Licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Yolanda Cespedes has joined Northeast Valley Health Corporation as its new Behavioral Health Director. Cespedes’ appointment enables the health group to better serve patients who require mental health and substance abuse counseling and screenings. She previously worked as a clinical director and a licensed psychologist for a private practice in Los Angeles.
Currently, Dr. Cespedes has a staff of 17, including a psychiatrist, licensed clinical social workers and licensed marriage and family therapists, who provide behavioral health services at NEVHC’s 14 primary healthcare centers. The staff screens for and treats mental health issues including depression, anxiety and stress. For acute diagnoses such as bipolar disorders, schizophrenia, and alcohol and drug abuse patients are referred to outside specialists.
This was reported by Local Business News on March 30, 2016.
Contact Information: Helen Arriola, Governmental and Community Relations Officer, Northeast Valley Health Corporation, 1172 N. Maclay Avenue, San Fernando, CA 91340; 818-898-1388 ext. 41640; E-mail: email@example.com; Website: www.nevhc.org