Back to Staff

Contact Us

Our admissions team can be reached 24/7 at or call: Phone Number,800-531-5769

You can learn more about PTT and our approach to adolescent treatment by filling out the form below:

    Close Menu
    Back to top