Contact  Phillip @ 760.443.1397
email: phillip@compassionatetherapy.com

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Phillip Ybarra, LAADC, LISAC, SAP

CCBADC #LNR790211; LISAC #11360
Licensed by the California Certification Board of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
Counselors
Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor by the Board of Behavioral Health
Examiners in the state of Arizona
Trained and recognized by the Department of Transportation as a Substance Abuse Professional
The LAADC is a non-governmental license and does not imply or allow the individual holder to diagnose as specified under applicable state or federal law. These licenses are not issued or mandated by state or federal law

 

Phillip works for the Federal Government and is a consultant for Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla.  He also has a private practice where he does DOT assessments, coaching/counseling and consultations.

Phillip is recognized by the Department of Transportation (DOT) as a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP).  He conducts substance abuse assessments with people who are involved in DOT's "Return to Duty Process." 
 
Phillip has been described as “down to earth,” possessing an ease in connecting with people who want to maintain abstinence and create a healthy lifestyle.  He does this by using a “recovery coaching” method to assist in healthy decision making.

Phillip has been in the substance abuse treatment profession for the past 17 years. He has been involved in hundreds of drug and alcohol interventions and is considered an expert in the interventionist circuit.  His goal in a drug/alcohol intervention is to assist the friends/family in directing a loved one into treatment as well as assisting the family after the intervention with boundary setting and post treatment life.

"In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer." 

                                                                                                            Albert Camus 


We offer FREE professional phone consultations for drug and or alcohol rehab/treatment placements, insurance confirmation and provide comprehensive drug and/or alcohol treatment coordination services for therapists, families, employers or individuals looking for drug and/or alcohol rehab/treatment services.  We network with several drug rehab/treatment programs locally San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange Counties and across the country who take many insurances.