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DANIEL M PACHECO

MD, MA

Dr. Daniel Pacheco is a board certified Internal Medicine physician, who is also certified to provide Suboxone treatment. He brings a unique background of being a former Masters level mental health/substance abuse counselor, prior to becoming a physician. Dr. Pacheco has worked in a variety of inpatient/outpatients settings as a physician and chief medical officer. Having this vast experience allows him to better understand and treat those with addictions. His passion is helping others make positive changes in their lives and treating the whole person.

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KAREN A. SWAIN 

MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Ms. Swain is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of various behavioral health conditions such as Depression, Anxiety, Addictive Disorders, PTDS, Bipolar, Schizophrenia, ADHD, and Sleep Issues. Ms. Swain provides initial psychiatric evaluations, follow-up visits, and prescription medication. She believes the best outcomes occur when patient and provider join in a mutually rewarding partnership and develop a tailored plan of treatment. Ms. Swain emphasizes on evidence-driven Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing techniques to promote healthy lifestyle and behavioral changes. Having several years of psychiatric nursing experience, Ms. Swain understands the importance of providing a therapeutic and safe place for changing thoughts and feelings to improve functioning and promote healing of body, mind, and spirit.  

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STEVEN KAPLAN

NMD

Dr. Kaplan, NMD earned his doctorate of naturopathic medicine from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. He has been serving the community working at The Source Naturopathic Medical Clinic since 2016. He specializes in helping individuals detoxify themselves from addictions, and in treating patients experiencing chronic disease. He utilizes IV nutrient therapies, applied kinesiology, and drainage remedies. He has trained in biological medicine with Dr. Thomas Rau at the Paracelsus Clinic in Switzerland. He uses psychomotor testing to identify and resolve hidden mental and emotional blockages with RubimedTM. He interned at the True North Fasting Center in Santa Rosa. Dr. Kaplan also uses the Bemer and Frequency Medicine to help achieve his patient’s health goals. He is a member of the Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association. He has been a contributing doctor at The River Source integrative recovery center, providing detox support for residential inpatient drug and alcohol detox. He is also medical director at Dermaster Arizona in Chandler, Arizona. Dr. Kaplan has a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication from California State University, Northridge and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. Prior to his medical career, he was a college professor, an independent business owner, a project manager, and a producer / writer for instructional design, commercials, entertainment, and training projects. He has been an instructor on board US Navy ships and was a volunteer refugee worker. Dr. Kaplan was awarded a Certificate of Recognition from the California State Legislature for his efforts and contributions to the PAL organization in Los Angeles. He has been the winner of a critical writing award at the graduate level, as well as the heritage of excellence award at California State University, Northridge. He also has 50 hours of service to the Veterans Administration in Sepulveda, California. He is originally from Los Angeles and is conversant in the Thai language.

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V SANCHEZ

MSN/FNP-C, PMHNP-BC

Ms. V Sanchez is credentialed as a psychiatric nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner, and professional legal nurse consultant, who has worked with couples and families in various settings for the past 15 years.  Helping people heal personally and relationally has always been a passion of hers along with inspiring hope through recognizing choices, strength, and the courage to make even small changes.  Ms. Sanchez believes the process of honest self-discovery and accountability leads to empowerment, resilience, and personal success.  She values a holistic approach to health care.  This includes eliciting the core issues that cause symptoms so the best interventions for medication and/or therapy may be considered.  

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KATHERINE SARINA 

BA, Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Katherine Sarina, BA, holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from the University of Southern California.  She gained her experience in the field of mental health and substance abuse when she worked in a licensed sub-acute detox, residential, and outpatient clinic performing utilization review, case management, and intake in Southern California.  She, also, gained experience in behavior modification as an ABA therapist and as a research assistant for smoking cessation at the University of Southern California.  Ms. Sarina wanted to create an ethical, transparent outpatient program because she saw the lack of outpatient medical and clinical treatment for those who were not able to go inpatient but still needed some level of support.  Her mission is to provide restoration and hope to anybody who wants it; she believe that everybody is worthy and loved by God and should be treated accordingly.

JOSELYN TODECHINE, MA

Medical Assistant

Ms. Joselyn Todechine is a Front and Back office Medical Assistant. She has gained a strong sense of devotion for the medical field and has received her Certification in Medical Assisting from Pima Medical Institute. She also has experience in an array of medical settings of which include OB/GYN, an essential part of treating pregnant women recovering from substance abuse. She enjoys helping others and making everyone around her happy. Her passion is seeing patients get well; “I love helping patients and enjoy seeing them getting well and being able to be themselves again.  Our patients are special and it's good to see them on track with their recovery.”

SHANNON GORNEY, MA

Medical Assistant

Shannon Gorney has worked in the medical field for 11 plus years. She started off in alcohol and substance abuse them moved to primary care. Shannon's passion for helping others brought her back to recovery, while her caring and compassionate touch has helped to ease patients through this challenging and sometimes difficult process. When Shannon isn’t working she is catching up on all the latest Netflix documentaries.

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WENDY DURAN

Admissions Specialist

Ms. Duran works in admissions at Ahwatukee Health and Recovery. She is in her 3rd year of college at Grand Canyon University to receive her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, to one day help others as passionately as the providers do here at AHR. She has a brother with Autism, who is the reason she truly enjoys what she does everyday because she wants to provide the help and services that she would want him to receive.

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MICHELLE DANIELS

Admissions Specialist

Working the front lines of addiction helping love ones, and those who are directly struggling with substance abuse into a safe and protected environment for treatment.  Scheduling, arranging additional support and coordinating the transition from inpatient services to outpatient services to ensure proper treatment and support.  Having these experiences gives me the opportunity to be ready and knowledgeable in challenging situations.  I believe in an open door policy and making myself accessible to the patients throughout the day whether for medical assistance or for prayer, she loves helping individuals see new positive opportunities for their future.

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