Josie Ramirez-Herndon, Founder and CEO of Addiction Therapeutic Services and Recoveryview.com/Villareal and Associates, has been working in the field of Healthcare, Behavioral Health and Addiction Services since 1987. Josie serves on the Board of Directors of the Addiction Treatment Advocacy Coalition and Women’s CEO Global Alliance. Josie is co-founder of the Admissions and Marketing Symposium and Founder of the C-Suite Symposium. Villareal and Associates, Inc is a national marketing and events agency established in 2000.
Josie found her true purpose through spiritual practice and mastering her intuition with the Archangel Gabriel and his direct guidance. Along with owning the treatment center, and consulting firm, Josie has ventured into her very own Satori Center for Well-being. Focusing on wellness and spiritual alignment is the natural expansion of her personal and career path. Making a positive difference in the field of Addiction and Behavioral Health by integrating leadership and spirituality through advocacy, mentorship, media database and events is her goal.
Jim Herndon PA-C
Jim Herndon graduated from the University of Washington’s School of Medicine Physician Assistant program in 2002. Jim is currently the Director of Treatment Services at Addiction Therapeutic Services, which he founded with his wife, Josie Herndon as well as the Founder of Addiction Medicine Consulting. He continues to provide medical consulting services at three local substance abuse treatment centers, Michael’s House, Bella Monte, and Sovereign Health. Jim started working in the field of addiction medicine at The Betty Ford Center in 2002 and in 2008, he became Medical Director of ABC Recovery. Jim was published in 2005 in the ASAM Journal of Addictive Diseases, having co-authored an abstract recognizing that Buprenorphine detoxification increases patient retention in treatment. This protocol has since become a nationally recognized model for opiate detoxification. He has continued his work with alcoholics and addicts, accessing and treating their medical needs. “I’ve been in recovery for the last 23 years and truly believe that people with addiction can get well and can move forward in their lives.”
Elysia Ashley Vasquez
Elysia Ashley Vasquez has been in the field of holistic wellness and retreat directing since 2005. Founder of teamnationvibration.com, a dynamic team of wellness directors that specialize in advanced healing modalities and technologies has joined the satori wellness team in packaging lead detox and hydration retreats and programs. The advanced training and supported supplements we offer are designed to put your mind, body, and spirit into perfect alignment. As family Inventors of bio mechanical stimulation we’ve specialized in vibration, hydration, oxidation, and light therapies. Designed training programs for astronomical space programs, bio mechanics will teach and tune you to the vibrations and frequencies that are needed to healing your body on a cellular level in a healthy hyper speed mode. “No matter how bad you’ve damaged your body there is a way to Restructure it.”*EAV*
Elysia’s intention for Satoris wellness center is to guide those with alignments of the mind, body, and spirit, back into perfect balance teaching mystery school teachings that activate our ancient DNA, train the mind, body, and spirit with daily healthy habits, and practice with tailored tools that offer a take home package to be the perfect version of your highest self.
Dr. Ray Montella
Dr. Ray comes to Satori with a true depth of experience in counseling, therapy and group facilitation. Dr. Ray’s passion for counseling shines through his work and educational history. In the early to mid 2000s, he earned his Bachelor of Science in Human Services from University of Phoenix. He went on to facilitated Domestic Violence and Sexual assault groups for a Hawaii Social Services agency for over 7 years.
Inspired by his experiences in social services, he went on to earn his Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy as well as his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Saybrook University in San Francisco. Since graduating in 2008, he has been a primary therapist at three local treatment centers including Desert Palms, Michael’s House and Alta Mira. He is currently serving as the Clinical Supervisor for ATS.
“One of the best things about working at ATS is that the team is so experienced and diversified. We use that diversity to offer a variety of treatment modalities rather that a one-size-fits-all program. Another benefit is the ease and expediency of making decisions without any corporate red tape; we can determine and implement solutions immediately.”
Certified Advanced Reiki Master Practitioner & Teacher
Juliana has also been professionally trained in crystal & stone healing and is a Certified Addictions, Grief and Spiritual Counselor and Lifestyle Coach. Juliana brings together traditional psychology and psychotherapy techniques along with chakra healing, energy healing, eastern mindfulness philosophy and practices and many other holistic health modalities to help others heal and restore their physical, mental, emotional & spiritual well-being. Juliana has over 20 years experience working with adults and children of all ages as well as adolescents, families and groups.
Because of Juliana’s personal journey of self-discovery through healing from past traumas and addictions, she offers a more intimate, hands on approach so that each individual she works with can relate and connect with her making their own personal experience very dynamic, powerful and intimate. Clients have seen results and benefits in just one session. Client’s see such drastic changes in their own personal and professional lives from working with Juliana, they can’t help but to start booking weekly sessions with her and referring their friends and families!