Sovtalk: Resilience is a choice

In San Clemente, California, Sovereign Health hosted their monthly C.E. event and luncheon. Monica M. Powers, Psy.D., the director of clinical development at Sovereign Health of Culver City, presented “A Portrait of Resilience” at the luncheon. With her elderly dog Snoopy by her side, Powers addressed the crowd of clinicians

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Sovtalk: Erasing invisible lines

On Tuesday, at the Center Club in Costa Mesa, California, Sovereign Health held its monthly networking luncheon and C.E. event. Thomas E. Freese, Ph.D., presented his talk “Providing Culturally Responsive Services to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Individuals” to a room of health care professionals. Freese began with a course

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Sovtalk: Truth makes safe spaces dangerous

In San Clemente, California, Sovereign Health hosted their monthly C.E. event luncheon and continuing education event. Ann Flory Mason, LMFT, and Tony Viramontes addressed a packed house on the topic of “LGB/Trans* Competence.” While slides had been made and organized, they were hardly used, as the presenters opened the door

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#SovTalk: Sovereign Health CEO discusses cognitive functioning in behavioral health treatment

Jamie Deans, Dr.Tonmoy Sharma Dr.Catherine Aquino and Dr.Anthony Mele Dr. Tonmoy Sharma presented on cognitive deficits to an audience of health care professionals titled, “Un-Frying the Neurons: Reversing Cognitive Deficits in Addiction Treatment and Mental Health.” Sovereign Health Group hosted a sold out continuing education and networking event on Tuesday

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Alyce LaViolette, M.S., MFT takes a humanistic approach toward domestic violence with “Who’s Zooming Who” talk at Sovereign Health C.E. event

At the recent Sovereign Health Group continuing education and networking event, Alyce LaViolette, M.S., MFT, spoke at the Center Club in Costa Mesa, Calif. Her talk, “Who’s Zooming Who: Victims and Predators of Domestic Violence,” touched on how domestic violence is still a shameful topic to bring up in American

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Sovereign Health’s ‘Nurtured Heart’ event educated audience on the treatment approach, eating disorders program

(Photo by Sovereign Health Group) Sovereign Health Group hosted an eating disorders-focused continuing education and networking event today at Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant in Costa Mesa, Calif., titled, “Nurtured Heart.” Nurtured Heart is also a treatment approach that sheds light on how society focuses on punishment instead of positivity and

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Can physicians avoid burnout?

Physician burnout keeps getting worse as the years go on. More patients, longer hours, more charting, more responsibility and less money are the typical life of a practicing physician. According to a national survey published in the Archives of Internal Medicine in 2012, U.S. physicians suffer more burnout than other

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