Staff

 

BOBBI TSCHIRGI

Executive Director

Bobbi has served as Executive Director since 2004. She began volunteering at House of Hope in 1995. Not long after, Bobbi was invited to join the Board of Directors where her experience as a business owner was valued. Bobbi went on to serve several terms as Board President before filling the Executive Director position. Ms. Tschirgi was educated in psychology and medical illustration and was the owner of a manufacturing business for over 25 years.

Bobbi@houseofhopesp.org

 

 
 

MARICELA VILLALOBOS-GRAY

Office Administrator

Maricela is a House of Hope graduate. Maricela has extensive experience as an accounting specialist and is responsible for bookkeeping activities, property management, contract billing, administrative support and donor communications. Maricela is the Human Resources Director for House of Hope.

Maricela@houseofhopesp.org

 

 
 

BARBARA BISHOP, LMFT

Clinical Director of Programs

Barbara Bishop, LMFT, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (#LMFT 38391). Barbara provides individual counseling, facilitates a weekly dream group and is in charge of the Family Therapy group. Prior to joining House of Hope, Barbara worked as a therapist in private practice as well as another drug rehabilitation program. Barbara taught at Marymount College; holding a PhD in English and a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology.

Counselor2@houseofhopesp.org

 

 
 

MYRRA STOCKMAN

Director of Residential Programs

Myrra is a CAADE certified counselor (#112518) and holds a certificate in Alcohol and Drug Studies from CSUDH. Myrra conducts groups as part of the primary program and also supervises Intake assessments as well as the Sober Living and Independent Living programs.

Myrra@houseofhopesp.org

 

 
 

BECKY SENTER

Director of Outpatient

Becky Senter has 11 years experience providing addiction treatment services for women. Becky is a certified CATCIII and holds a degree in Human Services and a certificate in Alcohol and Drug studies from CSUDH.

becky@houseofhopesp.org

 

 

 
 

DR. RICHARD MERRICK, MD, ABAM, DFASAM

Medical Director

Dr. Merrick provides oversite as our Medical Director. Dr. Merrick was employed by a major Medical Center in Southern California for over 40 years; during his tenure he served as Physician-in-Charge and Chief of the Chemical Dependency Recovery Program. Dr. Merrick has recently been named a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine and is a Distinguished Fellow in the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

 

 
 

CLAUDIA MURILLO

Compliance Administrator

Claudia serves as the Compliance Administrator for House of Hope. Claudia Murillo has been in the alcohol and drug counseling profession since 2008. She is certified as a CADC-II (#A011540315) with CCAPP, and has worked as a Program Coordinator of Drug Court, Domestic Violence and Intensive Outpatient Programs.

compliance@houseofhopesp.org

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

CLINICAL STAFF

James Morrow
Kelly Friday
Valarie Robinson
Adam Southard
Lori Trull
Kim Ewing
William Woodbury
Maureen Nunn

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

SUPPORT STAFF

Carmen Magallon
Su DeBennette
Mavis Pearson
Christina Ramirez
Nenette Stegner
Michelle Penfold

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Gavina Jimenez
Melissa Wilson