Dr. Couey oversees the outpatient services at the Betty Ford Center. For over 15 years he has provided clinical services and leadership at several mental health and addiction treatment settings including Valley Women's Center, Tarzana Treatment Center, Hillview Mental Health Center and the Inter-Agency Drug Abuse Recovery Programs. Dr. Couey received a Doctorate and a Master's degree both in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles, CA. He was a recipient of the CAPIC MHSA Award for his commitment to working with underserved populations and has been recognized by the U.S House of Representatives for his community service work. He frequently provides expertise on a variety of subjects related to addiction and mental health for local San Diego television affiliates including ABC, Fox, and KUSI.