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Paul Getzendanner, JD, LCSW, CADC

Regional Executive Director

As Symetria Health®’s Regional Executive Director, Paul manages the day-to-day operations with a focus on maintaining the program’s clinical excellence and improving the patient experience in Illinois. Paul joined Symetria Health® after experiencing the shortcomings of traditional addiction treatment models, both as a former recipient of these services and, more recently, as a provider.

Paul received his JD from Loyola University in Chicago and his M.S.W. from Loyola’s School of Social Work. Prior to joining Symetria Health®, Paul worked for Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and Gateway Foundation.

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Symetria Recovery’s success rate is 4x greater than the industry average.

After six months, 9 in 10 patients are having success in treatment.

Only 13% of patients returned to use of addictive substances at one year follow up.

99% of patients did not require admission to a higher level of care than we offer onsite.

The proof is in the numbers

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