The Meadows recently announced the return of Dr. Robert Darden as a new staff psychologist at The Meadows. Dr. Darden was originally on staff at The Meadows from 2008 to 2011.
One of Dr. Darden's main focus areas at The Meadows is to interpret psychological testing and then to present the findings with the patient's clinical team. The goals are to provide additional data to assist with treatment planning and to provide testing feedback that will help a patient continue to gain insight into personality characteristics.
Dr. Darden has worked as a psychologist, therapist and in management within the mental health field since 1993.Dr. Darden started his career as a mental health worker at a hospital in Flagstaff, Ariz. while working on a Master's Degree in Psychology at Northern Arizona University. After completing this degree in 1994, Dr. Darden entered the Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Mich. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Ill. His dissertation addressed the efficacy of an inpatient hospital for treating eating disorders, depression and spiritual distress. Dr. Darden received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology in 2002.
"Dr. Darden brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Meadows team," said Sean Walsh, The Meadows Executive Director. "Dr. Darden has a passion to provide quality care to our patients and both our patients and our team are lucky to have him as our psychologist here at the Meadows."
The Meadows is an industry leader in treating trauma and addiction through its inpatient and workshop programs. To learn more about The Meadows' work with trauma and addiction contact an intake coordinator at (866) 856-1279 or visit www.themeadows.com.
For over 35 years, The Meadows has been a leading trauma and addiction treatment center. In that time, they have helped more than 20,000 patients in one of their three inpatient centers and 25,000 attendees in national workshops. The Meadows world-class team of Senior Fellows, Psychiatrists, Therapists and Counselors treat the symptoms of addiction and the underlying issues that cause lifelong patterns of self-destructive behavior. The Meadows, with 24 hour nursing and on-site physicians and psychiatrists, is a Level 1 psychiatric hospital that is accredited by the Joint Commission.