Dr. Scott Haltzman has been appointed Medical Director at Arbour-Fuller Hospital, a private psychiatric hospital in South Attleboro, Massachusetts that provides adolescent and adult inpatient mental health services, adult partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs. The hospital also manages in-home therapy programs that provide care for children and families at home and other community settings.

“I’ve been a resident of Southern New England for more than 30 years, and have known of Arbour-Fuller Hospital as a staple in the community, recognized for its commitment to providing high level psychiatric care to many people who suffer from mental illness. When Rachel Legend, the CEO, reached out to me, I was honored to have the chance to join the team.” said Haltzman. “Many people don’t realize how psychiatry has changed over the decades; new medical and therapeutic advances allow us to find better ways to help people. The local community needs to know that we are here and we can help.”

A proven leader, Dr. Haltzman brings over three decades of expertise as a clinician, an advisor and publisher in the psychiatric healthcare industry. Before joining Arbour-Fuller Hospital, Haltzman was the Medical Director of the Department of Human Behavior at CharterCARE’s Fatima Hospital in North Providence, RI. Prior to that, he was the Senior Outpatient Psychiatrist at the David Lawrence Community Mental Health Center in Naples, FL. He is known in Northern Rhode Island for nearly two decades as the Medical Director at NRI (now Community Care Alliance) and served as a consultant to SSTAR in Fall River. In addition, Dr. Haltzman served as adjunct clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at the Boston University School of Medicine, and has held faculty positions at Brown University and Florida State University. Dr. Haltzman is the published author of four relationship-based counseling books. His research focuses on understanding patterns in relationships and applying techniques to help advance the institution of marriage.

Dr. Haltzman received a Bachelor’s degree in English and Biology from Brown University, and MD from Brown Medical School. He completed his medical residency and was a Fellow in Psychiatry at the Yale-New Haven Hospital, and is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.