MIAMI, March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Monte Nido & Affiliates Medical Director Molly McShane, MD, MPH has recently achieved board certification in Addiction Medicine, complimenting her certification in Adult Psychiatry and allowing Monte Nido and Oliver-Pyatt Centers programs the opportunity to more optimally support adult women struggling with co-occurring substance use disorders.
Chief Medical Officer Joel P. Jahraus, MD, FAED, CEDS says, "Having a physician overseeing our programs who is board certified in both Adult Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine - and that also has a Masters Degree in Public Health - clearly highlights the quality and the value of the care we render. It demonstrates to our clients and families that we take the care of their loved ones very seriously by securing highly qualified staff that deliver the best-practice care. Dr. McShane consults regularly on pre-admission reviews and partners with clinical teams on the ongoing care of these dually diagnosed clients."
Dr. McShane confers, "Having dual-certification in Adult Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine reinforces Monte Nido & Affiliates ability to treat our clients. We often see women come through our doors with an eating disorder and co-occurring substance use disorder and this additional credential solidifies that we are well-equipped to treat these co-occurring presentations."
Dr. McShane earned her undergraduate degree in Biology from Duke University and her Medical Degree and Masters in Public Health from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She completed her psychiatry residency training at the University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital, and additionally served as Chief Resident. Dr. McShane recently completed her Addiction Medicine board exam and ranked in the top quartile of 1000+ physicians.
About Monte Nido & Affiliates
Monte Nido & Affiliates is a full spectrum provider of eating disorder treatment for women, men and adolescents. Founded in 1996, Monte Nido & Affiliates operates over 20 facilities in six states, with all residential programs being JHACO-accredited. Clients with eating disorders that have co-occurring presentations such as substance abuse and trauma reactions (i.e. PTSD) share common causal and maintaining factors with eating disorders that influence treatment and recovery. At many of our Monte Nido and Oliver-Pyatt Centers locations, we offer specialized integrated treatment of substance use presentations and trauma reactions. This programming focuses on stabilizing eating disorder, substance use and PTSD symptomatology; reducing urges, enhancing motivation, developing alternative coping capacities and changing the way clients think about themselves and their world.
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