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David Hans, Psy.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. David Hans joins Life Healing Center with more than 25 years of healthcare and business experience. As a behavioral healthcare executive, he has cultivated a reputation as a dynamic game changer, adept at systems and process improvement, organizational leadership, wellness and therapeutic programming, and strategic problem-solving.

After a successful career in investment banking, Dr. Hans returned to graduate school, where he earned his doctorate in clinical psychology. He has great compassion for people struggling to make meaningful connections and find love in their lives. Dr. Hans has worked with both small and large teams in organizations ranging from entrepreneurial startups to family-owned businesses to large national behavioral health corporations. He has also worked across the treatment continuum with organizations that include Universal Health Services, CRC Health Group, Sunrise Springs Integrative Wellness, Gateway Foundation, and BayMark Health Services.

One of Dr. Hans’ greatest joys is combining his business background with his psychological training. He believes that healthy organizations are created by people and relationships. By encouraging and empowering employees to embrace their passions, he has helped create collaborative, high-performing teams within a culture of integrity, personal accountability, and customer service excellence.

In his spare time, Dr. Hans can be found embracing the healing powers of the New Mexico landscape through hiking, camping, and mountain biking. Additionally, he has cultivated a passion for personal improvement and creative expression.

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Life Healing Center's treatment professionals were so amazing. Their program helped me turn my life around and I finally feel like myself again.

– Sara L.
Marks of Quality Care
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • LegitScript
  • National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • The Jason Foundation