PsychBC acquires Universal Behavioral Health in Lexington, Kentucky

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PsychBC acquires Universal Behavioral Health in Lexington, Kentucky

PsychBC has acquired Universal Behavioral Health in Lexington, Kentucky, bringing the number of PsychBC locations to 24 in three states.

Universal will become part of Beaumont Behavioral Health,  PsychBC’s Lexington-based practice, expanding PsychBC Kentucky locations to six.

Universal Behavioral Health has two office locations and a team of three psychiatrists and advanced practice psychiatric nurses who join a growing Beaumont Behavioral Health team of more than 40 psychiatrists, advanced practice psychiatric nurses, psychologists and therapists. PsychBC has more than 250 clinicians serving children, adolescents and adults throughout Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana.

“We are excited to have the skilled clinicians at Universal joining our Beaumont team, said Cynthia McAlister, APRN, Beaumont executive director. “This acquisition will allow us to reach more individuals in Central Kentucky who are in need of high quality psychiatric care. It will also advance our mission of delivering innovative psychiatric services in the locations where our patients live and work. “

“PsychBC is delighted to welcome Universal Behavioral Health to our Beaumont team, “ said Division President Donald Sykes.  “They share the mission and vision of PsychBC – to inspired and empower our patients, staff and clinicians and to be the leader in behavioral outcomes, patient and staff experience, and education.

“The medical staff of Universal Behavioral Health bring an exceptional range of clinical strengths and a strong focus on outcomes.  We are thrilled to have this opportunity to continue to reach out to new communities in the provision of state-of-the-art behavioral health care services.”