Team

Progressive team of specialists ensure effective treatment for co-occurring conditions

The team at Lindner Center of HOPE is recognized for their experience, training, research, and results in the treatment of co-occurring conditions.

Clifford Q Cabansag, MD, CTTS
Clifford Q Cabansag, MD, CTTS
Lindner Center of HOPE, Addiction Medicine Physician, Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist
John M. Hawkins, MD
John M. Hawkins, MD
Lindner Center of HOPE Chief of Psychiatry, Deputy Chief Research Officer, and Medical Director of the Brain Imaging Center
Jolomi Ikomi, MD
Jolomi Ikomi, MD
Lindner Center of HOPE, Staff Psychiatrist
Paul E. Keck, Jr., MD
Paul E. Keck, Jr., MD
Lindner Center of HOPE President and CEO
Sherry Knapp-Brown, PhD
Sherry Knapp-Brown, PhD
Lindner Center of HOPE, Staff Psychologist and Chemical Dependency Specialist
Susan L. McElroy, MD
Susan L. McElroy, MD
Chief Research Officer and Consultant to Eating Disorders team
Stacey M. Reese, MSW, LISW-S
Stacey M. Reese, MSW, LISW-S
Lindner Center of HOPE Social Worker
Chris J. Tuell, EdD, LPCC-S, LICDC
Chris J. Tuell, EdD, LPCC-S, LICDC
Lindner Center of HOPE Clinical Director of Addiction Services

Team members apply their expertise in the treatment of co-occurring conditions to simultaneously address symptoms and underlying causes through:

  • Psychiatric evaluation and careful assessment of co-occurring mental health issues and addictions
  • Individually tailored treatment approach which combines Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) , Community Group Support therapy and carefully monitored medication treatment as necessary
  • Family therapy and support

Each patient’s treatment team may also include the following healthcare professionals:

  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Doctoral- or Masters-level Therapists and Psychology Interns
  • Social Work Staff
  • Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Mental Health Specialists
  • Dietitian
  • Employment Specialist
  • Spiritual Care Coordinator
  • Community Psychiatric Support Specialist