David Brownstein, Psy.D.Clinical Director of Outpatient Services
David Brownstein, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist with experience providing assessment and therapy services to children, adolescents, and adults. He received his Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with a focus on child clinical services and his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Marywood University in Scranton, PA. He received his Bachelor's degree in Religious Studies from the Rabbinical College of America, and rabbinic ordination from Rabbi Yitzchak Y. Yaroslavsky, Chief Rabbi of the Chabad Rabbinical Council in Israel.
Prior to entering the field of psychology, Dr. Brownstein taught a range of Judaic and secular subjects at Bais Menachem - Youth Development Program in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Through his training and professional experiences as a psychologist, Dr. Brownstein has worked in settings across the continuum of care including an inpatient psychiatric hospital, a partial hospitalization program, adolescent and adult day treatment programs, and outpatient clinics. He is a generalist trained to treat the spectrum of psychological disorders, and has received specialized training in the treatment of individuals with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders.
Dr. Brownstein and his family live in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he holds the position of Clinical Director of Outpatient Services at Ignite Teen Treatment, serves as Clinical Adjunct Faculty for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Services at the UNLV School of Medicine, and maintains a part time private practice.
John MorabitoMusic Program Director
John Morabito has a deep passion for allowing our clients to experience healing through music. He has been building recording studios inside of treatment centers for teens since 2006. He built 5 studios in Los Angeles area and built two studio here at Ignite. Adolescents find solace in music. It is something that they look forward to every week.
Whether it’s listening to music in a safe environment or singing, rapping or just jotting feelings down on paper, music touches the soul like nothing else can. John’s relationship with our clients extends far past the therapeutic musical interactions, and into the core of who they are. His work inspires our kids to not just succeed but to want to succeed. To see a better future for themselves, and actualize their dreams in the setting of a real studio.
Project website: www.studio534.net
Chris GordonDirector of Business Development - Outpatient Operations
Born in Port Elizabeth NJ 10/07/1959 Moved to Las Vegas in 1969 (Population 150,000) Graduated Valley High school 1978 In recovery since 1986 2 children: Carli Alyse born 1987 & Chase Weston 1989 Small business owner Sold real estate for 20 yrs in Las Vegas. Worked in the Title industry for 7 yrs Worked as lead admissions counselor at Solutions Recovery for 9.5yrs Trained Interventionist Trained life and recovery coach Facilitated 12 step groups Life after treatment groups
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