As the CEO and founder of the Cliffside Malibu Treatment Center in Malibu, California, Richard Taite has developed a uniquely successful treatment protocol which includes specific evidence-based interventions based on the Stages of Change behavioral model. Dedicated to helping addicts overcome their addictions so they can lead their best lives, Richard is a hands-on CEO overseeing daily operations. Richard practices what he preaches with regard to addiction recovery - completing a rigorous schedule of exercise, yoga, meditation, therapy, acupuncture, and self-reflection to maintain his sobriety. Richard coauthored the book Ending Addiction for Good just prior to his ten-year sober anniversary. He lives the life he always dreamed of with his wife and children in Malibu.