Highly Trained, Tenured Staff

Dr. Joan Driscoll, Ph.D


Dr. Driscoll conducts the psychological evaluations for new residents, and facilitates the Dual Diagnosis and Partners in Recovery groups. After completing her graduate work at the Wright Institute, Dr. Driscoll trained at California Pacific Medical Center San Francisco Department of Psychiatry. She was the Director of the non-profit Bay Area Community Resources drinking driver program, a member of the Board of Directors of California’s CADDTP, and served on the BACR management team for more than a decade. She was adjunct faculty at the Wright Institute, Berkeley until 2008 and at Argosy University was the clinical training director and taught Psy.D. and M.F.T. graduate courses. Prior to becoming a psychologist, she was a publishing executive in New York City. Joan says “Recovery is what makes this life possible.”

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