Born and raised in Southern California, Jonathan “J.R.” Rackley earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from California Southern University before moving on to earning his Master of Arts degree from the same university that inspired him so much. He has been actively involved in the field of Addiction and Mental Health for over 20 years, volunteering for organizations such as Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), as well as several recovery based charities.
As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, J.R. is able to work with individuals in a dual-diagnosis setting. J.R. is thrilled to be able to provide an informative, comforting, and welcoming presence to clients as the Clinical Director here at Vantage Point Recovery. J.R. is extensively trained in Brainspotting and brings this expertise to the trauma directed dynamic of the Vantage Point Treatment Program. J.R.’s leadership qualities and long-term experience in the field of Behavioral Health provides him with the clinical and managerial skills to confidently embrace, and carry out, the position of Clinical Director.