Our Administrators

Our support staff is comprised of a closely interwoven team of professionals. They manage the institute's operational needs, coordinating seamlessly with the therapists to provide the highest quality service to our clients. The spirit of compassion and individual care permeates the entire CCI staff.


Jennifer DeVore, M.A., LMFT

Program Director

Jennifer entered the behavioral health field in 2004. Her roles have included implementing direct intervention with clients, case supervision, individualized programming, and parent training, clinical and program development, as well as business development. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from California State University, East Bay. Her passion for working with families, individuals, and couples led her to pursue a Masters degree in clinical psychology with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy from Pepperdine University.

Jennifer truly enjoys working with her clients to facilitate a safe and open environment for change and growth. 


Gabriel Good

Business Development/Admissions Director

Gabriel Good is a native Californian born in Stockton and raised in San Diego. He traveled all over the United States as well as other countries taking an interest in people, religion and culture. He pursued many areas of study including psychology, nursing and music and found the greatest interest in the study of counseling. While pursuing a certification in drug and alcohol counseling Gabriel directed and managed Rancho Coast Recovery for a period of three years and on a parallel became a case manager at the start of Crownview Co-occurring Institute. Eventually he moved into a director level position, taking on both business development, admissions, and discharges including continuing care placement.

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 Kenneth Gladstone

Operations Director

Kenneth Gladstone moved to San Diego from Long Island, New York. He studied Psychology and History at Stony Brook University College and quickly found work at a fast-paced Agricultural Sales and Logistics company. Kenneth held many titles throughout his stay with the company including sales manager, logistics director, operations manager, and CEO.

With encouragement from many, Ken decided to pursue his true passion of working with those dually diagnosed with mental illness/substance abuse. Kenneth worked for several years as a certified drug and alcohol counselor and gained extensive experience specializing in the adolescent population before being offered a position at the Crownview Co-Occuring Institute. Kenneth Gladstone currently works as Crownview’s Logistics Director and oversees all residential and transitional housing.

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Steven Murphy

Milieu Director

As a native of San Diegan, Steve had a long career in carpet installation, when he decided to change his career path. Having gone through treatment himself, Steve developed a sincere passion for helping others. Steve studied at San Diego City College and graduated with a certificate in Alcohol and Other Drug Studies. After his internship at a drug and alcohol program, Steve began his career in a mental health where he developed his skills working with clients suffering from addiction and mental health disorders. In 2014, Steve joined the Crownview Co-Occurring Institute Team as the House Manager providing overall supportive services to clients. Over time his expertise grew and he became instrumental in developing the program structures and procedures. In addition, Steve has utilized his skills to develop numerous strategies and interventions to address clients resistant to treatment that have resulted in success, often when all else failed. As Milieu Director, Steve’s primary role is to have a touchpoint on the client community and crisis intervention management.

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Heather Newman, CATC

Director of Case Managment

Heather is a native San Diego resident and mother of three with a passion for helping people. Since 2002, she has worked with veterans, San Diego's homeless population, DUI offenders and provided case management for women involved with Children's Protective Services. She is a certified substance abuse counselor and has extensive experience working with clients with mental health diagnosis.  Heather is an experienced teacher in areas of substance abuse, relapse prevention, domestic violence and family dynamics. She is well versed in the key aspects of case management including recovery and building outside support networks, medical issues and the resources available for clients who no longer have private insurance and has spent many years advocating for clients who are navigating the legal system. Client well-being is her passion and she looks forward to being of service.

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Stacy Morris

Office Manager

A native to San Diego, Stacy joined Crownview Co-Occurring Institute February 2017. She has been in the medical field since 1998, starting as a Certified Medical Assistant providing home health care, then transitioning into Office Management in specialties such as OB-Gyn, Chiropractic and Pain Management. Stacy has a passion and desire to help our community and increase awareness for our loved ones that are affected by addiction and mental health disorders.

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John “JP” Flores, CATC, CSC

Associate Milieu Director

JP was born and raised in San Diego. He is a certified addictions treatment counselor and clinical supervisor. JP has been working in the field of addiction and co-occurring disorders since 2005. He studied psychology, Forensic Addiction Treatment and AOD studies at UCSD and Los Angeles City College. He specializes in facilitating groups, motivational interviewing, Crisis Intervention and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. JP has extensive experience working with the criminal justice, Native American and Female populations. Before finding his way to CCI, JP was the clinical supervisor of a substance abuse program in Vista California. Having gone through treatment himself, JP pursued a career in the field of addiction. “I Love what I do because someone took the time to help me many years ago, I’m just giving back what was given to me”.

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David Dalton

Housing Director

David was born in Los Angeles California and raised in Indiana. Eventually residing roots in North County San Diego. David enjoyed a long successful, yet unfulfilling, career in communications as a fiber optic technician. Through personal recovery, he discovered a true passion for helping others and while on his journey had the pleasure of encountering Director Team Members of Crownview Co-Occurring Institute. As David likes to tell the story, “I believe they saw something in me that I had never seen in myself”. The team requested that David come in to interview and the rest is history. David soon realized he had an intuitive ability to meet clients “where they are at”, by understanding the journey himself. David has held many positions at CCI with a humble beginning as support staff, quickly being promoted to house manager. David’s most recent promotion includes carrying the title of Housing Director, overseeing all House Managers and Residents. David has dedicated his personal and professional life to helping others. He believes this is the essence of recovery.

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Gianna Melendez

Associate Operations Director

With more than 20 years of experience in Medical Office Administration, Gianna’s philosophy centers around what role she can play in helping others find solutions. She takes pride in helping people and provides a caring atmosphere for Client’s and Co-Workers. She lives in Oceanside with her husband, and volunteers at St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Catholic Church as a Children’s Eucharistic Minister and Sunday School Teacher.

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 Amy Thompson

Associate Operations Director

Amy studied business management, finance and accounting at Owens Collage in Toledo Ohio. Her education and aptitude for management eventually led her to finding a lucrative career as an Operations Director in various industries. In making the life changing decision to move to Encinitas, CA, eventually procuring a position as the Associate Operations Director for Crownview Co-Occurring Institute. Amy found not only a positive work environment but a family, as well as success using her true passion for recovery and her talents in business management.  Amy has come to realize that working with others and helping clients on their own path in treatment and recovery has greatly enhanced her own. Amy believes she has found her true purpose at CCI.



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