Dr. Rafael Peñuñuri
Medical Director, Adelante Recovery Center // Board Certified Family Practice & Addictionologist
Dr. Rafael Peñuñuri has over 20 years of extensive experience in detoxification and general family practice. He has been a trusted doctor in the Southern California medical community since 1985, and is board certified with the American Board of Family Practice since July 1985. Dr. Peñuñuri is a graduate of the UCLA School of Medicine.
Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor, CATC, CCDS, RAS
Curt is a Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor, a Certified Co-occurring Disorder Specialist, and a Registered Addiction Specialist. He has been in recovery since 2001, and has been working in residential treatment setting since 2005. Curt believes in the complete healing of the mind, body,and spirit. One of the greatest tools he has found is called the Living In Balance program, which is published by Hazelden. He has found it to the most complete program that covers everything - from what is addiction and how it works, to addressing deep core issues such as dysfunction in the family and abuse of all kinds. He believes in teaching life skills that might not have been taught by parents, or that have been lost in addiction. Curt believes in finding a spiritual path for each client, so that they can begin to build a strong foundation for recovery. He also believes in the power of twelve step programs. Curt's goal is to help anyone that is struggling with the disease of addiction.
TADAC 12-CORE, Chemical Dependency Counselor
Yvette has worked in Chemical Dependency for several years. She has a degree in Social Science and has completed the TADAC 12-CORE Function course in Tennessee. She is currently working on her certification in Hypnotherapy to incorporate into her specialized sessions with each patient and their individual needs in modern Counseling/Personalized Coaching. In addition to healing and calming the mind, she is passionate about Recovery and has been clean & sober herself since 2000.