Cummings Institute for Graduate Studies Celebrates New Graduates in Behavioral Medicine | New


PHOENIX, November 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies (CGI) is delighted to announce the graduation of five new Behavioral Health Doctors. Dr. Liza R. Clancy, Dr. Andreena M. Jackson, Dr. Heather jelonek, Dr Katarzyna Motylewicz and Dr. William penney successfully fulfilled the requirements of the Behavioral Health Doctoral Program (DBH). We are honored to have worked with them during their studies and commend them for their persistence and tenacity as they completed their doctorates amid the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Liza R. Clancy, DHP, MSW

Dr. Clancy’s journey to the DBH program has been fueled by her frustration with the fragmentation of the healthcare system. Graduated from NYU with his MSW, Dr Clancy worked in medical and behavioral health for a large healthcare system in New Jersey for many years. Now in private practice, Dr. Clancy is using this new perspective to provide integrated care for people struggling with anxiety secondary to chronic and comorbid conditions and life transitions. Learn more about Dr. Clancy’s culminating project in his recent interview on disruptors at work: an integrated care podcast.

Dr. Andreena Jackson, DBH, MSSA, LSW

Dr. Andreena Jackson has worked as a Certified Behavioral Health Social Worker for the past 15 years in a variety of capacities including Clinical Supervisor, Field Instructor, Site Manager, Mental Health Therapist, Volunteer Therapist, Facilitator and Owner and Operator Marshall Manor Adult Care Facility, a residential home for the behavioral health population. Currently, Dr. Jackson is the CEO of Mindfitness Coaching & Consulting, LLC, a company developed and launched during her culminating research project at CGI. Learn more about Dr. Jackson’s culminating project and she post-graduation plans.

Dr. Heather jelonek, DHP

Dr. Heather jelonek obtained his bachelor’s degree in biology at the University of IllinoisChicago and obtained his master’s degree in clinical psychology at Benedictine University in Lisle Illinois. Her current role as Director of Value-Based Programs at Health Current has opened up new opportunities to improve healthcare integration, improve outcomes and reduce costs through a trauma-informed approach. Learn more about Dr Jelonek’s culminating project and listen to it recent interview on disruptors at work: an integrated care podcast.

Dr. Katarzyna Motylewicz, DBH, BCBA, QBA

Dr Katarzyna Motylewicz is a Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Qualified Behavior Analyst (QBA) and Specialist Educator. She has worked as a principal teacher, supervisor, clinical director, senior ABA trainer and consultant in schools, early intervention agencies and the private sector. For a detailed look at Dr Motylewicz’s culminating research project, watch his webinar, Treating Physical Delays and Motor Impairments in the Context of Key Symptoms of ASD: An Evidence-Based Clinician Education Protocol Where watch a brief interview with Dr Motylewicz discussing his research.

Dr. William penney, DBH, LMFT, LCSW

Dr Penney holds a master’s degree in New York University and serves as the Clinical Director of Counseling Care Associates where he conducts counseling sessions with individuals, families and couples and oversees all professional staff in ensuring that patients receive the highest quality mental health services. high quality. For a detailed look at Dr. Penney’s culminating research project, watch his webinar, No Gas Left In The Tank: Financial And Workplace Problems That Contribute To Rising Stress Levels For Fathers Of Premature Babies Where watch a brief interview with Dr. Penney discussing his research.

Each of the five recent DBH graduates brings a unique perspective on improving healthcare as a Doctor of Behavioral Health. CGI looks forward to seeing the improvements our graduates make in healthcare delivery and patient care.

About the Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies (CGI)

CGI is a DEAC-accredited, non-profit online higher education institution providing higher education and training in the field of integrated behavioral health care, including the Doctor of Behavioral Health (DBH) programs graduate certificate and continuing education. CGI strives to meet the healthcare industry’s need for a highly skilled workforce to support an integrated approach to meeting patient needs. To find out more visit,


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