A WISE RETREAT
What We Do?
Our team of professional addiction specialists and staff members utilize the best evidence-based methodologies available and are amongst the most compassionate, highly skilled recovery professionals in the West Coast. Our Goal is to restore balance in every area of a man’s life- mind, body and spirit.
Individualized Treatment Planning
Domestic Violence Counseling
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Mindfulness & Meditation
Nutrition & Exercise
Life Style & Wellness Classes
Trauma Informed Care
Our Team Leaders
DR. ALEX STALCUP, M.D.
Dr. Alex Stalcup is a graduate of Whittier College and a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine. He is Board Certified in Pediatrics, and in Addiction Medicine. He is certified as a Medical Review Officer by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (A.S.A.M.). Dr. Stalcup served three years as the Medical Director of the Drug Detoxification, Treatment & Aftercare Project at the Haight Ashbury Free Clinics in San Francisco. He then established a private practice in addiction medicine. Since 1996, he has served as the Medical Director of the New Leaf Treatment Center in Lafayette, California. Dr. Stalcup Curriculum Vitae.
JULIE BRAND-LOCKSHIN CADC-II
Julie Brand-Lockshin is the founder of A Wise Retreat. She is a board-certified Addiction Specialist/Counselor, a Domestic Violence Expert, and ACE advocate (Adverse Childhood Experiences) who has worked passionately with thousands of youth in Contra Costa, Solano and Sacramento Counties. She is also a gifted Public Speaker, a certified Interventionist, an Author and Musician with over 22 years of experience. She is a leader and visionary who believes all things are possible. Ten years ago, she had a dream of opening her own treatment facility, 5 years later she accomplished that dream. Her purpose in life is to Inspire, Support and Empower others. Her moto… Believe & Achieve!
At A Wise Retreat we practice and teach the art of Meditation and Mindfulness. These techniques can help improve mental concentration and clarity, reduce anxiety and depression and promote a deep sense of inner peace.
A WISE RETREAT
Focus on the whole person, mind, body and spirit
Our health and wellness program incorporate the Power Recovery Program focusing on health, nutrition, exercise and balance.