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arturo garcia 

Meditation & Yoga - Executive Chef

Over 12 years of experience practicing yoga, Mr. Garcia applies his skills as a teacher in Ashtanga and Anusara yoga as a method for inspiring our clients to find a holistic connection. Mr. Garcia has worked in various culinary positions in New York City, Mexico City and across Europe. He earned his AOS in Culinary Arts from the world-renowned Culinary Institute of America in New York and is an Artisan Baker from the French Culinary Institute in New York.  He provides a unique experience and a deep understanding of food preparation, nutrition and yoga.

laura rivera 

Social Worker 

With over 6 years of experience in the Mental Health sector, Ms. Rivera holds a Licentiate Degree in Social Work and is currently coursing her Master Degree in Social Service. She is passionate about addictions treatment and highly qualified in the field of social work. As part of our multidisciplinary team, Ms. Rivera helps develop the treatment plan and counsels clients individually as well as in group sessions.

She also helps families cope with the damaging effects of addiction.


Recovery Counselor

With over 45 years of experience helping others recover from drug addiction and alcoholism, Mr. Daely offers extensive knowledge of the recovery process and what is required to build a foundation for lasting sobriety. His experience with the 12-step program and the countless people he has helped over the years make him a vital member of the team at Costa Rica Treatment Center and uniquely qualified to provide the necessary guidance for our clients. Mr. Daely is an active well respected member of the AA community in Costa Rica as well as a strong recovery mentor to our clients.