Our staff is completely invested in the positive outcomes of our clients. No matter what their area of expertise, the Triumph Recovery team works with you and your family to develop an individualized treatment plan specially designed for your needs.

The goal of each team member is to compassionately and professionally guide you through every phase of your recovery. Our goal is to provide an unparalleled recovery experience.

While members of our staff may indeed have their own success with overcoming addiction, that in and of itself does not qualify them to work in treatment. We require our clinical team to be certified in addiction treatment and have extensive hands on experience in the field.

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Scott's Bio

Scott Ford has been working in the addiction treatment field for over 27 years, actively working with thousands of clients to address the underlying causes of their addiction and set them on the road to recovery.

Scott began his work as an integral part of the original treatment team at Promises and helped create a program that became the gold standard for treatment. Due to his own long-term sobriety, approaching 30 years, Scott is uniquely qualified to work with addicts and alcoholics as he knows the path they have traveled all too well.

Scott is a devoted father of two, a world-renowned musician, and an underrated table tennis player.

Scott Ford

Chief Program Officer
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Larry's Bio

Larry Word has ten years’ experience building and managing successful addictions treatment programs. After becoming a certified substance abuse counselor in 2010, Larry successfully created, designed, and implemented a 15 week pilot program aimed at reducing recidivism in the ex-offender population. The program—named ACTION (Addictions Counseling and Treatment in Institutions for Overcoming Narcotics)—was later adopted by the California Department of Corrections and continues in use today. Larry authored the winning grant for expanding Recovery Coaching through the California Access to Recovery Effort (CARE). The CARE grant allowed Larry to integrate Recovery Coaching, Peer Support, and Spiritual Counseling into an already dynamic outpatient program for teens. Larry has also served as a Program Compliance consultant to a variety of organizations, specializing in Title 9 & 22 compliance, DHCS certification standards, and application of patients’ rights under the Affordable Care Act. He joined the Triumph team as Program Director in July of 2017.

Larry Word earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Governors State University. He holds degrees in Business Management, Liberal Arts, and General Education from Palo Verde College, graduating Summa Cum Laude and twice earning the valedictorian honor. Larry also holds a Paralegal degree from the Blackstone School of Law and graduated Armstrong Bible College. Larry has been a featured trainer on SAMHSA webinars and earned Outstanding Leadership Award from the Chancellor & Board of Trustees of California Community Colleges for his contributions in expanding rehabilitation opportunities to the incarcerated. He lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife and two children. Larry has been in recovery since 2001.

Larry Word

Program Director
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Kelly's Bio

Kelly Menes began working in Drug and Alcohol Treatment since 2010. She studied education and sociology at the University of California Riverside and continued her education to obtain a master's of science in marriage and family therapy. She is passionate about providing clinical support and therapy to individuals suffering from drug and alcohol addiction as well as the family members that are affected by the disease of addiction. With encouragement from a mentor, Kelly left working in treatment in Orange County to Los Angeles where she was fortunate to join the team at Triumph Recovery. She adds to the team with her extensive knowledge in management, organization, and specializing in all aspects of Joint Commission.

Kelly Menes

Clinical Supervisor
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Dr. Lance Miller

Dr. Lance Miller, Psy.D., clinical director and lead therapist, has extensive experience working with addiction, in addition to personality disorders, neuropsychological conditions, and trauma. A graduate of the prestigious Ryokan College School of Psychology, Dr. Miller works to help people strive to achieve balance in their recovery through the attainment of emotional safety, well being and self-assurance. Dr. Miller holds a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology and another in Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, as well a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.

Dr. Lance Miller

Clinical Director and Lead Therapist
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Armen' Bio

Armen began working in the field of drug and alcohol treatment 5 years ago. He chose to work in the treatment setting because he wanted to give back and help others who are struggling with addiction. Armen has personal experience with addiction as he proudly has 7 years of sobriety. Through his hard work and dedication, Armen worked through the ranks starting off as an overnight technician to a technician supervisor. Armen brings to the Triumph team a great deal of client-centered care and compassion as well as de-escalation skills with a light-hearted comic relief.

Armen Akopyan

Technician Supervisor
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Gary's Bio

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Gary Edwards

Executive Chef
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To learn more about Triumph Recovery Detox Programs and Treatments or to receive assistance in determining the relevant detox program or treatment for you or your loved one, contact us now. Our professional team is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week, to help you or a loved one overcome addiction and start a new life free from drugs and alcohol:

Call (818) 287-0008 right now to speak with a rehab advisor.

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