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Southcoast Chief Executive Officer Felicia Risick

Felicia Risick

Chief Executive Officer

Felicia Risick received her master’s degree in clinical psychology and is an actively licensed mental health provider with over 18 years of industry experience within every facet of the mental health and substance use disorder fields. She has worked in community mental health, multiple acute psychiatric hospitals, three managed care companies, ran a successful private practice and clinic, substance abuse upstarts, and managed a very large ASO contract in the state of Georgia. Felicia has held many titles, including Director of Clinical Services, Director of Intake and Assessment, Director of Utilization Review, Regional Director, Project Manager, COO, and CEO. With her diverse experience profile, leadership style, and clinical skills, she brings excitement, energy, and growth to the facility. Felicia Risick joins the Southcoast Behavioral Health team after having been the CEO of MeadowWood Hospital in New Castle, Delaware. Felicia aspires toward Service Excellence and the maintenance of the Gold Standard of care and performance.

“Southcoast Behavioral Health is a state-of-the-art facility that employs the most talented individuals in the field,” said Felicia. “Southcoast Behavioral Health’s environment provides a beautiful treatment setting for the delivery of comprehensive, compassionate and individualized care for every patient.”

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The staff, doctors and social workers are truly amazing at what they do. They are very understanding and so helpful, and they care about your needs - always. They have no idea how much they helped me grow within such a small amount of time.

– Anonymous Client
Marks of Quality Care
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval
  • The Jason Foundation