• 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.


Alexis  Polles

Alexis Polles, a nationally known expert in the field of emotional trauma, joined Onsite as Medical Director in 2014, Dr Polles is a Board Certified Forensic Psychiatrist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine, a Certified EMDR Consultant, an Accelerated Resolution Therapist, a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, and a Certified Hope and Freedom Practitioner . Her specialties and passions include PTSD, addictive disorders, sexual compulsivity and relationship repair.