Desert Palms Leadership & Staff

Executive Director - Henry Bennett, MHS

Henry BennettHenry Bennett shares with us over 30 years’ experience in all aspects of behavioral treatment and program management.  He brings to Desert Palms, a track record of experience as an Executive Director, Company President, Chief Executive Officer, Program Director and other leadership roles in the behavioral health field.  Henry is a strong patient advocate with demonstrated ability to ensure quality service delivery while meeting budgetary requirements.

His diverse experience includes success in both for-profit and non-profit organizations; broad-based executive operations experience; and has a proven record of expanding facility visibility, and increasing occupancy.  He maintains active professional relations with national and regional contacts in the Behavioral Health Field.  

Medical Director - Gina Caravaglia, DO



Director of Admissions - Brett Drummond RADT-I

Director of Facilities - Phillip Hamburger

Director of Nursing -  Steve Stafford

Primary Therapist - Dawn Jean Lemaire- Griffith, LPCCi

Primary Therapist - Kathleen Bailey

Primary Therapist -  Noella Barb

Primary Therapist -  Perla Ray

Primary Therapist - Robert T. Nelson

Primary Therapist - Sandra Tatchell

Primary Therapist - Tessa Cosand

Alumni Coordinator - Nicole Topor, CADC-CAS