Tailored Transitions is a large agency of carefully selected clinicians. We pride ourselves on providing services of the highest level of care. Therefore, we only trust those with a very specific set of qualifications.
Those qualifications are a combination formal education, as well as, professional and life experience. We have a select group of staff in our team because of the sensitive nature of the illness and the intensity of the care provided. Availability may be limited because we are extremely selective in maintaining a passionate staff with an excellent skillset. We are continuously expanding our family of clinicians in several regions to be able to address the growing needs for services worldwide.
Robert Freitas, MSW, ASW is very quickly establishing himself as a pioneer in the recovery coaching industry through his innovative theoretical approach and integration of evidenced-based practices with live-in recovery coaching. Robert’s is founder of Tailored Transitions which blends clinical care with practical coaching models to provide a complete person-in-environment, holistic approach to the recovery process. Robert has is working to expand the curriculum, training and credentialing for Clinical Coaches looking to expand their competency in the industry.
Robert Freitas graduated from California State University of Monterey Bay with a Bachelor’s in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. While completing his undergraduate work he worked in the health and fitness industry as a personal trainer. Shortly after graduation, he entered law enforcement and worked for several years as a police officer. All the while, Robert was struggling with his own battle with substance use. He knows what it is like to be in the grips of addiction in high-stress profession where it is imperative to mask the effects of substance use due to stigma and public perception. Eventually, Robert left the profession voluntarily and found the gifts of recovery.
Robert has sustained long term recovery and has dedicated his life to helping others who are trapped in the vicious cycle he once knew all too well. He is a graduate from the University of Southern California Master’s in Social Work (MSW) program with a concentration in Mental Health. Robert is also a Nationally Certified Recovery Coach and therapist that works within both capacities to provide support to those in need. Robert has worked for years in the public mental health sector with a focus primarily on providing support to families and adolescents with substance use and related disorders. He still maintains a strong desire to assist children and families arrest their addiction before it progresses.
Robert is an innovator in the field of addiction as he continues to create new approaches to recovery through holistic, person-in-environment (PIE) models of care while address biopsychosocial factors. His theoretical approach to Clinical Coaching is re-shaping industry requirements and raising the bar for professionals in the field. Robert is developing curriculum which blend evidenced-based therapeutic practices with models of coaching for Master’s & Doctorate level clinicians to expand competencies within the sober coaching industry. He believes that the integration of therapeutic modalities with recovery coaching will allow for a higher level of live-in care as clinical needs can now be addressed for those with co-occurring disorders.
Robert’s philosophy is founded on the understanding that addiction is a multifaceted issue that impacts each individual differently. Because of the unique interconnection of internal and external factors he maintains that models must be tailored to the specific needs of the individual. His next professional endeavor will be the creation of Alaskan Malamute Therapy which will be coming to a rehab near you in the not too distant future….