Mirasol Eating Disorder Recovery Centers is Proud to Announce the Hiring of David Anderson, PhD, as Executive Director

May 02, 2014 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Tucson, AZ - Mirasol Eating Disorder Recovery Centers has hired David Anderson PhD, as Executive Director. David's responsibilities will include: overseeing the Mirasol staff, financial reporting, running the clinical day-to-day operations for Mirasol's Adult Residential Program, the Adolescent Residential Program for teens 12-17, the Intensive Outpatient Program for both Adults and Teens, and Mirasol's Partial Hospitalization program. April 30, 2014 is David's first day as the new Executive Director of Mirasol.

David comes to Mirasol with nearly 40 years of experience in the Behavioral Health industry. He most recently was the Director of Palo Verde Behavioral Health Services overseeing for the 48-bed level I psychiatric hospital. Prior positions include having served as both Chief Operating Officer and Chief Clinical Officer at the Crisis Response Center in Tucson, AZ; Director of the Rehabilitation, Behavioral Health and Neuroscience Lines at Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital in Tucson; and Executive Director of Sierra Tucson, a 140 bed inpatient addiction and behavioral health center in Catalina, AZ.

David has a PhD in Clinical and Community Psychology from the University of South Florida. He is also a licensed Arizona Psychologist.

When David was asked why he was looking forward to the opportunity of working at Mirasol, David replied, "Mirasol is known as a leader in the eating disorder industry for its unique integrated approach to the treatment of eating disorders. I'm looking forward to helping Mirasol increase its growth and their reputation throughout the behavioral health industry."

Jeanne Rust PhD, CEO of Mirasol says, "I have been trying to get David on our staff for nearly a year now. His vast experience in leadership, clinical knowledge and his ability to help treatment centers increase their revenue was the reason I pursued David's hiring."

Mirasol is a CARF-accredited, residential eating disorder treatment program for women and teens founded in 1999 that focuses on the relationship between mind, body, nutrition, and mental health. Its mission is to heal the mind, body and spirit, promoting therapeutic transformation in individuals, and, ultimately, in families and communities. For more information, call 1-888-520-1700 or visit the web site at www.mirasol.ne.

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