Christian Butler, M.S., MFT
As the Program Director, Christian provides one-on-one counseling for all of our clients and oversees their individual treatment plans with great care and attention to detail. He regularly joins our clients at Phoenix Multisport to model the importance of fellowship through fitness. Christian earned his master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at California Baptist University.
Basharat Khan, M.A., MFTi, PCCi
Bash knows that walking in through the doors of New Start allows him to play a significant role in guiding our clients through each tactic they form in battling their addiction. The idea of aiding an individual in grasping the necessary tools to live and enjoy life provides Bash with an indescribable feeling of reward; one that constantly motivates him to continue working with this population and giving it all that he’s got.
Greg Shelton, CATC I
Greg has been in recovery for 14 years and is an active participant in the AA community. He brings over 10 years of treatment experience to the table and is an important fixture for clients in our residential care program.
Jeff Clay, i-CATC
As overseer of both detox and residential care, Jeff spends a lot of one-on-one time with all of our clients. He enjoys being able to assist them to find a path that works for their unique situation, and he models how to achieve that path. He is inspired to create a safe and comfortable environment for clients and staff. Jeff is also an avid golf player and surfer.
Cindy Gutierrez, B.S.