Team

Paul Kaufman

 

Paul Kaufman

Owner

Paul, father of 3 little girls and a true Santa Monica local, strives to assist individuals to find their full potential toward contentment.

Paul’s own struggle with drugs and alcohol had taken over his life in his 20's. He believes that the sole reason he has maintained continuous sobriety is the result of six months in an intensive transitional living, post 30 day treatment.

Paul has left many positive imprints, helping clients build a foundation for their prosperous lives while owning Riviera Recovery Malibu Sober Living and formerly working at Clearview Treatment as their Executive chef.

His decision to enter a life of integrity and sobriety accompanied with his natural love and expertise in cooking has inspired him to bring joy and hope back into people's lives. Through clear lines of honest communication Paul will meet clients and families where they’re at and provides nurturing encouragement to stimulate life skills and growth.

travis steinkamp

 

Travis Steinkamp

Assistant Program Director

Travis Steinkamp just recently graduated West Los Angeles Community College and is now a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor. He has been working in the recovery field now for 4 years, has found his life's work in helping others recover from there addictions. A Santa Monica native who is passionate about skateboarding, surfing, hiking and helping others.

He is very dedicated to his own sobriety, has worked all twelve steps and is also taking other men through the steps. His approachable nature makes it so he is able to work closely with all the clients at Haus by taking them on activities and showing them how much fun sobriety can be.

In addition, Travis case manages all male clients helping them stay on the right track with their own path to recovery. Helping them use the sober tools they have learned to achieve long term recovery. Travis has truly proven to be an exemplary member of the Haus Team!

jil maio

 

Jil Maio

Director of Operations & Activities Coordinator

Jil joined HAUS Recovery in March of 2017 as Director of Operations & Activities Coordinator from Miami, FL. She is committed to showing people in recovery that they can still have fun without the use of drugs and alcohol! She shows clients through experience how to build a solid foundation in sobriety, develop life skills, and identify and pursue their dreams. Jil uses her background in recovery to help other struggling addicts overcome personal adversity and achieve their goals. When not at work she can often be found perusing the aisles of Barnes & Noble looking for the latest best seller and is always quick to share her finds with the residents of the HAUS!

spener kaufman

 

Jensen Darrow

 

Jensen is a Los Angeles native who got into the field after her own personal struggles with addiction caused her to realize her true calling and passion to help other addicts and alcoholics. She is currently working towards her Drug and Alcohol Counselor certification at UCLA and completing her fieldwork praticuum hours in the form of an internship at Breathe Life Healing Centers in West Hollywood. Once completed Jensen plans to continue on with schooling to obtain her Masters in Social Work. She is also a big advocate that animals can provide therapeutic value and when she is not working or at school can be found spending time with her family, friends and pets.

jil maio

 

Christopher Johnson

 

Chris grew up in Los Angeles and knows the personal struggles of addiction first hand through his own battles. After getting clean on January 6th, 2014 he chose to get into the field to help other addicts see that there is a new way to live. Chris can often be found taking an art class, working out a Muscle Beach, or heading out for a spa day for some much needed relaxing self care!