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Northridge Detox Center
It can be challenging to find the right treatment option for you. Whether you are facing mental health challenges, addiction, eating disorders, or other issues, we can help you find the best possible treatment in your area. Northridge Detox Center is a trusted treatment center in the Los Angeles community, we have extensively vetted and trained staff, clinicians, nurses and doctors under our company staff. Los Angeles Detox strives to be the best Addiction Treatment/Dual Diagnosis Treatment provider in the Southern California area.
We believe that each person should receive the best treatment possible. To do that, we need to make sure your treatment plan is catered to your personal needs. Every individual is different, and their challenges may affect them differently as well. No one treatment plan will work for everyone.
When making the decision to commit to treatment at Northridge Detox Center, you should be sure that you are getting treatment that has been designed primarily around your needs. You are an individual with challenges and feelings unique to you, and your treatment must reflect that.
Northridge Detox Center
MEET the TEAM
History, credentials, and more
Dr. Siri Khalsa
Mayra Bonilla is the Licensed Nurse for Northridge Detox. She has extensive experience in the healthcare industry providing direct patient care in various roles for over 17 years. She was highly motivated after nursing school to learn more about drug addiction and treatment in order to provide the best care to a struggling population. Helping patients from all walks of life with such a difficult disease and watching the changes recovery brings fulfills her passion and purpose. The primary responsibilities in her role include responding to all medical and nursing needs of patients which includes medication administration, pharmacy & physician communication, patient education, assessments, and responding to medical emergencies. Part of her role also includes continuing staff education, supervision, support and follow up to ensure we are providing care that exceeds standards in providing a healing and safe environment at all times. She is part of a collaborative and cohesive team that strives to provide each patient with a smooth transition through detox and thereafter. She believes every life matters, every story is unique, and everyone deserves as many chances as needed t live a fulfilled life, so she ensures careful attention in every aspect of her position.
Director of Alumni & Family Services
For over 33 years Shireen has been sought after as a force in the field of Mental Health and Chemical Dependency. Her numerous credentials include earning a CPC (Certified Professional Coach), (LAADC) Licensed Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and a (CRPS) Certified Relapse Prevention Specialist.
Professionally Shireen has organized and facilitated numerous panels and workshops on a variety of topics bringing awareness, prevention, and resources to Shireen comes with over three decades of experience helping people heal, shift, and transform their lives. She has helped thousands of people increase their life satisfaction and move into healthy relationships, experience increased self-esteem, improve parenting skills, increase career satisfaction, and overcome substance and process addictions that include alcohol, substances, food, shopping, sex etc.
Her vast experience working in the entertainment industry includes positions at AFTRA (American Federation of Radio and Television Artists); Fox Film Corporation; Fox Sports Net; Capitol Records; and 18 years at MusiCares, the charitable arm of the Recording Academy otherwise known as the Grammys. Starting in 2004 in the role of an Addiction Recovery Specialist, she moved up the ranks Senior Director of Mental Health & Addiction Services, addressing crisis situations and various needs of music professionals nationwide.
After many years serving the entertainment industry, Shireen decided to widen her reach to be able to offer her experience and skills to people from all walks of life, and successfully created her coaching and consulting practice.
Shireen has worked with diverse cultures, backgrounds and populations throughout the years bringing hope and change to those wanting support around various life challenges. Her experience includes overcoming her own challenges, and obstacles allowing her to continue to grow and expand her life. She knows growth and change are possible because she lives it.
Shireen has personal and professional experience healing from and overcoming struggles with substance abuse (sober now since 1989), eating disorders, depression, unhealthy relationships, family disputes, career frustrations, dating, and finding courage to leave or stay in relationships or other situations. Having personally overcome struggles with sadness and depression, she is in a unique position to understand from not only academic but lived experience. Shireen has changed her life and wants to help you achieve your desires and dreams. She is warm hearted, honest, and straight forward. Known for her vibrant spirit and authentic expression, many find comfort, relatability, and the tools to change through their work with Shireen. She is a sought-after speaker both nationally and internationally and has presented at conferences in Thailand, Tulum, London and across the USA. You can learn more about through several her website featuring several podcasts and articles she has contributed to.
Additionally, Shireen received several awards in the fields of Mental Health and Addiction including the “Gratitude for Giving” by the Sierra Tucson Treatment Center 2010; “Distinguished Service In the Field Of Recovery” by Miriam’s House, Polo in the Palisades 2016; the “Visionary Award” at the CCAPP (California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals) Convention 2016; and the WAAT (Woman’s Association of Addiction Treatment) “Victoria Smart” Award 2019.
Along with Shireen’s private coaching practice, she works with various facilities and organizations nationwide offering coaching, consulting, training and other resources for their clients, family members and employees.
Shireen loves helping people find their way through life’s challenges. She continues to witness firsthand how her years of life experience and coaching have now aligned and have enabled her to truly help others to open doors to their lives
Kyle McGuire is the Lead Technician at Northridge Detox. Kyle’s passion and drive to see patients succeed in in treatment is attributed to his own successful journey in sobriety. Because of his own personal experiences and challenges, Kyle is able to understand, contribute, educate and help nurture individual realistic goals each client has. He believes every client possesses the potential to change their own lives if given the excellent medical care, and the best tools in a safe environment. Kyle’s responsibilities include continuing staff training, supervision of staff, auditing/ quality control and assisting with scheduling needs. Kyle has a personal vision of growth at Northridge Detox that he will strengthen by continuing his education at Santa Monica College and working diligently to continue to grow and learn new tools and skills to inspire and educate others towards taking a step towards sobriety, treatment and their journey thereafter.
Chef Jamie graduated on the President’s list at Le Cordon Bleu, Pasadena. She grew up watching her mom in the kitchen cooking up some amazing creations. Chef Jamie has loved working with food for a really long time. She has run her own kitchen where she had to create menus for individuals with numerous dietary restrictions. She loves to create delicious recipes that everyone will love. Chef Jamie loves to cook at home with her 3 kids, Cadence, Emmy & Ethan. They are always coming up with delicious dinners.
Chef Jamie loves to introduce food to people with comfort and compassion.