November 11th, 2015

Naples, Fl – The David Lawrence Center, Collier County’s only comprehensive, not-for-profit mental health and substance abuse treatment facility serving children, adults and families, is pleased to announce the addition of Denise Dutchak, M.D. as a Staff Psychiatrist in Children’s Medical Services. Dr. Dutchak is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in adult, child and adolescent psychiatry. She is also board certified by the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture in medical acupuncture.

Dr. Dutchak received her Bachelor of Science in zoology from the University of Michigan and her Master of Science in biology from Oakland University. Dr. Dutchak earned her doctor of medicine from Wayne State School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan and went on to complete her internship, residency and fellowship training at the University of Michigan Medical Center.

Dr. Dutchak has nearly 25 years of experience in psychiatric medicine. Prior to joining the David Lawrence Center medical team, Dr. Dutchak worked as a Staff Psychiatrist at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, Florida. In addition to inpatient hospital treatment settings, she has experience working in outpatient private practice and community mental health centers. She also previously served as an adjunct professor and teaching assistant.

Dr. Dutchak is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, and American Academy of Medical Acupuncture.

David Lawrence Center is the Southwest Florida-based, not-for-profit leading provider of behavioral health solutions dedicated to inspiring and creating life-changing wellness for every individual. The Center provides innovative, comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, residential and community based prevention and treatment services for the one in four local children and adults who experience mental health, emotional, psychological and substance abuse challenges. David Lawrence Center has seven locations in Collier County and touches the lives of more than 50,000 people each year. For more information about David Lawrence Center call 239-455-8500 or visit www.DavidLawrenceCenter.org.

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