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NNMC announces new therapist for Inpatient Behavioral Health Program



Amanda Buttacavoli, LCSW, was recently hired as a Therapist for Senior Bridges inpatient behavioral health program, at Northern Nevada Medical Center, where she will provide individual, group and family therapy for patients 50 and older with depression.

The Depression Treatment Program for inpatients at Senior Bridges offers a multidisciplinary team providing individual, family and group therapy tailored to each patient’s individual needs and skills, along with expertise in psychiatric treatment, and the medical resources of Northern Nevada Medical Center resulting in total care for the mind and body.

Buttacavoli has more than 10 years of experience as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Over the last five years, her work has included serving as a Clinical Program Manager I for the State of Nevada, Division of Child and Family Services and most recently as a Therapist for the Behavioral Health Resources, LLC.

“We are thrilled to have Amanda Buttacavoli as part of our team,” said Dr. Leah Steckline, Ph.D., Director of Behavior Health for Northern Nevada Medical Center. “Patients and their families are receiving excellent treatment and needed piece of mind at a time that can feel very scary. She is a fantastic addition to NNMC and our treatment team.”

Buttacavoli is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Nevada, Reno and has multiple certifications including, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy.

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