Catholic Addiction Medicine positions itself uniquely by providing proper evaluation, treatment, and ongoing support to aid in one’s recovery, while integrating religion to find the root cause of these addictive behaviors and ultimately, find healing through a strong relationship with Christ.

Addiction Medicine Providers in California

We are sorry, but at this time MyCatholicDoctor does not have any participating Addiction Medicine providers licensed in the state of California. For most clinical services, our providers are required by law to be licensed in the state where you are located. We are recruiting new providers all the time, so check back soon.

Please see our complete list below of MyCatholicDoctor providers currently available in California.

Other MyCatholicDoctor providers available in California

Maria Abesa, M.D.
Pediatrician

Dr. Abesa sees children 0 through 18 years of age, for medical and behavioral/developmental concerns.

Darci Blackstock
Health Coach

Darci partners with adults interested in improving health and wellbeing.

Kathryn Byram, M.S. CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Katie sees patients of all ages from neonates to adults treating speech and language, voice, cognitive and swallowing disorders. She would love to discuss any potential concerns to determine if therapy is appropriate. She specializes in infant feeding and swallowing.

Mary L. Davenport, MD, FACOG, MS, CFCMC
OB/GYN, Integrative Medicine Physician

Dr. Davenport is an OB/GYN and integrative medicine physician who sees women and girls of all ages for OB/GYN issues, women 16 and older for primary care and integrative medicine, and male partners of infertility patients. She has special training and interest in infertility therapies, pregnancy loss, chronic fatigue, bioidentical hormone replacement, and nutritional approaches to medical problems. She is member of a group of physicians with expertise in Covid prevention and early ambulatory treatment, and will treat all adults for this diagnosis.

Gretchen V. Marsh, D.O.
Family Practice Physician, CFCMC

Dr. Marsh provides general medical care for patients of all ages. She also specializes in menstrual cycle disorders, fertility concerns, and menopause concerns. She is certified both as a NaProTechnology Medical Consultant and as a Creighton model Fertility Care practitioner.

Mary Nave, M.D.
Pediatrician

Dr. Nave sees children and adolescents for all medical and mental health needs.

Nora Zoe Ramos-Carthew
Podiatrist

Dr. Ramos treats patients from birth to 100+ years old for all medical conditions of the foot and ankle. She also coaches on the prevention of foot deformities and chronic foot conditions for individuals and families. She is available for virtual consultations and in person in the CA Bay Area.

Kim Marie Reyes, M.D.
Primary Care Physician, Women's health and fertility specialist

General practice: Primary Care women and men, urgent and chronic conditions (age 13 and up), urgent care age 13 and up, palliative care, end of life discussions, planning. OB/GYN: Board certified, NFP trained, Women’s health and telehealth OB, STI's, obstetrics, gynecology, infertility, menopause, bioidentical hormones; Primary English, conversational Spanish.

Flenje Oaferina, DPT
Physical Therapist

Dr. Oaferina treats geriatric population in the home health setting. She is available for virtual teletherapy care and follow-up in a virtual setting.

Craig Turczynski, Ph.D.
Reproductive Physiologist

Dr. Craig Turczynski helps couples who desire to achieve pregnancy while under the guidance of the woman's physician. He will teach and coach the couple on use of the Billings Ovulation Method® and help them identify the period of fertility. When couples are experiencing infertility or the woman has an endocrine or metabolic issue, he will become a member of the health care team to expedite successful treatment.

Theresa Escalante, M.D.
Board Certified Physician in Internal Medicine and Integrative Medicine

Dr. Escalante is available for quick prescriptions, as well as managing chronic medical conditions. She also sees all ages for acute conditions and care for adults medical conditions.

Chuck R. Colas, D.O.
Family Practice Physician

Dr. Colas is a family practice physician who sees patients of all ages for all general medical needs. Dr. Colas has a special interest in palliative and end-of-life care.

Matthew Estrade, MA, MBA
Gerontologist

Matthew coaches care partners (caregivers) of persons living with Alzheimer’s or related dementias in strategies to make the best of a challenging situation. Appointments are typically for care partners so that they can speak frankly, however, they may include the person living with dementia if that is preferred. He also facilitates care partner support groups online to help them find fellowship and brainstorm solutions together. Support groups are also offered for persons living with dementia in the early stages. To Matthew, it is a privilege partnering with families to see what can be done to live life to its fullest.

Kristen Moore, CHWC
Certified Health and Wellness Coach

Kristen sees adults and adolescents for health and wellness consultation and weight management.

Rev. Fr. Christopher Smith, PharmD
Doctor of Pharmacy, Priest

Rev. Fr. Chris is a Doctor of Pharmacy who provides consultation regarding all medications and vaccines, especially regarding issues related to medical ethics.

Katherine Ambrose, MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Katherine treats clients from birth to young adulthood. She is also available for older clients on a case-by-case basis.

Chiara Maria Estes, RD
Registered Dietitian, Nutritionist

Chiara sees both adolescent and adults with medical nutritional needs or a desire for weight management.

Amanda Western, RN, IBCLC
Lactation Consultant

Amanda provides lactation care from pregnancy through the weaning process. She sees families in person in the Baton Rouge, LA area and offers virtual consults for any location.

Daniel Johnson
Marriage and Family Therapist

Daniel sees adults experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, and obsessive compulsive disorder.

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