PaRC - Clearlake Intensive Outpatient Program

Our Team

Meet Our Team

Cameron Bolish, M.Ed.
Regional Chief Executive Officer

Cameron arises each morning to win the day and identify opportunities to sharpen his mental toughness, visualize success, overcome failures, and focus on setting and achieving goals. While enhancing his situational awareness and looking for the good all around us, Cameron continually moves forward in the pursuit of happiness, never taking one moment of life for granted. After multiple years dedicated to fostering a successful educational leadership platform, Cameron strategically transitioned into Healthcare Administration with Acadia Healthcare serving as: Director of Admissions, Director of Business Development, Corporate Manager of Managed Care, and Chief Executive Officer. As of June 2020, Cameron left Acadia Healthcare to further his healthcare leadership journey with Discovery Behavioral Health serving as the CEO for New Hope Ranch. Cameron currently serves as the CEO for DBH’s newly acquired purchase from Memorial Hermann; PaRC – Prevention and Recovery Center. Cameron and his fiancé are the proud paw-rents of two little puppies: Zella and Zeppelin.

Lara Offenburger PA-C
Chief Operating Officer

Lara has been with Discovery Behavioral health since January of 2019 serving in multiple leadership positions. As a medical provider, Lara has provided leadership working both within substance use facilities as a Lead Medical Provider as well as throughout the division as a Medical Quality and Compliance Manager. As COO at PaRC, Lara utilizes this background to support the exceptional teams within the facility to provide the highest quality care for each patient. After graduating from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2001 Lara has focused her career on providing exceptional care to medically underserved populations. With her background in internal medicine, she obtained additional training in psychiatry, HIV specialty care, and substance abuse treatment to bring a unique and holistic approach to care for each individual patient. When not at work Lara enjoys filling her day with volunteer work and international travel focusing on learning from diverse and varied cultures.

Mike Leath, M.D.
Medical Director

Dr. Leath has worked at Prevention and Recovery Center (PaRC) since 2004, starting as a staff physician, then later becoming the medical director. He has been with Discovery Behavioral Health since the transition in 2021. Prior to joining PaRC, he worked in family and ER medicine. He attended Texas A&M University, then graduated with a degree in pharmacy from the University of Houston College of Pharmacy. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, and did his residency in family medicine at Memorial Family Medicine in Houston, Texas. He is board certified in both family and addiction medicine. Dr. Leath has been sober since 2003 and uses his personal knowledge and passion of addiction and recovery to help his patients succeed as they begin their personal journey. In his spare time, Dr. Leath enjoys any and everything outdoors, especially hunting, fishing and spending time with his awesome family.

Carlos Guerra Jr., M.D.
Director of Psychiatry

Dr. Guerra received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Texas A & M University in 1985. He received his Doctorate in Medicine degree from The University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 1989. He completed his residency in adult psychiatry from Baylor College of Medicine in 1992 and his fellowship in child psychiatry from Baylor College of Medicine in 1994. He is board certified. Dr. Guerra was the medical director for the Children’s and Adolescent Unit at Spring Shadows Glen from 1995 to 2000. While medical director, Dr. Guerra was appointed assistant clinical professor of Psychiatry – Division of Child Psychiatry for Baylor College of Medicine. He also served as Chief of Staff at Spring Shadows Glen in 1999. He has served as the medical director for the Memorial-Hermann Rapid Psychiatric Response Team since 2000. He has been on the clinical staff at PaRC since its inception in November 2000. In August 2008, Dr. Guerra accepted the position as medical director for adolescent psychiatric services at PaRC and works with chemically dependent adolescents and adults. He was in private practice for over 20 years and was involved in numerous clinical pharmaceutical research trials. He supervises medical students from UTMB, physician assistant students from University of North Texas Health Science Center, and nurse practitioner students from several different nursing programs. Since 2011, Dr. Guerra has served as one of two medical directors for Interfaith EAP. In 2014, Dr. Guerra accepted the position to oversee Memorial Hermann’s Urgent/Emergency Outpatient Psychiatric Clinics. Dr. Guerra is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Traci Gauen, MA, LPC-S, LCDC
Director of Clinical Services

Traci graduated Magna Cum Laude from Baylor University with a degree in Psychology and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She obtained her master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Sam Houston State University. Traci is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. She began working at Prevention and Recovery Center (PaRC) in 2011. Traci has experience in treating patients with chronic pain, substance use disorders, and mental health disorders, as well as experience working with both adult and adolescent patients. Traci’s treatment philosophy includes the

dialectical notion that we are doing the best we can and can do better, how self-talk plays a significant and powerful role in shaping one’s life, and how sharing one’s life story and being vulnerable contributes to the healing process. Traci enjoys spending her free time with her family, being outdoors, and watching movies.

Lisa Walker
Director of Quality Management

Lisa is currently serving as the director of quality management for PaRC. Lisa started at PaRC over 12 years ago as a patient access specialist and has held various roles in admissions, data analysis, quality and education. Lisa oversees all regulatory compliance for the facility and believes in providing a quality experience through communication and connection with our patients. She is part of the Fighting Texas Aggie Class of 2009 and holds a B.S. in education from Texas A&M University. She is currently pursuing an M.B.A. with Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi. During her free time, Lisa is planning trips to Disney World with her husband, beautiful children and new puppy.

Xavier Harris, MBA
Director of Facility Operations

Xavier currently serves as director of facility operations with PaRC; he has been with PaRC for over 14 years. Xavier has worked in behavioral health for 22 years. He started as a behavioral health technician (BHT) and has held various leadership roles. Xavier graduated from DeVry University in 2017, magna cum laude, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a focus on health care management. In 2020, he received his master’s degree in business administration from Keller Graduate School of Management. Xavier is detail-oriented, a multitasker and the unique gift of being an extraordinary leader. In his free time, Xavier enjoys spending time with his family, cooking and completing projects.

Kevin Bunn
Director of Admissions

Kevin is currently the director of admissions. He has been with PaRC since 2021. Kevin’s vast experience in the recovery field benefits patients, families and the team at PaRC. Having worked in direct patient care, administration and management, Kevin is well-positioned to help bring best practices in the treatment of substance abuse and addiction to PaRC. His additional experience in finance, insurance and marketing is a definite plus. In Kevin’s words, “I have a passion for helping individuals start on the path to recovery and learn how to maintain a clean and sober life. We know that addiction affects everyone in the person’s sphere, especially families and close friends, and I want to do all that I can to offer education and support to them.”

Ahmad Belton
Director of Patient Experience

Ahmad started his career at PaRC in May 2022. His plan is to develop and train the BHT (behavioral health technician) staff with focused importance on customer service and overall patient experience satisfaction. Ahmad attended Knoxville College in Knoxville, Tennessee. Ahmad started in the behavioral health field in 1996 as a BHT and case manager for patients with cerebral palsy. Prior to PaRC, over the past 15 years Ahmad has been a CPI instructor and milieu/program manager. Ahmad aspires to one day operate his own foster home. Ahmad loves family gatherings and traveling.

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