Faith Ramirez, LCSW

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Executive Director

Faith Ramirez is the Executive Director for CAST Centers.  Faith brings over 20 years of experience from both Health Care and Behavioral Health Services. She is a highly qualified leader with extensive clinical, operational, and administrative experience resulting in high performing teams and high performing operations. She comes from a large HMO organization in Southern California and has extensive experience in the development and execution of programs created to successfully improving productivity, quality, and effectiveness with a focus on patient centered integrative care.

Faith’s most recent role as the Director of Behavioral Health care services for multiple specialty departments brings with it a wealth of experience in problem solving performance and care gaps, acting in the long view of care, strategic planning and execution skills, and business operations management. Faith’s experience in the clinical oversight of Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, and Social Services has has honed her passion for patient centered and integrative care along with her passion for patient advocacy. As a licensed clinician, Faith's clinical strengths are in evidenced-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Crisis Intervention, and Mindfulness Meditation. Additionally, Faith has extensive training in Critical Incident Response.

Faith received her B.A. in Psychology from California State University Northridge in 1994, her Masters in Social Work from California State University Long Beach in 1997, and her LCSW in 2001.  Faith has sat on numerous governance boards which facilitated work around Employer/Employee models of care delivery in healthcare.

Faith is very excited to join the staff at CAST Centers and is committed to further the mission of providing the freedom to be your best self in an atmosphere that focuses on both mental health, addiction recovery, and wellness.