Robert Roux Labos
CEO & Interim Program Director
Robert Roux Labos, BA-Arch, began work in the addictions field in 1995 with one of the Philippines’ best Minnesota Method outpatient treatment facilities, located in Makati City, the country’s central business district. In 1998 and in 2010, he was with the two top residential addiction treatment centres in the Philippines. In 2014, he was with an International Treatment Centre in Thailand, prior to being invited as a visiting professor for the Masters Degree Program in Addiction Studies, lecturing on Evidence-Based Treatments (EBT) methods at Mahidol University, Thailand’s first-ranking university.
He occasionally travels the region to do training and workshops with Asia Peak (APEX) Experience.
Robert is also the Treatment Manager at KAYA, employing his specialties in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), 12-Steps Facilitation, and Motivational Interviewing.
Maria Eva Labos
Administrative Head and Life Coach
Evy is a graduate of BSC Marketing at St. Paul College, Quezon City, finished BS Nursing as her second course. And because of her passion to help individuals with Substance Use Disorder, she pursued continuing education in addiction studies, and was able to get her certification as a life coach She gives support to the team by achieving client wellness and autonomy through advocacy, communication, education, identification of service resources, and service facilitation. She identifies appropriate providers and facilities throughout the continuum of the treatment course while ensuring that available resources are being used in a timely and cost-effective manner in order to obtain optimum value for both the client and the families.
Dra. Zoraida Clavio
Dra. Zoraida is a highly experienced medical professional. Through an illustrious career, Dra. Zoraida has amassed a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the field of healthcare. Her passion for helping individuals overcome the challenges of addiction led her to specialize in rehab medicine, where she now plays a vital role in guiding patients towards recovery and rebuilding their lives. Driven by compassion and a commitment to providing the highest standard of care, she has earned a reputation for her exceptional skills in designing personalized treatment plans, managing withdrawal symptoms, and addressing the complex physical and psychological needs of her patients. Her extensive experience, combined with her compassionate approach, allows her to make a profound impact on the lives of those struggling with addiction, empowering them to achieve lasting recovery and wellness. Dra. Zoraida continues to be a beacon of hope and support, embodying the true essence of a dedicated rehab doctor.
Nurse Grail Balatbat
Nurse Grail is a dedicated and vibrant healthcare professional who has been an integral part of KAYA rehab for many years. With a cheerful and compassionate demeanor, she brings a ray of sunshine to the lives of patients on their journey to recovery. Her positive attitude and infectious energy create an environment of warmth, comfort, and encouragement for all those under her care. With an extensive background in nursing, she possesses a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by individuals overcoming addiction. She excels in providing comprehensive care, from monitoring vital signs and administering medications to offering emotional support and guidance. Her nurturing nature and unwavering dedication make her a beloved figure among patients, as she goes above and beyond to ensure their well-being and comfort.
Mang Ponce is a valued member of our rehab facility’s support staff who exemplifies both friendliness and dedication. With a warm and approachable demeanor, he creates an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere for all patients and their families. His exceptional work ethic and commitment to supporting the recovery process make them a valuable asset to our team. He is responsible for taking charge at the back-of-house, making sure that staff and patients are well-fed and well-cared for. He makes himself available where needed, and puts in the hours to make sure that the job is done.
Sachi is KAYA’s beloved Japanese Akita who brings joy and comfort as an Emotional Support Animal to the patients at our rehab facility. Sachi’s presence provides a calming and soothing effect, offering companionship and unconditional love to those on their journey to recovery.