Dr. Kristen Husted-McCoy, LMSW, PhD, is the Program Director and Chief Operating Officer for Communicare Michigan, LLC and has been employed with the company since 2010.  Under her leadership, the program has grown into four locations, including our return to Florida. Dr. Husted-McCoy has 23 years experience in the mental health, substance  abuse and traumatic brain injury industries.  After earning her Bachelors degree in 1995 at Lake Superior State University, she worked for several years in the field of substance abuse rehabilitation. In 1998, she graduated with a Masters degree in Social Work from Grand Valley State University where she worked in both a hospital setting and private practice. In 2009, she completed her Doctoral degree from Capella University in Psychology while continuing to work in the field of mental health and traumatic brain injury. She is a published author and has provided research on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Combat Veterans.  She continues to provide cutting edge rehabilitation for the Traumatic Brain Injury population by providing care in the least restrictive environment and a primary goal of independence; as evidenced by the successful graduation of many members from Communicare.  Dr. Husted-McCoy strives for professional growth by independently conducting Neuro-psychological evaluations and has sustained hospital privileges at the renowned St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital.