Founder and CEO of Addiction Therapeutic Services and Recoveryview.com, Josie Ramirez-Herndon been working in the field of Healthcare, Behavioral Health and Addiction Services for over 30 years. She was born, educated, and began her professional career at Loma Linda University Medical Center and Behavioral Medicine Center.
Playing an instrumental role to the success of countless addiction professionals and treatment facilities by marketing their services and providing continuing education over the past 17 years, Josie founded and became the CEO of a national marketing and events agency, Villareal & Associates, Inc.
In 2008, Josie expanded Villareal’s function to include an educational component by launching an award-winning CEU website and online journal, RecoveryView.
In 2011, Josie was appointed as CEO of Oregon’s Astoria Pointe. Seeing first-hand that women CEO’s in the behavioral health care field needed a place for support and advisement, she helped found the Women’s CEO Global Alliance.
Harnessing her knowledge and passion for running high-quality treatment centers, Josie launched her own outpatient treatment center in 2013, Addiction Therapeutic Services.
Josie now sits on the Board of Directors of the Addiction Treatment Advocacy Coalition ATAC, expanding her leadership to include industry and political advocacy along with national speaking.
Dear Friends and Colleagues, In the spirit of Celebrating Life and New Beginnings, RecoveryView is excited to announce our special 50th Edition. This summer edition features new articles from our June authors on “Celebrating Life and New Beginnings," as we continue helping our community in...Read
Dear Friends and Colleagues, In the spirit of National Mental Health Awareness Month, RecoveryView is excited to announce our RELAUNCH with the 49th throwback edition. This special edition features past articles on “Resilience During Times of Emotional Stress,” and is relevant to the...Read
In the spirit of National Recovery Month, RecoveryView is proud to feature our annual Recovery Edition! We are happy to announce, we will be releasing future editions based on themes in the spirit of recovery! I’d like to dedicate this special edition to two beautiful men we lost this week....Read
The spring 2018 edition of RecoveryView has arrived! We are looking forward to exciting new beginnings in the addiction and behavioral health industry, bringing continued growth, prosperity and recovery to those in need. We would like to thank our edition sponsor, Satori Center for Wellbeing, which...Read
Dear Friends, Welcome to the long awaited 2017-2018 Holiday Edition. We have had some changes at Recoveryview over the past few months. Marissa Maldonaldo and myself are the sole Editors for Recoveryview and look forward to our new 501c3 status in 2018. For new article submissions, please email...Read
Dear Friends and Colleagues: The Southern California Desert has heated up for our sizzling summer edition of Recoveryview, but we’re keeping cool at our new offices in Rancho Mirage. We are now located at One Mirage Place. That’s 69730 Highway 111, Suites 109 and 200, Rancho Mirage, CA...Read
Dear Friends and Colleagues: All of us here at hope you had a lovely Easter and are enjoying the lovely new beginning that Spring always offers. With the change of seasons comes the change of ’s location! Both and Addiction Therapeutic Services Intensive Outpatient Program are almost...Read
Dear Friends and Colleagues: We’re in the middle of winter in the desert and it’s been cold… 47 degrees cold. But, on the bright side, we have had some wonderful rain and California is no longer in a drought. What a blessing! The desert floor has gone from dry brown to lush green....Read
Dear Friends and Colleagues: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to All! Winter is always such a joy here in Palm Springs, but we hope that our friends in colder parts of the country are keeping cozy. We are looking forward to spending time with our children and grandchildren this Christmas...Read
Dear Friends and Colleagues: Can you believe it\'s the end of September? Where has the year gone? I trust everybody had a blessed summer. Jim and I went on a spiritual journey in June and vacationed in August. God was with us and we had a great time. September is National Recovery Month and we...Read
About the book: Dopamine for Dinner is the long-awaited Malibu Beach Recovery Diet Cookbook, based...Read
About the book: The disease of addiction affects 1 out of 10 people in the United States and is a...Read
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