Dr. Hans brings over 20 years of leadership experience in the behavioral health field to Laguna Treatment Hospital and American Addiction Centers. His professional background includes experience in developing high-performing teams and effective programs for family-owned businesses and large national organizations. Throughout his career, Dr. Hans has fostered a culture of compassion, integrity, and customer service excellence in each of the teams he’s developed. Dr. Hans prides himself in assisting others in developing the insight and skills needed to create lasting change in their lives.

Dr. Hans is a lifelong learner who encourages opportunities for collaboration and creative problem-solving. With a doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Dr. Hans is passionate about holistic health and inspired by the growing study of mind-body-spirit practices gaining a voice in the societal wellness conversation.

Career Highlights

  • Chief Executive Officer, Haven Behavioral Hospital (2020)
  • Interim Community Division President/Senior Executive Director of Operations, Gateway Foundation (2017)
  • Executive Director and Opening General Manager, Sunrise Springs Integrative Wellness (2014)

 Areas of Expertise

  • Financial planning and analysis
  • Clinical care and programing
  • Operations management
  • Clinical leadership
  • Building out continuums of care
  • Strategic planning and organization
  • Optimizing the patient experience