Veteran Addiction Specialist Joins Journey Healing Centers in Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 30, 2014

Victoria Delheimer, MS, LPC, LMFT, LCMHC has been named clinical director for Journey Healing Centers, an integrative addiction and dual diagnosis treatment center near Salt Lake City, Utah. Multiply credentialed licensed clinical therapist, Delheimer brings a wealth of clinical and managerial experience to the position in both the public and private sectors.

“I’m delighted to be joining Journey Healing Centers,” said Delheimer. “I’m extremely impressed with the enormously capable staff and state-of-the-art facility. It’s a beautiful location—an ideal place to start on a path of recovery.”

Delheimer was formerly regional director for Valley Behavioral Health, a private nonprofit agency providing addiction and mental health treatment services in Salt Lake and the surrounding area. Her long career in mental health services includes a 15-year tenure at Loudoun County Mental Health Center in Leesburg, Va., where she provided clinical services and supervised professional staff.

Delheimer has more than two decades of experience in private practice, first in Dallas, Texas and later in Northern Virginia where she provided assessment and therapy, performed court-ordered evaluations, and supplied expert witness testimony in child abuse and child custody cases. She is on the faculty for graduate courses in counseling at University of Phoenix in Salt Lake City and has performed disaster relief work aiding victims of 911 and Katrina.

Journey Healing Centers, once a first-class bed and breakfast, is a comfortable and highly effective addiction treatment center in Utah. Journey and its companion facility, Creekside, provide state-of-the-art residential care for the treatment of alcoholism and drug addiction as well as conditions that often accompany addiction, including anxiety, depression and trauma. Every client meets with a master’s level dual diagnosis therapist twice per week as well as a chemical dependency counselor. These two specialists work as a team to ensure that clients are able to do the in-depth work of recovery during their stay.

About Journey Healing Centers

Nestled at the base of the Wasatch Mountain Range, Journey Healing Centers is a client-centered residential addiction treatment center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Led by board certified physicians and master’s level therapists, Journey offers highly personalized treatment of addiction and underlying mental health issues using a blend of holistic and traditional methods. Journey is accredited by the Joint Commission. For more information about Journey Healing Centers, call (855) 893-5987 or visit

Journey Healing Centers is part of Elements Behavioral Health, a family of behavioral health care programs that also includes Promises Treatment Centers, The Ranch, The Sexual Recovery Institute, The Recovery Place, Right Step, the Sundance Center and Clarity Way. Elements offers comprehensive, innovative treatment for substance abuse, sexual addiction, trauma, eating disorders and other mental health disorders. We are committed to delivering clinically sophisticated treatment that promotes permanent lifestyle change, not only for the patient but for the entire family system. For more information about Elements Behavioral Health, visit

Prominent Forensics & Analytics Expert Anton Litchfield Joins Discovia as Vice President of Forensics

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014

Discovia, a leading global provider of eDiscovery services to corporations, law firms and government entities, announced today that it has expanded its senior data forensics team with the hiring of Anton Litchfield as Vice President of Forensics. He is based in Vancouver, Washington and can be contacted at anton(dot)litchfield(at)discovia(dot)com.

“I am extremely excited to join Discovia as the next step in my professional career,” said Litchfield. “Discovia is a well-run company staffed with proven industry experts who utilize cutting-edge technologies and workflows to help clients achieve favorable results. It seems like the perfect fit for me and I look forward to adding my law enforcement and private sector investigative experience to the Discovia team.”

Litchfield will assist law firms, corporate legal departments and federal, state and local governments with corporate governance, internal investigations, data collection, data forensics and analytics, and cybercrime prevention. Prior to joining Discovia, he was Vice President of Forensics & Analytics at Epiq Systems. He held a similar position at Encore Discovery Solutions, which was acquired by Epiq in 2011, and previously was Managing Director of the data forensics consulting practice at Bridge City Legal and Managing Principal of the data forensics practice at New Technologies, Inc. (NTI). He is an EnCase Certified Examiner and holds a professional certificate in computer forensics from Oregon State University.

Since 1996 Litchfield has testified in over 50 jury trials, depositions, and hearings throughout the US and Canada. He has also served as a court appointed Special Master for computer discovery and forensics. Prior to moving to the United States he was a detective in the Ontario Provincial Police’s Child Pornography Unit (“Project P”). His investigations in Project P included child pornography crimes and matters involving the sexual exploitation of children. Mr. Litchfield has conducted joint forces investigations with law enforcement agencies such as the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, US Customs, Interpol, the US Postal Inspectors Service, and the Toronto Police Service.

He regularly advises corporations, government entities, and law firms on issues involving electronic evidence preservation and collection. He has conducted computer forensic training classes that have been attended by US federal law enforcement officers, state and local law enforcement officers, military personnel, foreign government officials, and corporate computer security professionals.

“We are very excited about the addition of Anton to our data forensics team,” said Andy Crain, Discovia’s Vice President of Forensics and the unit’s practice leader. “As a former law enforcement officer, he has developed unique expertise in online investigations and data forensics and analytics. He brings to Discovia a sterling reputation as one of the eDiscovery industry’s leading consultants and expert witnesses.”

About Discovia

Discovia is a leading global provider of electronic discovery services to corporations and law firms handling litigation, internal and ITC investigations, and HSR Second Requests. Services include onsite and remote data collections, data minimization, data processing and hosting, expert application of leading technology-assisted review tools, document review management, and document productions. Through its proprietary processes, highly-automated operation and outstanding talent, Discovia delivers a 99.6 percent accuracy rate, data culling rates of over 95 percent for repeat clients, and a net promoter score of over 60 percent. Discovia is the first eDiscovery services firm to deliver a fixed-price managed service, enabling Fortune 500 corporate legal departments and law firms to gain a world-class eDiscovery function without building it internally. More information is available at 415-392-2900 or


Nuala Coogan, Discovia



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Dr. Joanna Greenwood Joins Applied DNA Sciences as Technical Director, EMEA

Stony Brook, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: APDN), (Twitter: @APDN), a biotech firm that provides DNA-based authentication and security solutions, announced today the appointment of a new member of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) team. Dr. Joanna Greenwood, who is well known and respected throughout the United Kingdom and European Forensic taggant industry for her extensive knowledge, experience and integrity, has joined APDN as Technical Director, EMEA.

Dr. Greenwood holds a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences from Cambridge University in England and a B.Sc. with first class honours from Durham University as well as having a plethora of research publications to her name. Jo previously served at SmartWater Technology Limited, rising to the position of Director of Technical Services.

Her experience notably includes:

Over 16 years of expertise in analytical chemistry techniques, specializing in the detection of trace elements
The development and validation of new methods of analysis and sample preparation
Expertise in the field of data interpretation especially as it relates to trace evidence
Management of ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratories
Quality control analysis and quality management systems
Extensive experience in law courts as an expert witness, and,
Technical author of a British Standards Institute

On joining APDN, Dr. Greenwood commented, “I am very much looking forward to working with the Applied DNA Sciences EMEA team, supporting new and existing clients in their use of APDN’s ground-breaking forensic solutions to combat criminal activity. The opportunity to be part of an organization with such a strong emphasis on innovation and bringing new, technologically advanced, products to market, is particularly exciting.”

Tony Benson, Managing Director for EMEA said, “Having Jo on board will bring significant benefits to our EMEA clients as we expand operationally in the region with a broader technology solution set and the laboratory and forensic services that provide the full backstop of assurance for our customers. I have no doubt that Jo will both enjoy the role and excel in her new environment at APDN where our people are recognized as our most valuable assets.”

Dr. James Hayward, CEO of Applied DNA Sciences, stated, “Jo’s scientific and business acumen fit perfectly with our technology and business road maps. Her experience will help us make the world a better, more authentic place.”

About Applied DNA Sciences

APDN is a provider of botanical-DNA based security and authentication solutions and services that can help protect products, brands, entire supply chains, and intellectual property of companies, governments and consumers from theft, counterfeiting, fraud and diversion. SigNature® DNA describes the uncopyable marker that is at the heart of all of our security and authentication solutions. SigNature DNA is at the core of a family of products such as DNAnet®, our antitheft product, SigNature T®, targeted toward textiles, and digitalDNA®, providing powerful track and trace. All provide a forensic chain of evidence and can be used to prosecute perpetrators.

The statements made by APDN may be forward-looking in nature. Forward-looking statements describe APDN’s future plans, projections, strategies and expectations, and are based on assumptions and involve a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of APDN. Actual results could differ materially from those projected due to our short operating history, limited financial resources, limited market acceptance, market competition and various other factors detailed from time to time in APDN’s SEC reports and filings, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K, filed on December 20, 2013 and our subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. APDN undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances after the date hereof to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

Phoenix Attorney Joins Attorney At Law Magazine

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 26, 2012

Phoenix Attorney Stephanie Fierro of The Frutkin Law Firm was recently named Associate Editor of both Attorney At Law Magazine and Public Accountant Magazine. In this new position, Fierro will share her knowledge and expertise in the area of Estate Planning by composing articles that will be featured in both publications each month.

Attorney at Law Magazine is a business-to-business trade publication providing information to the local legal community. The magazine features local attorneys, legal professionals, law firms, expert witnesses, and business leaders with additional articles and columns capturing the latest industry trends. Public Accountant Magazine is the conclusive source of news and information for local CPAs.

Fierros experience includes all aspects of corporate transactional work, real estate transactional work, estate planning, and probate. She also has experience in business litigation and alternative dispute resolution inherent in any general counsel practice.

Outside of her day-to-day duties as an associate attorney and with her new role at the magazine, Fierro enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering for community non-profit organizations.

The Frutkin Law Firm consists of eight attorneys with decades of experience in each of the core areas of business law, bankruptcy, and estate and tax planning. For more information on The Frutkin Law Firm and its attorneys, please visit Find The Frutkin Law Firm on Facebook at

About Frutkin Law Firm

The Frutkin Law Firm, PLC was founded in 2007 by attorney Jonathan Frutkin with the goal of providing exceptional legal representation to clients throughout Arizona in business and corporate law and related areas, ranging from taxation and asset protection to estate planning. The Frutkin Law Firm helps businesses, individuals, and families in Phoenix and throughout Arizona with their corporate and business law, bankruptcy, taxation, asset protection, wills, trusts, and estates, and litigation needs. The firm has locations in downtown Phoenix and North Scottsdale. For more information, visit