Ike Kerhulas, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer


Dr. Ike Kerhulas

Dr. Ike Kerhulas joined Sober Living by the Sea Treatment Centers as Chief Executive Officer in April 2016. Previously he served Maryvale as Vice President of Clinical Services from 2011-2016, overseeing Maryvale’s Residential-Based Treatment Program, Emergency Placement Center, Mental Health Services, Transitional Housing Program and the Family Resource Center. Dr. Ike came to Maryvale from the Child Abuse Prevention Center where he was the Director of Mental Health Services for four years. Prior to that position, Dr. Ike served as Chief Executive Officer for ACTS for Children, Clinical Director at McKinley Children’s Center, Vice President of Programs at Casita de San Jose, and Quality Assurance Manager at Tri-City Mental Health Center. Dr. Ike has provided consulting services for the Santa Ana Unified School District, Family Service Agency of San Bernardino, Breakthrough Outpatient Adolescent Program and Las Encinas Psychiatric Hospital.

Dr. Ike has considerable experience in the chemical dependency field. His past experience includes directing adult and adolescent hospital-based programs. He has served as a consultant to numerous inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment programs.

Dr. Ike holds a PhD and Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology and a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Psychology from California State University, Northridge. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a member of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Ike is married and has one son.