Philosophy Qualifications

Tim Sinnott, MFT © Daley Publications. Vestibulum | Sed vulputate

Demonstrated skills in counseling, psychotherapy, and consulting:

Tim Sinnott, MFT, Curriculum vitae


University of San Francisco

Candidate—Doctor of Education in Counseling and Educational Psychology.


University of San Francisco

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology;

Emphasis in Marital and Family Therapy, 1985—1987

Rutgers University Center of Alcohol Studies

New Brunswick, New Jersey

Certificate, Summer School of Alcohol Studies, 1984

University of California, Santa Cruz

Certificate in Alcohol Studies

Advanced Counselor Training Program, 1981—1982

Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York

Bachelor of Arts; Major: English; Minor: Theology



Executive Director, The Palm Beach Institute 7/2012-11/12

Responsible for the overall operation of services which include detoxification, residential, outpatient and adolescent programming.

Clinical Director,  The Camp Recovery Center 2011-2012

A very complex position requiring a thorough understanding of the facility’s 70 bed treatment program and philosophy, admission process and criteria, support and administrative services, and a working knowledge of various aspects of alcoholism, drug dependency and dual diagnosis. Responsible for clinical supervision of case managers and interns, and overall clinical patient care.

Promises Malibu, Executive Director 2010-2011

The Executive Director is responsible for the provision of clinical care services and administrative management of the 30 bed residential rehabilitation center.  Promises Malibu is a part of Elements Behavioral Health, a national behavioral healthcare organization specializing in the treatment of addiction disorders.

Bayside Marin, Executive Director 2008-2010

The Executive Director is responsible for all aspects of operations at both the 18 bed residential treatment center and the 10,000 square foot outpatient program in San Rafael, California.  Bayside Marin is a part of CRC Health Group, the largest provider of addiction rehabilitation programs in the United States. As such, the Executive Director not only oversees the day-to-day operations but works closely with the Regional Vice-President and members of the CRC Leadership Group.

Crossroads Centre Antigua, Chief Executive Officer 2005-2008

The CEO position includes all the responsibilities of the Executive Director (that positioned being eliminated) as well as the general oversight and leadership of the organization.

Crossroads Centre at Antigua, Executive Officer 2003- 2004

Responsible for all aspects of operations at Crossroads Centre, management of departmental budgets, management of the purchasing process of the facility, management of accounts receivable and payable, oversight of patient care processes, oversight of all continuous quality management initiatives/processes, oversight of all staff scheduling patterns.  

Dominican Santa Cruz Hospital, Director, Behavioral Health Services 1997- 2003

The Director is responsible for the leadership, direction, planning and  organization of Behavioral Health Services including the Mental Health Unit, Psychiatric Emergency Services, Partial Hospitalization Program and the Employee Assistance Program.

Dominican Santa Cruz Hospital, Human Resources Management Associate 1995-1997

Responsible for the planning, deployment, and measurement of: management and supervisor development, facilitator development for all Process Improvement Teams, implementation of Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award self-assessment criteria for organizational development. Employee Assistance Program and integration of all process staff well-being programs for physical and mental health and safety

Dominican Santa Cruz Hospital, Manager, Employee Behavioral Programs 1989-1995

Oversee all administrative and clinical functions for: The Adrian Center, Dominican’s chemical dependency program and Employee Assistance Program

Private Practice 1988-2002

Consulting and psychotherapy

Watsonville Community Hospital, Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center, Chemical Dependency Counselor, Clinical Supervisor


Consulting and psychotherapy

Watsonville Community Hospital Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center, Chemical Dependency Counselor,

Clinical Supervisor 1985-1989

Professional Associations, Specialty Training and Education:

Dean of Fellows, California Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors,  2002 - Present.

Member, Editorial Advisory Board of Addiction Professional Magazine, 2004 - 2009.

Secretary, Antigua and Barbuda Amateur Bodybuilding and Weightlifting Association, 2007 – 2008.

President, California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, 1997 – 2001.

Vice-President, California Coalition of Addiction Certifying/Credentialing Organizations,1999 –2001.

Member, Board of Directors, National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, 1998 – 2000.

Member, Board of Directors, Human Development Incorporated, 1999 –2003.

President, Board of Directors, Portola Heights Homeowners Association,  2000 –2003.

Member, Managed-Care Committee, National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse  Counselors, 2000.

Member, Public Policy Committee, NAADAC, The Association of Addiction Professionals, 2000 – Present