Supervisory Team

Veronica Manzo
Veronica Manzo

Program Manager

Veronica is the Program Manager for DN Associates.  She has over 10 years working with severely emotionally disturbed children, adolescents, and families.  Veronica has previously served as the Administrator for a RCL-12 residential facility serving pre-adolescent and adolescent females.  She also worked as a Program Director for the UC Merced GEAR UP Program serving a cohort of 230 students.  Currently, Veronica also works at Resource Center for Survivors (RCS) where she provides bilingual therapy services for children, adolescents, adults, and families focused on healing trauma. Veronica holds a B.S. degree in Psychology and is currently in the final phases of completing a Masters degree in Counseling with a Marriage and Family Therapy option and Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) credential.

John Simms
John Simms

Supervisor III

John has over 16 years of experience working with severely emotionally disturbed children and adolescents. He has been employed with DN Associates for the past 14 years and brings over 13 years of supervisory experience to the organization. John is also a certified Aggression Replacement Training (ART) facilitator.

Joey Gonzalez
Joey Gonzalez

Supervisor II

Joey brings over 16 years of experience working with severely emotionally disturbed children and adolescents in both residential and outpatient mental health clinics. Joey has been with Core Conditions since 2005 and is a certified Aggression Replacement Training (ART) facilitator.

Victor Lockett
Victor Lockett

Supervisor II

Victor has over 7 years of experience working in residential settings with severely emotionally disturbed adolescents and has been employed with DN Associates since 2010. He brings over four years of supervisory experience to the organization.