Episode 46: Brian Coon
Brian is Pavillon's Director of Clinical Programs. His duties include development of organization-wide clinical programing, clinical staff education, internal and external training, and publication. Brian leads pre-admission clinical coordination and approval for admissions to Pavillon's residential programs. He received both his undergraduate degree in psychology and his master's degree in community-clinical psychology from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. He began his full-time clinical work during his graduate internship in 1988. Since that time he has worked in addressing co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders in roles ranging from clinician to clinical supervisor and manager of multiple treatment programs. He is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, Certified Clinical Supervisor, and nationally credentialed as a Master Addiction Counselor. His clinical background is in cognitive-behavioral psychology and evidence-based treatment of co-occurring disorders in various residential and outpatient modalities and levels of care.