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Sierra Tucson – Ranked #1 in Newsweek’s list of Best Addiction Treatment Centers in Arizona for 2020!

Michael G. Hofrath, PhD, EMDR, RIITM

Somatic Trauma Therapist

With extensive training and experience in trauma therapy, Michael Hofrath PhD, EMDR, RITTM, works with residents and patients at Sierra Tucson who have experienced multiple forms of trauma including, combat and civilian PTSD, developmental and sexual trauma, anxiety and mood disorders, survivors’ guilt, shame, grief, betrayal, moral injury, psychosocial and psychospiritual maladies. His skills in trauma therapy include a concentration in meditation, mindfulness practices, shamanic healing practices, ceremony, ritual, and rite of passage initiations.


Certified as an EMDR Therapist, Advanced Trauma Specialist (RIITM), Somatic NeuroAffective Touch Practitioner (NAT), Michael was the Head of Trauma and Experiential Healing for the Save A Warrior (SAW) Foundation, was the Lead Therapist for the Warrior Integration Now (WIN) program and worked in the addiction recovery field with Elevation Behavioral Health and The Scott Addiction & Recovery. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Marketing Management, and a minor in Communications from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo CA, with a doctorate in Somatic Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpinteria CA.

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The time spent at Sierra Tucson was the true beginning of my journey. Not only did I overcome my addictions, but I began to focus on the root causes that created my compulsions. I understand myself so much better now.

– Anonymous Client
We work with
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • United Healthcare
Marks of Quality Care
These accreditations are an official recognition of our dedication to providing treatment that exceeds the standards and best practices of quality care.
  • Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA)
  • GeneSight
  • National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)
  • National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS)
  • Neurostar
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval