EL PASO, Texas, Dec. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --Sovereign Health, a leading national provider of behavioral health treatment services, has named Natalie K. Bellman-Seeskin, Ph.D., as the new Site Training Director of El Paso. Dr. Bellman-Seeskin will focus on training goals for both patients and staff, as well as the development of a doctoral level Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers internship program.
"I am a native of El Paso, Texas, and an alumnus of the University of Texas at El Paso," says Dr. Bellman-Seeskin. "I have worked with a variety of different populations: inpatient forensic, outpatient community mental health, veterans and geriatrics. I now come to Sovereign Health as the new Site Training Director, and I'm excited to help it grow and flourish."
Dr. Bellman-Seeskin received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at El Paso, followed by her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, Rhode Island. After her completion, she received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Rhode Island. Prior to her time at Sovereign, Dr. Bellman-Seeskin was the Clinical Psychologist at El Paso Veteran's Administration Health Care System – Home Based Primary Care, where she provided screening, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of varying mental health concerns. She had a special emphasis on the application of time-limited, evidence-based approaches to a primarily geriatric veteran population.
"The Clinical Leadership team is very excited to add Dr. Bellman-Seeskin to the Sovereign Family in El Paso. Her breadth of experience working with the seriously mentally ill is just what is needed to continue to grow the El Paso location and turn our attention to a state license for primary mental health treatment. We are also excited to begin the educational training programs in Texas and look forward to Dr. Bellman-Seeskin spearheading them," says Dr. Monica Powers, Director of Clinical Development.
Sovereign Health operates nine treatment facilities in five states: California, Arizona, Florida, Texas and Utah. The facilities are fully licensed and have been awarded Gold Seal accreditation by The Joint Commission, the highest level of accreditation available in the behavioral health field.
About Sovereign Health
Sovereign Health's mission is to provide a broad spectrum of high-quality behavioral health treatment services for adults and adolescents, including support services for family members. 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 facilities. For more information, visit www.sovhealth.com.
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