Our mission is to restore wholeness. There is no quick fix to addiction and other deeply rooted psychological conditions. We provide a uniquely effective and holistic program that supports your goal to reach full recovery.
Our team is guided by an MD with clinical training in Mind & Body Medicine in Harvard University and includes yoga instructors, certified Acupuncturist, counselors and other holistic practitioners. We work hand in hand with traditional doctors from Mexico and South America who carry ancient knowledge of healing with master plants.
We don't claim to have all the answers and listen carefully to our expert advisors. Our well-respected guides have decades of experience in treatment of emotional, behavioral and physical conditions with the ceremonial application of sacred plants and other forms of traditional medicine including Acupuncture and Ayurveda.
Carlos Alvear Lopez, MD
Medical Doctor, Naturopath and Medical Herbalist
Dr. Lopez is uniquely qualified in both naturopathic and allopathic medicine. He completed his clinical training in Harvard University in 2002, followed by integral medicine trainings in Germany, Russia, South America and Mexico. He's been leading a private practice out of his clinic and organic medicinal herb farm in Malinaco, Mexico. Post-Ibogaine detox recovery sessions with Dr. Lopez are groundbreaking. He listens deeply and empathically to uncover body-mind-spirit connection. Dr. Lopez's approach to addiction treatment is focused on hands-on healing work and natural herbal remedies that restore balance and remove the need for pharmaceutical medication. "I have a deep rooted faith in life and our species. I have a strong capacity to be empathic with others, to understand them and to be being present for them".
Danesh Oleshko, LLM
Co-founder and Director
Danesh Oleshko grew up in a family of pharmacists and herbalists in Russia. He studied to become an International Lawyer and worked in Africa, Russia and the United States. After a transformational healing experience with Amazonian plant medicines, Danesh changed the course of his life and dedicated himself to the study and practice of Kundalini Yoga, Bodywork and Indigenous healing traditions. Danesh is a graduate student of Integral Counseling Psychology at CIIS, in San Francisco, CA. He has been teaching Kundalini yoga, facilitating workshops and assisting ritual leaders in ceremonies with Amazonian sacred plant medicines for over 5 years. "I've experienced breakthrough in my own life by being able to access the synergy of Ibogaine, Amazonian plant medicines and integral psychology. This groundbreaking combination of ancient and modern practices offers a new, real path of recovery for people I love the most - those who decided to change themselves for the better. I'm here to serve this honorable path with all my heart."
Kopali Serna, Acupuncturist, CMT
Co-founder and Director of Patient Care Services
Kopali has studied and practiced traditional medicine and Yoga since 1999. She is an Acupuncturist and certified therapist trained in multiple modalities including: Tui Na, Shiatsu, Chi Nei Tsang, and Vinyasa yoga. Since 2009, she has been studying as an assistant in the Yagé tradition of Putumayo, Colombia. She holds a B.A. in Humanities and currently studies traditional medicine in CEDEHC, Cuernavaca, Mexico. She is a member of the therapeutic team at Living Clean Ibogaine and works to preserve indigenous traditions of sacred plant use.
Director of Outpatient Program
Dina has been a Transformational coach, therapist and family constellation facilitator. She served as a Clinical Director of an addiction rehabilitation center in Costa Rica, before joining team of Living Clean Ibogaine in Mexico. Dina has a private coaching practice in New York, supporting people in long-term recovery. She is also founder and director of Ursa Major Travel Club, a company which leads adventures and spiritual travels.“I am fascinated by the greatness, complexity, and potential of human nature. For many years I studied and practiced multiple ancient and modern methods for personal transformation and growth. The Art and Science of Transformation has become my career and my passion. I am honored to assist others on this path with my knowledge, vision, and experience.”
Richard Grossman, L.Ac., O.M.D., PhD.
Since 18 years old, Richard explored various forms of spiritual teachings and healing arts. In 1979 he enrolled in the program of Oriental Medicine at the California Acupuncture College of Los Angeles. Three years later, he was one of three students from his school to attend a post-graduate acupuncture training in Beijing, China, sponsored by the World Health Organization. Upon his return he began a thriving private practice and continued his studies earning a Masters in Acupuncture, a Doctor in Oriental Medicine Degree, a PhD in Oriental Medicine, a Diplomat in Acupuncture, a Diplomat of Pain Management, and a Diplomat in Acupuncture Orthopedics. Richard is internationally recognized for the healing work he does in ceremonial settings. His work is a unique combination of traditional Amazonian shamanism, deep energetic healing, and utilizes sound healing techniques from many of the world cultures.