Dennis W. Gober, a long-time executive in hospital management, has been named Chief Operating Officer of MiraVista Behavioral Health Center.
Gober served previously as Chief Executive Officer in Oklahoma of Cedar Ridge Behavioral Hospital whose campus in Oklahoma City provides inpatient psychiatric and residential services to children and adolescents and its Bethany campus, which serves the mental health needs of adults. Cedar Ridge is part of Universal Health Services, one of the largest providers of hospital and health care services in the country.
Gober, who holds a Master’s Degree in community counseling, has held several other senior level positions including that of Chief Executive Officer for Acadia Healthcare’s Rolling Hills Hospital in Ada, Oklahoma, that provides mental health and substance use services for adolescents, adults and seniors, and Division Director of community-based youth services for the State of Oklahoma. As a Licensed Behavioral Practioner, Gober also served as the Director of the Community Works’ Norman Academy Day Treatment Program leading treatment teams, and providing individual, group, and family therapy.
Gober received his Master’s of Education – Community Counseling and a Bachelor of Arts -Psychology from the University of Central Oklahoma.