Meet Our Orange County Mental Health Care Team

HERE FOR YOU

Meet the professionals at SoCal Empowered™. These team members are here to care for you and help you on your path to recovery. Our experienced and knowledgeable Orange County mental health care team is here to support you.

Randall Turner, D.O.
Medical Director

Dr. Randall Turner is our Medical Director here at SoCal Empowered. He earned his medical degree from Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine (TUNCOM) and completed his psychiatry residency training at Loma Linda University in California. He is board certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine. His experience lies in working with a variety of populations, including addiction medicine and geriatric psychiatry. Each day he aims to understand human psychology and psychopathology more throughly, in the hopes of relieving suffering for those he treats, while fostering healing and personal development.

Lisa McCurry
Clinical Director

Lisa is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who completed her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Chapman University and her Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Sociology from Concordia University. Lisa’s professional experience includes working in residential, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient settings with clients struggling with depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, personality disorders, eating disorders, psychosis, and substance use disorders. She is committed to helping her clients understand their core emotional issues, identify their strengths, and move forward in their recovery through growth, insight, and self-compassion.

Adin Hatter
Operations Manager

Adin has been with SoCal Empowered since it was just a concept, after an unexpected loss through the Journey; Adin made it her personal goal to succeed at fulfilling his dreams at SoCal Empowered. With 9 years of experience working in healthcare and Managing big Dual-diagnosis organizations; Adin holds a strong passion for what she does. As Operations Manager she helps potential clients and families to take the first steps in the process of recovery. Adin holds a degree in applied science with an administrative medical assisting specialty, Adin Hatter uses her experience and the personal approach in ensuring an exceptional client experience from day one through a successful discharge.

Sue Kue
Charge Nurse

Sue is a Licensed Vocational Nurse. She joined the Socal Empowered team in 2019. Her nursing experience has extensively focused on mental health and substance abuse, but she also has experience in skilled nursing, geriatrics, and home health, all of which can come in handy with her current duties. Sue is passionate about delivering the best possible support and care to all her clients. Sue’s strong sense of duty and dedication to serve the community is what drives her toward medical excellence. Those who spend time at Socal Empowered will soon realize that they have a tireless support resource in Sue.

Nicole Kirskey
Case Manager

Nicole is a Registered Behavioral Therapist who has worked in the field of mental health for the past eight years. Nicole graduated with her bachelor’s degree in psychology from California State University, Long Beach. She worked with children and adolescents as a case manager in an educational setting providing applied behavior analysis. Nicole worked at Metropolitan State Hospital in varying levels of care where she strengthened her skills in documentation, assessments, and leadership. Nicole excels working with the population at SoCal Empowered as it allows her to bring forth her natural gifts of compassion, empathy and advocacy for her clients.

Charles Trester
Chef

Socal Empowered offers those who stay there many benefits. One of them is top-notch nutrition prepared by an experienced chef. If you stop by the facility, don’t be afraid to “accidentally” do so just before mealtime. You will have three deliciously prepared meals a day. Charles is a graduate of L’Academie de Cuisine in Maryland, and he is a classically trained chef. With a passion for Mediterranean cuisine and an insistence on quality and integrity, he brings 25 years of executive chef experience to Socal Empowered. He puts that quarter-century of experience into every meal he prepares, featuring full flavors and the height of nutritional value.

We’re Committed To Your Long-Term Success

Wondering if in-patient mental health treatment is the right option for you? Give one of our caring professionals a call today to discuss your treatment options!