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Professionals Treatment at Promises Welcomes New Executive Director

Posted on August 12th, 2014

SallyAnn CrossSallyAnn Cross, LCSW, joins Professionals Treatment at Promises as executive director.

Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 – Professionals Treatment at Promises welcomes SallyAnn Cross, LCSW, as its executive director. In this role, Ms. Cross will oversee the addiction treatment program for professionals as well as collate systems and processes and streamline quality assurance and utilization management.

Ms. Cross holds two master’s degrees, one in multicultural counseling from Buffalo State University and a master’s of social work from California State University, Long Beach. She is also a licensed clinical social worker. Her areas of expertise include relapse prevention, harm reduction and cognitive behavioral therapy. She has worked with diverse populations, including, but not limited to, individuals with substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders, HIV and AIDS, battered women and children, autism spectrum disorders and severely emotionally disturbed adolescents.

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Addictions Specialist Joins Promises as Director of Young Adult Programs

Posted on March 14th, 2014

Joni OglePromises Treatment Centers welcomes Joni Ogle, LCSW, CSAT, as its director of young adult programs.

Feb. 27, 2014 — Promises Treatment Centers welcomes Joni Ogle, LCSW, CSAT, as its director of Young Adult Programs. In this role, Ms. Ogle oversees Promises’ intensive outpatient and residential treatment programs for young adults in Los Angeles.

Ms. Ogle has more than 25 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults in addiction, trauma and co-occurring mental health disorders in both a treatment center environment as well as in private practice. She is a licensed clinical social worker and a certified sex addiction therapist with a master’s in social work from the University of Houston. She has additional training in Recreational Therapy, Post Induction Therapy and Dr. Brené Brown’s The Daring Way™ Shame Resilience Curriculum.

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Promises and The Promises Foundation Celebrate Recovery Month with 8th Annual ‘Polo in the Palisades’ Charity Event

Posted on August 14th, 2013

Promises and The Promises Foundation Celebrate Recovery Month with 8th Annual Polo in the Palisades Charity Event In honor of Recovery Month, The Promises Foundation will host its 8th Annual Polo in the Palisades charity event to benefit Miriam’s House.

On Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Will Rogers State Park in Pacific Palisades, California, The Promises Foundation will bring together people in the entertainment, business, legal and recovery communities to help change the lives of low-income families in need at its 8th Annual Polo in the Palisades charity event benefiting Miriam’s House.

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Psychological Trauma the Focus of Professional Workshop Series by Promises Treatment Center’s Renowned Trauma Expert

Posted on August 6th, 2013

Trauma specialist Christine A. Courtois, PhD, presents a two-part professional workshop series on psychological trauma on August 16 and September 13 at The Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 6, 2013 – Christine A. Courtois, PhD, an internationally recognized trauma specialist and Promises Treatment Centers’ National Clinical Trauma Consultant, presents a two-part professional workshop series on psychological trauma on August 16 and September 13, 2013 at the Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles.  

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Promises Treatment Centers Partners with Renowned Trauma Expert Dr. Christine Courtois

Posted on August 1st, 2013

Complex trauma specialist Christine A. Courtois, PhD, partners with Promises Treatment Centers as its National Clinical Trauma Consultant.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 1, 2013 – Promises Treatment Centers welcomes trauma specialist Christine Courtois, PhD, ABPP, as its National Clinical Trauma Consultant. In this role, Dr. Courtois will enhance the ability of Promises’ treatment team to deliver clinically sophisticated, trauma-informed care.

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Fox News Calls on Promises’ Dr. David Sack for Insight on Heels of Actor Cory Monteith’s Tragic Death

Posted on July 17th, 2013

In the wake of the tragic death of 31-year-old “Glee” star Cory Monteith, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly tapped Dr. David Sack, CEO of Promises Treatment Center, to talk about what O’Reilly called the widespread acceptance in society of alcohol and marijuana. Monteith, who was found dead July 13 in his hotel room in Vancouver, British Columbia, died  as a result of “mixed drug toxicity” involving heroin and alcohol, according to the B.C. coroner’s office. Monteith had struggled with addiction since he was a young teenager.

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Promises Treatment Centers Finds Addiction Interventions Particularly Powerful Over the Holidays

Posted on November 30th, 2011

Holiday music and films instill visions of what the holidays should be, but they aren’t the reality for the millions of families affected by addiction. As holiday celebrations approach, families are left with a series of less-than-ideal ways to approach the addict in their lives. Do they ban the addict from the holiday festivities? Should they allow the addict to ruin another get-together?

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Promises Addiction Treatment Centers Expands Holistic & Integrative Therapies Program

Posted on November 8th, 2011

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 08, 2011 – Two years ago, Promises Treatment Centers was among the first to introduce a comprehensive holistic addiction treatment program to its clients. What began as a pain management unit for opiate withdrawal quickly expanded to include tuina, cupping and other Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) techniques to address all forms of emotional and physical pain during detox and early recovery.

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Promises Addiction Treatment Center in Malibu Expands Executive Rehab Program

Posted on November 3rd, 2011

Malibu, CA (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 – Promises Malibu’s renowned executive rehab program, which serves some of the nation’s top business leaders, is under the newly appointed leadership of Greg Skipper, MD. In his role as Director of Professional Health Services, Dr. Skipper will draw on his three decades of experience in a leadership role helping to shape physician health programs to enhance executive treatment at Promises.

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