Annette Dorsey, Counselor

HAART Oakland would like to welcome Annette Dorsey to HAART’s counseling staff.  Annette comes to HAART with a variety of work/life/counseling experiences.  We look forward to the knowledge she brings that will benefit HAART Oakland and the clients it serves.

Rinchen Wangyel, Counselor

HAART Oakland would like to welcome Rinchen Wangyel to our counseling staff.  Rinchen comes to HAART with a variety of work/life/counseling experiences.  We look forward to the knowledge he brings that will benefit HAART Oakland and our clients

James Davis, JR., Counselor

We would like to introduce and welcome James Davis to the position of counselor at HAART Oakland.  The knowledge and experiences he gained from working at other clinics in the Bay Area will be a great asset to HAART Oakland’s counseling department and we look forward to the help and services he will provide our clients.

Jasmin Canfield, Counselor

As a native of the East Bay Area, I feel it is important to empower and enrich the members of my community. I believe that anyone is capable of making positive changes in their life; with counseling and understanding addiction/recovery, the possibilities are endless. I have experience in the field of mental health and received my B.A. in sociology from San Francisco State University.

Rafael Alvarado

I graduated in Accounting from The National University of Nicaragua in 1977.  I started to work for HAART on January 1, 1986, since then I have been working in Administration and Bookkeeping.

Eric Miller, Counselor

It is an honor to work at H.A.A.R.T and I look forward to helping people who are helping themselves. I am a cognitive behavioral therapist who believes that everyone can change. With collaboration among patients, nurses, doctors, administration and therapists, we can help people reach their goals.

Sage Leitson, Counselor

I am a licensed psychotherapist who has been working in the harm reduction field since 2000 and HAART since 2004. I believe that recovery starts wherever the client is and that any positive change toward health and well-being is empowering and therefore allows for access to a greater number of options. My goal is to support clients in obtaining an improved quality of life.

Marie Archuleta, Counselor

We would like to welcome Marie Archuleta to our staff.  She comes to HAART Oakland with a variety of experience working from a harm reduction framework. She is committed to offering compassionate care and counseling that values each individual client experience, and allows each person to enter as they are.

Yolanda French, Counselor

I am a native of Oakland California. I have served in the East Bay area as an individual/group counselor for 18 years. My experience is in providing multi-level care in substance use disorder/chemical dependency, Narcotic Replacement Therapy, relapse prevention, pregnancy, parenting, and women’s issues and adult education. I earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from Holy Names University.

Anne Branch, Counselor

I am a social work professional with 25+ years’ experience providing counseling and life management consultation to Alameda County residents with substance use disorder and mental health issues.  I have a BA in Psychology and I am CADC II Certified.

Jessica Ramirez, Lead Receptionist

I have been working at HAART Oakland since 2009 and I’ve been in the medication-assisted treatment field for almost fifteen years. I am also a Certified Medical Assistant.  I love the work that I do and working with the people that I work with every day; it’s nice when you love what you do.

Julie Kaderabek, BSN, PHN

I have been a registered nurse and a member of the dispensing staff at HAART since 1994.  I divide my professional time between HAART Oakland, HAART Hayward and Children’s Hospital in Oakland.  I am proud to be part of a great group of competent, professional staff working at HAART.