Brandy serves as the Chief Clinical Officer of all Lifeline Connections clinical programs including in-patient residential, intensive outpatient, outpatient, mental health and drug court. Brandy has worked in the substance abuse and mental health field for over 20 years including working with clients experiencing co-occurring disorders through case management, group counseling, and education. She is fluent in American Sign Language and has counseled and assessed deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Brandy earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Wyoming, Laramie, and Associate of Science, Sign Language Interpretation at Portland Community College. She earned her Master’s of Science degree in Rehabilitation Counseling in Deafness from Western Oregon University. Brandy started with Lifeline Connections in 2001 as a staff member in the Residential Unit. She has had increasing progressive positions leading to her current position as Chief Clinical Officer.
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Lifeline Connections brings a multidisciplinary team together using a holistic approach to deliver well-rounded evidenced based care based on the Hazelden curriculum. We are a licensed, CARF certified facility that views addiction as a complex, chronic treatable disease. Our well-rounded program provides balanced nutrition, yoga, pet therapy, and the option to find support through both 12 step and faith-based recovery programs. We pride ourselves in our continuum of care allowing individuals to begin treatment in acute medical detox and move through residential to a vast array of outpatient treatment options where mental health conditions can be treated in our co-occurring program.
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- Medical Detoxification
Drugs and alcohol have widespread effects throughout your body, including but not limited to the addiction and/or physical/psychological dependence that develops with substance abuse over time. Many organ systems are affected by addiction and will react to withdrawal. The term “medical detoxification” means that there is a trained and licensed medical professional onsite to monitor your vital signs and protect your physical and emotional health as your body goes through withdrawal.
- Dual Diagnosis/ Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment
These two terms describe a person who is not only addicted to drugs or alcohol, but also has a mental or emotional illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc. Facilities that treat patients with dual-diagnosis or co-occurring disorders provide psychiatric treatment in addition to drug and alcohol rehabilitation services.
Brandy Branch, LMHC, CDP, CRC - Chief Clinical Officer
Arianna Kee, LMHC, CDP - Mental Health Program Director
Arianna earned a dual Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Criminal justice from the University of Nevada and her Master’s in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in Addiction Studies from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, OR. Arianna has worked at Lifeline Connections as the Mental Health Programs Director since 2005 and is licensed as a Chemical Dependency Professional and a Mental Health Counselor. She is currently providing an interim director role in Residential treatment.
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