Sovereign Health of California

Anthony J. Mele, Psy.D, Sovereign Health Group's Chief Clinical Officer, to Present at the LA MAAT Meeting


Los Angeles, CA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 03/11/2016 --Anthony Mele, Psy.D is set to give an impactful presentation at the Men's Association for Addiction Treatment (MAAT) meeting in Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. As the Chief Clinical Officer at Sovereign Health, Dr. Mele is uniquely qualified to educate attendees about behavioral health and addiction disorders. The presentation, entitled "Treating the Personality in the Addictive Personality," will take a look at how addictions and personality disorders are chronic, maladaptive ways of dealing with one's environment.

"At Sovereign Health, our primary focus is to bring unparalleled treatment to our patients," says Dr. Mele. "As our organization continues to expand throughout the nation, it's critical that we educate the public about behavioral health and addiction disorders. This is part of our commitment to provide resources to the community, as well as provide the highest quality of care to our patients and their families.

Dr. Mele's presentation will also cover how personality disorders contribute to the onset and maintenance of addiction. For the addiction treatment program, addressing the underlying personality disorder is an important component of a holistic recovery program. This presentation will offer a treatment approach that addresses the relationship between personality disorders and addiction.

Dr. Mele earned his doctor of psychology (Psy.D) degree from Widener University in Chester, PA. His clinical expertise includes the assessment and treatment of co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders in adolescents and adults. Sovereign Health provides evidence-based treatment services designed to help men and women, adolescents and the elderly to address their issues, identify and enhance their strengths and to discover new possibilities for health, hope, and happiness.  Sovereign Health facilities are accredited by the Joint Commission and dualy licensed to treat mental health disorders, substance abuse/dual diagnosis and cognitive remediation. 

About the Sovereign Health Group
The Sovereign Health Group's mission has been to provide a broad spectrum of high-quality behavioral health treatment services. Sovereign Health's treatment programs specialize in addressing underlying mental health conditions by utilizing innovative and cutting edge cognitive testing, rehabilitation and evidence-based treatment modalities. 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 nine facilities in Arizona, California, Florida, Utah, and Texas. Sovereign's growth will continue in the coming year with additional facilities to be opened in California and Texas. The company's national footprint will also expand with the opening of facilities in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Illinois. Sovereign Health Group offers high quality and comprehensive treatment programs for adults and adolescents, including support services for family members as well.

To learn more about the Sovereign Health Group and its wide range of services, please contact Wendy Allen, Public Relations Manager, at 866-948-9688 or visit