Dawn Abbott MA, LPC, CHC
Chief Executive Officer
Dawn is a Midwestern girl, originally from South Bend, Indiana and a life-long Notre Dame fan. She received her Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Arizona and left her position at Sierra Tucson as a counseling supervisor to join MMHC in 1993. Since then, Dawn has served MMHC as a Child/Family Therapist, Intake Therapist, SMI/Vocational Program Manager, Crisis/Intake/Adult Services Clinical Director, Associate Chief Executive Officer, and since 2009, Chief Executive Officer. Dawn also serves on the Arizona Behavioral Health Planning Council, representing rural Arizona, and maintains certification in Healthcare Compliance. She’s an annoyingly persistent, pushy gal, with a strong commitment to excellence in service delivery, supporting the personal and professional growth of those around her, laughing loudly as frequently as possible, and has an abiding love of motorcycling, the freedom of the open road, and the outdoors in general.
Bob Posey
Director of Operations
Robert Posey hails from Barstow, California and played semi-professional baseball as a young man. Bob went on to get degrees in Biology and Fish and Wildlife Management from California Polytechnic and the University of Arizona. Bob worked for Arizona Game and Fish Department, serving in multiple biologist, wildlife management, and leadership roles until his retirement in 2012. Having served on the Mohave Mental Health Clinic Board of Directors for 17 years, he was familiar with MMHC’s mission and role in our communities and we were fortunate when he expressed interest in serving MMHC in a new capacity. Bob has served as our Director of Operations since June of 2012 and ensures that our facilities and adjunctive departments provide excellent support and structure to our clinical operations.
Janet Rettmann
Chief Financial Officer
Janet is originally from northern Minnesota and achieved her accounting degree from Minneapolis Vocational Technical Institute in 1974. Janet’s first position was with Pillsbury in the Corporate Accounting Department until she chose to join the US Navy for a five-year enlistment (1975-1980) in the field of Cryptology. She left the service in 1980 when she and her husband decided to start a family. Janet then returned to the accounting profession and has worked in corporate, manufacturing, services, sales and non-profit accounting over the last 40+ years. Janet began her career with MMHC in 2001 as an Accountant and has advanced since then into the Chief Financial Officer position. She says that working in not-for-profit industries, especially here at MMHC, has been the most fulfilling for her personally.
Jettie Blanton MSW, LCSW
Quality Management Director/Inpatient Facility Administrator
Jettie grew up in Dallas, Texas—which is immediately evident when you speak to her and hear the Southern influence! Jettie began her career in substance abuse counseling at Westcare in Nevada after graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She worked for both Westcare and Monte Vista in varying capacities, in both women’s-specific and crisis care facilities, until she came to work for Mohave Mental Health Clinic as a Crisis/Intake Therapist. During this time, Jettie had recognized the need to broaden both her clinical skills and her training to better serve individuals with co-occurring disorders, and achieved her Master’s degree in Social Work from UNLV in 2006. Since then, Jettie has served MMHC in several capacities, moving from Crisis/Intake Therapist to Adult Therapist, Social Services Coordinator, Adult Services Clinical Supervisor, and most recently, the Quality Management Director/Inpatient Administrator. Jettie’s passion for and commitment to quality service delivery at all levels of the organization make her an excellent fit for this position. Outside of work, Jettie loves to spend time with family and friends, and is a lifelong Dallas Cowboys fan and motorcycle enthusiast.
Dr. Mohamed Ramadan
Medical Director
Dr. Ramadan attended medical school at the Alexandria School of Medicine and Benha School of Medicine in Alexandria, Egypt, then did his medical post-graduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He completed psychiatric residencies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, as well as a Psychopharmacology Fellowship at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita. Dr. Ramadan came to MMHC in 2005 as a staff psychiatrist and became Associate Medical Director in 2009. He has served as MMHC’s Medical Director since 2011 and offers a suboxone clinic to our clients in need of opiate replacement therapy. He still serves a full patient caseload in our Bullhead City clinics and is appreciated by our clinical staff for his approachability and willingness to consult in challenging treatment situations.
Andrea Burris MA, LAC
SMI Clinical Director

Andrea came to Arizona with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and a Master’s in Elementary Education from her home state of southern California. After teaching in both elementary and middle schools, she decided to try out behavioral health, and we’re so lucky she did! Andrea began working for MMHC in 2005 as an SMI Case Manager, while pursuing her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling. She then worked as an Adult Therapist before advancing to SMI Clinical Site Supervisor in 2011. With strong values rooted in advocacy, accountability, and a commitment to quality of service delivery, Andrea is now our SMI Clinical Director. In her spare time, Andrea plays the electric bass, sings, cooking/BBQ, and “glamping” with her family and friends.

Barbara Wanland MEC, LISAC
Children’s Clinical Director
Barbara’s roots are in Southern California, until she and her husband moved their family to Lake Havasu City in 1983. Barbara achieved her Master’s degree in Counseling and Human Relations in 2002 from Northern Arizona University. She worked in payroll, counseling and other administrative capacities until she came to work for MMHC in 2004 as a Family Involvement Specialist. Barbara has since served MMHC as a Child/Family Therapist, Children’s Clinical Site Supervisor, and is currently our Children’s Clinical Director. In addition to her ongoing commitment to providing a high level of quality of service to our clients and support to her staff, Barbara is devoted to her family and loves to travel with her family and friends.
Harold Duhon MS, LISAC
Adult Services Clinical Director
Harold is originally from Lake Charles, Louisiana. Harold achieved a Master’s of Science degree in Counseling and Addiction Studies from the University of Arkansas. Accepting a position at Management Training Corporation/Arizona State Prison, he moved to Arizona in 2007 and then joined MMHC in 2008 as a Crisis/Intake Therapist. He then served MMHC as an Adult Therapist and a Clinical Site Supervisor before becoming Adult Services Clinical Director in early 2015. Harold prides himself on creating a communal work environment built on honesty and respect, and is committed to providing quality treatment that improves life for individuals and families.


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