Clinical Services, Emerging Clinical Practices
Ken Bachrach, Ph.D. has been Clinical Director of Tarzana Treatment Centers since 1987. Dr. Bachrach is a licensed Psychologist with over 30 years of experience in the assessment and treatment of individuals with mental health and co-occurring substance use disorders, and regularly trains addiction and mental health professionals in this area. Dr. Bachrach oversees the APA-accredited doctoral internship program in Professional Psychology. He coordinates TTC’s clinical research activities and serves as the site Principal Investigator for the National Institute of Drug Abuse’s (NIDA) Clinical Trials Network (CTN). Dr. Bachrach was the lead in TTC obtaining Joint Commission accreditation in 1987 and continues to play a major role in TTC maintaining accreditation. He oversees TTC’s mental health contract and program, and administratively supervises all psychiatric providers. He chairs the Medical Staff Credentialing Committee, co-chairs the Integrated Care Committee, and is a member of the Medical Staff Executive Committee. Dr. Bachrach’s interests include the use of medications in addiction treatment, the use of motivational counseling approaches to engage patients, and care integration for individuals with co-occurring disorders. Also, Dr. Bachrach founded Professional Psych Seminars (PPS) in 1996 and serves as its President and CEO. PPS is a private, nonprofit organization, which provides continuing education to mental health professionals throughout the United States.