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Centered Health announces a new era of leadership


Welcoming Dominique Hamler

Centered Health, an extensive network of behavioral health treatment centers, today announced the following leadership appointments: Christine Tonoli, MBA, BSHCA, AS, CDA, executive director of the adolescent treatment centers which include Beachside Teen Treatment Center and Hillcrest Adolescent Treatment Center; Dr. Nicole Fallah-Helo, MBA, PhD, executive director of The Meadowglade, and Dominique Hamler, RN, MSN, BSN executive director of Los Angeles Outpatient Center (“LAOP”).

Centered Health says the lineup of accomplished leaders signifies it’s mission to deliver individualized comprehensive mental health, substance abuse, and eating disorder care to adults and teens across Southern California and beyond. With the goal of helping as many families and individuals as possible, Centered Health took great care in selecting a new era of experienced, highly esteemed leadership with a focus on providing integrative, transformational care that makes a significant difference during the client’s journey.

“After an extremely rigid vetting process searching for the right candidates, I’m pleased that we found these outstanding individuals to lead our treatment centers into their future,” said Nuchie Schapiro, founder and CEO of Centered Health. “Each of these talented individuals demonstrates superior knowledge, advanced qualifications, and a passion for mental health reform that will deepen our centers’ impact in Southern California and beyond.”

Centered Health was founded on the principle of providing the best treatment available - utilizing the latest research, evidence-based care, and a plethora of experiential and innovative theories offered in a healthy, wholesome, and psychologically sound environment. It has grown to offer an inclusive range of behavioral health programs, with four unique treatment centers across Southern California, committed to empathic care that promises healing and growth.

Christine Tonoli brings a wealth of expertise to Centered Health’s adolescent centers to drive positive change, embody a vision, and empower a team to make a difference. “Leadership is about the impact, influence, and inspiration you provide. I am thrilled to join the executive director team and contribute to the amazing things that Centered Health is accomplishing within Southern California,” said Tonoli.

With more than 13 years of executive healthcare experience, Dr. Nicole Fallah-Helo is driven by a passion for creating innovative solutions for the competitive healthcare markets. “I am thrilled and honored to be part of such a dedicated and dynamic team, merging leadership expertise and passion to transform the mental health landscape and create a brighter future for our community,” said Dr. Fallah-Helo.

Boasting more than 20 years of knowledge within the healthcare field, Dominique Hamler holds an unwavering dedication to promoting mental well-being for patients, community, and staff.

“As I embark on this excellent opportunity as executive director of LAOP, I pledge my loyalty and commitment to providing a healing therapeutic experience that supports a self-sufficient harmonious lifestyle,” said Hamler.

Centered Health remains at the forefront of transforming and reshaping mental health care in Southern California and beyond. The combined expertise of all three Executive Directors places Centered Health in a position to influence increasing access to advanced, responsive care.