"I went from having no hope to feeling great, it was a miracle."


Our multi-disciplinary treatment team has many years experience in behavioral health and substance abuse. We offer compassion and understanding to each individual participant.  The staff consists of:

  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Registered Nurse
  • Marriage Family Therapist
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Certified Addiction Specialist


“I feel I could stay here forever in this safe and loving environment. The staff always made us feel comfortable no matter what.”



Thomas J. Andrews, MD 

Dr. Andrews has a passion for therapeutic intervention with a focus on total body health. His specialties include obstetric gynecology, addiction psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry. Dr. Andrews practice includes the Psychiatric Care Center, TMS Therapy and Anti-Aging Medicine, while also partnering with Mercy Medical Center, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and North American Mental Health Services. Dr. Andrews has been practicing psychiatry for three decades and has held his practice in Redding, California for the past two decades.


Staci Bertagna, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Director

Staci is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who serves as Clinical Director and Clinician. Staci has over a decade of experience in working with family systems, chemical dependency, mediation, sexual abuse, domestic violence, women’s issues, youth empowerment, program administration and rehabilitation. Staci is dedicated to collaborative service and has a long history of serving on multiple community boards and advisory committees, engaging in partnerships that help promote the overall health and well-being of others.



Lisa Stathopoulos, RN

Lisa brings a new energy to PCC with an eager desire to support our patients in turning their lives around.  After working within hospital settings, she is enjoying an opportunity to work more hands on with patients beyond an acute level of care. Outside of PCC, Lisa enjoys time spent with her family, enjoys healthy fitness and taking in the beautiful sights of the world.



Hannah Wilson, MFTA, APCC

Hannah is a Marriage and Family Therapist Associate and Associate Professional Certified Counselor who serves as a therapist in our mental health program as well as working with patients individually. Hannah loves how the therapeutic process helps people to rediscover the truest, healthiest version of themselves. She has worked with a variety of populations, including women, troubled adolescents, and those going through life transitions. Outside of PCC, Hannah enjoys traveling, hiking, anything creative and a good cup of coffee. She is appreciative that she lives in a town surrounded by mountains with the opportunity to serve others.



Robert Francis, PsyD

Robert is a trained Psychologist who works with patients individually for psychotherapy, facilitates therapeutic groups and conducts psychological testing . Robert enjoys getting to know people’s life stories and supporting them in their process of self-discovery, insight and awareness. Robert recently returned to the North State for the great outdoor activities and to raise his son.




Darcy Varnum, MFT

Darcy is a Marriage and Family Therapist with a wealth of experience in working with youth and adults. Darcy is trained in EMDR, Brainspotting, Family Systems, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy amongst extensive additional training. She is compassionate in her work with her patients and strives to support each individual in their personal healing journey. Darcy enjoys her time with family and friends, especially at a great camping spot, boating on the lake or enjoying a snow covered mountain.



Nicole Castro, CATC / Addictions Counselor / Educator / Case Manager

Nicole serves as one of our program educators and case managers,  as well as an addictions counselor, working with patients individually.  She holds a BA from Chico State and is also a Certified Addictions Treatment Counselor. Nicole is supportive of our patients efforts in turning their lives around and is always available to lend extra support, care and guidance. Nicole enjoys the outdoor opportunities the North State has to offer and will often be found tending to her garden and engaging with her chickens.



Ross Heggie, CATC / Addictions Counselor / Educator / Case Manager

Ross serves as one of our program educators and case managers,  as well as an addictions counselor, working with patients individually.  Ross is a Certified Addictions Treatment Counselor. Ross is compassionate about supporting those struggling with addiction in finding the way of recovery and all that a sober life has to offer. Outside of the office, Ross enjoys working on his property and tending to his pigs.



“The lecturing and educational component was some of the best I have experiences and I have had 9+ years of college education. The staff is the most compassionate, bright and helpful I have had the pleasure to be treated by. Thank you! Thank you!”

“This is an excellent program! The education combined with group therapy serves a great purpose. It helps one develop and understand themselves better.”