• 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.


Warren J. Wheatley

Currently the Clinical Director at Desert Hope Treatment Center in Las Vegas, NV. As a Clinical practitioner he specializes in Anger Management, Gambling Addiction, and PTSD issues. He has also spent time teaching at the University of Illinois School Of Social Work, and has worked closely with UNLV’s School of Social Work with MSW practicum students. He has also worked in administrative and clinical venues in psychiatric hospitals, substance abuse settings, and community based settings, and has had a private practice, working with various age populations and diagnoses in individual, couples, and group therapies, using CBT and REBT as primary modalities.