Thinking of Those Who Serve

Ari D. Kalechstein, President and CEO EMH When I was 29 years old, I started my internship at the Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC) in West Los Angeles. At that time, I was excited. This particular VA was considered to be one of the prestigious in the country with regard to expertise in the research and clinical care…

Forecast for 2023: Four Things Which Will Affect Mental Health Care in SNF’s

Ari D. Kalechstein, President and CEO EMH The past two and a half years have been extremely challenging for SNF healthcare teams, including those of us who provide mental health services.  We adapted to the pandemic using telehealth, paid careful attention to new CMS payment requirements, created new jobs to optimize remote mental health services, and generally sought to evolve during…


Each year the LA Business Journal highlights the achievements of the city’s health care sector leaders, including EMH’s inclusion as a Finalist in the “Top Telehealth Program of 2022” and Dr. Ari D. Kalechstein as “Outstanding Healthcare Innovator 2022.” Congratulations to the team for these outstanding recognitions!

Los Angeles Business Journal Women’s Leadership Symposium & Awards 2022

EMH’s COO Michelle Feng, Ph.D. contributes to a lively and engaging panel discussion on “Living your best life: Today’s work/life balance” at the LABJ Women’s Leadership Symposium & Awards, alongside esteemed colleagues Michele Nealon, President of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Misty de Lamare, Director Communications, L.A. Care Health Plan, and Kandee Lewis, CEO/President, Positive Results Center.

Executive Mental Health LA

Goodbye 2020. Hello 2021. Five learnings we’re taking with us into our 25th anniversary year.

The last 10 months have been extraordinarily challenging, both personally and professionally. Many have lost colleagues, friends and family, and even more have gone through significant emotional and financial difficulties due to the pandemic. We’ve seen our country endure divisive politics and social turmoil and thought hard on what we truly need to move forward…