NEVADA CITY, Calif. August 31, 2022 – Sierra Family Health Center has welcomed Clinical Psychologist Josh Lepore to the Sierra Family Behavioral Health practice.

Dr. Lepore is an experienced licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in direct patient care, as well as training and oversight of behavioral health programs in at-risk community populations and environments.

His experience includes 15 years within residential treatment programs, culminating as Senior Director of Campus Services at Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families.

Dr. Lepore provided leadership and oversight to programs including short-term residential treatment, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient services, and transitional age youth programs.

“There has never been a time of greater need for behavioral health services in our community” says Debra Plass, Chief Executive Officer of Sierra Family. “We are extremely lucky to have Josh and his depth of experience on our team.”

Dr. Lepore will see patients at Sierra Family’s Oregon House and Tyler Foote Road sites, as well as via virtual visits.

Sierra Family Health Center is accepting new patients, and Medi-Cal and most commercial insurances are accepted. A sliding scale is available for those without insurance.

About Sierra Family Health Center: 

Sierra Family Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center providing comprehensive, compassionate, and quality medical, dental, and behavioral health care to a culturally diverse community of Nevada and Yuba Counties in California. As a center of healing, learning and caring, priority is placed on preventive health programs that improve the general health of all individuals served, regardless of race, sex, color, age, national origin, disability, political or religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or ability of clients to pay for services.