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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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STEVEN KAPLAN

NMD

Dr. Kaplan, NMD earned his doctorate of naturopathic medicine from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. He has been serving the community 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 uses psychomotor testing to identify and resolve hidden mental and emotional blockages with RubimedTM. 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.  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.  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.

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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.”

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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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KERRY MILLER

Office Manager

Kerry has spent her entire adult life in the pursuit of what it means to be an exceptional medical professional. She discovered a passion for patient care at an early age and hasn’t stopped pursuing that passion since. She has held various positions in the medical field and worked with some of the best physicians in the valley. We could talk about all the things Kerry has done throughout her career but we’d quickly run out of space on the webpage. She is a natural leader and the go to person when patients or staff are in need. Kerry is a solutions orientated leader who’s been tasked with running various practices and ensuring her team pushes everyday to raise the bar for what it means to be a “medical professional”.

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