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Ron Mottern, PHD, LCDC

Ron is Therapist IV at Cedar Crest Hospital where he has worked as a Therapist since 2016.  He is currently with PHP/IOP at Cedar Crest Clinic in Killeen, TX.  He received his PhD in Educational Psychology & Research from the University of Tennessee and his MA in Human Services (Social/Psychological Services) from St. Edward’s University.  He is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor in the State of Texas and has worked in the field of Chemical Dependency treatment for over 20 years.  Ron has worked in a variety of treatment settings, including Intensive Residential, Acute, Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient, Supportive Outpatient, and Outpatient services.  He is Reality Therapy Certified, Certified in Clinical Hypnosis, and Certified in Hypnosis for Pain Management.  Dr. Mottern’s specialty is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

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Thanks to Cedar Crest, my son was able to get the lasting recovery he deserved from his addiction and his co-occurring mental health disorder. I am super grateful!

– Parent of Cedar Crest Patient