Centegra names new director of behavioral health services

CRYSTAL LAKE – Dr. Paul Berkowitz is the new director of behavioral health services at Centegra Health System. In this position, he will provide inpatient clinical consultations at both Centegra Hospital-McHenry and Centegra Hospital-Woodstock and support the behavioral health service line in an administrative capacity. He also will consult with other physicians to address the inpatient psychiatric needs of patients at Centegra Health System.

Berkowitz is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago. He completed residencies at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta and at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. He is board certified in both general psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine.

Before coming to Centegra, Berkowitz was the medical director at the Recovery Response Center in Peoria, Ariz. He also had an outpatient private practice at North Scottsdale Behavioral Health, P.C., where he focused on psychotherapy and psychopharmacologic management.