Counseling Center sees multiple promotions

February 4, 2013

Wayne Allen

PDT Staff Writer

Compass Community Health CEO Ed Hughes recently announced a number of promotions from inside the agency that include a new executive director of The Counseling Center, Associate Director of The Counseling Center, Vice President of Quality and Compliance, Vice President of Integrated Services and Director of Professional Staff Development for The Counseling Center.

Andy Albrecht has been appointed the Executive Director of The Counseling Center.

According to released information Albrecht’s responsibilities will include, directing an expansion and consolidation of outpatient services at The Counseling Center’s new location, 411 Court Street. As well as overseeing all outpatient and intensive treatment recovery services, as well as coordinating residential and ancillary recovery-community support programs such as vocational training, transitional housing, and community volunteer service partnerships.

“It’s an exciting time to be in our field; we are moving forward with health care reform, which will give more people the opportunity to seek our services. I’m a strong advocate of integrating substance abuse and mental health treatment with physical health care like we are doing at Compass in order to meet the growing needs of the people we serve. I’m really eager to have the space and the bigger facility at Scudder to orchestrate treatment. It will be exciting to see what we can do with more space. I’m also looking forward to having so many of our staff together in one location. It will help clients get what they need in a more coordinated way,” Albrecht said in a released statement.

Jay Hash has been named the Associate Director of The Counseling Center. Rick Calvin has been named the Vice President of Integrated Services, in this new role he will oversee integration of services between The Counseling Center, Inc., Compass Community Health Care Center and Compass Point Housing.

Pam Johnson has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Quality and Compliance and Angee Tuggle to the position of Director of Professional Staff Development for The Counseling Center.

According to released information, With the consolidation and expansion of services into the 26,000 square foot building at 411 Court, TCC on Court will house an on-site medical treatment facility dedicated to clients, as well as space for group treatment, a wellness gym and vocational training classes.

Wayne Allen may be reached at 740-353-3101, ext. 228, or tallen@civitasmedia.com