Our Team

Confidential Recovery is comprised of certified professionals and experienced specialists. Lead by CEO Scott H. Silverman, COO Duane Trembly, 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.

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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.   

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. She is also a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor since 2007.
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Regina Huelsenbeck, Clinical Director

PHD California Licensed Psychologist PSY25050

Dr. Regina is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 17 years experience in the addiction field. She has extensive addiction, mindfulness and dual-diagnoses treatment and clinical expertise as well as PTSD and addiction research experience.

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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.

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Don Houts, MD

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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.  

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Maggie Kelly

After personally practicing silent mantra-based meditation for over ten years, Maggie Kelly received her meditation teaching certification through the Chopra Center for Wellbeing in 2016. 

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Chris Small, MD

Chris Small, MD is a board certified psychiatrist and family medicine physician.  He is co-founder of Bold Health, a medical group specializing in personalized psychiatric care, primary care and addiction medicine in Encinitas.  
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Andrea R. Paras, MA, PCCI

Andrea R. Paras is a psychotherapist and trauma specialist. She is a graduate of the Naropa University Transpersonal Counseling Psychology program in Boulder, CO, making her way to the field of psychology by way of long term retreat and study at the monastery of Pema ChÖdrÖn on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.
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Walter Patrick Martin, MA, LMFT, EAS-C

Pat is a licensed marriage and family therapist with extensive experience working with treatments such as EMDR. He also has over 17 years of experience working with children, teens and adults who are experiencing emotional or behavioral issues including: depression, anxiety, anger management, ADHD, PTSD, substance abuse and addictions, as well as family, relationship and LGBT issues. 
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Michael Markopoulous, M.D.

Dr. Mike serves as our Attending Physician at Confidential Recovery. With over 40 years of experience, he has worked extensively with various addiction treatment programs in San Diego. Dr. Mike is a graduate of Rutgers Medical School and oversees Confidential Recovery’s Medically Assisted Treatment Program. He provides a depth of addiction treatment experience that maximizes our clients’ opportunities for a sustainable recovery. 
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