A team of compassionate professionals dedicated to saving lives – one life at a time.

Program Directors

At Phoenix House California, we put our clients first. Our Program Directors are committed to best clinical practices, quality of services, and patient satisfaction to promote healing and lasting recovery.

Yolanda Lewis, LMFT

Program Director
Phoenix House Venice

Vanessa Garcia, LMFT

Program Director
CDCR SUD Treatment Program
Calipatria State Prison

Richard Donovan, MS, SUDCC IV-CS

Program Director
CDCR SUD Treatment Program
Centinela State Prison

Kevin Simms, LCSW, CADC-II

Program Director for In-Custody Services

Deborah Snyder, MS, CADC II

Program Director
CDCR SUD Treatment Program
Richard J. Donovan State Prison