MEET THE TEAM
Meet our new Team
Dr. Manolo Galache
Dr. Manolo Galache from the Elviria Medical Centre has over 20 years of experience working with closely with patients to access and resolve a vast array of disorders. He has particular knowledge and interest in the addictions, behavioural and emotional health fields. Dr. Galache is our first port of call if a clinical issue arises. He is well connected to other medics in the area and is able to prescribe and refer on as needed.
Dr. Nikki Scheiner
Dr. Nikki Scheiner is a consultant psychologist, founder, and clinic director of The Functional Symptoms Recovery Clinic in London’s Harley Street. Dr. Scheiner is an expert in the treatment of functional somatic and neurological disorders (distressing symptoms with lack of organic explanation) as well as having years of experience treating post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, and related conditions.
Dr. Javier Lopez Ibor
Dr. Javier Lopez Ibor, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, neuropsychologist, and forensic psychologist formed by the Universities of Madrid, Paris & Chicago settled in Spain. PRESIDENT of the EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCE OF THE NEUROSCIENCE (ESAN) and Director of the forensic neuroscience Division; Member of the Board Committee of World Association for the History of Psychiatry.
Following his training and employment in the US, Adam Freeman has been working as a recovery coach, case manager and live-in counsellor for the past 4.5 years. In the past, he served as a personal manager for high-level professional athletes and media personalities. Adam is trained as a Certified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, Advanced Life Coach, Clinical Hypnotherapist and Project Manager. He personally participated in a 12 step recovery plan for 11 years, which allowed him to complete the 12 steps within both the AA and NA programs. Adam’s favourite hobbies include gym, golf and martial arts. Adam is a leading recovery specialist in constant demand.
BIG BOOK AND WILDERNESS MANAGER
Willy is a nature-loving person. Since arriving from Toronto (Canada)
-originally from El Salvador- he has been making a living as a tour guide. In the last couple of years, he started to use nature as a source of recovery. With seventeen years of sobriety and the attendance of thousands of meetings, he has found out that sharing while hiking in the bush or around a bond fire has a deeper effect on his recovery. When he is not in the middle of the bush, he is usually learning new ways of how to eat healthily and riding his bicycle. Known as a leading expert in working the AA Big Book. Willy is respected within the Malaga region and has transformed his life.
Neurofeedback Therapist by EEG Info. Industrial Engineering: I&C, Project Manager, Audit of preventive-corrective-predictive maintenance Control Systems of Abengoa Water plants (Ghana, Tenés, Skikda, Almería, Chennai, etc …) and Industrial Communications, R + D + i projects CRIBA Project (Remote Control of Abengoa Water facilities) Industrial programmer of automated processes (PCS7, Step7, IAS Certificate and Intouch Wonderware, Beckhoff, Omron, Hirschmann, SCADA, Industrial networks), transformation centers and power plants, direction and organization of preventive-corrective-predictive maintenance. Situated off-site.
Shaun Simon received professional training from the Priory in London and has experience working in some of the world’s most exclusive rehabs including Paracelsus in Switzerland. She is also a qualified therapist with an interest in mindfulness practice. She will work closely with our guests to cultivate well-being. Mindfulness has been at the core of many wellbeing practices within many cultures for thousands of years. Shaun is based in the UK and relocates to work one on one with a single occupant in treatment at New Life Marbella. Shaun’s experience in this area means that she is under huge demand within the sector. There are very few female recovery managers.
UK LOCATION DIRECTOR
Uk Detox and Rehabilitation Managing Director and Acting Uk Location Director for New Life Marbella. Amos has been in recovery for a number of years and has worked with addicts and alcoholics throughout this period. He not only works in the private sector but also works in the charity sector helping out numerous people who could not have otherwise afforded treatment. He has successfully detoxed a number of clients and worked with clients in a multi bed scenario and bespoke single occupancy. Living in Birmingham, and with a cultural flavor, Amos is able to communicate with many people. Amos provides after services in the UK for clients leaving Spain.
Looked through client files to determine their specific issues, such as trauma & substance abuse. Engage the client & his family members in conversation to determine their personalities & challenges. Assessed client to understand the type & extent of therapy & assistance needed. Created & implemented core recovery plans to meet the individual recovery needs of the client. Assessed the plans & continue to provide modifications or assessments where required. Educated family members about possible outcomes & limitations of implemented recovery programs. Devised wellness program to meet the need of my client.