SOBA Recovery Center

Staff | Healthcare & Wellness

Shahla Modir, M.D. Independently Affiliated Physician

Dr. Modir is one of the most recognized and respected physicians in the addiction recovery field, and is known for the effectiveness of her holistic approach to treatment. She completed residency training in Psychiatry at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and sub-specialty training in Addiction Psychiatry at the UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Modir is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for Addiction Psychiatry, and has extensive training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Dr. Modir is also a licensed buprenorphine provider.

Andrea Ellis, Healthcare Services Supervisor

Andrea graduated from Los Angeles Southwest College, with an Associate Degree in Nursing. Her number one priority at Soba Recovery Center is our clients and their recovery. She works closely with admissions and and the physicians to insure that the clients receive a thorough and safe admission, as well as, discharge.  Her extensive experience includes clinical out-patient care, acute care, sub-acute rehabilitation, and detox treatment. Her passion is to ensure that the clients at Soba Recovery Center understand that she is their advocate for recovery during treatment. She is currently working on becoming licensed as a Certified Alcohol Treatment Counselor (CATC).

Edward Cunningham, D.C., C.S.C.S., Independently Affiliated Chiropractor

Dr. Cunningham is an impassioned chiropractor, coach and wellness consultant. He has assisted thousands of clients on their quest to reach maximum health expression, which starts with a well-functioning spine. Dr. Cunningham believes that chiropractic care combined with adherence to sensible nutritional guidelines and proper strength training constitutes a realistic and truly comprehensive approach to wellness. Dr. Cunningham understands that his patients deserve to live not only symptom-free and pain-free; he believes with all his heart that every human being should be supported to express their full potential. With more than a decade of personal sobriety to his credit, he is honored to provide wellness care for SOBA clients in the early stages of their sobriety, many of whom are introduced to the transformative power of chiropractic care for the first time.