CHICAGO, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, located outside of Chicago in Lemont, Ill., has named Colleen Kula Hopkins, LCPC as CEO. Timberline Knolls is the nation's leading residential treatment center for women and adolescent girls struggling with eating disorders, addiction, trauma, mood and co-occurring disorders.
Kula Hopkins has been with Timberline Knolls since its inception in 2006 and was inspired by the vision of the founders to develop a high quality, evidence-based treatment center to provide specialized care to women and girls in a 42-acre holistic setting. She has held several important leadership positions over the last 11 years and her inspiration serves as the foundation of the mission-driven approach she brings as CEO.
In addition, Kula Hopkins' inspiration led her from the milieu setting to admissions as she led the important process of outreach and intervention to all who reached out to Timberline Knolls for help. She was available 24/7 for anyone needing assistance and provided help and hope to those in need and their families.
"It took a great deal of hard work and passion from so many people to make Timberline Knolls the leading treatment center that it is today," said Kula Hopkins. "Although the marketplace has changed, our core values remain the same. Our goal is to meet the needs of our residents who come to us for the best possible treatment."
Kula Hopkins began her professional journey at Timberline Knolls working directly with residents providing milieu treatment services and fostering the therapeutic community. She gained a deep appreciation for the struggles women and adolescent girls face and the potential for Timberline Knolls to make a real life difference for its residents. She continues to be a role model for many staff with her unwavering belief in human potential.
Kula Hopkins completed her undergraduate work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, earning a Bachelor's degree in human development and family studies. She earned a Master's in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. She has also represented Timberline Knolls at several national professional associations and on the board of NAMI Chicago.
"I look forward to continuing Timberline Knolls' mission and to maintaining the highest standards of clinical care," adds Kula Hopkins.
Kula Hopkins resides in Chicago with her husband and son.
About Timberline Knolls:
Timberline Knolls is a leading private residential treatment center for women and adolescent girls (ages 12 – 65+) with eating disorders, substance abuse, trauma, mood and co-occurring disorders. Located in suburban Chicago, residents receive excellent clinical care from a highly trained professional staff on a picturesque 43-acre wooded campus. For more information on Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, call us at 877.257.9611. We are also on Facebook – Timberline Knolls, LinkedIn – Timberline Knolls, and Twitter -- @TimberlineToday.