Baptist Health South Florida Names Todd Lengnick Director of Care & Counseling
MIAMI, FL – July 12, 2017 – Todd Lengnick, a licensed clinical psychologist, has been appointed director of Care & Counseling, a comprehensive behavioral health program at Baptist Health South Florida. Formerly known as Addiction Treatment & Recovery Center, the program has provided behavioral health support to our community for more than 40 years.
“We are pleased to have Todd Lengnick as our new director of Care & Counseling. He brings a broad background in serving adults and children with behavioral health needs,” said Patricia Rosello, chief executive officer of Baptist Outpatient Services.
Lengnick was clinical director of the STAR Program at Citrus Health Network-Community Mental Health Center in Hialeah, one of the largest mental and behavioral health providers in South Florida. While there he led a treatment team of psychiatrists, psychologists, case managers, nurses, and more than 30 mental health technicians in a short-term residential unit for individuals suffering from substance use and other psychological disorders. His work experience includes conducting psychological evaluations in crisis units and detention centers in Miami-Dade and Broward counties to determine placement needs and develop recommendations. Lengnick, who is an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University and Barry University, is fluent in English and Spanish and competent in American Sign Language.
Care & Counseling provides confidential and compassionate support to members of our community who are seeking help with personal struggles, substance use, and family crises. Experienced counselors and therapists draw upon medical, behavioral and spiritual health resources to achieve a balance between emotional and physical health by providing counseling, prevention, treatment and recovery. For more information, visit baptisthealth.net/careandcounseling.
About Baptist Health South Florida
Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with eight hospitals (Baptist Hospital, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Fisherman’s Community Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital), nearly 50 outpatient and urgent care facilities, Baptist Health Medical Group, Baptist Health Quality Network and internationally renowned centers of excellence. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to our faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has approximately 16,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated physicians. Baptist Health South Florida has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit BaptistHealth.net and connect with us on Facebook at facebook.com/BaptistHealthSF and on Twitter and Instagram @BaptistHealthSF.
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