Meet our San Diego Team

Our staff members are chosen for their ability to provide you with the most advanced care possible and their dedication to delivering an extraordinary treatment experience. When you arrive at BrightQuest, you will know that you are in a safe place—one of kindness, expertise, and genuine compassion for the healing process.

Ashley Danner, LMFT

Ashley Danner, LMFT

National Executive Director

William Coombs, DSW, LCSW

William Coombs, DSW, LCSW

Executive Clinical Director

Sean Ryan, MD

Sean Ryan, MD

Medical Director

Eric Rafla-Yuan, MD

Eric Rafla-Yuan, MD

Psychiatrist

Simon Demisiew

Simon Demisiew

Admissions Advisor

Christa Overton, MS, SUDCC

Christa Overton, MS, SUDCC

Director of Operations

Stephanie Coyle, MA, LMFT

Stephanie Coyle, MA, LMFT

Clinical Manager

 Brooke Stephens, MA, LMFT

Brooke Stephens, MA, LMFT

Training and Development Specialist

Michelle Cambi, MPS, AMFT, ATR

Michelle Cambi, MPS, AMFT, ATR

Therapist

Corey Hodges, MS, AMFT

Corey Hodges, MS, AMFT

Therapist

Dwayne Shavers, MS, AMFT

Dwayne Shavers, MS, AMFT

Therapist

Tania Castillo, MA

Tania Castillo, MA

Therapist

Alyse Freitas, AMFT

Alyse Freitas, AMFT

Therapist

Theresa Russell, MA

Theresa Russell, MA

Therapist

Michele Bussell, AMFT

Michele Bussell, AMFT

Therapist

Brooklyn Silva

Brooklyn Silva

Clinical Intern

Madeline Lock

Madeline Lock

Clinical Intern

Justin Jenkins

Justin Jenkins

Clinical Intern

Lauren Kroeber

Lauren Kroeber

Clinical Intern

Jessica Banuchi

Jessica Banuchi

Nurse Manager

Madeleine McLean, RD, CDECS

Madeleine McLean, RD, CDECS

Lead Dietitian

Reydel Tawatao

Reydel Tawatao

Client Care Coordinator

Billal Michael

Billal Michael

Work Development Program Coordinator

Kathy San Filippo, MA

Kathy San Filippo, MA

Equine-Assisted Psychotherapist

Daniel Egli

Daniel Egli

Operations Coordinator

Cynthia Valenzuela

Cynthia Valenzuela

Administrative Coordinator

Mo Bosman

Mo Bosman

Facilities Manager

Sarah Bridwell

Sarah Bridwell

Admissions Advisor

Lauren Schiffgen

Lauren Schiffgen

Client Account Representative

The team honors Reydel

The team honors Reydel

Luminary Excellence Award Recipient Q4 2023