treatment services provided by Santa Cruz's leading addiction treatment team

About Our Team of Specialists

Envison a team of specialists dedicated to supporting you just where you are along the path of recovery. The Key’s team is well-versed and accredited to manage substance use disorders and mental health co-dependencies, offering an enriching program tailored to you and your needs. 

Join us today and experience a new level of outpatient programming that will fundamentally shift your course of addiction recovery for years to come. 

We believe the KEY to overcoming addiction is to work with the best team in Santa Cruz. Read on to learn about our KEYS to success — The Key Addiction Treatment Center’s IOP team!

Our Addiction Specialists

Bobby Singh, MD, Addiction Medicine Specialist

Dr. Bobby Singh, BA, MD

Double Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine

Kristi Van Pykeren, Clinical Director

Kristi Van Pykeren | Clinical Director


Sara Balla, Administrative Director

Sara Balla | Administrative Director

MA, Ed.

Nick Stavrides, CADC

Nick Stavrides | CADC Counselor


Lauren Saputelli

Dr. Lauren Saputelli | Acupuncturist


Whitney Dewitt

Whitney Dewitt | Certified Therapist