Calm Rehab Bali is led by an internationally qualified counselling team which is comprised of therapists, psychologists and dedicated recovery coaches who are onsite throughout the week, complemented by our 24-hour nursing team and professionally experienced support staff from the UK, Australia and Indonesia.
Matthew Little MBACP – Head of Counselling Services
Highly experienced, knowledgeable and understanding, Matt works with our clients in both one-to-one sessions and during group therapy.
Working to the highest professional standards, Matt holds a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and is a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy as well as the Federation of Drug & Alcohol Practitioners.
Matt’s own personal journey and experience of addiction have given him great empathy and understanding providing him with a passionate focus for helping others to break the cycle of addiction and live a meaningful life in recovery.
“I have a passion for working in the area of addiction because my own personal journey took me to places I never thought I could return from. Helping others find their way has provided the most rewarding experiences of my life”.
Reshie Joseph MBBS MSc – Clinical Consultant
Reshie Joseph MBBS MSc
Reshie is a clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of PTSD, Complex Psychological Trauma, Addictions and other Disorders of Extreme Stress Not Otherwise Specified (DESNOS).
Beginning his professional career as a doctor, Reshie obtained his medical degree (MBBS) from the University of Sheffield in the UK. He has since left medicine practice, fully retrained as a clinical psychologist with an MSc from Kings College London in Psychology and the Neuroscience of Mental Health and now practices exclusively as a psychological professional.
Reshie works with Calm in a Clinical Consultant capacity, providing his extensive knowledge and support to the in-house team, to help ensure best standards of rehabilitation practices are adhered to.
Aubrey Drew J. Lintang S.Psi – Support Counselor
Aubrey Drew J. Lintang S.Psi
A Bachelor of Psychology from UNIKA Atma Jaya University in Jakarta, Aubrey is a valuable member of Calm’s client support team where she assists clients in all aspects of their recovery program – from assisting in facilitating Group Therapy sessions through to hitting the gym.
Originally from Jakarta, Aubrey has a natural enthusiasm for helping people and feels that working within the addiction field is her calling. Aubrey’s genuine and caring nature ensures she is a popular member of the team.
Aubrey is a talented musician and enjoys playing piano and violin in her free time.
“I enjoy working within the field of addiction because I have a passion for helping people and working with recovering addicts is my calling”.
Jack Mitchell – Founder / Program Manager
Originally from the UK, although a long-time resident of Bali, Jack is the co-founder of Calm Rehab and in his role as Program Manager, oversees all aspects of the Residential Community Program.
Jack’s personal experiences in rehab inspired him to create not just a place to get sober, but a place that instils lasting confidence, offering ongoing support while providing the tools to enable people to live their own dreams, free from the limitations of addiction.
Onsite throughout the week and working closely with clients, Jack is passionate about demonstrating the benefits of embracing change, maintaining sobriety… and keeping a sense of humour along the way.
“Embracing life in recovery has given me so much. My goal is to help other people find hope and demonstrate that almost anything is possible if we walk the walk”.
Simon Ford – Senior Support
Simon is from London and has extensive experience helping individuals overcome addiction issues having worked at a number of Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centers throughout the UK and Asia.
Simon leads the support team and is onsite throughout the week helping our clients to overcome the challenges often found in early sobriety, he regularly facilitates Group Therapy sessions and has a passion for a 12-Step recovery approach.
A fitness enthusiast with a great sense of humour, when not at work Simon can usually be found in the gym or on the beach.
“The most rewarding thing for me is watching the lights go on in someone’s world, seeing them grow in confidence becoming positive, productive and happy”.
Courtney Jane – Client Support
Originally from Australia, Courtney moved to Bali after making a major lifestyle and career change and has now dedicated her life to working with others and now works closely with Calm’s clients, helping them free themselves from the limitations of active addiction.
Courtney is an important member of Calm’s Client Support Team and her caring nature, energy and positivity are highly valued by our clients. Courtney spent years in active addiction herself and so understands first-hand what many of our clients have been through, as well as the challenges that recovery can bring.
“I love seeing the change in people who often come in feeling broken but leave with a smile on their face, with goals for the future and a solid foundation to build upon”.
Dr Yasmin Angela MD – General Physician / Detox Specialist
Dr Yasmin Angela MD
Dr Yasmin leads the medical team at Calm Rehab where she provides invaluable assistance to our clients, managing their general health as well as their safe medical withdrawal from drugs and alcohol when required.
Dr Yasmin graduated from the prestigious Hasanuddin University in 2012, with additional qualifications in emergency medicine and withdrawal management.
Regularly onsite, Dr Yasmin is an esteemed medical professional who is both approachable and highly knowledgeable.
Dr Yasmin’s personal interests include extreme sports, surfing and reading.
Desy Purwanti, S.KEP – Head Nurse
Desy Purwanti, S.KEP
Desy was born and raised in Bali and works full time at Calm Rehab leading a team of qualified nurses in overseeing the health, comfort and well-being of all our clients.
Desy enjoys helping people and her caring nature and medical knowledge make her a major asset to Calm. Desy has the ability to empathize and connect with our clients in a personal yet professional manner working to international standards at all times.
“I find working at Calm Rehab to be very rewarding, every day I learn something new and love working with our clients and seeing them get healthier”
Nia Ardiya Sari, AMD.KEP
Nia Ardiya Sari, AMD.KEP
Completing her diploma and graduating from Nursing Academy in 2016, Nia now works alongside Desy in supporting the health and wellbeing of our clients.
Nia has a calm, relaxed and caring nature which helps our clients feel at home, while her professional knowledge and excellent communication skills ensure the highest standards of care are met.
In her spare time, Nia enjoys traditional dancing and socializing with friends.
“I love being part of the team here, everyone enjoys the work we do and I think that translates very well to our clients. It is great to be able to help them feel better and to be a part of their journey.”
Dr Joy Reverger – Psychiatrist
Based at Siloam Hospital, Dr Joy is a Board Certified Psychiatrist who assists Calm in meeting the varying psychiatric needs of our clients.
Dr Joy is an expert in her field and provides her insight, advice and assistance to Calm’s clinical team as well as consulting directly with our clients when required.
Dr Ristie Darmawan MD – General Physician
Dr Ristie is a highly regarded medical professional and the former Medical Director of BIMC, one of the leading international hospitals on the island, she now runs a private practice close to Calm.
Dr Ristie is available to help our clients with any health concerns and works alongside Dr Yasmin in overseeing the general wellbeing of all Calm clients.