Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) Nov. 30, 2016 \u2013 Promises\u00ae Young Adult treatment center in West Los Angeles named Frank Sanchez, PhD, LMFT, as its program director. Dr. Sanchez has extensive experience working with adolescents and adults struggling with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health issues. \u201cI have known Promises to be the gold standard of treatment in Los Angeles, and I am excited to be a part of this team that uses a holistic treatment approach to healing and recovery,\u201d said Dr. Sanchez.\u00a0\u201cMy hope is to continue Promises\u2019 legacy of providing sophisticated clinical care, working to understand the individual\u2019s complexities and providing directed collaborative treatment alongside the exceptional Promises professionals.\u201d As program director, Dr. Sanchez oversees the treatment center\u2019s therapists and young adult programming. He has extensive experience in this area, previously serving as program director at Phoenix House, a co-occurring disorders treatment center for adolescents. Dr. Sanchez earned a doctorate of philosophy from Pacifica Graduate Institute in California and a master\u2019s degree from Antioch University. He is an adjunct professor at Loyola Marymount University and California Lutheran University, teaching subjects in addictions and gender and sexuality. \u201cFrank\u2019s comprehensive understanding of addiction and his experience in the field of substance abuse treatment will greatly benefit the Promises Young Adult program, our clients and their families,\u201d said Amy Spahr, executive director of Promises Treatment Centers\u00ae. Treatment at Promises Young Adult drug rehab program is evidence-based, engaging and tailored to the unique needs of young people. The treatment team includes highly trained master\u2019s level clinicians who place a strong focus on relapse prevention and teaching clients useful recovery skills for everyday life. Clients participate in traditional therapies as well as innovative approaches such as Rock to Recovery; art therapy; equine therapy; wolf experience; and fitness and yoga. About Promises Treatment Centers\u00ae Promises Treatment Centers\u00ae is among the nation\u2019s premier addiction treatment centers. Led by some of the country\u2019s leading addiction specialists, Promises\u00ae has built an international reputation for innovative addiction treatment and exceptional service. Whether an individual requires eating disorder treatment, drug or alcohol detox, residential drug rehab, outpatient treatment, extended care or a sober living environment, Promises has been a treatment center of choice for more than 25 years. For more information, visit www.promises.com or call (866) 285-9441. Promises Treatment Centers is a member of Promises Behavioral Health, an owner of a nationwide platform of behavioral health programs with over 750 licensed beds throughout nine states. The Promises Behavioral Health\u00ae family of programs offers comprehensive, innovative treatment for substance abuse, depression and anxiety disorders, eating disorders, trauma, sexual addiction, and other mental health disorders. Through its programs, the company is committed to delivering evidence-based, clinically sophisticated treatment that promotes permanent lifestyle change, not only for the patient but for the entire family network. For more information, visit elementsbehavioralhealth.com.