Derek Castaño

Residential Counselor

A graduate of Southern New Hampshire University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Derek comes to Mountain Valley after almost a decade of work experience as a Patient Advocate and a Peer to Peer Support Member at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover, NH. Prior to working at WDH, Derek completed an internship with Chances Diversion Program, as well as an internship with the Barrington, NH Police Department. His volunteer experiences include working with individuals for whom English was not their first language and as a peer mediator. Derek enjoys working as part of a team and uses his strong communication and interpersonal skills to assist the MVTC residents while promoting a positive and safe environment.