Deirdre Habermehl, MD, MBA FASAM
Deirdre Habermehl, MD, MBA FASAM is a Stanford trained board certified Addiction Medicine specialist. Dr. Habermehl graduated from New York University Medical School, completed an Internship at Brown University and residency at Stanford University prior to earning her Master of Business Administration from Yale School of Management. She served as a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin in Madison doing National Institute of Health-funded research which she presented at international meetings and published in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Habermehl is a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and is an Expert Reviewer for the Medical Board of California.
Kim Simmons, LMFT, LAADC-CA, MA
Clinical DirectorKim Simmons is passionate about recovery and being of service. She has over 16 years of experience in the field of chemical dependency, substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. She specializes in treating addiction as a disease of mind, body and spirit and believes that effectiveness is the measure of truth.
Chief Operating Officer
Bill Collins is a Chief Operating Officer for Wavelengths and oversees the Operations Department. Previously, Bill was the Deputy Police Chief for the City of Westminster in Orange County, California. A 30-year veteran of law enforcement, Bill has experience in operational and administrative management, budget forecasting, human resources, and emergency operations. His wealth of experience and leadership skills bring structure and stability to Wavelengths’ Operations.
Megan Thomson is the Executive Assistant for Wavelengths and helps the CEO and COO oversee daily operations. Megan is originally from the Jersey Shore and relocated to California. She is responsible for providing comprehensive support to the CEO and Executive Team. Her dynamic position requires the ability to anticipate needs, think critically, and offer solutions with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. Megan is an example of the heart of our program and is a homegrown employee. She has worked her way up through the company and lives out our mission statement each day, “each one teach one”.