Joshua House Recovery Staff


Albert Martinez

Program Manager


Albert has been working in the field of mental health and substance abuse for over 11 years. His versatility in specializations spans across relapse prevention, self-esteem and anger management – whether a client needs assistance with self-identity, autonomy, coping skills or life skills, Albert is a qualified resource. He is a certified addiction counselor and is currently taking courses toward earning a bachelor’s degree in human services at the University of Phoenix. Atop all his professional success, Albert has gone out of the way to classify himself as a very happy father and grandfather who enjoys spending free time traveling the world with his life.

Rami Merhi

Primary Clinician


Rami has been in the drug and alcohol field for eight years since earning a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from National University. Rami also holds a bachelor's degree in psychology and a minor degree in addictive disorders, along with credentials for marriage and family therapy and certification for both drug and alcohol counseling and addictive disorders. He has worked at every level of clinical recovery -- detox, residential, intensive outpatient (IOP) and outpatient. Clients determined to overcome their struggles with drug and alcohol abuse and transform their lives by actively seeking addiction recovery support in the Orange County area have connected well with Rami, who has listed his professional passion as working with individuals who have identified the need to improve their lives.