Program Staff

Our Counselors are Certified Addiction Treatment Counselors. They have completed (or are working towards completion of) education and training which gives them professional skills for working effectively with youth and families. They are certified by the California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators (CAADE).

MARTHA CASTANEDA, CATC

MARY LOU ESCOTO, CATC

PATTY WALLACE, CATC

TRACY OPP, CAADE

JAN KRUSE, ATC Intern

KATHI ROBERTS, CATCi

MELANIE SIERRA, ATC Intern

FERNANDO GARCIA CATCi

CLAUDEA GOMEZ LMFT – Clinical Supervisor of the Seven Challenges program

STEPHANIE HENANDEZ CATCi

ANDREA HOWARD CATCi

ARACELI MANRIQUEZ CATCi

REBECCA PORTER CATC

GRACE SAIPALE ATC Intern

 

GINNY CONNELL, LMFT. Executive and Clinical Director. In addition to overall agency management, Ginny works closely with all counselors to ensure program compliance with State standards for substance abuse prevention and treatment programs. PDAP is certified as a provider of adolescent treatment services, and is also certified to provide Drug Medi-Cal services.