Treatment Programs Director
Kevin Lowry is a Masters in Social Work who grew up in the San Francisco Bay area. Kevin came to Kauai in 2009 and worked at PACT (Parent & Child Together) Hawaii as a Multisystemic Family Therapist (MST) and Supervisor. In 2012, Kevin joined the Hale Opio Kauai Ohana as a therapist and supervisor until 2014 when he became the Hale Opio Treatment Program Director and has remained so. Kevin has over 35 years of experience in the Mental Health field and it continues to be a passion for him to help support the youth and their families who need assistance.
Assistant Treatment Programs Director
Born and raised on Kauai, Kristi is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) with an emphasis in Mental Health. Kristi provides therapy to adolescents and families in the Hale `Opio Treatment Programs.
Enjoys nature and being at the beach. LCSW, graduated from University Hawaii at Manoa with Masters of Social Work. Kim has 10 years of therapeutic experience and provides therapy to adolescents and families in the Hale `Opio Treatment Programs
Enjoys photography and paddling, has 22 years counseling experience including in school-based counseling for emotionally and behaviorally disordered adolescents, individual, and group. Philip provides therapy to adolescents and families in the Hale `Opio Treatment Programs.
Mehrnaz (Michelle) Motazedian
Enjoys dancing Hula, traveling, and spending time with her extended family. Michelle provides therapy to adolescents and families in the Hale `Opio Treatment Programs.
Priti “Maya” Tayal
Community Programs Director
Priti Tayal EdM, MA is the Masters level Community Programs director at Hale Opio Inc. Kauai. I moved to Kauai about 4 years ago from Philadelphia where I worked as a college professor of Psychology and Criminal Justice, a mental health therapist and supervisor of various programs that serviced the community and foster youth. I have over 20 years experience in the mental health and community service fields.
Helene “Rhye” Daub
`IHI Case Manager
Community Empowerment Specialist – Ke Kahua O Ka Malamalama, Street Outreach Program, CPD Admin Assistant
Diversion Programs Coordinator
Teen Court Assistant