CEO & CADC-II
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Blake is the Chief Operations Officer at Opus Health. He grew up in Northern California and has lived in Orange County for several years, where he helps people get sober through quality addiction treatment programs.
He is passionate about working with recovering addicts as well as their families & loved ones in order to give hope to any difficult situation. He oversees the hard-working Opus staff with kindness and generosity while making sure everyone does their absolute best at providing professional care to each patient who steps into the Opus facilities.
Kim has been working in the addiction field since 2005 in clinical and administrative capacities. She served as Program Director at a prominent substance abuse facility for 5 years, then for a large prestigious Behavioral Health organization for 4 years where she served as Regional Director.
She completed her undergraduate then went on to receive a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from California Baptist University. She is a Licensed Addiction Counselor with CCAPP.
Kim likes to emphasize a person-centered and strengths-based approach to her therapeutic modalities. Kim’s personal experiences and strong passion has helped many individuals and families overcome the various obstacles of addiction. Kim’s other passions include spending time with her family and traveling the world.
With over 20 years of experience working in healthcare, Christina serves as Opus Health’s Lead Charge Nurse. Christina has worked in a variety of healthcare settings including Men’s/Women’s Health, Geriatrics, Family Practice, Urgent Care, Administration, and Substance Abuse Treatment.
Her genuine passion for rehabilitation and serving as a patient advocate makes her an invaluable asset to our team. At Opus, she skillfully bridges her clinical bedside nursing skills with her administrative experience to oversee & deliver safe, quality, patient-centered care to our clients.
Christina is known among her peers & patients for her insurmountable compassion, ability to develop strong rapport, sense of humor, and non-judgmental attitude. Her professionalism, leadership, critical thinking skills and desire to meet & exceed the needs of her clients enriches the care delivered here at Opus Health.
Business Development & Clinical Outreach
Laura comes to Opus Health with a diverse background including several years of experience as a marketing director and 4 years of experience in business development. She has an educational background in Business Administration. She’s passionate about working together with partner facilities to develop strong relationships with addiction treatment professionals locally and nationwide.
Laura is a rational thinker with an analytical business sense. She is a compassionate team player that believes in the hope of recovery, and her goal is to help those seeking recovery find a better way of life.
Laura’s magnetic personality, drive, and experience working with partner facilities in the industry will ensure that Opus Health provides patients with the best care possible based on individual needs.
Dr. Philip Martin
Dr. Philip Martin, M.D. is a top-rated addiction medicine specialist in Costa Mesa, California, offering custom care solutions for various substance addictions.
At Opus Health, Dr. Martin relies on state-of-the-art approaches to treat an array of substances including alcohol, opiates, heroin, amphetamines, and benzodiazepines.
He’s a skilled addiction specialist who determines the most appropriate course of care for achieving optimal results in each client. He offers both traditional abstinence-based and medication assisted treatment.
After completing his bachelor’s degree at Portland State University, Dr. Martin earned his medical degree at the American University Caribbean. This was followed by residency training in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with Temple University and in Johnstown, Pennsylvania at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
He worked as an emergency room physician for 15 years gaining a wide variety of experience. He discovered a passion for addiction medicine and now works on-site at Opus Health.
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Erik has been working as a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for over 11 years. He has specialized in helping children, families, and individuals recovering from substance abuse.
He began as an MFT intern at Childnet Behavioral Health Services in Long Beach, CA where he then worked for 6 years. From there he began his private practice where he worked with all ages overcome their emotional, psychological, and behavioral challenges. He has experience in treating depression, ADD/ADHD, impulse control disorders, anxiety disorders, oppositional defiance, sexual and physical abuse, and addiction.
In March 2013, he became a clinical supervisor at Sober Living By the Sea in Newport Beach where he provided individual, family, and group therapy for many of the clients and employees. At Opus, he is a great help to patients and staff alike in their ongoing journey of recovery.
M.A. & AMFT
Ashlyn Lussier is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who received her B.S. in Psychology from California State University, Sacramento, and her M.A. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University.
Ashlyn has experience providing individual, group, and family therapy with clients facing a variety of concerns, focusing primarily on substance abuse, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, emotional regulation, and attention & impulse-control.
Ashlyn utilizes a collaborative and non-pathologizing approach which seeks to highlight an individual’s many abilities, skills, values and beliefs. She is passionate about creating a safe space for her clients and working together to navigate through their journey of healing and growth.