At The Hope House, our philosophy is treating the whole person. Our clients will receive unrivaled integrated and holistic care as expected from luxury residential treatment facilities.
The Hope House is comprised of a high functioning, inter-disciplinary team that includes independently licensed PhD Clinical Director, D.O. Medical Director, DNP-PMHNP Psychiatric Provider, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Practical Nurses, Behavioral Health Technicians, and Peer Support Professionals.
The Hope House also utilizes certified Peer Support Specialists to provide full time care for the client. Our entire staff is passionately committed to your recovery and we work together as a strong, talented team to support you and your family through this change process.
Dr. Reyes Topete is a Board Certified Addictionologist through the American Society of Addiction Medicine. He completed his residency at St. Joseph Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ and has been in the field for over 20 years. He has provided detoxification services at many facilities in the Valley includes Aurora Behavioral Health, St. Luke’s Behavioral Health Center and Community Bridges. Dr. Topete understands his patient’s individual needs and dedicates himself to giving them the best, safest and most appropriate care. He is committed to having open communication with referring professionals and the clinical team so that everyone is on the same page throughout the healing process.
Dr. Ravi Chandiramani is a graduate of Bastyr University (2002). His unique approach to the treatment of chemical dependency and co-occurring psychological disorders has been refined over a decade of direct clinical experience with recovering addicts and alcoholics. Dr. Chandiramani’s work has provided the foundation for a new field of medicine, Integrative Addiction Medicine. Integrative Addiction Medicine (IAM) effectively combines evidence-based addiction medicine protocols with the nurturing and rebuilding modalities inherent to the practice of naturopathic medicine. To date, over 5000 chemically dependent patients have been successfully treated using the IAM model.
Dr. Chandiramani is President and CEO of Rays of the Sun, LLC, where he oversees the implementation and delivery of IAM in a variety of ambulatory treatment settings including subacute detox, residential treatment centers and outpatient medical/behavioral health practices. Dr. Chandiramani serves as Corporate Medical Director of Journey Healing Centers, overseeing 40 residential beds in 2 states (AZ, UT) and a multidisciplinary staff comprised of physicians, nurse practitioners, and behavioral health professionals.
Ria Flanagan is an independently licensed substance abuse counselor. She received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy from Pepperdine University in California. She has worked in the recovery field for several years. Before taking the Clinical Director position at Soul Surgery she worked as a primary therapist at The Meadows specializing in dual diagnosis clients. During her years at the Meadows she worked closely with Pia Mellody and was certified in Post Induction Therapy. Ria is also a Certified Sex addiction Therapist, has extensive experiential training including psychodrama training, certified in Cognitive Processing therapy, and trained in somatic modalities and is a pain management coach. She worked closely with the young adult population at The Claudia Black Center where she gained experience working with families, interventions, crisis management and behavioral issues. She worked as an in-home clinician with children and families at Terros, providing education and therapy to families in crisis and helping them reunite.
Ria moved to Arizona in 2011 to take an administration position as an Assistant Program Manager at Sunshine Group Homes, where she managed several group homes, trained staff, facilitated groups with children, and created programming.
She started her counseling career interning for Green Dot Public schools providing counseling to adolescents with a range in diagnosis including depression, anger management issues, anxiety, schizophrenia, PTSD, ADHD, relational and family issues. She also worked during her Master’s program in the homes of children with autism and supporting families with ABA, psychoeducation and family therapy. After work she practices self-care by focusing on her family, practicing yoga and daily meditation.
Brenna has dedicated her life to serving others. She began her career working with incarcerated and homeless youth and has worked with countless people from all walks of life developing a passion for treating the disease of addiction. Brenna’s counseling style is approachable and includes a mix of client education with thoughtful techniques to help her clients uncover the most authentic and truthful version of themselves. She specializes in the treatment of trauma, chemical and process addictions, and codependence.
Brenna received her Master’s Degree in Community Counseling in 2011 and has been honing her craft ever since. Prior to joining the Soul Surgery team, Brenna was a Survivors Therapist at The Meadows working extensively with people struggling with addiction and trauma. She has had the privilege of being trained by many of today’s industry leaders, including Pia Mellody. Brenna is a Board Approved Supervisor and Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, Candidate. Her training also includes EMDR, Post Induction Therapy, Complicated Pain Recovery, and NADA Auricular Acupuncture.