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Center For Discovery
Teen Mental Health Treatment

Teen Mental Health Treatment

Our Team

At Center For Discovery, each member of our team is a highly trained healthcare professional. Members of our staff are carefully selected to ensure licensure, certification, experience, training, education and practical skills. Center For Discovery team members are passionate about helping teens and adolescents with mental health disorders and we are deeply committed to the overall, long-term healing and well-being of each of our residents. Please see specific program sites for information about our treatment teams.


Craig Brown, Ph.D.

Craig Brown, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer

CEO and co-founder Craig Brown is committed to improving the overall quality of life for our clients and their families. His specialty is residential treatment of eating disorders. Drawing from nearly thirty years of treating and managing effective programs for eating disorders, Dr. Brown has developed successful treatment methods that produce dramatic and enduring change. A strong advocate of the family systems model of treatment, Dr. Brown considers the family to be an essential element in every treatment experience at Center for Discovery. He and his staff work closely to help clients and their families in each step of their transformational journey. After receiving his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Memphis State University in 1986, Dr. Brown now sponsors multiple academic scholarships for training the school’s best-in-class clinicians.

Mark Hobbins

Mark Hobbins
President and Chief Operating Officer

Mark Hobbins is widely recognized as one of the nation's leading experts on adolescent treatment, parenting, and family issues. Mr. Hobbins has pursued his mission of strengthening families for over 25 years, co-founding one of the largest organizations of treatment programs for troubled youth and their families in the nation. He has authored and co-authored dozens of articles, courses and workbooks to help parents improve their parenting skills and strengthen their families. Mr. Hobbins also founded one of the nation's leading online resources for parenting and relationship education. Mr. Hobbins has served as an expert consultant for numerous media organizations such as CBS, NBC, People Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Los Angeles Times, and the New York Times. Mr. Hobbins has also acted as a consultant and made appearances on several television shows including BRAT CAMP, Britain's Youngest Boozers, A&E Intervention, Tyra Banks and Dr. Phil.

Robert Weitzman

Robert Weitzman
Chief Financial Officer

Robert Weitzman has been a senior financial executive in the healthcare industry for more than twenty years for companies which experienced explosive growth during his tenure. Prior to his involvement in healthcare, Mr. Weitzman was in the financial services industry including being the CFO and COO of a national full service securities firm with over 200 branch offices. He is both a CPA and an attorney and serves as the CFO and General Counsel for Center for Discovery. In these capacities, he is responsible for the Accounting and Treasury Departments, the Business Office and the Legal Department. Mr. Weitzman graduated cum laude from Southwestern University School of Law. While in law school, he authored a personal property tax article which was cited by the United States Supreme Court and resulted in a sweeping change to personal property tax law nationwide.

Greg Corbin

Greg Corbin, M.A., M.F.T.
Director of Quality Improvement

Greg Corbin has worked in the field of mental health for more than thirty-three years and has extensive experience treating both adolescents and adults. Mr. Corbin spent the first fifteen years of his career as the Program Administrator for a long-term treatment program for youth. He has served as Director for multiple mental health treatment programs at the inpatient, outpatient and residential levels of care. Mr. Corbin previously managed and facilitated a series of seminars, providing presentations on mental health and wellness. He also served as a Long Beach City Commissioner for the Commission on Youth. Mr. Corbin joined the Center For Discovery in 1997 as Director of Quality Management. His primary responsibilities are to facilitate quality improvement, licensing and accreditation activities across all facilities.

Amy Brown

Amy Brown
Director of Operations: Mental Health & Substance Abuse

After completing her Master's degree in Psychology at Pepperdine University, Amy Brown began working to help individuals and families find healing and hope. Ms. Brown came to Center For Discovery with extensive experience managing various eating disorder programs as well as behavioral health facilities. Under Ms. Brown's leadership, Center For Discovery's substance abuse and mental health programs have flourished and Ms. Brown now oversees numerous mental health and substance abuse programs throughout southern California. Ms. Brown feels very deeply about the contribution she is making to improve the quality of life for adolescents and their families. One of the things that attracted Ms. Brown to Center For Discovery was the shared commitment to providing the best quality of care to each patient and his or her family.

Dr. David Godot

David Godot, Psy.D.
Psychological Testing

David Godot earned his Master's degree in Counseling Psychology and his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, Illinois. He is experienced in psychological assessment and treatment, and has special interests in the treatment of trauma, mind-body medicine, and clinical hypnosis.

Rachel Wood

Rachel Wood, Ph.D.
Executive Director of Admissions and Business Relations

Dr. Rachel Wood is a licensed clinical psychologist and the Executive Director of Admissions and Business Relations at Center For Discovery. Rachel has served as Primary Therapist, Clinical Advisor to the Admissions Department and, most recently, Director of Admissions. Dr. Wood has been working in the mental health field for over years and has experience in all levels of care (outpatient, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, residential and inpatient hospitalization). She earned her Masters of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology from California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco. During the course of her education, she spent many years working with adults with mental health, substance use, and eating disorders. Rachel also earned a clinical and research placement at Children's Hospital Oakland where she spent years working with children and adolescents with trauma and gaining a greater understanding of the relationship between the brain and behavior.

  
Center For Discovery Center For Discovery has been providing residential treatment for women and teens for over years. At Center For Discovery, we provide residential treatment for women with eating disorders, teens with eating disorders, teens with mental health disorders, and teens with substance abuse issues.

Center For Discovery
4281 Katella Ave., Ste. 111
Los Alamitos, CA 90720

866.482.3876




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