Meet Our Los Angeles Team

Our Bridges to Recovery-Los Angeles team 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 Bridges to Recovery, you will know that you are in a safe place—one of kindness, expertise, and genuine compassion for the healing process.

Qemal Shaholli

Qemal Shaholli

Executive Director

Trevor Small, PsyD

Trevor Small, PsyD

Clinical Director and Psychologist

Josephine McNary, MD

Josephine McNary, MD

Medical Director and Psychiatrist

Katherine Niemela MN, RN

Katherine Niemela MN, RN

Program Director

Jeffrey Gandin, MD

Jeffrey Gandin, MD

Psychiatrist

Judy Ho, PhD, ABPP

Judy Ho, PhD, ABPP

Consulting Neuropsychologist

Deborah Sandy, PsyD

Deborah Sandy, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist and Psychoanalyst

David Schreiber, PsyD, LMFT

David Schreiber, PsyD, LMFT

Psychotherapist / Psychoanalyst

Jan Witkoski, PsyD

Jan Witkoski, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

Eric Strang, PsyD

Eric Strang, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

Susan Mendenhall, PsyD, LCSW

Susan Mendenhall, PsyD, LCSW

Psychotherapist / Psychoanalyst, Director of Family Program

Cheryl Grant, MA, LMFT, CSAT

Cheryl Grant, MA, LMFT, CSAT

Somatic Experiencing and EMDR Therapist

Ellen Ledley, MSW, LCSW

Ellen Ledley, MSW, LCSW

Somatic Experiencing Therapist

Katie Corrigan, LMFT

Katie Corrigan, LMFT

Group Therapist

Naomi Tucker, MA, LMFT, ATR

Naomi Tucker, MA, LMFT, ATR

Therapist

Russell “Buddy” Helm

Russell “Buddy” Helm

Group Facilitator

Elena Nazabal-McManus, MA

Elena Nazabal-McManus, MA

Acupuncturist

Tonda Williams

Tonda Williams

Admissions Director

Nicole Mathews

Nicole Mathews

Admissions Coordinator

Mike Piacentino

Mike Piacentino

Personal Trainer

Michael Onofri

Michael Onofri

Personal Trainer