Meet the Team

The Hemet Valley Recovery Center and Sage Retreat team is a group of hardworking individuals and nationally recognized experts who have fully dedicated themselves to the treatment of chemical dependency.

Steven Collier, RN
Executive Director / Co Founder

Sherry Burditt, RN, HN-BC
Director of Clinical Services
RN, Board Certified Holistic Nurse

Manikanda Raja, MD, ASAM
Diplomate of American Board of Internal Medicine,
Medical Director

Elizabeth Ann Clark, JD
Chief Financial & Legal Officer

Patricia Bellard
Director of Business Services

Esther Montez, CADC-II, ICADC
Director of Business Development

Kristal Marsala
Administrative Assistant

Crystal Diaz, RN
Clinical Nurse Manager

Benjamin Wahl, CADC-II, MSWi
Manager of Counseling Services

Family Services Coordinator

Christina Wood, MS, LMFT, LAADC-CA
Licensed Clinical Therapist

Kendra Hadley, MS, APCC, CADC
Chemical Dependency Counselor
Case Manager

Ryan Irwin
Transportation Coordinator

Bill Ferro, CADC-II
Counseling Coordinator
Case Manager

Jack Mount, CADC II
Chemical Dependency Counselor
Case Manager

Dolly Baxter, CADC-I
Chemical Dependency Counselor

Jace Stewart, LVN II
Manager of Admissions and Assessment

Rebecca Komer-Bright, Lac

Midge McDonald, HHP
Holistic Health Practitioner

Colleen Ackerman
Yoga Instructor

We would especially like to thank our dedicated nursing staff here at Hemet Valley Recovery Center & Sage Retreat. It is because of these unique and compassionate individuals we are able to provide such exceptional patient care in our California addiction hospital. Thank you for everything that you do!

For further information on our California drug and alcohol addiction treatment programs, please call our Admissions & Assessment Department at: