We are so excited to introduce our new Clinical Director, Michael Racadio. Michael comes to us with over 10 years of expertise, and multiple treatment modalities that have assisted our clients in achieving and maintaining sobriety!
Michael currently holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from Loma Linda University and is a licensed Clinical Social Worker. Michael takes a trauma-informed approach and focuses on helping our clients to develop distress tolerance within their substance abuse treatment. This is what our clients utilize to stay sober in the “real world” while managing life stressors after treatment. Michael has identified using an Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) along with traditional talk therapy to assist our clients in creating significant changes and improvements.
Michael has been recognized as Social Worker of the Year in Riverside County along with the Academic and Leadership Excellence in Social Work at Loma Linda University. As a leader and expert in his field, Michael is passionate and dedicated to enhancing our clients’ quality of life. We are so grateful and excited to have Mike join our Bella Monte family in this new role.