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NEW YORK, NY, July 20, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Diana Getsey-Holiday, Former CEO at The Phoenix Group - Advanced Addiction, has been selected to join the Nursing Board at the American Health Council. She will be sharing her knowledge and expertise on Behavioral Health and Addiction.
With over four decades of experience in the field of Behavior Health and Addiction, Diana offers valuable insight in her role as the CEO at The Phoenix Group - Advanced Addiction. Located in Hollywood, Florida, The Phoenix Group - Advanced Addiction serves as a haven focused on helping individuals recovering from substance abuse including alcohol, drug addiction, and opioid addiction. Each treatment center combines the physical, mental, and emotional support to help stop addiction.
As the CEO at The Phoenix Group - Advanced Addiction for over three decades, Diana's day-to-day responsibilities include working with court mandated DUI/DWI individuals, in the outpatient facility, and individual/group therapy.
Following the completion of her Registered Nursing Diploma from Youngstown State University (St. Elizabeth Medical Center) in 1973, Diana earned her Master's from Nova University. She holds the following certification: Certified Behavioral/ Chemical Dependency Nurse, Certified Addictions Professional, Certified Behavioral Health Therapist, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, and ICADC.
Diana pursued behavioral health after a traumatic experience with an alcoholic family member. The experience made her realize she wanted to help individuals battling addiction and behavior issues. Looking back, she attributes her success to discipline, commitment, dedication, and a life-long love of learning.
To further her professional development, Diana maintains a membership with Behavioral Health Advisory Council, FL and Florida Certification Board.
Due to her outstanding career, Diana gained recognition as the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Top 10 Nurses by the International Association of Nurses and was inducted into the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare. As an accomplished artist, singer, and musician, Diana develops her art in her free time. She volunteers with Horizons Crisis Intervention and Art Therapy Yellow Brick Place -Ohio.
Considering the future, Diana hopes to write grants and open a facility in Ohio. Presently, she has redirected her focus on Community Education throughout the state of Florida and going International on the Speaking Circuit regarding the nation's current opiate crisis and the mental/behavioral aspects of addiction.
About the American Health Council:
The American Health Council is the nation's only organization with a constituency representative of all sectors of the healthcare industry. From the coasts to the heartland, the American Health Council has drawn Affiliates from major metropolitan hubs and small communities. These Affiliates span generations and have reached different stages of their careers -- from recent graduates to retirees. More information about the American Health Council and its mission can be found at: http://americanhealthcouncil.org
Additionally, the American Health Council strives to provide recognition and support for those individuals and institutions making the difference in patients' lives day in and day out. Throughout 2017, the AHC is honoring "America's Best Doctors and Nurses," as well as the nation's best medical universities and hospitals. The American Health Council's "Best in Medicine" and "Best in Nursing" awards programs honor the individuals and institutions that have contributed significantly to medicine and nursing, as well as the training and education of physicians and nurses. The most current selections for these honors may be viewed here: http://bestinmedicine.org and http://bestinnursing.org.
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