At The Hope House, our philosophy is treating the whole person. Our clients will receive unrivaled integrated (Medical, Psychological, Psychiatric) and holistic care as expected from luxury residential treatment facilities. We have two, Fully Licensed by the State of Arizona, Luxurious Residential Behavioral Health Facilities located in the Beautiful Desert of North Scottsdale/Cave Creek. These locations were selected for their tranquil & relaxing Natural Desert Landscapes. The Hope House offers systematic structure which most suffering from the disease of addiction lack, balanced with supervised contact with other individuals in and outside of recovery. It is essential that the client have contact with the outside world, otherwise he/she will not be prepared for real life situations. Residents from our co-ed residential recovery home receive full treatment and professional care in a safe and supportive sober living environment.
Dr. Dorothy Piekut is a Board Certified Psychiatrist in Arizona and is affiliated with Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System. Dr. Piekut has worked at several Treatment Facilities in her career and is well-known in the valley. She received her medical degree from Medical University of Lodz and has been in practice for more than 20 years. - Board-certified - Expert at Medical stabilization, Ambulatory Care, Urgent Care. - Served as Medical Director at several respected BH facilities. - DATA waived physician (Subutex/Suboxone-certified). - Successfully Treated thousands of patients for alcoholism and drug addiction.More
Alex Spritzer is an AANP board certified Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner & ANCB Certified Advanced Practice Addiction Medicine Nurse Practitioner. Alex obtained his Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Arizona State University in 2011 and completed his Master’s of Science in Nursing in 2014 from Grand Canyon University. He graduated Summa Cum Laude at both ASU & Grand Canyon University. He is currently a student at Washburn University, where he is completing post graduate studies in Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Nursing. He anticipates to graduate as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in May 2020. Alex started his career in an Ambulatory Family Medicine clinic in Beaverton, Oregon in 2014. He became skilled at diagnosing and treating a variety of common ailments across all age spans. He later specialized in Geriatric House Call Medicine where he treated medically complex & fragile patients at home. He found a calling in treating neuro-psychiatric conditions common with advanced aging such as dementias, depression, anxiety & mood disorders. Alex moved from Portland, Oregon to Phoenix, Arizona in 2017 where he resumed treating medically fragile patients in both nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities. During that time, he received a request to practice general medicine in the setting of substance use and abuse. Since that time, Alex developed a passion for substance addicted populations and returned to school for further studies. In the years that followed his return to Phoenix, Alex became board certified as an Addiction Medicine Nurse Practitioner. Realizing that substance abuse and dual psychiatric mental health conditions go in tandem, he made the choice to pursue psychiatric studies to be able to provide more comprehensive and evidence-based care to his patients. Alex has worked in the field of addiction medicine since 2017 and has provided first hand oversight of medically complex detox cases ranging from alcohol, benzodiazepine, opioid, stimulant, and other-psychoactive and non-psychoactive substances. He successfully treated thousands of patients both at the detox level and at residential, partial hospitalization—php, and intensive outpatient therapy. Hobbies include music, playing guitar, cooking, comedy and voice impersonations. Alex remains steadfast in imploring the most current—evidenced based therapies and diagnostic algorithms to help his patients obtain accurate diagnoses and precise treatment of their addiction, psychiatric and medical challenges.More
Brenna has dedicated her life to serving others. She began her career working with incarcerated and homeless youth and has worked with countless people from all walks of life developing a passion for treating the disease of addiction. Brenna’s counseling style is approachable and includes a mix of client education with thoughtful techniques to help her clients uncover the most authentic and truthful version of themselves. She specializes in the treatment of trauma, chemical and process addictions, and codependence. Brenna received her Master’s Degree in Community Counseling in 2011 and has been honing her craft ever since. Prior to joining The Hope House team, Brenna was a Survivors Therapist at The Meadows working extensively with people struggling with addiction and trauma. She has had the privilege of being trained by many of today’s industry leaders, including Pia Mellody. Brenna is a Board Approved Supervisor and Certified Sex Addiction Therapist. Her training also includes EMDR, Post Induction Therapy, Complicated Pain Recovery, and NADA Auricular Acupuncture.More
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