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    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.


Monica  von Eggers

Clinical Director at Desert Palms Recovery,Monica works with therapeutic modalities such as: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Exposure Therapy. She has extended experience of facilitating ego-strengthening work, trauma, bereavement, tobacco cessation, creative expression, and she uses experiential approaches including all senses and intelligences. She has worked with a wide variety of populations including military members and their families, various socio-economic levels, and different ethnicities.

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