SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sovereign Health Group has named Lorna Pham, Psy.D., Director of Compliance. Dr. Pham, a leader in the regulatory field with over 15 years' experience in the behavioral health industry, commenced her tenure with Sovereign Health Group on Tuesday, April 5. Dr. Pham earned a Master of Arts degree from Pepperdine University, followed by a Doctor of Psychology degree from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She currently still serves as an Adjunct Faculty Professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Previously, Dr. Pham served as the Quality Assurance Director at Bayfront Youth and Family Services.
"I'm thrilled to join Sovereign Health Group. This organization has a plethora of treatment industry professionals with an impressive amount of experience," says Dr. Pham. "My goal is to help Sovereign continue to be a leader in the behavioral health and addiction treatment industry. Sovereign Health's facilities have been accredited by the Joint Commission, which is the gold standard of accreditation in the healthcare industry. As the Director of Compliance, I will see to it that Sovereign continually maintains gold-level standards when it comes to our quality assurance and compliance."
"We're extremely pleased with the addition of Dr. Pham to our leadership team as the Director of Compliance," says Tonmoy Sharma, Sovereign Health Group's Chief Executive Officer. "The role of a compliance officer is a critical appointment for any healthcare organization. Dr. Pham will provide Sovereign Health with first-rate regulatory compliance management as we continue to expand throughout the nation."
Dr. Pham's background includes extensive experience with the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), the Department of Social Services (DSS), the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), the Department of Mental Health Services, and substance abuse and rehabilitation facility guidelines.
About Sovereign Health Group
Sovereign Health Group's mission has been to provide a broad spectrum of high-quality behavioral health treatment services. Sovereign Health's treatment programs specialize in addressing underlying mental health conditions by utilizing innovative and cutting edge cognitive testing, rehabilitation and evidence-based treatment modalities. One factor that differentiates Sovereign from other treatment providers has been the company's ability to offer separate mental health and addiction or dual diagnosis treatment programs at its nine facilities in Arizona, California, Florida, Utah, and Texas. Sovereign's growth will continue in the coming year with additional facilities to be opened in California and Texas. The company's national footprint will also expand with the opening of facilities in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Illinois. Sovereign Health Group offers high quality and comprehensive treatment programs for adults and adolescents, including support services for family members as well.
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