Medical Team & Clinical Team

Dr. Matt Anderson

Medical Director

Dr. Matthew Andersen received Medical School and Residency training at the University of Utah in Family Medicine with board certification in addiction treatment. He has extensive experience treating patients suffering from the disease of addiction. He has been working in addiction medicine for 10 years. Dr. Andersen is part of the team who will help deal with medical issues while patients are at Recovery Ways. 

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Duy Pham, MD

Medical Team

Dr. Pham, one of few Board Certified Addictionologist in the state of Utah, graduated with an MD eight years ago from the University of Utah School of Medicine. Early in his career, he met his wife, a plastic surgeon, while working in Viet Nam repairing traumatic deformities as a plastic surgeon. He went on to complete his adult psychiatry residency at Carnitas Carney Hospital, Dorchester, MA and finished his fellowship training in the subspecialty of addiction psychiatry at Boston University, Boston, MA. He is certified by the ABMS® Member Board: The American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology specializing in Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry. To better serve the complex patients he works with, he has gone on to get advanced training in ECT (electroconvulsive therapy), TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) and VNS (vagal nerve stimulation) – all for the adjunctive treatment of certain types of treatment-resistant depression. Dr. Pham enjoys teaching and training psychiatric residents at the University of Utah and believes in helping them to see the importance of offering addicted patients choices and options for their recovery.

 

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Dr. Maryann Rosenthal

Compliance and JCAHO Advisor

Dr. Maryann Rosenthal, Doctorate in Psychology, is a highly regarded author and international speaker on family dynamics and life achievement issues. An expert on human behavior, Dr. Maryann is President of Global Leadership Enterprises. Appointed by the Governor she served on the Developmental Disabilities Board. She is a member of the Domestic Violence Council and a founding member of the Elder Abuse Prevention Project.

A champion for women’s causes, Dr. Maryann has consulted throughout America, Australia, Europe, and Asia on leadership skills and training. She serves on the Board of Directors for SIAS International University, the first solely American owned University in central China. She is on the advisory board for Life Medical Technologies, a company dedicated to educate and provide life-enhancing, innovative medical products to the public.

Among her versatile writing is “Be A Parent, Not A Pushover,” selected by USA Book News as “Best Book” in their family/parenting category. She co-authored with Denis Waitley, the new family leadership program, The Seeds Of Greatness System taught worldwide. As the voice for involved, interactive parenting, she co-hosted a daily radio show and appears frequently on regional and national television.

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Mike Gaziano

Executive Clinical Director

Mike Gaziano joined Recovery Ways as Clinical director in April of 2021 bringing over 30 years of clinical experience to Recovery Ways.    Mike comes to us from Sierra Tucson where he held a variety of clinical program management positions including the Family and Chronic Pain Programs.  Mike has worked in the private sector and public sector as a social worker and is trained as a mediator and conflict resolution specialist, with expertise in domestic violence.
Mike was born and raised in the Midwest and chose Tucson for his undergraduate work in psychology. He is now a proud alumnus from the University of Arizona. Mike later received his master’s degree in social work from the University of Illinois.
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Maren Ernstrom

Clinical and Compliance Director

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Rick Tanski

Director of PHP and Patient Safety

Rick has worked in the field of substance abuse treatment for over 40 years. He has a deep understanding of addiction and has developed and managed treatment programs for both adults and adolescents in Salt Lake City and Sydney, Australia. Originally from Detroit, Rick has made his home in Salt Lake City. He is a dedicated meditation practitioner and teacher. He is passionate about treating individuals and their families. He works compassionately to weave meditation and mindfulness practices in treating addiction.  He enjoys travel and the many outdoor activities that Utah has to offer.
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Stephane Gabby Shoun, MS, LASUDC

Director of Outpatient – Virtual and Utah

Gabby joined the Recovery Ways team in 2020 as the Clinical Operations and Compliance Manager. Gabby received her Master’s Degree in Addiction Counseling from Grand Canyon University in 2015 and is currently working on her second Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Gabby has experience working in community mental health as well as in the inpatient, residential and outpatient settings. Prior to working at Recovery Ways, Gabby worked at a residential treatment center as a manager for their inpatient detox and stabilization unit. Gabby was also inspired to follow her passion of working with those who have lost a loved one to suicide and co-developed a program to provide support and healing to those who have experienced this loss.  Gabby specializes in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and practices from a trauma informed perspective.