The Faces Behind Our Success
We Couldn't Do It Without Them
Daniel J. Headrick, MD
CEO & Medical Director
Daniel Headrick, MD, is the medical director and owner of Tres Vistas Recovery in San Juan Capistrano, California. Before opening Tres Vistas Recovery, Dr. Headrick served for eight years as the medical director at Mission Hospital in Laguna Beach, California, and eleven years as the Medical Director of Hoag Hospital’s Chemical Dependency Center in Newport Beach, California.
Dr. Headrick — known by his patients as Dr. Dan — received his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles Medical School. He received his postgraduate certification from the American Society of Addiction Medicine in 1988 and became an associate professor at the University of California, Irvine Medical School. Dr. Dan continues his training and research in chemical dependency to stay abreast of current techniques and apply them in his work.
Dr. Dan dedicates much of his time to the care and treatment of his clients, overseesoverseeing their stabilization to make sure that they have a sound transition into treatment and recovery. He cares for each of his clients individually as they go through withdrawal from alcohol and other substances. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Dan and his team, call Tres Vistas Recovery or book online today.
Amanda Ferguson, LVN II
Program Director / Medical Services Manager
Amanda started working in recovery 7 years ago as a CNA. Over the next several years she became a licensed nurse and was certified in the field of Drug and Alcohol Addiction. As the Program Director at Tres Vistas Recovery, she utilizes her personal recovery experience coupled with her professional experience to oversee the Admissions, Clinical and Operational programs. She believes that acquiring passion in sobriety should be the top priority for patients at Tres Vistas. As an avid hiker and Crossfitter, Amanda uplifts clients and staff alike, helping them to reach their physical as well as emotional sobriety goals.
Jennifer Berger, LCSW
Jennifer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and earned her graduate degree from the USC School of Social Work in 2015 with an emphasis in mental health. She began her career working with the Orange County Welfare to Work Program providing mental health services to reduce barriers to employment. Jennifer has spent the last 5 years working in behavioral health programs at the residential and outpatient level of care, and providing direct service to those struggling with co-occurring disorders.
In her role as Clinical Director & Primary Therapist, Jennifer uses her knowledge of the recovery process to approach each client with respect to their individual needs while nurturing the physical, psychological and spiritual health of each client. Using an eclectic approach, she incorporates Person-in-Environment (PIE), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), family systems, interpersonal and solution-focused therapy along with Rogerian positive regard into her practice.
Outside of work Jennifer enjoys traveling, hot yoga, cooking and spending time with her family.
Dana Delahanty, CADC-III
Dana started her career in the recovery field in 2017 as operations staff for a local IOP while also managing a sober living home. She attended Saddleback College's Drug and Alcohol Certificate program and is a Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor. Dana has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from California State University Fullerton and is currently working on her Master's of Science in Clinical Psychology at Vanguard University. Dana is a member of the recovery community and is committed to assisting each individual build on their existing strengths to live their best possible life. She was born and raised in Orange County and in her free time enjoys horseback riding, road trips, and spending time with family and friends.
Ryan Lamb CATC-II
Through his case management, Ryan Lamb is dedicated to helping other individuals find their passions and strive towards continual growth. As an EMT-B and CATC-II, he is uniquely qualified to lead the Adventure and Horticultural programs. He has led rock-climbing/mountaineering and backpacking expeditions, yoga and meditation classes, wilderness survival skills courses, has managed surf schools and has been teaching surfing for over a decade, and has enjoyed many other facets of outdoor living on his own time. Ryan assists with the spiritual component at Tres Vistas Recovery and offers one-on-one spiritual advisement. Ryan takes his outlook and experience and translates it into helping clients find and empower themselves.
Ottis Johnson, CADC-CAS
Family Recovery Specialist
Ottis has been working in the field of recovery for over thirty-eight years. He has been clean and sober for over forty years which gives him some unique insights into helping people transition from addiction into long term recovery. The one thing that Ottis has become acutely aware of is that addiction is not an individual disease but rather a family disease. Helping the addict to see themselves as part of a family that needs to be healed and learning what part they can play in the healing process is a critical tool in his work. He believes that involving the entire family in the recovery process offers the best possible outcomes. He has successfully created the Otis Loves You Family Recovery Program and he provides workshops and groups that create on-going support systems for the recovering addicts and their families.
Steve joined the Tres Vistas team in the fall of 2015. Prior to that, he worked for several years for San Diego County as a Counselor in addiction treatment. At Tres Vistas, Steve oversees the Operations, medication documentation and client transportation for the facility. In addition to being the liaison for all Resident Advisors, Steve is in charge of making sure the Evita house runs smoothly for clients and house staff alike.
He is an avid member of the Northern San Diego county recovery community and all-around outdoorsman. He also enjoys supporting his daughter in color guard.
Matthew joined the Tres Vistas team in the summer of 2018. Prior to that, he worked at another treatment facility in San Clemente as a behavioral health technician. At Tres Vistas, Matthew is our lead Resident Advisor where he oversees RA staff and the upkeep of facility maintenance. Overseeing these duties ensures that our Residents here at Tres Vistas have a safe and comfortable stay throughout their journey on their road to recovery.
Matthew is also an active member of the recovery community here in Southern California. His experience with the process of getting sober helps him to bring the compassion and understanding needed for his position in the company.
Kerry Wagner, RN
Nutritionist and Ranch Hand
Bio coming soon.