Luis Jamil Bonilla, M.D.
Luis Jamil Bonilla, M.D. serves as the Medical Director and onsite physician at Las Olas Recovery Center. He is a formally trained surgeon and homeopathic doctor in addition to providing routine medical services and procedures. Dr. Bonilla has historically worked as an ER Doctor in La Paz, Mexico where he served as the lead physician treating detox patients. Throughout his 15 year-long medical career Dr. Bonilla has provided treatment for a variety of clientele, both in rural and formal medical settings. He has successfully used homeopathic treatments to serve detox patients as an adjunct to traditional medical interventions. Dr. Bonilla says that “healing others” is his goal related to serving the clientele of Las Olas Recovery Center. He believes in creating specialized, integrative treatments that address the health of the whole person. While under the care of Dr. Bonilla you will experience his compassionate and gentle bedside manner, and feel confident in his medical expertise.
History of Film
Alicia Garcia is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (CA BBS LMFT #77774). Throughout Miss Garcia’s professional career, she has worked in a variety of settings and served clientele with alcohol and other drug addictions, dual diagnoses, trauma, and severe mental illness. Along with being a board licensed therapist, she holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from University of San Diego. Uniquely, Alicia provides validating and supportive therapy while simultaneously aiding you, or your loved one, with navigating the complex psychological and emotional components of addiction. While at Las Olas Recovery Center, you will experience Alicia’s kind hearted and patient therapeutic care. Alicia is highly skilled in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Family Systems, and other evidence based treatment approaches. In addition, Alicia has clinical expertise in crisis management and collaborative care with medical providers. Alicia’s dedication to helping clients overcome their addictions stems from personal family addiction experience.
Open Water Swimming
Caring for Pets
Lori Conte is a social services clinician with over 25 years of experience assisting people with addictions, mental health challenges, and social care needs. During Lori’s career with the Department of Human Services and various non-profit organizations she was a recognized program manager and direct care provider. Due to Lori’s wide array of social service skills she provides comprehensive and individualized care planning for each client along with daily adjunct clinical support. Lori says, “It is my goal to provide service the clients of Las Olas Recovery Center with compassion and empathy on their road to recovery”. You and your loved ones will experience Lori’s exceptional professional abilities throughout the treatment process. Her noteworthy presence is often recognized through regular phone consultations and comprehensive discharge planning. Throughout Mrs. Conte’s career, she has dedicated herself to acquiring the counseling skills needed to assist her clients with identifying and meeting their personal needs. Lori’s motivation in helping her clients succeed comes from personal family experience related to addictions.
Being a mother and grandmother
Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Riding Harley Davidson Motorcycles
Teddi Dean Bennett
Growing up in Southern California Teddi was deeply involved in the surf and skateboard culture. He competed extensively, skateboarding for such teams as Vans Tennis Shoes and Stacy Peraltas infamous Bones Brigade. From a very early age Teddi had a deep curiosity about many teachings on spirituality. It was this curiosity and his own recovery process that naturally lead him to yoga and the teachings of many spiritual modalities. Teddi has been involved in recovery for over a decade teaching yoga and mindfulness meditation to his participants. Teddi guides his students through simple nurturing somatic processes that allow the participant to develop a deep understanding of how the mind and body work in relation to the real world. Teddi did his yoga teachers training with Jason Crandell and has taken both the Bodhisattva vow and Yamataka initiation with the Dalai Lama. Teddi has been in recovery for 17 years.
Carlos X. Montano, M.D.
Carlos X. Montano, M.D. is a key contributor and lead consultant for the Las Olas Recovery Team. He serves as Medical Director and is the Founder of the Family Healing Center in Newport Beach, California. Dr. Montano is a highly recognized practitioner in the field of Addiction Medicine. His credentials include: Certified Specialist, American Society of Addiction Medicine, Board Certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine, American Academy of Psychiatry, and the California Society of Addiction Medicine.