Our Team

Every person on our team plays an important part in making Recovery In Paradise possible. We all want to see you flourish in recovery and your new life. Get to know our team members now.

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General Manager & Recovery Coach

John brings with him a passion for recovery. He is someone who strongly believes that we don't get clean and sober to be miserable.

John is a walking example that recovery is possible and living clean and sober is a life worth living.

He oversees the daily operations and is the voice that will walk a concerned parent through the admissions process. John ensures the highest caliber of treatment at Recovery In Paradise.

Check out his personal Recovery story and listen to more on Recovery in Paradise here.

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Doctor On Call

Dr. Raul studied at the Universitario de Ciensias de Salud in Guadalajara, Jalisco Mexico

He will be meeting each arriving resident to do a health checkup and go over any prescribed medications prior to settling in.

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Step Coach

Greg is a key member of our team here at Recovery In Paradise and brings with him many years of experience working with others in 12 step recovery programs.

Greg is an easy to get along with man that jumps right into action sharing his own experience with the guests and working with them through the twelve steps.

He is here to help and looks forward to watching you grow in your recovery journey.


Administrator & Recovery Coach

Nancy had a long time career in healthcare and brings her love and compassion for others to the center of Recovery In Paradise.

She has spent a lot of time over the years working with others in the programs of AA,  NA, and CA both in Canada and in Puerto Vallarta.

Nancy will be here to welcome you with open arms and make you feel right at home during your rehabilitation.

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Night Manager

Israel is a part of the family at Recovery In Paradise and has been with us from the start. 

He is a huge help when dealing with the locals in Puerto Vallarta and is very knowledgeable with the who, what, when and where of everyday life here in paradise. 

He is our onsite night manager that keeps an eye on things to make sure everything and every one is right where they should be.


 Media Manager

Dora is our sober sister who takes care of our online presence, website, content creation, design and all the tech details related to Recovery In Paradise.

She is also the producer/host of the recovery podcast Soberoso "Sharing Our Passion For Recovery" which is based right out of Puerto Vallarta.

You can learn more about her recovery journey and listen to guests from around the world who share their stories as well right here.

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Chef Chuy

Cooking With Love

We are thrilled to have Chuy in our hearts and our kitchen at Recovery In Paradise PV.

Comfort food is his specialty and Chuy makes sure no one goes hungry around here.

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Peer Support

Daniel is a valuable member of our team at Recovery In Paradise who offers peer support to our guests here.

He is eager to share his experience, strength and hope with you and welcome you in to our family recovery here in Puerto Vallarta.

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Yoga Instructor

Daniel has been teaching Yoga since 2013 to combat the harmful and involuntary thoughts of the mind, the natural deterioration of the body and potential disease.

Daniel began a search for optimal health that led him to practice Yoga, Tai Chi & Zen Buddhism.

We are privileged to have Daniel on our team and leading the guests at Recovery in Paradise with Yoga classes five times a week.


Vallarta Guide

Cesar brings to Recovery in Paradise his lifetime of experience and knowledge of Puerto Vallarta.

He will be planning and guiding our excursions while keeping all our guests smiling as they get to know Puerto Vallarta.




Meet Carla who is an important part of our team.

She is at the recovery center five days a week keeping everything nice and clean for us while we are all following our schedule and working on our recovery.


Massage Therapist

You better believe that getting massages is a part of the services we offer here at Recovery In Paradise and Llanya comes to our facilities on a regular basis to provide this pampering service to our resident guests.

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