Joanna Haughton’s role as Director of Nursing involves overseeing the entire spectrum of patient care, from admission to staffing and discharge. She honed her hands-on approach during her 15 years working in health care, the last 8 of which were spent in behavioral health. Her commitment to providing comprehensive and compassionate care is evident in her day-to-day interactions with both patients and staff.

Educationally, Joanna is a proud alumna of Indiana University of PA, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. This diverse educational background reflects her dedication to understanding the multifaceted aspects of patient care within the addiction treatment field.

One of Joanna’s guiding principles is encapsulated in her favorite quote by John C. Maxwell: “Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flow charts. It is about one life influencing another.” This philosophy underscores her leadership style, emphasizing the profound impact that genuine and supportive leadership can have on both colleagues and patients.