Jason R. Allison is a native Californian, and the past Director for the California Association of Alcohol and Drug abuse Counselors (CAADAC). Mr. Allison sat on the education board as secretary for the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP).

Mr. Allison was the first reward recipient of the “Very Important Professional” award in 2014 as this award is given to one individual annually. Mr. Allison was recognized for his above and beyond service and helping progress the field with new innovative ideas with application. Mr. Allison currently possesses the highest credential in the state of California as a Licensed Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor #LCi0151214.

Mr. Allison’s experience comes from working with homeless men as well as the criminal justice population. Jason is a Master training specialist on Motivational Interviewing and in Anger Management. He is an innovator in applying best practices to various substance use modalities.

He was the instructor for Sober College School of Addiction Studies (SCSAS) in San Diego and has taught, at various other schools such as University of San Diego (USD), University California San Diego (UCSD) extension, Palomar College, San Diego City College (SDCC) and the Navy Drug and Alcohol Counseling School (NDACS).

He has worked as a substance abuse professional for the Department of Defense (DOD) and in 2011, opened a private practice specializing in Substance Use Disorders. Mr. Allison is one of the few professionals in the field to have gained a specialty credential to perform assessments for the Department of Transportation (DOT) to protect public safety. Mr. Allison recently became certified as an Equine assisted psychotherapist and understands the value of using animals in the therapeutic process using the EAGALA model.

He is now a highly sought after professional in the community and is working with various programs and clinics to help them maintain compliance and increase competency while treating their residents. Jason currently is maintaining his private practice while managing his Tele-health clinic and working with the San Diego County Medical task force to help manage the Opioid problem without having to abandon the patients.

Yvonne is grateful to be part of Restore Detox Centers holistic team.  She earned her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and Master of Education degree from Boston University.   Yvonne studied Yoga in Costa Rica at Samasati Nature Retreat and is registered with the Yoga Alliance.  Her health and fitness certifications are from the American Council on Exercise and American College of Sports Medicine.  She believes that Yoga is for every body and can serve as an outlet for individuals in recovery.  Her goal is to renew an individual’s strength from within, install a practice of self-care, restore balance to mind, body and spirit, and find a successful path to good health and happiness.


Julie earned her Bachelors degree from San Diego State University and has a passion for helping people, whether those that are struggling with addiction or those that have dedicated their time and careers to help those struggling. Julie’s ability to strengthen the link between people and strategy, as well as manage, motivate and retain talent, is invaluable as Restore Detox Centers continues to develop human resources services and the administrative infrastructure necessary to support the long-term success of its program. Julie’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: developing and implementing on-boarding procedures, performance management, employee retention, benefits management and employee relations policies and strategies.