Every client who walks into our doors is different. For this reason, we have assembled a well-rounded, unique staff to treat addiction holistically. This staff includes psychiatrists, doctors, nursing staff that’s available 24 hours a day, and dedicated case managers. Our Residential Inpatient Program treats addiction holistically by giving you the environment needed to heal, and throughout your stay, you’ll enjoy weekly fitness programs that include boxing, yoga, and exercise; weekly sessions from chiropractors and massage therapists; and extracurricular activities that include creative writing, music groups, acting classes, and more. We’re giving you a full spectrum of experiences to show you that life offers so much more than drugs and alcohol.
By the end of your stay, we want you to feel hopeful, feel connected, and feel grounded. Many clients have come into our doors in a chaotic, lost state. And that’s ok. Our program exists to give you direction and a strong outlook for the future (hope), help you rediscover yourself and appreciate the positives in your life (connection), and walk out of our doors with a stable state of mind and a rekindled fire for life (groundedness).
Our program accepts most insurance plans, so if you or a loved one needs substance abuse treatment, don’t hesitate to contact us and begin the evaluation process.
The 90210 Recovery admissions team works 24/7 to ensure that we can help as many people struggling with substance abuse as we can. Verify your benefits now and we’ll get back to you right away.
Rod Amiri, MD, is a psychiatrist and addiction medicine specialist in Beverly Hills, California. He serves as executive director of Connect Wellness and personally leads their renowned intensive outpatient program to ensure the highest level of success for every patient.
Born in Ahvaz, Iran, Dr. Amiri escaped the war-torn country with the help of his family and immigrated to the United States at age 13. He excelled in high school and college, graduating at the top of his class. He earned his medical degree from St. George’s University in True Blue, Grenada, before going on to complete his residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Dr. Amiri served as chief resident at Cedars-Sinai, where he mastered intensive psychotherapy skills and was honored with several awards, scholarships, and fellowships from organizations including the California Society of Addiction Medicine and the American Psychiatric Association. He also gained teaching experience as a professor of anatomy and physiology at the American University of Complementary Medicine in Los Angeles.
In addition to helping men and women cope with mental health disorders like depression, bipolar disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder, Dr. Amiri has a private practice in Beverly Hills, California, and is a consulting psychiatrist.
Dr. Booth earned his Bachelor of Arts in psychology at California State University in Los Angeles. After graduating, he attended New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York, then completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Olive View – University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center. He is board certified in addiction medicine and internal medicine.
After completing his residency, Dr. Booth went into private practice, where he garnered a statewide and nationwide referral base for patients suffering from difficult-to-treat diagnoses. He then dedicated several years to providing medical services to the poor and uninsured. During this time, he was the Chief Medical Officer at three large, urban Federally Qualified Health Centers. His responsibilities included overseeing dozens of health care providers and supervising the alcohol and drug and behavioral health departments.
Over the years, Dr. Booth has successfully treated thousands of patients who were addicted to drugs and alcohol. He continues to dedicate his time to providing medical care and detoxification to clients suffering from substance abuse, where he’s committed to helping them establish a strong foundation to support long-term sobriety.
When he’s not working, Dr. Booth has a rich personal life filled with activities and surrounded by friends and family. You can often find him running through Palisades Park or cycling along the bike path through Santa Monica, California. He loves his family and spends a lot of time with his son, playing games and teaching him sports.
Leila earned her Bachelor’s Degree from UCLA with cum laude distinction. She furthered her education by specializing in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. She has worked with different populations, beginning her career in a psychiatric unit working with Multiple Personality Disorder patients, and further worked with adolescents and adults suffering from psychotic and depressive disorders. She fell in love with the addict and recovery community when she began working in Substance Abuse treatment centers 14 years ago. Leila has experience providing treatment to individuals, families and group therapy to adolescents and adults suffering with psychotic disorders, mood disorders, trauma, depression, substance abuse, personality disorders, and dual diagnoses. She enjoys developing long term relationships with her clients many of whom she continues to see in her private practice. She has a hands on approach not only with clients but also with her team at 90210.
Marc Mahoney has over twenty-five years working in treatment and recovery. He has a passion for helping people find themselves and save their own lives. Marc has worked at all levels of care, in addiction/dual diagnosis, which has given him a strong foundation to serve as an executive within the industry. Independently, he has had the pleasure of assisting in the setup and launch of treatment-related businesses such as; IOP centers, detox facilities, residential, aftercare, sober-living, and marketing services related to treatment. Marc has been mentoring and counseling alcoholics/addicts throughout his career and is certified through CCAPP. Other areas of expertise include; intervention services, outpatient client services, and family support programs. Marc’s Education started at John Carroll University as a Business Major until he transitioned to New York University. Additionally, he has founded and co-managed creative programs which work with persons in treatment environments to assist in their clinical care through acting and artistic programs. This program is called AIR, Acting in Recovery, a Therapeutic Modality consisting of acting exercises, life, and the Twelve Steps, to allow people to live truthfully in the moment. Marc has a degree from New York University, studied at a Broadway Theatre, Circle in the Square and The Shepkin Institute in Moscow. He is an Emmy Award-winning Producer, an Actor, and Acting Coach.
Alan started his career in psychotherapy, as a teacher in Florida and later program director in Mexico for a therapeutic community for at risk youth with The DeSisto Schools. On his return to the states he worked at an inpatient facility for court ordered gang members with minor offenses, while attending classes at Pepperdine University for his Masters in Clinical Psychology. After completing his degree with honors, he worked with Children’s Hospital and the L.A. Free Clinic. Upon acquiring his License as an LMFT he began a private practice in Beverly Hills for over fifteen years and lectured on Anxiety Disorders and Substance Abuse at UCLA for seven years. Having the beginnings and background as an educator and a variety of clinical surroundings and population, has helped sculpt his therapeutic approach as being eclectic and direct, using Client Centered, Cognitive Behavioral and Mindfulness Approaches.
Working in the field of Drug and Alcohol Treatment since 2011, Samantha is a much sought-after clinical case manager, known for her no-nonsense compassionate, yet, direct communication approach that allows clients to feel connected and supported, while confronting the obstacles in their life. Her experience with adolescents struggling with mental health and substance abuse, combined with her emphasis on involving the entire family in healing, is a forte that adds to clients’ successful, long-term sober outcomes.
Samantha has lengthy experience with the LGBTQ+ community and is competent in addressing the struggles of the population. Having received her certification to become a Drug and Alcohol Counselor from Loyola Marymount University in 2012, Samantha graduated with her bachelor’s degree in psychology from California State University, Channel Islands in 2018. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in social work from Arizona State University.
Chef Abel is the lead chef at 90210 Recovery. Chef Abel ensures that all dietary requirements are met and that our clients are fueled with balanced meals daily. Chef Abel makes everything from start to finish and works with his staff to provide a range of meals that our clients have really grown to appreciate.
Chef Abel has been working in the food industry for over 10 years and has found that this is where his passion lays. Chef abel enjoys spending time with his family in his downtime and spending time outdoors.