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Colleen M. Foley-Ingersoll Joins Maine Behavioral Healthcare as Senior Director of Autism and Developmental Disorders Service

July 23, 2019

WESTBROOK, MAINE –  Maine Behavioral Healthcare has hired Colleen M. Foley-Ingersoll, M.Ed., BCBA of North Yarmouth as Senior Director of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Most recently Foley-Ingersoll served as the Clinical Director for Woodfords Family Services Pineland Preschool, a special needs preschool for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities. She also served as the Director of the REACH School in South Portland. Foley-Ingersoll received a Bachelor of Science in Education and a Master’s of Science in Education from Northeastern University Service.

“Colleen is widely recognized in Maine as the preeminent expert on early childhood services for autism and developmental disorders,” said Dr. Matthew Siegel, Vice President of Medical Affairs, Autism and Development Disorders at Maine Behavioral Healthcare. “With over 15 years of clinical and administrative leadership experience, she brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership to our program and we are thrilled to welcome her.”

In her new role, Foley-Ingersoll will be responsible for the administrative and operational functions of the Autism and Developmental Disorders Services, including the Developmental Disorders Unit at Spring Harbor Hospital, Spring Harbor Academy, and the Center for Autism and Development Disorders.

About Maine Behavioral Healthcare
Maine Behavioral Healthcare is a leading provider of developmental disorder and mental health services, with over 30 outpatient locations throughout southern, western and mid-coast Maine, as well as Spring Harbor Hospital, providing an integrated continuum of comprehensive, coordinated behavioral healthcare for Maine residents of all ages.

About Spring Harbor Hospital
A division of Maine Behavioral Healthcare, Spring Harbor Hospital is southern Maine's only private psychiatric treatment and recovery center. Its inpatient programs for youth and adults provide hope for those who suffer from a variety of mental illnesses and co-occurring disorders (mental illness and substance use). We are fortunate to have a unique collaboration with Maine Medical Center, which allows us to offer the most complete array of psychiatric treatment, physician-training, and medical-research programs north of Boston.

About the Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders
The Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders (CADD) offers Maine children, adolescents and their families a single source for comprehensives, coordinated treatment through a multi-disciplinary outpatient clinic, day treatment program, primary care consultation, clinical research and specialized hospital services.

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