Confidential Recovery is comprised of certified professionals and experienced specialists. Lead by CEO Scott H. Silverman, COO Duane Trombly, Program Manager Lina Silva-Cestero, and Clinical Director Dr. Regina Huelsenbeck, our team provides ongoing support to give our clients the opportunity for long-term sobriety. Come meet our diverse team.

Scott H. Silverman, CEO

A CNN Hero of the Week Award recipient, nationally known for leading successful recovery programs and having over 31 years of continuous recovery himself, serves as our CEO.


Dr. Phillip Milgram MD, Medical Director

A Certified Prevention Specialist by the Certifying Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CCBADC), he has three degrees in counseling from UCSD; in Counseling and Interpersonal Communication, Alcohol and Drug Counselor and Advanced Intervention.

Dr. Milgram is a patient advocate who has greatly impacted the field of addiction treatment with The Milgram Detox Method.


Don Houts, MD

Dr. Don Houts is a psychiatrist who has been in practice for more than 20 years.

He specializes in Addiction and General Psychiatry. His practice is based in Cardiff By The Sea.

Jay Wylie, Veteran Coordinator and Operations Manager 

Jay Wylie is a Southern California native who served as a Naval Officer for 22 years. However, a serious drinking problem derailed that career and returned him to civilian life. Facing the same dark crossroad that all substance abusers face, Jay chose recovery and is now 9 years sober, is very active in the 12-Step community and is completing his certification as a Substance Use Disorder Counselor. He currently resides in San Diego with his wife and 2 children.


Soleil Hepner, Embodied Mindfulness Therapist

When your emotional discomfort expresses itself physically in pain, exhaustion, or numbing, life may spin out of control.  If your body is talking and it’s time to listen, contact Soleil Hepner.  Embodied Mindfulness Therapist since 2002 – nearby in Sorrento Valley / San Diego.


Lina Silva-Cestero, Program Manager

Lina Silva-Cestero is the Program Manager for Confidential Recovery. Lina completed her Bachelors in Criminal Justice and Management at University of Phoenix.

Michaelle Jinnette, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Michaelle Jinnette is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.  She received an undergraduate degree in Human Development from UC San Diego and a Master’s in Marital and Family Therapy from the University of San Diego.


Duane Trombly, COO

A catalyst in opening the first substance abuse treatment program in western Michigan and a non-profit executive leader serves as our COO.

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