Meet Our Addiction Specialists

At Live Oaks Wellness near San Francisco, our greatest asset is our team. We take immense pride in our dedicated professionals who are committed to delivering compassionate and effective care to individuals making significant changes in their lives. Each person on our team finds deep meaning and purpose in their roles, contributing to a collective mission.

Every client who walks in is valued and seen as having the inner strength and potential for recovery. Learn more about our team below.

Meet Our Team

Dr. Michael B. MacQuarrie

Dr. Michael B. MacQuarrie

Medical Director

Jake Tedesco

Jake Tedesco

CADCII - Director of Operations

Dr. Norman Hering

Dr. Norman Hering

Clinical Director

Tim Heard

Client Care Director

Sara Vasquez

Sara Vasquez, CADCII

Program Director

Marcelo Nazarian

Marcelo Nazarian

Director of Admissions and Clinical Outreach

Daniel Lenherr

Daniel Lenherr

Executive Chef

Jack Terwelp

Jack Terwelp

Chief Executive Officer

Frances Holmes

Frances Holmes

CNC, IGP, FNLP - Nutritionist

Natalie Galassi - Somatic Coach

Natalie Galassi

Somatic Coach

Paula Dandolini Pimentel

Paula Bentley

Wellness Coach

Nancy De Young

Nancy de Young Elkus

Art Therapist

Find Drug and Alcohol Rehab Near San Francisco

Our compassionate staff is eager to help you find the tools needed for long-term recovery. Our team utilizes evidence-based practices to set you up for a successful future with a lifetime of sobriety. Call us now or verify your insurance today.