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Sovereign Health Offers September Continuing Education Opportunities

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. Sovereign Health, a national behavioral health system, is hosting three continuing education (C.E.) events this month. Each course meets the qualifications for one hour of C.E. credit required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) and the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC), and is approved for one contact hour by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

September 14 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. PDT – How to Build Your Self-Esteem – Sovereign Health of Los Angeles – Darlene Lancer, a licensed psychotherapist and relationship and codependency expert, will explain the self-esteem, which determines our sense of well-being and ability to enjoy satisfying relationships and pursue goals. She will explain the way to identify the symptoms and signs of low self-esteem and high self-esteem, besides, the useful techniques to build self-esteem in clients during the course. To RSVP or for additional information, please contact Mariela Escobar or call 949-324-1280.

September 21 from 11:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. PDT – Internal Mastery for Next Level Living – Sovereign Health of Chandler – Cristy Lopez, Ph.D., will explain why our brains are wired for anxiety and why fighting anxiety usually makes matters worse! Further, she will elaborate the importance of anxiety, common reactions and treatment strategies to help clients better manage anxiety allowing them to lead more successful and productive lives. To RSVP or for additional information, please contact  Caroline Bernard or call 949-324-7513.

September 26 from 1:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. PDT – Treating the Personality in the Addictive Personality – Sovereign Health San Clemente – Anthony J. Mele, Psy.D., Chief Clinical Officer at Sovereign Health and a licensed psychologist with more than twenty-five years of experience in behavioral healthcare, will explain the co-occurrence of Borderline Personality Disorder and Substance Abuse Disorders, effects of substance abuse on brain structure and cognitive functioning, and the specific challenges that occur during treatment. To RSVP or for additional information, please contact Kimberly Sosa or call 949-573-1648.

Sovereign Health currently operates nine treatment facilities located in Arizona, California, Florida, Texas and Utah. The facilities are licensed in accordance with the regulations of the state where the facility is located. Sovereign facilities have been awarded Gold Seal accreditation by The Joint Commission.

Continuing education programs are offered by Sovereign Health to professionals in the behavioral health and related fields delivering learning opportunities on various topics which are approved by NBCC.

About Sovereign Health

Sovereign Health’s mission is to provide a broad spectrum of high-quality behavioral health treatment services for adults and adolescents, including support services for family members. One factor that differentiates Sovereign from other treatment providers has been the company’s ability to offer separate mental health and addiction or dual diagnosis treatment programs at its facilities. For more information, visit

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