JOHANN HARI, CHASING THE SCREAM: THE FIRST AND LAST DAYS OF THE WAR ON DRUGS
At Miracles in Action we believe that recovery is a life-long process and affects every area of an individual’s life. Our philosophy is to introduce concepts that enforce the practice of staying accountable, working with others and learning healthy ways to cope with day to day life. Miracles in Action believes in helping individuals develop sober behavior patterns in all areas including family, employment relationships, social and living skills. We believe such changes are crucial in a successful transition back to a healthy lifestyle. Miracles in Action strongly emphasizes family and social involvement to create a support network both during, and after treatment.
Our mission is to provide the highest quality of substance abuse treatment services that is accessible and affordable for adults and adolescents in outpatient programs. We provide a multidisciplinary approach to issues that arise from addiction. We promote social involvement, support, and growth both during and after treatment to create a foundation of recovery. We introduce individuals to concepts that enforce the philosophy and practice of staying sober one day at a time. We help individuals become Miracles in Action.
Miracles in Action Leadership Team
Kelley Zabelovsky, M.A., LMFT
Our dedicated Clinical Director has over a decade of experience working with clients whose lives are affected by addiction. She uses working knowledge of 12 steps and sense of belonging and meaning to move clients from demoralized states to efficacy and success. Kelley works extensively with clients in all areas of detox and treatment at Miracles In Action. Kelley has seven years of experience working with issues that afflict adolescents such as behavioral problems, anxiety, anger and depression stemming from trauma and peer pressure.
Her strength-based approach has enlightened clients and built confidence to actualize potential. All feelings serve a purpose. If you are struggling with overwhelming sadness or worry, your feelings are not helping you but instead hindering you. She can guide you to take back control of your feelings and maintain emotional stability.
Furthermore, Kelley is trained and accredited in the TFCBT and Triple P Parenting models. She is a wife and mother and can personally relate. Kelley continues to supervise and direct interns and treatment centers.
Greg Johnson is the president and founder of L.O.V.E. Foundation, and founder of Love Soulutions™, Champion Heart™, and Sober Heart™. He is the best selling author of Loving Heart and Powerful Soul: Seven Principles for Transforming the Homeless Youth Epidemic Forevermore.
Mr. Johnson earned a B.F.A. from the University of Florida and holds a license as a spiritual practitioner with the Agape University in Los Angeles, CA. He obtained a Master of Arts in Human Services: Executive Leadership from Liberty University in Virginia. He has assisted in developing numerous curriculums for the advancement of our children for youth conferences, summer camps, and group homes. Mr. Johnson has served as a mental health counselor in private hospitals in Chicago, Illinois overseeing the children’s unit and as an administrator for group homes in northern California.
Mr. Johnson is dedicated and impassioned about spreading a message of love throughout the world and standing for disenfranchised adolescents worldwide.
Certified Professional Life & Recovery Coach
Angela Lovesmith is a Certified Professional Life Coach and a Certified Recovery Coach with the Fowler International Academy of Professional Coaching and Wainwright Global Inc. She is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University with a B.A. in Communication Arts. Ms. Lovesmith has coached professionally for over 15 years.
As a Professional Life Coach, Ms. Lovesmith calls on her clients to dig deep and work through those underlining issues that have held them back. She helps create the life her clients want and have been dreaming about, but unable to capture. As a Personal Life Coach, she helps explore possibilities and clear any obstacles so that the “Impossible” becomes “Possible”. Ms. Lovesmith’s coaching sessions are often described as “inspiring, energetic and transformative”. She enjoys working with clients side by side and often learns from her clients as well.
Dr. Bruce Stark, MD
Dr. Bruce Stark is our outstanding Medical Director here at Miracles in Action Outpatient Treatment Center. He is here to ensure that every client’s medical needs are met. Dr. Stark is highly regarded in the treatment community, ensuring that clients obtain the care they need and require through this road to recovery.
Dr. Bruce Stark is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and is dually board certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine.
Dr. Stark attended the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in biopsychology. Dr. Stark attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for medical school, completing his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Dr. Stark was born and raised in Hollywood, California. He is a graduate of Fairfax High School. His hobbies include surfing, hiking, music and classic films.
We promote social involvement, support, and growth both during and after treatment to create a foundation of recovery. We introduce individuals to concepts that enforce the philosophy and practice of staying sober one day at a time.
My life is where it's at today thanks to Miracles in Action! I haven't been this happy in a very long time. And I have all of the caring staff to thank for it.
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