Sovereign Health of California

Sovereign Health Presents Its Series of August C.E. Events

Sovereign's California Locations Support the Continuing Education of its Clients


San Clemente, CA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 08/07/2015 --In accordance with Sovereign Health's commitment towards continuing education (C.E.), the organization will provide a number of opportunities for alumni, current clinicians and community members to further their knowledge on a wide array of mental health and addiction topics.

Tuesday, August 11th, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Eating Disorders: Path from Primary Care and Beyond – Sovereign Health's Rancho San Diego facility in El Cajon, California. Focusing on preventing childhood obesity, Christine Wood, M.D., F.A.A.P., C.L.E., explains how these strict ideas can lead to unhealthy, behavioral patterns. "Parents must start today and model a healthy lifestyle and do all they can to create children who will eat healthy and be active. It is perhaps the greatest gift we can give our children ... the gift of health," said Dr. Wood.

Wednesday, August 12th, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Trans 101: What a mental health professional needs to know – Sovereign Health's headquarters in San Clemente, California. Sovereign's flagship facility welcomes Roxanne Cherry, Ph.D., MFT, to participate in this interactive training that equips practitioners with the background and terminology needed to work with gender creative clients.

Thursday, August 13th, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Sex Addiction 101: How to tell if your client is a sex addict, and what to do next – Sovereign Health's Los Angeles location in Culver City, California. Sharon O'Hara, MFT, will discuss how sex addiction fulfils the requirements of a clinical disorder and how to recognize its symptoms. "Recovery from sexual addiction can be successful, especially if the addict follows some of the tried and true methods of addiction recovery," O'Hara added. These resolving options will be discussed as well.

Wednesday, August 19th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Video Gaming and the Clinician – available online. In this webinar, Stephanie Haibloom, Psy.D, will stress the importance of keeping up with technology and how knowledge regarding video games can be applied in clinical settings.

About Sovereign Health Group
Sovereign Health Group offers high quality and comprehensive addiction, dual diagnosis and mental health treatment programs for adults and adolescents, including support services for family members as well. 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. Sovereign Health has multiple treatment locations throughout the United States and accepts most private insurances.

To learn more about Sovereign Health Group and its wide range of services, please contact Jamie Deans, Senior Director of Strategic Development, at 866-948-9688 or visit