Constellation Behavioral Health Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer Krista Gilbert, PhD, LMFT

Constellation Behavioral Health is proud to welcome Krista Gilbert PhD, LMFT as Chief Operating Officer, responsible for managing Constellation’s network of residential and outpatient treatment centers, including Alta Mira Recovery Programs, Bridges to Recovery, and Hanbleceya Treatment Center.

Prior to Constellation, Gilbert most recently served as Group Director at Foundations Recovery Network (FRN), overseeing four residential programs totaling 428 beds and five outpatient centers in Arizona, California, Illinois, Michigan and Oregon. She was also CEO of Michael’s House (an FRN facility located in Palm Desert, California) for five years, and was Director of Outpatient Services for Bayside Marin in San Rafael, CA. In addition to her operational and management experience, Krista is a licensed marriage and family therapist and has a PhD in Depth Psychology. She is the author of several publications including the Foundations Recovery Network Workbook.

“I am thrilled to have Krista joining our team. She brings Constellation a rare combination of strong clinical program development and executive management experience,” said Bill Morrison, Constellation’s Founder and CEO. “Most importantly, at her core, Krista is mission driven. She has dedicated her life and career to creating exceptional treatment programs that help improve the lives of individuals suffering from addiction and mental health issues.”

“I am so proud and feel very privileged to join the Constellation Behavioral Health team,” said Gilbert. “In the current treatment industry, it is an amazing experience to find an organization that genuinely walks what it talks. Simply put, the Constellation standard of care is beyond extraordinary and its treatment programs among the most unique I’ve encountered in my career.”


Founded in 2010, Constellation is dedicated to creating and operating innovative treatment programs for adults with addiction, mental health and co-occurring disorders. Constellation was founded on the belief that excellent treatment outcomes require an intense focus on diagnosing and treating co-occurring disorders, and that a treatment program’s success ultimately depends on a strong combination of best in class clinical and medical care.

Constellation programs include Alta Mira Recovery Programs, a nationally recognized residential addiction and dual diagnosis treatment center in Sausalito, CA, Bridges to Recovery, a leading residential psychiatric treatment program in Los Angeles and San Diego, CA, and Hanbleceya Treatment Center, which offers long-term treatment for individuals suffering from severe and complex mental illnesses in San Diego, CA.