Dr. Shari Corbitt Joins Promises Treatment Centers as Senior Executive
Dr. Corbitt is a licensed psychologist with rich clinical experience in the treatment of addiction,
eating disorders, and trauma as well as a strong background in treatment center operations.
Los Angeles, CA (Vocus) October 15, 2009 -- Promises Treatment Centers announced this week the appointment
of Dr. Shari Corbitt, a licensed psychologist with a background in the treatment of addiction,Trauma, Pain
Management and eating disorders, as Senior Executive Director of Promises. The newly created position will
allow Promises to continue to grow their already strong reputation as a clinically rigorous addiction treatment
“Dr. Corbitt has a wealth of clinical experience related to recovery, pain management, trauma, and eating
disorders. She is an extraordinary manager and I look forward to her providing leadership and innovation at
Promises,” said Dr. David Sack, CEO of Promises.
“Promises is doing a phenomenal job,” Dr. Corbitt said. “It has all the ingredients that make a wonderful program
- licensed clinicians, psychiatry, and executive management that is open to growth and learning. Everything I saw
when looking at Promises showed me they care for clients with integrity. That’s the kind of team I wanted to
Dr. Corbitt began college at the young age of 16. That was the same year she began her own journey of recovery
from an eating disorder. She went on to earn her doctorate degree in psychology from Yeshiva University in New
York. She has over two decades of personal experience in recovery as well as a rich background in both
treatment and operations.
“My first introduction to working with addictions was at a treatment center on the Rincon reservation in northern
San Diego County. I was clinical director on the reservation where seven tribes had banded together to get all
their health care needs met at one clinic. It was a wonderful clinic. That was probably where I received my most
intensive training rel