Medical Director: Dr. Castellanos (831) 424-6655 ext. 19

Executive Director: Amy Bravo, CADAC-1 (831) 424-6655 ext. 14

Program Officer: Stephanie Susidko, LVN (831)424-6655 ext. 19

Human Resource Generalist: David Dawson (831) 424-6655 ext. 16

Nursing Supervisor: Brianna Bostwick, LVN (831) 424-6655 ext. 15

Marriage and Family Therapist: Timothy Work, LMFT (831) 424-6655  ext. 18

Counselor II: Helga Ralston (831) 424-6655 ext. 12

Lead Counseling Intern: Gillian Renteria, RADT-1 (831) 424-6655 ext. 11

Counseling Intern: Alexander Chacon, RADT-1 (831) 424-6655 ext. 13

Reception Desk: (831) 424-6655 ext. 10

Federal CODE-A-PHONE: (831) 424-6655  ext. 24


Valley Health Associates is a licensed, certified and accredited agency:

Licensed by: State of CA, Dept. of Alcohol & Drug Programs, Narcotic Treatment Branch and the Drug Enforcement Agency.

Certified by: State of CA: Dept. of Alcohol & Drug Programs, Outpatient Programs and Monterey County Behavioral Health Division; Dept. of Alcohol & Drug Programs.

Accredited by CARF – The Commission of the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Services, Narcotic Treatment Programs certification.

VHA has contracts with :

  • Monterey County Health Dept., Behavior Health Division Alcohol & Drug Programs
  • United States Probation Dept., Northern District of California
  • United States Pretrial Services, Northern District of California
  • United States Federal Bureau of Prisons, Northern District of California

VHA Board of Directors:

President: John Affinito

Treasurer: Jeannie Pedersen

Member: Shelley Wise

Member: Harold Kahn

Member: Cornelia LeSeane