Yael Landa
Gambling Program Director
Yael Landa is the Director of the Right Action Gambling Treatment Program at Beit T’shuvah. She holds an MA in Forensic Psychology from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York and has received extensive training in gambling addiction and its treatment from the California Gambling Education and Treatment Services (CalGETS) and the California Office of Problem Gambling. A member of the National Council of Problem Gambling in Washington, DC, Yael was recently selected to serve on their Recovery Committee where she will participate in policy-making on issues related to gambling treatment nationwide. She has presented Right Action’s mission, philosophy, and community-based spiritual path to recovery at various state and national conferences including the California Office of Problem Gambling Annual Training Summit and the National Conference on Problem Gambling. Yael began working at Beit T’Shuvah in 2010 and regularly collaborates with the UCLA Gambling Studies Program as well as the California Office of Problem Gambling, who granted Right Action “The Achieving Success One Step at a Time Award” in 2015. Yael believes that every person deserves a chance to recover their passion and discover their purpose in life.

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