Our Team

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.

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.