Monday, February 14, 2011

South Florida Clinical Professionals to be Honored at Sierra Tucson’s “Gratitude for Giving” Breakfast

South Florida Clinical Professionals to be Honored at Sierra Tucson’s “Gratitude for Giving” Breakfast

Sierra Tucson, an international leader in the treatment of addictions, mental health issues, and pain management, celebrates professional clinicians in the South Florida area who make a difference through their work and dedication. Over 100 professionals will gather to honor colleagues who have been nominated and selected by fellow clinicians to receive Recognition Awards in 7 special categories.

Tucson, AZ (Vocus) September 28, 2010

On Friday, October 1, 2010, Sierra Tucson (http://www. sierratucson. com/) will host the first South Florida “Gratitude for Giving” Breakfast to recognize clinical professionals and others for their considerable contributions to the South Florida community. The breakfast and ceremony will be held from 8:30 – 10:30 a. m. at Four Seasons Hotel Miami, 1435 Brickell Avenue, Miami, Florida. Over 100 attendees are expected to join this celebration to pay tribute to their peers. Media are invited to attend free of charge.

The following individuals will be recognized for their years of service to others:

Compassion Recognition – Raul Rodriguez, M. D.

Hope Recognition – Harvey Parker, Ph. D.

Humility Recognition – Harriet Lefley, Ph. D.

Pillar of the Community – William Samek, Ph. D.

Spirit Recognition – Eliot Erlichman, Ph. D., LMHC, CAP, CEDS

Spirit Recognition – S. Roy Erlichman, Ph. D., LMFT, CAP, CEDS

Vision Recognition – Jose Szapocnik, Ph. D.

Gratitude Recognition – Paula Levine, Ph. D.

“Sierra Tucson has been working with clinicians in the South Florida area for over 26 years,” states Christi Cessna, Sierra Tucson’s Director of Clinical Outreach and Marketing. “We are always looking for ways to give back to the community that helps so many people. While Sierra Tucson sponsors this event, the observance is truly shaped by the South Florida therapeutic community to honor the passion of the recovery and behavioral health professionals.”

Sierra Tucson is an internationally renowned, accredited, and multi-licensed treatment center and psychiatric hospital. Sierra Tucson is a leader in providing innovative, individualized treatment plans for coexisting Addictions, Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Eating Disorders, Sexual and Trauma Recovery, and Pain Management. The Progressions Program teaches advanced recovery skills, and complex Assessment Services are available on an inpatient or outpatient basis. Located on 160 acres at the foot of the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson, Arizona, Sierra Tucson offers a beautiful natural healing environment and the highest level of confidentiality. For more information, call 800-842-4487 or visit SierraTucson. com.

Sierra Tucson is a member of CRC Health Group, the most comprehensive network of specialized behavioral care services in the nation. CRC offers the largest array of personalized treatment options, allowing individuals, families, and professionals to choose the most appropriate treatment setting for their behavioral, addiction, weight management, and therapeutic education needs. CRC is committed to making its services widely and easily available, while maintaining a passion for delivering advanced treatment. For over two decades, CRC programs have helped individuals and families reclaim and enrich their lives. For more information, visit CRChealth. com.