Stevie a long time desert native brings several years of experience in the recovery community to the 417 Recovery team. Very passionate about helping others find a life path that helps them spiritually and emotionally, her leadership and experience help provide a safe place for families and teens to come together and grow.
Clinical Director - Ph.D. LMFT
Heather is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy and holds a Ph.D. in psychotherapy. With her work focused on trauma-based therapy specifically with children and adolescents, Heather has many years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families. Helping families discover healthy communication skills is the motivation behind Heather's dedication for working with families.
Daniel O’Connell, MSW, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
U.K. and U.S. trained, Daniel is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been in the field since 2003, treating adults, children, and families experiencing complex themes including: domestic violence, substance abuse, LGBTQ issues, physical and sexual abuse, emotional abuse, financial and environmental issues, homelessness, physical and mental illness, dual diagnosis, grief and loss - providing a broad insight into the human condition that moves beyond traditional psychotherapy.
Adopting a humanist and existential perspective, Daniel believes that each person's unique psychology is characterized by an attempt to create a life of meaning, and to make sense of our shared experiences. Daniel is passionate about co-exploring how the search for purpose, self-acceptance and empowerment is intertwined with themes of authenticity and spirituality within our lives.
Alyssa Jones, AMFT #100245
Alyssa attended California Baptist University where she received her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy and Professional Clinical Counseling. She works primarily with adolescence that are struggling with various issues and symptoms, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, bipolar, abuse and trauma (including sexual abuse), codependency, racial identity issues, bullying, substance abuse, relapse, and parent child relational issues. She is passionate about working with teens and their families to identify the core of their issues and to collaboratively work towards healing.
Associate Clinical Social Worker, #97495
Tyler holds a Master's of Social Work degree from the University of New Hampshire and is a registered Associate Clinical Social Worker #97495. Tyler was born and raised in the Coachella Valley and started working with adolescents in 2013. Her work experience includes working with adolescents in the foster care system, those struggling with anxiety, depression, substance use, trauma, and other various issues that impact an individual's quality of life. Tyler has adopted a holistic approach and is passionate about working with adolescents and their families to help them reach their full potential and live happy and healthy lives.