Dr. Pena is a clinician and an educator. He works as a medical director in substance abuse and is a Clinical Assistant Professor at a local school of medicine. He has been working in the field of psychiatry since 1993 and in addictions since 1996. He is board certified in General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. Dr. Pena takes a holistic approach to the disease of addiction that includes mainstream medicine as well as psychological and spiritual interventions.