- Frankie Trutanic
Program DirectorFrankie, the founder of 310 Recovery has a diverse background working as a life coach in the sober community. He has helped several clients work through the complications that drug and alcohol addiction bring in to people’s lives. Frankie had severe chemical dependency for years of his life.He has faced his personal addictions and thoroughly understands what his clients go through while they're trying to achieve their goals. Frankie has created 310 Recovery to help people see their potential and attain the same success that he has found. Other than his love for cars, in Frankie’s spare time he finds time to ball up his friends on the court.
- Susan Levin
Clinical SupervisorBio coming soon.
- Garrett Stanford
Director of AdmissionsGarrett Stanford brings years of experience working with individuals and families struggling with behavioral health challenges. He began working in the nonprofit treatment sector for a few years where he was on the front lines helping the most destitute. Garrett has been involved in the substance abuse treatment field since 2010, with seven years of experience ranging from admissions, operations, counseling, case management, and administration,he's decided to join the 310 recovery team. In his spare time, he's usually outdoors excising with his dogs, watch out you might run in to him on the trail.
- Jennifer Bazalel
Primary TherapistJennifer Bazalel is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with the Board of Behavioral Science. Jennifer is a graduate of Pepperdine University with a Master's in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. She also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Social Behavior from UC Irvine. Jennifer has worked with children, teen, and adults with chemical dependency/dual diagnosis, depression, anxiety, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorder. Jennifer has been trained in a variety of evidence based practices, such as Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Child-Parent Psychotherapy, and Managing and Adapting Practice. Jennifer enjoys art and painting on the weekends.
- Desiree Golbahar
Primary TherapistDesiree Golbahar is a marriage and family therapist intern currently working in the field of addiction and recovery. Prior to being part of the 310 team, she focused mainly on children and adolescents suffering from anxiety and depression. Over the past few years, Desiree has gained experience with a wide range of issues affecting toddlers, teenagers, and families. She received her bachelors degree in psychology from UC San Diego and her masters in clinical psychology from Antioch University in Culver City.Desiree has trained at organizations including Early Childhood Parenting Center, The Maple Counseling Center, and All-In Health Foundation. As an intern, she has facilitated parenting groups, seen students at the Norman Aid Counseling Center at Beverly Hills High School, and has been in private practice at the Wheel of Wellbeing. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her loved ones, seeing films, and listening to music. Desiree is grateful to have the opportunity to work with various types of clientele at 310 and is looking forward to furthering her invaluable experiences as part of our wonderful team.
- Mason Wright
Primary TherapistMason, a Los Angeles native, has been involved with community-based mental health organizations in southern California since 2009. He studied Clinical Psychology at California State University, Fullerton where he wrote his Master’s thesis on patterns of alcohol use and high risk behavior in young adults.He’s provided individual and group therapy to diverse populations, including transitional-aged youth with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Using evidence-based therapeutic interventions, Mason has had success in creating an emotionally supportive environment wherein clients can reintroduce themselves to healthy lifestyles and lead fulfilling lives.
- Amanda Creasey
Primary TherapistAmanda Creasey is a registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern (MFTI) under supervision of Susan Levin, MFT. Amanda received her BA in Psychology from the University of San Francisco where she specialized in addiction and neuroscience. In addition, Amanda worked as an undergraduate teacher's assistant and as a post-graduate research assistant at the University of California - San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Psychology.In March 2016, Amanda received her Masters in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University - Los Angeles. Amanda completed her traineeship at The Maple Counseling Center in Beverly Hills where she continues to work as an intern with children, adolescents, and families in clinic and through the Beverly Hills Public School System. Amanda is honored to be a part of 310 Recovery as her life has been impacted both personally and professionally by addiction. She greatly enjoys the inspiring work of helping newly sober individuals build lives full of connection, community, and a renewed sense of purpose.