Christine Pappas, MA, PsyD, CEDS

California native Christine Pappas joined the FRN staff with almost 20 years of experience in the mental health field, having served individuals and families recovering from addiction, eating disorders, trauma and mood disorders in both private practice and in a variety of treatment programs throughout the state. Her degrees include both a master’s in clinical psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology and a doctorate in that same field of study from Argosy University. Pappas has also served as an adjunct professor at Argosy University, teaching a variety of courses to master’s level students and fostering their clinical expertise.

A Certified Eating Disorder Specialist through the International Association of Eating Disorder Professional Foundation, she serves on its board as well. Pappas is also an active member of the Women’s Association for Addiction Treatment (WAAT) and a member in good standing of the American Psychological Association (APA).

After six months working with FRN in a different role, Pappas assumed the Director of Outpatient Services duties in January 2017, excited to lead a team of innovators to create a safe, trusting environment for individuals and families to begin the process of recovery.

When not busy serving clients, Christine enjoys cooking, hiking, weekend road trips and spending time with her friends and family.