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Rich Seidel

Rich Seidel (CEO)

Hi my name is Rich Seidel and I am the founder and owner of Surf City Recovery. Our mission statement is “To Inspire the Courage to Change” our motto is “Constant thoughts of others, and how we can help them meet their needs” and our Vision is to “Create Healthy Lifestyles”.

We live Life at Surf City Recovery, were more than just an addiction treatment recovery center we are a “LIVING LIFE CENTER”.

Lori Seidel (Executive Manager)

Lori Seidel is the Executive Manager covering all of the administration and Human Resources duties at Surf City Recovery. Lori comes from a background of over 20 years’ experience in Banking and Mortgage Lending Industry. She has exceptional organizational skill and thrives in an office environment. Lori has personal experience with her own recovery, and with her sober lifestyle is dedicated to helping others learn how to start a new life in recovery.

“I am blessed to be doing what I love along with working in the recovery field, I have found the perfect place at Surf City Recovery”.

Lisbeth “Beth” Schroeder (Clinical Program Director)

I am so excited to be a part of Surf City Recovery for many reasons. But primarily because we share the same philosophy; that people can and do recover from a seemingly hopeless state.

Andrew Thomlinson

Andrew Thomlinson (Case Manager)

My name is Andrew Thomlinson. I’m a case manager here at Surf City Recovery. I have been skateboarding my whole life, I love guitar and I just learned to play chess.  I’ve been through multiple treatment centers, multiple times, not ever fully grasping the force of my addictions. Through Surf City Recovery I’ve been able to grow into a new person with a completely new perspective on life. I hope to get the chance to help you or your loves ones discover how powerful this place is!

Greg Howard

Greg Howard (Case Manager)

My name is Greg and I am really excited about all the work I do here at Surf City Recovery. I am a single father, I love skateboarding, driving my car and being a good sober father to my son. Every day I get the opportunity to help others discover how to regain the self esteem we lose when drinking and using.  I believe strongly in our alumni program and the importance of helping our clients stay connected when they complete the program. I looking forward to working with you.

Will Burke

Will Burke (Behavioral Health Technician)

Hello my name is Will Burke and I am a Behavioral Health Technician at Surf City Recovery. I love fly fishing up in Northern California with my dad and taking care of my dog Nugget. I have a decade of prior treatment experience not as a RADT but as a client always going in and out, its this in and out of treatment experience that helps me help clients just like me find a way out of the vicious cycle of addiction and treatment hopping.

Jack Chamberlin

Jack Chamberlin (Behavioral Health Technician)

Hi, my name is Jack Chambers. I’m a Behavioral Health Technician and Volunteer House Manager at Surf City Recovery. Volunteering with the staff and clients at Surf City Recovery has truly changed my life. It is a blessing to be a part of the beginning of so many individuals’ new lives. We always try to Inspire the Courage to Change at Surf City Recovery.

Richard Rodgers (Behavioral Health Technician)

Hi my name is Richard (Nick) Rodgers and I am originally from North Carolina. Just to be honest I do love tattoos and piercings and will always be into video games. However, the opportunity to be a part of the Surf City Recovery team has been such a blessing in my life. I get to participate daily in my recovery by helping others to recover and this is the secret to recovery. Always looking for an opportunity to help others. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you… see you soon.