Our Staff

David Gafford, PhD, LAADC

IOP Director

David has been working in the treatment field for chemical dependency for 30 + years. He has worked in a variety of treatment settings, including mental health, residential, outpatient, and was program director of a methadone clinic in Santa Cruz for 7 years. In addition, he worked as Director of Outpatient Services at Bayside Marin and Bayside San Francisco, started a high end residential program where he served as Executive Director for 1 year, and worked at The Betty Ford Center as lead counselor for ten years. David started working for The Camp as Outpatient Program Manager in the beginning of February 2016. He loves his work and runs a one man operation, which includes all of the following: individual and group counseling, assessments and intakes, insurance verification of benefits and initial authorizations for treatment as well as concurrent reviews.

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There is something special about The Camp. With such an amazing treatment team, it's easy to see why they have such a high success rate.

– Patrick V.
Marks of Quality Care
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • The Jason Foundation