Sierra Tucson Welcomes New Member to Distinguished Medical Staff

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Nationally recognized new doc Nia Sipp is board certified in General Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr. Nia Sipp

Sierra Tucson, an international leader in the treatment of addictions, eating disorders, mood disorders, pain management, and trauma/PTSD, has announced that Nia M. Sipp, MD, has accepted a full-time medical staff position. Dr. Sipp received her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and started work at Sierra Tucson on December 10, 2012.

“We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Sipp to our distinguished team of professionals at Sierra Tucson,” said Stephen Fahey, MSW, MBA, Executive Director. “Dr. Sipp has an exceptional background that will be of great benefit to the staff and patients of Sierra Tucson, enhancing our renowned model of compassionate care and clinical excellence.”

Dr. Sipp completed Fellowships in both Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry at Emory University School of Medicine. She is Board Certified in General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Addiction Psychiatry. Dr. Sipp is relocating from the Atlanta area where she has been on staff at Children’s Hospital of Atlanta, Tanner Hospital at Willowbrooke and in private practice. She has received several national recognitions including being the 2007 recipient of the APA/SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Award.

"Working at Sierra Tucson has helped me to begin actualizing my potential as a collaborator, teacher, therapist and physician,” said Dr. Sipp. “The environment at this facility is potent with possibilities. I feel honored to have the opportunity to work with such a variety of well-trained mental health professionals."

About Sierra Tucson
Since its inception in 1983, Sierra Tucson has become an international leader in the treatment of addictions, eating disorders, mood disorders, pain management, and trauma/PTSD. A fully licensed Level 1 Special Hospital and Level 2 Behavioral Health Residential Treatment Center, Sierra Tucson is known for its holistic, bio-psycho-social-spiritual treatment approach and expertise in treating co-occurring disorders. Individualized treatment plans incorporate 12-Step philosophy, a wide variety of innovative and integrative therapies, a Family Program, and a combination of Western and Eastern Medicine practices. Dually accredited by The Joint Commission, Sierra Tucson employs seven full-time physicians as a key part of its multidisciplinary treatment team. Located on 160 acres at the foot of the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson, Arizona, this exceptional facility offers a beautiful, natural healing environment and the highest level of confidentiality. For more information about Sierra Tucson and its programs, call 800-842-4487.

Sierra Tucson is a member of CRC Health Group, the most comprehensive network of specialized behavioral care services in the nation. CRC offers the largest array of personalized treatment options, allowing individuals, families, and professionals to choose the most appropriate treatment setting for their behavioral, addiction, weight management, and therapeutic education needs. CRC is committed to making its services widely and easily available, while maintaining a passion for delivering advanced treatment. Since 1995, CRC programs have helped thousands of individuals and families reclaim and enrich their lives.

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