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Dr. Jessica Rodriguez, PhD

Dr. Jessica Rodriguez, PhD, LAADC-S, ICADC, MAC, CTRTC, CIP, GIP, CTP, CCS, CTS, FSS is a Clinical Director, and Consultant, and is currently the Educator and Lead Trainer for OnSite Strategies, located in Sacramento, California. Dr. Rodriguez, who is fondly called Dr. J., is an expert in the field of Addiction Medicine and a leader in the healing industry. She integrated her organizational, clinical and culturally competent expertise and began developing organizational, behavioral and clinical systems. Some of these systems address organizational challenges in leadership, and a lack of relationship and resiliency within board of directors, the executive team, supervisors, front line and administrative staff. Her clients have experienced favorable results through expert assessment, technical assistance methods, including but not limited to: Intervention, Training, Coaching, Facilitation, Technical Writing, and Document or Literature Review.


Dr. J. is very committed to decreasing health disparity and access barriers for marginalized populations, through customized trainings, educational materials, organizational development, and needs assessments. She was a proud member of the clinical team to start up the Path 2 Health Program for Well Point, Inc., as well as the Clinical Supervisor of Family First’s Therapeutic Foster Care program. She was a Shelter Supervisor and Lead Case Manager for The Cold Weather Shelter, providing co-occurring and support services to homeless families. In addition, she founded the Prison to Purpose program at the California Institute for Women. She believes in the public health model when working with clients; as a trained and certified Choice Theorist and Reality Therapist, she believes that attunement with her clients is critical to the overall success of the work. Dr. Rodriguez is a University of California Sacramento Mc Nair Scholar, a U.S. Scholar, earned her PhD in Psychology, with a Christian Perspective in 2004, and a second Ph.D., in 2008 in Pastoral Care and Counseling. She also received three honorary doctorates in 2004. Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s Recovery Matters published her story in February 2014,