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Darcy Lichnerowicz, MA, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Darcy Lichnerowicz is a behavioral healthcare professional with over 20 years of experience treating individuals and families facing mental health and addictions issues.  She earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling and worked in several clinical positions during her early career, specializing in child and adolescent counseling and crisis and emergency services in community behavioral healthcare settings.  She subsequently obtained a Master’s in Business Administration and served in more administrative roles, including business development, hospital admissions, and facility operations.  Having most recently been CEO of several behavioral health hospitals in Ohio, Darcy is pleased to serve as the Chief Executive Officer of Southcoast Behavioral Health, ushering in a new period of growth.

“More than ever, access to behavioral healthcare is a critical factor to every person’s wellness.  We at Southcoast Behavioral Health take our responsibility to care for everyone who needs treatment for psychiatric and substance use disorders very seriously.  Our safe and beautiful setting, our skilled, experienced, and dedicated team members, and our robust therapeutic programming are the ideal combination to ensure each patient can benefit from exactly what they need to be the healthiest version of themselves.”

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