Inspire Malibu Staff
Akikur Reza Mohammad, M.D.
Akikur Mohammad is the CEO/ Founder of Inspire Malibu. Dr. Mohammad is board-certified in addiction medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine
Sara Mangat, Psy. D
Dr. Sara Mangat completed her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited professional school and received her professional training at UCLA.
Danielle LaRoche, LCSW
Danielle has over 9 years of experience working in the addiction field and specializes in dual diagnosis, anger management, and evidence-based therapy.
Yasi Shamtoub, Ph.D
Dr. Shamtoub is a primary therapist at Inspire Malibu specializing in addiction and dual diagnosis.
Jacob Adal, Psy.D.
Dr. Jacob Adal a primary therapist at Inspire Malibu is experienced in all fields of addiction therapy and specializes in relapse prevention therapy.
Jennifer Walker, MA, LMFT
Jennifer is a primary therapist at Inspire Malibu specializing in dual diagnosis and substance abuse with a co-occurring condition.
Rebecca Shub, MPH
Rebecca Shub received her degrees in biology and public health from California State University Northridge. She has worked in the psychiatric emergency room.
Ronald Borczon, MT, BC
Ron Borczon founded the music therapy department at Cal State Northridge in 1984 and was awarded The CSUN Prestigious honor in recognition of Music.
Nicole came to Inspire Malibu in 2011, bringing yoga with a therapeutic approach; specifically aimed at aiding in recovery.
Randi Drasin, MS, RDN
Randi Drasin is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who has over 25 years experience in the fitness industry.
Charlene Simpson brings her unique gifts and skill set to Inspire Malibu where she serves as the Neurofeedback Technician.
Sue Levy, CADCA
Since 2012, Sue has enjoyed facilitating SMART Recovery, therapeutic art, and substance abuse education groups at Inspire Malibu.
Allen was born and raised in Southern California. For the past 5 years, he has worked in both residential and outpatient settings.
Melody has been working at Inspire Malibu for two years now and enjoys helping people through this difficult time in their life.
Yaron has worked with gifted chefs from all over the world and is an expert in dishes like Mediterranean, Middle east, Asian, Mexican, and Kansas city style BBQ.
Danny is a talented chef and graduate of Le Cordon Bleu. He’s gained experience working in the islands of Hawaii under master chef Maka Kwon.
Candy Bartole, M.S., L.M.F.T.
Candy Bartole is an Eating Disorder Clinical Consultant for Inspire Malibu and also has her own private practice in Ventura County, California.