Meet the Team
International Recovery Specialist
Dr. Lauren Casey
Drawing upon more than two decades of committed expertise, Dr. Lauren Casey excels in delivering specialized recovery services for individuals and their families. Embracing a strengths based methodology, she recognizes the inherent potential, capacities, and resilience within individuals and their familial networks, thereby nurturing a path towards recovery and
Dr. Casey extends her expertise globally, delivering crisis management training to professional organizations worldwide. Her outstanding contributions have been recognized through various awards and media outlets.
A sought-after figure in the academic community, Dr. Casey is a regularly invited guest speaker at international conferences, forums, and events, having presented over 100 times worldwide. Her scholarly contributions encompass over a dozen academic book chapters and articles published in renowned outlets such as Springer Publishing Company (New York), Routledge International (New York), University of Toronto Press, Journal of Addiction Research and Therapy, Qualitative Health Research, and Women's Health and Urban Life.
Beyond her professional accomplishments, Dr. Casey is a dedicated world traveler who has explored all seven continents, indulging her passions for travel, photography, and cultural diversity. Currently residing in Palm Springs, CA, she shares her life with her husband Ruben and their rescue animals, Chip and Harry.
Author & Women’s Health Specialist
Allison McAndless, a former international model, transitioned into a seasoned Public Health and Hospice Nurse with 30+ years in healthcare. After a transformative journey in 2010, she embraced a holistic integrative health and wellness approach to life, relocating to another country and immersed herself within nature in order to facilitate her journey of healing, grounding and wholeness.
Now a holistic health practitioner, educator, writer, and coach, Allison focuses on empowering women through recovery, life transitions, conscious relationships, and holistic self-inquiry. As a forthcoming author, her debut book, "Who’s Taking Care of You? The Power of Holistic Integrative Health, Self-care, and Recovery," releases in early 2024.