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Elliott Hastings, MS, CATC, Doctorate of Clinical Psychology Student

Clinical Director

Elliott graduated from Sonoma State University in 2006 with a BA in Psychology.  After graduation, he moved to England where he completed a Master’s Degree at Oxford Brookes University in Cognitive Neuropsychology.  Elliott has worked in the mental health field for over 13 years in various levels of care including, court-ordered diversion, adult outpatient, adolescent intensive outpatient and prevention, adolescent long-term residential, and adult residential treatment. Currently, Elliott is working on his PsyD at the California Southern University.

In 2013, Elliott joined Duffy’s clinical team and was promoted to Clinical Director in 2016.  In his role as Clinical Director, Elliott has helped develop the clinical program to include peer and gender-specific process groups, Seeking Safety trauma education, and weekly development groups for the counselors and staff.  Elliott also manages Duffy’s Continuing Care Program and has oversight of the administrative elements of Incidental Medical Services. Elliott believes effective staff development can be achieved by practicing what we preach. Through this practice, he believes he can help his staff develop into confident leaders. Those leaders embody the principles that are taught at the facility, and through this, the guests learn by example.

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On July 26th, 2013, I entered Duffy’s after detoxing. Thanks to the good foundation I got here, I am still sober! I hope the first Monday’s activities are checking out what meetings you will go to after you leave Duffy’s. I am still going to the ones I wrote down 5 years ago. Thanks for being there for folks like me who could not stop drinking.

– A former guest
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Our accreditations show our focus on quality care.
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals