Meet Alta Team Medically Assisted Detox , Residential , Dual Diagnosis and Aftercare
We have a group of amazing individuals who have combined forces to make Alta Centers what it is today. These are the people behind the compassionate and patient-focused approach to treatment at Alta Centers.
Garrett P Braukman, CADC-II Executive Director at Alta Centers
Garrett Braukman grew up in a home filled with secrets of addiction and abuse. Initially, wanting to work in music, he found himself at a calling to help others in addiction leading him to find sobriety early in life and getting a degree in Substance Abuse Counseling. Garrett’s career has spanned from entry-level to executive management, with previous experience in Orange County, Malibu, and Hollywood. Garrett identifies transformational leadership as the most influential form of leadership a facility can have, which he has developed at Alta Centers. Featured on E! and in Music Connection Magazine, Garrett’s approach to recovery is unique, providing powerful insight into the programming at Alta Centers.
Dr. Litos Mallare MD Detox Medical Director at Alta Centers
Dr. Mallare has been working in addiction treatment for over ten years. Mallare has specialized in detox and residential levels of care in substance abuse treatment. Working for facilities from Malibu to Hollywood, Mallare has found that addiction recovery. Dr. Mallare obtained his degrees and training from Pepperdine University, Cal. State University, Los Angeles, (Master’s in Psychology), American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine(M.D.), University of VT, Department of Surgery, East Tennessee State, Department of Psychiatry, and UCSF (Fresno), Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Mallare has been in practice for over twenty years.
David Campbell, LMFT Therapist at Alta Centers #135954
David Campbell, LMFT #135954 is a dedicated and passionate Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist at Alta Centers, with a unique background as a former professional athlete. David’s journey to becoming a therapist is one marked by personal transformation and a deep commitment to helping others find recovery. After suffering a back injury during competition, David faced the challenge of overcoming an addiction to prescription pain medication. This experience led him to discover his true purpose: helping others navigate the difficult path to recovery. In a bold and life-changing decision, David walked away from a promising J.D./M.B.A program to pursue psychology full time. David holds a master’s degree in psychology and is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Southern California. He is pursuing his Doctor of Social Work, dedicating years of research to advancing substance abuse-related treatment service delivery systems and best practices. David’s work focuses on maximizing successful treatment outcomes and minimizing barriers to care access, ensuring that individuals receive the highest level of support possible. At Alta Centers, David brings his extensive experience in addiction treatment and a deep understanding of the challenges faced by those in recovery. As a licensed marriage and family therapist, he employs a compassionate and evidence-based approach to help clients and their families heal and rebuild their lives.David’s inspiring story and unwavering dedication to helping others make him a valued and essential member of the Alta Centers team. His expertise and firsthand experience provide clients with the support they need to embark on their own journey to recovery and a fulfilling life.
Ricky Cardoos Case Manager at Alta Centers
Ricky has worked at multiple programs over the last decade, with a focus on helping those in recovery and passion for people having second chances at life, he is over 6 years sober and works a personal program of recovery. Ricky has a bachelor’s degree and is registered in California to work with people in recovery as they strive to become their best self. He resides in Beverly Hills with his fiancé and two cats. He is an avid outdoorsman and loves spending time with family and friends. His favorite part of his job: “revealing people’s sense of self-worth and value at times when they feel at their most vulnerable“.
Emily Lavigne Operations Manager at Alta Centers
Emily grew up in Carmel, California, has been living in Los Angeles for the last 6 years, she prides herself in her own long-term recovery and is passionate about helping others both in and out of the recovery community and behavioral healthcare has a special place in her heart as does helping those in addiction with over 4 years’ experience in the field of recovery, she has an AA in Addiction Studies and pursuing higher education to continue to grow within the field of behavioral healthcare, her favorite part of the job is “watching the light illuminate the darkest parts of our spirit, empowering individuals that our actions in the past do not define who we become in our future; Helping others to see the truth in who we have the ability to become and helping individuals reach a stronger concept of self“ She loves creative arts, in her free time she spends time with friends, her recovery network, practices meditation and explores new interests.
Alta Centers Detox is Los Angeles Addiction Recovery and Treatment Center with Drug and Alcohol Detox
Programs , Inpatient Rehab, Dual Diagnosis and Aftercare . We are located in the heart of Los Angeles Hollywood Hills , California.
Approved by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JHACO),
In Network partnership with Anthem, Aetna and Beacon, which allows us to accept most PPO, EPO and HMO plans.
We accept most other out-of network major PPO insurance plans for our treatment program. Cigna, Blue Cross, Blue Shields, First Choce Health, HealthNet, Health Partner, Multiplan ,Premera,United Health Care, Value Option, TRPN, Anthem, Aetna, Beacon