Paul Tucker, MS, LADAC - Founder and Owner
Paul’s education began with a BA in Social Science from Marylhurst College. He has a Master’s Degree in Experiential Therapy from the University Of Wisconsin. Paul has owned outpatient treatment facilities for the last 18 years. He founded Focused Recovery with a focus on providing superior quality treatment for addictions and co-occurring disorders. He is continuously working towards expanding treatment offerings to better serve the growing substance abuse and mental health needs of our community.
Paul is an accomplished hand cyclist who enjoys camping and numerous other outdoor activities with his wife Rebekah and their dog, Bella.
Frances Kathleen Lopez-Bushnell (Kathy) APRN, EdD, MPH, MSN
Kathy is a Family Nurse Practitioner and a nurse researcher who has been working with substance use disorders for many years. She has been awarded a substance-use disorder fellowship, published in substance use disorders and she continues to work in this area. Kathy facilitates patients going through alcohol, opioid, or other withdraw with non-addictive treatments. Because of her ability to use motivational interviewing and her many years of experience with substance use disorders and research, she is able to provide excellent care with patients going through withdrawal. This successful protocol helps individuals go through withdrawal with minimal symptoms. It also helps them prepare for the lifelong journey of sobriety, a healthy, satisfying and productive life.
Calli Feerer LMSW – IOP Therapist
Calli has clinical experience in a wide array of clinical settings and with a diverse clientele, including as a clinician in a residential treatment facility for adolescents struggling with substance abuse and has worked extensively with individuals involved in various aspects of the criminal justice system. Calli earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of New Mexico in 2008. She went on to earn a Masters in Social Work with a concentration in Substance Abuse Assessment and Treatment from New Mexico Highlands University in 2016. Calli became a Licensed Master Social Worker in 2016.
Calli specializes in providing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). CBT focuses on the interaction of one’s thoughts, emotions, and behaviors and how disruptions in these interactions can lead to pain and suffering. Calli is incredibly passionate about her work helping clients develop insight into personal challenges. Calli provides therapy aimed at addressing a myriad of complex issues including relationships/communication, trauma, LGBTQ/sexuality, and addiction.
Billy Garberina LCSW – IOP Therapist
Billy received his master’s degree in Social Work from New York University at the NYU Silver School of Social Work. He is currently a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of New Mexico. Billy has worked with diverse populations including individuals struggling with co-occurring disorders; doing street-outreach with intravenous drug users; and working within the LGBT community. Billy trained in classical psychoanalytic technique at the Sarah Meehan Institute for Mental Health Training in NYC and currently works from a Cognitive Behavioral and Motivational Interviewing therapeutic framework in his practice. Billy’s training includes work with individuals struggling with problematic sexual behaviors. He is a MATRIX certified substance abuse counselor and has trained in identification of early trauma/developmental issues.