• Women in the Behavioral Health Industry: Why Executive Leadership Needs a New, Female Face

    When universal education activist and Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations in 2013, she pointed out that “we cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” Her words resonated with women’s rights advocates as she boldly confronted an inequity that still needs to be addressed today, especially in the behavioral health field.


  • Continuing Care Plan Adherence Following Residential Addiction Treatment

    Common sense suggests that greater patient adherence to substance use disorder (SUD) treatment recommendations is associated with better outcomes. Surprisingly, however, there is limited previous research systematically investigating the adherence-outcome relationship in the context of SUD treatment.


Leanne   Earnest

Specializes in cognitive behavior and mindfulness-based therapies for adolescents and adults; has received intensive training in dialectical behavior therapy and has worked on adapting materials to special populations. She is currently conducting classes in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for which she has been endorsed by the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Center for Mindfulness. Was the Public Education Coordinator for Nevada and was both a regional and executive board member with the Nevada State Psychological Association. She serves as Clinical Staff Psychologist for Las Vegas Recovery Center.

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