Maria Esther Ontiveros-Flores, Lead Primary Therapist
A former general nurse who transitioned to the field of psychology, Mrs. Ontiveros joined the mental health and substance abuse field in 1987 as a licensed professional in addiction and counseling. Ontiveros became a professional speaker at nationwide conferences for Spanish-speaking AA members. Her passion for reaching out to others is inspired by her own family history of alcoholism. Mrs. Ontiveros is certified in DBT, CCTP, and EMDR. She is also a formal member of Milton Erickson Institute and licensed as an auricular acupuncturist for addiction treatment.
The treatment team also includes doctors, nurses, master’s degree-level and licensed mental health professionals, advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), and case managers. All staff members work as integrated treatment team to meet you where you are and best serve your treatment needs.