Our Outpatient Mental Health Treatment Team

An experienced, credentialed team of care and support staff is ready to serve you at Community Partnership Care Coordination (CPCC).

Our highly trained social workers, professional counselors, psychologists, nurse practitioners and psychiatrist have the knowledge, expertise and skills to help.

With decades of experience in southern Arizona, we have a deep knowledge of community resources, cultures and care systems, along with innovative, proven care practices such as trauma-informed care and short-term, solution-focused therapy.

 

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Director, Child, Family and Specialty Services

Ann serves as CPCC’s clinical supervisor. She has over 15 years’ experience in clinical diagnostic, operational and program leadership in Tucson and Chicago. She developed and led an educational curriculum for at-risk youth to decrease involvement in the juvenile detention system and has coached and educated clinical personnel in the methodologies of cognitive behavior therapy as a treatment approach in long-term behavior change. Ann’s cognitive skills training curriculum became a national model, adopted by other agencies serving the same population. Ann is fluent in American Sign Language.

Before joining CPCC in 2013, Ann was program director at Catholic Community Services in Tucson and served as a program manager in the department of psychiatry at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago. Ann received an MBA from the Eller School of Management at the University of Arizona (UA), a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling from Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., and an undergraduate degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the UA. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor.

 

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Senior Director, Program Administration

Noel is responsible for overseeing compliance, contracting, quality management and overall program administration functions at CPI. He is a National Certified Counselor and Certified Professional in Health Care with over 25 years of clinical and administrative experience in behavioral health settings serving diverse populations. His experience also includes more than 20 years in the behavioral health system in Pima and the four southeastern counties in Arizona and 20 years in quality management in managed behavioral health care settings.

Noel earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1995. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Guidance and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, both from the University of Texas-Pan American.

 

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Dr. Rogers is board-certified in psychiatry and neurology and has provided psychiatric services in southern Arizona for over 15 years. At CPCC, he serves children and adolescents across a spectrum of programs, diagnosing disorders, including their nature and extent, and determining the appropriate course of treatment for his clients.

Dr. Rogers currently provides psychiatric services for a number of behavioral health agencies and hospitals in southern Arizona, and has been with CPCC since 2016. He graduated with a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Mexico, completed his residency in psychiatry at the UA and is an Arizona licensed Psychiatrist.

 

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Dr. Kim provides psychiatric services to children and adolescents for a range of CPCC programs. He is board-certified in both adult and child/adolescent psychiatry and has been with CPCC since 2016. Dr. Kim diagnoses disorders, including their nature and extent, and determines the appropriate course of treatment for his clients.

In addition to his work with CPCC, Dr. Kim provides psychiatric services for a number of other behavioral health agencies in southern Arizona. He graduated with a Doctor of Medicine degree from the UA and is an Arizona licensed Psychiatrist.

 

pat-joyce-smallPATRICIA “PAT” JOYCE, MS, RNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Pat has over 40 years of nursing and nurse practitioner experience, both outpatient and inpatient, in Arizona. She has performed in the capacity as an adult psychiatric nurse practitioner in outpatient community mental health settings for a number of agencies and populations and in private practice. Pat’s expertise includes performing crisis consultations, psychiatric evaluations and medication management. Pat has written articles for publication and has presented at several academic conferences.

Before joining CPCC in 2015, Pat provided services in a telemedicine setting in Scottsdale. She received a Master of Science degree in Nursing from the UA, and is a board-certified Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

 

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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Tess has over 13 years of both outpatient and inpatient nursing and nurse practitioner experience in southern Arizona, joining CPCC in 2015. She previously worked as an adult nurse psychiatric practitioner in a telemedicine setting for a variety of patient populations, primarily in community mental health, crisis and hospital settings. This included serving persons with developmental disabilities and individuals with serious mental illness. Tess’ expertise includes performing psychiatric evaluations, medication management, case management and collaboration.

Tess most recently provided services in a telemedicine setting in Scottsdale. She received a Master of Science degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the UA, and is a board-certified, licensed Adult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.

 

roxanasamaniego-lowresROXANA SAMANIEGO, PH.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Roxana is a licensed psychologist with expertise in child and adult psychological assessments. She is experienced in the areas of child and adolescent development, family systems and multicultural approaches to therapeutic interventions. She also has experience in use of evidence-based practices for children, adults and families.Roxana has over 15 years of teaching and supervision experience with graduate psychology interns and externs, school-counseling students, undergraduates and mental health professionals. At CPCC, she conducts evaluations, consults with CPCC staff and provides ongoing training.

Roxana consults, is a practicum supervisor, and instructs classes in her areas of proficiency. Before joining CPCC in 2015, she was a clinical supervisor in an academic setting and provided psychological assessments in a large school district. Roxana received a Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology from Arizona State University (ASU) and is both an Arizona licensed Psychologist and a Certified School Psychologist.

 

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Clinical Therapist

Rina is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who joined Desert Rose Clinic in 2017. She has over 15 years of experience working with high-risk populations. She worked most recently providing clinical services for active duty military at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson. Additionally, Rina has provided school-based clinical and wrap-around services for high-risk and hard to serve youth; support, advocacy and training for foster families; and individual counseling and trauma interventions for victims of domestic violence. She also has managed group homes and a crisis intervention program for teens as well as a long-term, independent living program for young homeless adults.

Rina is well versed in helping people evaluate their thinking and make conscious attitude and behavior changes. She also encourages all clients by helping them recognize their resilience and strengths. She received her Master of Science in Social Work from Columbia University in New York City. She is also an alumna of the University of Arizona, where she received a bachelor’s degree in sociology.

 

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Clinician

Alejandra joined CPCC in 2013 and has over eight years of mental health clinical and leadership experience providing treatment and case management to adults and children in southern Arizona. She has a comprehensive knowledge of the Child and Adult Recovery Team models, child and adult assessment and implementation of empirically based interventions. Alejandra’s background also includes collaboration with system and community partners, including the Arizona Department of Juvenile Justice, the Arizona Department of Child Safety and local school districts.

Alejandra, a Licensed Master Social Worker, interned at the Veterans Administration and worked for several prominent behavioral health agencies in Arizona. She received her master’s degree in Social Work from ASU’s Tucson component, and her undergraduate degree in Social Work from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.

 

eric-parrish-smallERIC PARRISH, MAMFC, MARE, LPC

Clinician

Eric Parrish has over 15 years of experience in mental health and acute psychiatric care. He is experienced in treating co-occurring disorders including depression, mood disorders, substance use disorders, family systems issues and trauma recovery. In his role at CPCC, Eric provides assessment, treatment planning, and individual, family and group therapy. He also is responsible for service coordination for clients and families, report writing and outreach and education for insurance company and facility staff.

Before joining CPCC in 2015, Eric served as a utilization management coordinator for Community Partnership of Southern Arizona, the former Regional Behavioral Health Authority, and a mental health therapist for various medical centers and other behavioral health providers in Tucson. He is trained in the Duluth Model of therapy for domestic violence offenders and leads educational classes for individuals convicted of DUI offenses. Eric received his Master of Art in Marriage & Family Counseling from the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, and his undergraduate degree in Pastoral Studies from Tennessee Temple University in Chattanooga. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor.