Eric Botelho


Eric Botelho


Eric Botelho is the President and Founder of South Shores Detox and Recovery, Anchored Recovery Community, Founder of Sanctuary House and the Pastor at Sanctuary Faith Community. Eric has over 27 years of time in recovery and his personal leadership style and passion for people have created a community unlike any other.

Eric is also proud to have over two decades of applied mental health and addiction treatment expertise. Alongside his passion for spirituality, his embrace of evidence-based practices and comprehensive knowledge regarding recovery have helped to make South Shores a treatment destination like no other. 

With a Master of Arts Degree in Divinity, Eric loves being a Child of God and the opportunity to seek and serve Him. As a student of history, Eric has a desire to travel and experience the work and culture of others with and strives to live with an expanded worldview. Eric truly enjoys being a father and loving husband as well as spending time in community with others in the communities of Dana Point and Southern California as a whole.