As Clinical Director, Jess brings more than a decade of experience in mental health and addiction treatment to her work at Malibu Detox and Residential Treatment Center.
Jess cares deeply about her work, and her favorite part of working with clients is the opportunity to help them rediscover passion and develop personal identity in recovery. She believes that, in recovery, strength is found in resiliency, acceptance, and hope, and she is proud to lead a team of professionals to help clients find just that.
Before joining Malibu Detox, Jess served as Acting Director of the addiction treatment clinic at West LA Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Here, she trained and managed a team of professionals caring for hundreds of clients in treatment for alcohol addiction and substance use disorder. Jess was also formerly the Clinical Director of an adolescent dual diagnosis treatment center, where she supervised and developed clinical programming for an interdisciplinary team of practitioners.
With years of supervisory experience and a real commitment to caring for clients in recovery, Jess is highly qualified to lead the team of specialists providing evidence-based therapies and addiction treatment here at Malibu Detox.