Misty Berard started her career in the mental health field as a direct care staff at a level-12 residential treatment facility. She continued her work in crisis intervention and served as a Cottage Supervisor and Director in the Residential setting. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology at Occidental College in Los Angeles and her M.A. in Leadership and Organizational Studies at Azusa Pacific University. Misty is trained in Trauma Informed Care and Restorative Justice practices and joined the Casa Pacifica Leadership Team in 2019 with 15 years’ experience.