Dr. Michael Genovese, Consulting Psychopharmacologist

Michael Genovese is the Chief Medical Advisor of Acadia Healthcare’s Recovery Division.  He is the former Chief Medical Officer of Sierra Tucson, a world leader in integrative health and part of the Recovery Division. He is Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona, a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and a member of the American Psychiatric Association and of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.

Before joining Sierra Tucson, Dr. Genovese co-founded Long Island Mind and Body, a medical practice that brought state-of- the-art integrative treatments to a growing patient-base in metropolitan New York. While establishing Long Island Mind and Body he also practiced as an attending physician at nearby Winthrop University Hospital. He was a fellow at the New York University/North Shore
University Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program, and he completed his residency training at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

Before beginning his medical studies, Dr. Genovese earned a Juris Doctor degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He is a member of the New York Bar and the American Bar Association, and he maintains a special counsel relationship with the law firm of Sullivan & Sullivan LLP, in Garden City, New York. He is an advocate for attorneys seeking treatment for addiction and co-occurring disorders.

He is now a consultant to Allies for Change because he is on the forefront of changing the course of the opiate epidemic. He has experienced first hand that a successful  non-medication approach to pain management can only be accomplished through a collaborative team approach to treatment and healing. Dr. Genovese writes, speaks, teaches and consults widely in the disciplines of pharmacology, neuromodulation and pharmacogenomics.