Jill Gover, Ph.D.
Jill Gover, Ph.D., is the Behavioral Health Manager at Desert AIDS Project (DAP), in charge of mental health services. She is a clinical psychologist, specializing in addiction, anxiety, depression, aging, HIV, and LGBT issues. For 15 years she was the Coordinator of Student Assistance Programs for the Vallejo USD, responsible for developing a large internship program and bringing mental health services into the schools. For 13 years, she was the Director of Mental Health Services for an FQHC community health center, responsible for integrating behavioral health into a primary care setting. In 2011 she joined the staff at The LGBT Center in Palm Springs, where she created a clinical internship program for mental health professionals and established The Scott Hines Mental Health Clinic to provide low cost counseling services to the community. Currently at DAP, Dr. Gover oversees the behavioral health clinic and several treatment programs for the LGBT community, including a Long-term Survivors (LTS) therapy group for gay men aging with HIV. She is also a member of the HIV & Aging Research Project (HARP-PS). Dr. Gover presents and writes frequently on a variety of mental health topics.