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Angela Packnét Patterson

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Angela Packnét Patterson is a problem solver who finds solutions in areas where they are most needed. She also has a deep-seated passion for helping, and being of service. Because of this, she is the community stakeholder at the helm of two, dynamic health and human services organizations.

Angela, Chief Executive Officer and Chairwoman of both Benchmark Integrated Health and Companion Plus Care, is in the business of treating specialty behavioral health and addiction disorders according to a standard of excellence that is unparalleled.

She leads a stellar executive and management team who have dedicated their professional lives to providing the best in clinical psychiatric services as well as community living assistance for adults and children in need of behavioral health support.

Since July of 2018, Benchmark Integrated Health has developed and operated a network of behavioral health facilities nationwide. Under Angela’s leadership, the company has been successful at providing psychiatric services to clients that include access to outpatient clinics and school-based therapy initiatives.

Companion Plus Care, in operation since 2010, is committed to assisting its clients in strengthening their innate skills, navigating life and maintaining various levels of independence. The company has three primary program offerings which include adult community living support, youth services, and respite care.

Angela Packnét Patterson is a believer in paying it forward. She does this by taking a holistic approach to providing underserved communities with the mental and emotional health services they desperately need.

“My philosophy is that the mind and body work together. There are so many people in our communities suffering from physical illnesses that are often triggered by mental illnesses and vice versa. I want to change that. I want the people who need it, to have access to support services that can, and have been proven to change their lives for the better. This is my mission and what I consider to be my life’s work.”

Angela specializes in building professional clinical networks, establishing community partnerships and creating behavioral health centers. Within Patterson’s programming, clients are guaranteed to receive personalized, superior treatment that enables them to see themselves as viable human beings.

Angela is a native Detroiter, who received her nursing degree from Breckinridge School of Nursing in 2015 and currently resides in southeastern Michigan.

Dr. Habeeb Arar

Medical Director

Dr. Habeeb Arar is a psychiatrist in Toledo, Ohio and is affliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Arrowhead Behavioral Health, ProMedica Flower Hospital, Promedica Toledo Hospital, Psychiatric Consultation Services, and St. Charles Psychiatric Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Toledo Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 25 years. Dr. Arar received the Top Psychiatrists Award in 2015. He has considerable experience in the treatment of psychiatric disorders, including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and schizophrenia. Compared to other providers, he is unique in that he has a special interest in the treatment of chemical dependency. Whether it be alcohol, prescription medications, cannabis, cocaine, or any other substance of abuse, Dr. Arar practices addiction psychiatry at Arrowhead Behavioral Health, which offers inpatient and outpatient treatment. Arrowhead Behavioral Health is a hospital that helps individuals that are “dual” diagnosed with substance abuse issues and mental health illnesses.

Dr. Arar practiced for several years as a General Practitioner physician overseas, before moving to Ohio. He has published research dealing with Functional MRI images and the brain, affliated with Wayne State University. He completed his psychiatric residency at University of Toledo Medical Center, where he participated in administrative duties as Chief Resident. Dr. Arar also worked extensively at the Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital, where he had forensic duties in addition to his clinical work and teaching role as Clinical Assistant Professor for UTMC’s medical students.

Dr. Arar also provided psychiatric services at some of the community mental health agencies including Zepf center and Unison Behavioral Health, but currently serves as the Medical Director at Benchmark Integrated Health.