Lisa Dehorty, MP, MHC was named CEO of the Maryland Center for Addiction Treatment (MCAT), a 140-bed facility providing medication-assisted detox, residential in-patient care, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, general outpatient care, and recovery support programs in Waldorf.
Dehorty has 20 years of leadership experience in the addiction treatment industry. In her new role, Dehorty will lead 168 employees and oversee all operations of the 140-bed addiction treatment facility. Dehorty’s extensive experience encompasses a spectrum of roles in the delivery of addiction treatment from the admission process to leadership through all levels of care on the continuum. Previously, she was executive director at Serenity Acres Treatment Center in Crownsville and spent nearly 20 years at Ashley Addiction Treatment in Havre de Grace as director of admissions and director of business development.
As CEO, Dehorty’s dual focus will be on providing excellence in care and on assisting in the community with efforts to break down barriers to treatment so that people who are suffering from addiction will come to MCAT to get help.
Dehorty has master’s degrees in health care administration from St. Joseph’s University and psychology from Towson State University, now Towson University. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Shepherd University.