Pacific Behavioral Health is dedicated to making a difference in our community; ensuring all clients have access to professional community based services, proven treatment methods, and comprehensive service planning.  PBH’s vision is to integrate behavioral health, mental health and medical health support to provide comprehensive care.  Utilizing a multidisciplinary approach to health increases efficacy, motivation, and success in health care management.

Services include: Clinical Services for all ages – Assessments, Individual Therapy, Family therapy, Group Therapy, Substance Abuse Therapy, Crisis Stabilization; Psychosocial Rehabilitation Skills (PSR and BST) for all ages; Day Treatment for Adults; IOP for Adults; Services for Community Reintegration for Transitional Aged Youth.  Services are provided in Reno, Sparks, Carson City, and Rural Nevada (Fallon, Fernley, Hawthorne, Silver Springs, Dayton, Minden and Gardnerville).

PBH’s therapeutic services are individualized and adjusted to the level of functioning of the client.  Services will:

  • Emphasize quality of care and optimal client-centered outcomes,
  •  Utilize evidence-based practices,
  •  Be culturally and linguistically competent,
  • Provide trauma-informed care with trained staff.

A primary focus for PBH is to provide clinical and behavioral health services in Rural Nevada areas.  Services are provided in the environment determined most effective for the client.  Service evaluation is done every 30 days, with a full outcome evaluation done every 90 days integrating input from all identified stakeholders.  All services are provided under direct Clinical Supervision.  The mission for the agency is to deliver the highest quality, client-centered care that results in improved outcomes, reduced relapses, and lower costs.

Background History for Pacific Behavioral Health

Walter Dimitroff, MFT, and Mala Wheatley, MFT, founded Pacific Behavioral Health in September of 2015.  Both have a 20-year history of providing Behavioral Health Services to clients in the Reno, Sparks, Carson City and Rural Areas.  Together, they leverage their longstanding record of demonstrated success in the provision and management of behavioral health and social services to clients in this community with forming Pacific Behavioral Health.  The agency strives to provide a comprehensive program of integrative and holistic behavioral healthcare that targets the whole person, helping clients to achieve a true balance and life satisfaction.