DALLAS April 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sequel Youth & Family Services, a Dallas-based provider of behavioral health services, announced today that it has welcomed Pine Cone Therapies into its network of programs. With locations in Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston—Pine Cone provides children, families and adults with treatment programs to assist those with Autism spectrum, speech-language, intellectual delay, neurological, and attention deficit disorders.

“The care and well-being of vulnerable populations is Sequel’s primary objective, and under the guidance of an expert clinician,Bobbye Records, at the helm, Pine Cone Therapies has established a highly respected reputation of delivering exceptional services,” said Chris Roussos, Sequel Chief Executive Officer. “Bobbye has built a great organization committed to providing critical behavior and autism therapeutic support. We could not be more excited to help take Pine Cone Therapies to the next level by expanding its services across Texas and infusing additional resources into its programs to grow.”

With the addition of Pine Cone Therapies, which currently serves over 156 “learners” throughout its four locations, Sequel is expanding its footprint into Texas. By joining forces with Pine Cone Therapies, Sequel will now be providing care to more than 10,000 patients annually across 21 states.

“By bringing our two companies together, the growth plans we had in place at Pine Cone Therapies will be realized much sooner with the backing of Sequel’s resources,” said Bobbye Records, owner and BCBA at Pine Cone Therapies. “The missions, values and culture of both our companies align, and I am confident Sequel is the right company to be able to resource and support us to accomplish everything we have dreamed of achieving together over the years.”

Industry veteran Dr. Bryan Davey, Ph.D., BCBA-D leads the Sequel Autism & Education Division and will be working closely with Bobbye on the Pine Cone Therapies integration.

“Sequel’s long-term plan is to create the premier behavioral health continuum of care, meeting the needs of those we serve across a full spectrum of services throughout their lifetime,” said Davey, Senior Vice President of Autism Operations for Sequel. “We consider it both a privilege and an honor when we are able to welcome another person and their family into our Sequel family and walk with them along their journey. We are excited to build on the incredible reputation that Bobbye has built at Pine Cone Therapies and expand this care throughout Texas.”

Davey brings more than a decade of experience in the behavioral health industry, most recently serving as Chief Executive Officer for Touchstone Health Services, a Phoenix-based healthcare organization. While at Touchstone, Davey revitalized the company’s services to better meet the needs of communities through evidence-based programs and strategies, earning Touchstone accolades, including Autism Spectrum Disorder Center of Excellence provider status.

This article originally appeared in an article in PRNewswire.