A Conversation about Addiction and Recovery Treatment with Richard Taite, Founder and CEO of Cliffside Malibu
June 21, 2016
Hosted by Danielle Delaney
Today, my Spotlight shines on my very knowledgable and very sought-after Guest, Richard Taite, Founder and CEO of Cliffside Malibu. On the heels of his excellent and informative interview about the opioid epidemic on 'Real Time With Bill Maher,' Richard sits down with me to discuss that topic, as well as the Affordable Care Act, Parity and Legislature issues around insurance and recovery that are seldom discussed openly in the healthcare space. Richard has tons of experience in this area, and is revered and respected as an expert on these topics. He was also featured in the documentary 'Prescription Thugs' released nationwide earlier this year, currently on Netflix and iTunes, as the preeminent addiction expert in the healthcare space. This is an episode that anyone working in Healthcare should be sure to tune in to hear.
The Real Deal with Danielle Delaney
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This show is about discussing experiences and traumas that individuals endure and learning how they persevere through them. We talk to guests for clarification of exactly how to find the path to reclaim your life and to be in the driver’s seat. Our show is about personal empowerment. Our guests are compelling people whom, along with Danielle, can provide knowledge and insight and direction to empower you and guide you with firsthand knowledge. Nothing is sugarcoated. This is the Real Deal. Guests, physicians and celebrities are speaking from real, personal experience or expertise. There is power in recognizing and talking about issues, so let’s talk about them! As a Counselor, I use cognitive behavioral counseling psychology to create lasting change.
Danielle Delaney is a Certified Crisis Counselor, specialist in addiction and recovery aftercare, rape crisis counselor, and a sober coach and Interventionist. She also specializes in the area of adults molested as children as well as GLBT issues and drug-assisted rape and survivors of domestic violence. She is the President and CEO of an international sober companioning corporation, Danielle Delaney Counseling, Inc., which provides nurses and companions to people who are discharged from inpatient facilities and sober living homes, so that they may have invaluable assistance in beginning their lives again with structure. Danielle maintains a private practice in Hollywood, California and works with crime survivors with the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) for The City of Long Beach and works as a state certified court advocate. She is also a writer and is a contributor to numerous health journals including those for the Minority Health Institute, The Association of Black Cardiologists, and the National Medical Association, and has been filmed for a segment for the television series The Doctors. The County of Los Angeles Office of Protocol has hailed Danielle as a proven asset to the City and County of Los Angeles. Danielle holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from UCLA and has earned additional certifications at the Sexual Assault Crisis Agency in Orange County. As a survivor herself, she is uniquely qualified to understand and assist her clients.