As Chief Executive Officer of GateHouse Treatment of New Hampshire, Ed ensures that the company works towards applying Gatehouse Treatment’s core principles of compassion, service, and integrity in all areas of treatment provided. Ed also oversees the day-to-day operations, including staff and facility management at the New Hampshire location.
Ed earned his compassionate perspective while walking the difficult road to recovery himself. In 2011, he found his way out of the depths of addiction when he went through GateHouse as a client. It was then when he launched his personal mission to help others find hope, meaning, and authentic recovery. He carried this passion into a clinical position at a State Hospital Detox, where he honed his skills for helping find sobriety and a more fulfilling life.
It was also while working at the Detox that Ed began to collaborate with his closest friend and GateHouse founder Nathan Irvine to reach even more people who were suffering in the grips of addiction. Together, Ed and Nathan have combined the guidance of the 12-Step approach with proven clinical methods to establish Gatehouse as one of the leaders in substance abuse treatment.
Prior to working in treatment, Ed attended Curry College, where he played on their NCAA hockey team. He continues to enjoy hockey, often times, taking clients and alumni to hockey games to show them that recovery and sobriety can be a fun and fulfilling life.
In his role as Chief Operating Officer of GateHouse Treatment, Christopher oversees operations, development, and staff management. Active in long term recovery himself, Christopher has worked for more than six years in the treatment industry. He graduated Magna Cum Laude at Springfield College in Massachusetts and is currently working toward his Master’s Degree. Prior to joining the GateHouse Treatment team, Christopher worked as an Operations Director and a National Business Development Representative.
over the course of his work in the field, Christopher has discovered exactly what works when trying to help those who are struggling with drugs and alcohol. By combining his personal experience with a wide-ranging knowledge of traditional and progressive treatments, he has been able to implement treatment modalities and services that are proven to be effective. His enthusiasm for his work shines through in the obvious excitement he feels when clients succeed. “It’s the best feeling when a family member of a past client reaches out to thank me for helping their loved one.” he says. “It gives me the drive to keep helping those who need me the most.”
Thomas Fitzsimmons comes to us at GateHouse Treatment as the Controller, with over 30 years of experience in healthcare financial management. Thomas achieved a bachelor’s in science in Accounting from Rider University, and an Master of Health Service Administration from Florida International University, and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida. With his extensive experience in the accounting field, along with years working in behavioral health, Thomas brings a great deal to the GateHouse team. Projects that he has executed for clients include, overseeing financial functions through a period of intense changes in leadership, acting as key liaison during the merger and acquisition process, and directing all financial reporting/forecasting functions including cash flow, budgeting, revenue, and expenses analysis.At GateHouse Treatment, Thomas will be managing all accounting operations including budgets and financial forecasts.
As a person in long-term recovery, Thomas has a passion for helping those who are struggling with substance abuse. He believes that every individual can live a happy and healthy fulfilled life. He brings this passion to his work, helping grow the company and further carry the message of hope and recovery to those still struggling.
John is the Clinical Director of the GateHouse Treatment New Hampshire facility. He brings more than two decades’ experience to the work he does with staff and clients at GateHouse. This experience is in virtually every facet of the behavioral health industry. He has worked in both inpatient and partial hospitalization settings, as well as with high school and college students and in private practice.
John specializes in dual diagnosis, substance abuse treatment, individual and group therapies, and family counseling. His therapeutic approach encompasses both cognitive and behavioral interventions as well as motivational interviewing. He specializes in combining cognitive behavioral therapy with the 12-Step approach to recovery.
Prior to joining the GateHouse Team, John was the first Clinical Director of the Dual Partial Program at Arbour Hospital in Boston, MA. He has also headed previous Intensive Outpatient Programs and Suboxone Treatment programs. Currently, John is a licensed mental health counselor in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
Doris brings extensive training and the gift of true compassion to her duties as Clinical Director of the GateHouse Treatment of Florida facility. She holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Ministry. Doris is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and has earned multiple certifications in addiction prevention and treatment.She also contributes significantly to the trauma therapies offered at GateHouse Treatment. She is a certified EMDR therapist, a form of treatment she uses with clients to undo the damage of past trauma and reduce the intense urges to use, helping those in early recovery overcome cravings and have a chance at long-term recovery.
Doris uses her extensive experience and trainingon a daily basis to provide leadership for her team and help clients find permanent relief.Doris has also been a community leader who has established charitable agencies and worked as a volunteer for food ministries.
Liz is the Primary Therapist at GateHouse Treatment and has over 30 years of experience in the fields of addictions and behavioral health, including work with children, adults, and their families. The primary objective of Liz’s daily work is to provide exceptional, evidence-based clinical care to a diverse population.
Using a humanistic perspective and an emphasis on trauma to create an integrated treatment approach, Liz applies a variety of therapeutic modes to help clients heal and begin the recovery process. This includes a mix of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). She also utilizes the tools of Psychoanalytic treatments, including Attachment Theory.
Liz’s past experience includes work in Acute Treatment Services (ATS/Detox) and Residential Treatment for substance abuse. She also assisted children and families at a busy urban children’s behavioral health center. Liz has a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Wheelock College and is a licensed clinical social worker in Massachusetts and is working toward licensing in New Hampshire. Liz is also continuing her training by working towards EMDR certification and licensure in other trauma therapy modalities.
Larry brings diverse experience to the work he does with clients at GateHouse. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is also working towards certification in the treatment of gambling addiction, Larry has worked in numerous treatment centers throughout South Florida. He was the Employee Assistant Program therapist for the St. Louis Cardinals organization from 2003-2012. During his time with the Cardinals, he worked with both Major League baseball players and prospects in the Cardinals’ farm system. Another career highlight was in November 2012, when his insights were quoted in the National Association of Social Work News.
Larry’s personal experiences also serve him well in his capacities as a therapist. He has been sober for over 28 years and has worked in the field of addiction treatment for over 25 of them. He specializes in Psychodrama and Gestalt therapeutic modes. Larry is a therapist who genuinely cares about his clients. He forms a kinship with them in order to help them stop the insanity of drug and alcohol addiction without replacing it with another unhealthy obsession.
As a South Florida native, Michele serves as a primary therapist for GateHouse Treatment of Florida. After completing her bachelors degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling at Florida Atlantic University, Michele worked for one of the largest inpatient treatment facilities in the country as a therapist, lead therapist, trauma specialist, and eventually clinical director.
Michele has always had a passion for helping those struggling with mental health and substance abuse problems. She believes that “if you help others heal, the world becomes a better place.” Michele’s specialties include helping those suffering with mental health and substance abuse issues by engaging them in the therapeutic process and helping them to heal their underlying issues that contribute to their difficulties in their lives by using a humanistic, psycho-dynamic, and strength based approach. She now owns her own private practice and splits her time with us here at GateHouse Treatment of Florida.
Kim offers mindfulness and conventional therapy to individuals and families facing substance abuse challenges and mental health issues. Many individuals are, at some point, faced with difficult life situations. Kim helps individuals navigate these periods in life, and helps develop strategies to create happier, more fulfilling lives. Kim works with each client to create the best possible counseling experience and individualizes treatment based on the client’s unique needs and wants. Each person experiences life differently and it stands to reason that the therapy should always be tailored to meet the individual’s needs.
Kim works with, adults, families, and groups on issues including: depression, anxiety, stress ,trauma , abuse, grief , and substance abuse among other needs a client may have.
Kim approaches her work with clients from strengths-based perspective utilizing techniques from cognitive-behavioral theory, psychodynamic theory, acceptance and commitment therapy and solutions focused therapy. She utilizes emotional freedom and cognitive behavioral techniques to help individuals restore balance in their lives, and reprogram negative beliefs and thought patterns.
Cindy Bennett serves as a primary therapist for GateHouse Treatment of New Hampshire. She has been working with people who suffer from the disease of addiction for 20 years. After attending Stonehill College for her certificate in addiction counseling, Cindy worked in the Massachusetts prison system for 18 years as an Addiction Specialist. She also specializes in criminal addictive thinking, intervention, and anger management.
Her passion for helping those recover from addiction comes from her own experiences, being in recovery for many years. Her experience as a counselor to those getting sober in difficult situations, and as a group facilitator in mental health allows her to work closely with clients at GateHouse Treatment on underlying issues affecting their continued substance use.
Sarah Anyanwu, LCSW is a Primary Therapist who helps people better understand who they are outside of their addictions. Her passion is for people to rediscover their true selves by identifying their strengths and purpose in life, not despite their past, but because of it.
Sarah moved to the northern Massachusetts region after spending seven years in Baltimore, Maryland. She completed two years of AmeriCorps while in Baltimore, working with families and children in the community. Sarah completed her undergraduate degree from Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts in 2009 while studying Spanish and Community Service learning. She then went on to complete her Master’s Degree in Social Work at the University of Maryland School of Social Work in Baltimore. Sarah has experience working with eating disorders, incarcerated individuals, and addictions, both as a primary and family therapist using a variety of modalities.
Sara is a Primary Therapist at GateHouse Treatment in Nashua, New Hampshire. Sara works with GateHouse Treatment clients on a one-on-one basis, creating individualized treatment plans for each one and helping them prepare for long-term sobriety by learning coping methods, stress management, understanding their emotions, and overcoming past trauma.
Originally from Connecticut, Sara began her professional career as a Barber and Cosmetologist in 1995. Her desire to help others improve themselves led her to transfer her undergraduate studies at Central Connecticut State University from Pre-Medicine Biology to Psychology. Sara received her Bachelor of Science from Worcester State College in Psychology with a concentration in Mental Health Services in 2008. In 2016, Sara received her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Antioch University New England. Sara is a Nationally Certified Counselor.
Sara has been working in the mental health and substance abuse fields since 2008. Through professional and personal experience, she has been able to help those dealing with mental health, substance abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, and other trauma-related issues. “My greatest desire is to help others discover and tap into their full potential. Everyone has the capacity for greatness and the ability to live a happy and content life. I feel endless satisfaction when I see others succeed.”
As a primary therapist at GateHouse Treatment of New Hampshire, April Wisler is a part of our clinical team, providing vital services to our clients using a variety of therapeutic modalities. She is an integral part of her clients treatment program while they are at GateHouse Treatment. April offers one-one-one sessions with clients to process through feelings that arise in sobriety, develop coping mechanisms, and address past trauma. April also facilitates group therapy sessions, where clients are able to discuss topics like relapse prevention, daily stressors, amends, addictive behaviors, and family relationships. April is always available to talk to her clients and help them cope with difficult situations, and aides them progress through their individualized treatment plans to work towards long-term recovery.
April Wisler is a licensed clinical mental health counselor in the state of New Hampshire, where she has resided throughout her life. April studied psychology at Saint Anselm College and received her Bachelor of Art’s degree in 2010, at which time she graduated Summa Cum Laude from the institution. Passionate about the helping profession, April went on to receive her master’s degree with high distinction in mental health counseling from Rivier University in 2014. Having worked for several community mental health centers throughout the state of New Hampshire prior to coming to GateHouse, April discovered her passion for helping those battling addiction and decided to steer her career in this direction. April loves the work she does in helping people suffering from substance abuse disorder find a new way of life.
Summer Gary Silverman is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. He began his health career as an EMT and then taught nursing to college students. In addition to his wide-ranging clinical and classroom experience, Summer also has an outstanding academic background. His degrees include a BA in Music from Berklee College and a BSN in Nursing from Fitchburg State University, as well as a Master of Science in both Nursing and Nurse Practitioner.
With his unique blend of clinical and classroom training, Summer is able to attend to the most fundamental needs of his patients in a highly responsive way. He believes that healing requires a holistic approach, one that treats mind, body, and spirit simultaneously. Summer is the chief of the Sealy Nation and serves on the New Hampshire Disaster Medical Team.
Julie Kelly serves as the Nurse Practitioner for GateHouse Treatment of Florida. As part of the medical team, she meets with patients weekly to complete a medical check up and order prescriptions if necessary. Most importantly, she also conducts a full medical assessment on clients just coming in to the program as new admits. Any pre-existing or new medical issues found can be incorporated into the treatment plan for course of action.
Julie completed her bachelor’s Degree in nursing from Florida Atlantic University and has since completed a Master’s Degree in Adult Health Nurse Practitioner and a Post-Master’s Degree in Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Julie has practiced as a Nurse Practitioner for more than 25 years and has been in the behavioral health and substance abuse field for nearly 20 years. Her vast experience allows her to be extremely efficient and thorough in her appointments with clients at GateHouse Treatment of Florida.
Amanda plays a vital role at our GateHouse Treatment facility in Florida. She serves as the Director of Utilization Review and the Director of our Family Program. Her extensive experience in the field allows her to contribute greatly to the clients recovery process at GateHouse Treatment.
Amanda is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as well as a Certified Addictions Professional whose mission is to assist you and/or your loved ones to achieve more fulfilling and healthy relationships–most importantly, the one with yourself. Amanda’s training in systemic therapies and addictions counseling will help you define goals that will empower you and put you on a positive path to growth and well-being.
Amanda is a military veteran whom served in the United States Army from 2000-2006. As a veteran she has a deep understanding of the military subculture and the issues that many military families face daily. Upon discharging from the military, Amanda completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology at Chapman University in Orange, CA in 2008. Amanda then attended graduate school at Chapman University and earned her Master of Arts Degree in Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, in 2010. In 2012, Amanda relocated from California to Florida and began working in the chemical dependency treatment field at the residential, intensive outpatient, and outpatient levels of care. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, Amanda will assist you in unearthing long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life.
An alumnus of GateHouse Treatment, Matt brings his long-term recovery experience to bear on the work he does as client Case Manager. Having spent many years as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMT) and a Certified Hemo-Dialysis Technician (CHT), he treats clients with extraordinary amounts of compassion and care.
Using both his personal experience and the skills he learned and perfected as a Recovery Specialist (RS) at a prominent detox facility in the Northeast, Matt uses a unique skill set to serve the needs of GateHouse clients. Matt’s talent and training make him a key contributor to the unique life skills program we use to help clients walk through early recovery.
Matthew Elliot is one of the many success stories that has come out of GateHouse Treatment. As an alumnus of the program, Matthew went from being a client to a house manager for a year and a half, giving him the opportunity to take everything he had learned about recovery at GateHouse Treatment and his own fellowship program, and bring it to the clients he managed. He now serves as a Case Manager on the Case Management team at GateHouse Treatment in New Hampshire.
Matthew believes strongly in what we do here at GateHouse Treatment. He knows through his own experience that a balanced approach to recovery including therapy, the 12 steps, building a community of fellows in recovery, and rigorous action to improve one’s life are all crucial in achieving long term sobriety.
After working as a license insurance agent for many years, Matthew switched careers to working in treatment when he started as a house manager with GateHouse Treatment. Since then, he has furthered his education and has become a Certified Recovery Coach. He continues to work towards a CRSW licensure as well.
Matthew, along with the rest of the Case Management team works hard to ensure all legal and financial matters as well as outside appointments our clients need are handled in a timely and professional matter. They act as the court liaisons to help clients address any pending legal matters they may have when coming into treatment.
As a Case Manager for GateHouse Treatment, Lewis Hastings plays a big role in the client’s treatment process. Lewis works with clients on pending legal and financial matters they may have when they come into treatment. He acts as an official liaison between GateHouse Treatment andcourt systems in different states to help his clients resolve legal cases, for the time they are in treatment.Lewis began is career in the treatment industry as a behavioral health technician, eventually becoming a Case Manager, after earning his Certificate in Recovery Coaching.
The position offers him the opportunity to be helpful and to work with individuals in recovery, giving them a chance to focus on cleaning up their past to achieve a successful future. His passion is in helping others move beyond using drugs and alcohol and work towards bigger goals in their lives, one step at a time.
As a case manager for GateHouse Treatment, Michael works with a case load of clients assigned to him to help them address all legal and financial needs the client has when coming to us at GateHouse Treatment. Our case managers are the main contact point for our clients, who meet with them regularly, in order to help them find solutions to any pending court matters they might have or provide the clients with resources to help them with financial situations.
Michael’s extensive experience in the industry makes him a key piece of the GateHouse Treatment family. Michael has worked in several sober living homes and has help numerous management positions.
Michael gets his passion for his work from his own life experiences of being a person in long-term recovery. Since getting sober in 2012, he has made it his mission to carry the message of hope and help other struggling addicts find recovery. His personal experience with addiction has brought him knowledge of what clients and their family’s needs are when they come to GateHouseTreatment.
Richard Corson is a vital member of the Case Management team at GateHouse Treatment of Florida. As a Certified Addictions Counselor, Richard works with our clients on case management as well as a group facilitator. His extensive knowledge and experience in the field allows him to bring valuable input for his clients at GateHouse Treatment of Florida.
Richard began his path in the recovery field when he got sober more than 10 years ago. He started as Behavioral Health Technician (BHT), making his way up to Lead BHT at a prominent South Florida treatment center. After completing his education and receiving his Certificate in Addictions Counseling, he served as a Case Manager at several treatment centers in the South Florida area over the past 7 years.
Richard uses his own experience with addiction, now as a person in long-term recovery with over 10 years clean and sober, to help the young men at our Florida facility overcome their struggles with the disease. He works with them on legal and financial issues, helping them clean up the wreckage of their past while in a safe and structured environment. He also handles all outside medical appointments they might need, and providing them with community resources for their aftercare plans.
As a person in long term recovery and a GateHouse alumni, Mitch is very passionately invested in the work he does for GateHouse Treatment. He works to help clients find a new way of life through recovery and sobriety. He is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, a Certified Recovery Coach, and is finishing up his training as a Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW). Mitch uses his education for the greater good by connecting clients to local resources and working with them to develop meaningful life goals.
Mitch’s work is a core part of the GateHouse Treatment curriculum. He aids clients in resume building and creating personal budgets, as well as helping them develop time management and other life skills that directly correlate with sobriety and becoming a functioning member of society.
Mitch has extensive training in the areas of ethical boundaries, peer recovery support, suicide prevention, and HIV/AIDS awareness. In his free time, he is active in the local 12-Step community and takes great joy in being a horticulture enthusiast.
Sean serves as the Director of Operations at GateHouse Treatment of New Hampshire, where his role is to ensure that clients are participating actively in their recovery and being held accountable for following the rules and policies that are in place to help them succeed.
Sean has worked in the field of substance abuse treatment for almost five years. As a person in long term recovery, he uses his own experience and knowledge of recovery to work with clients. He helps clients to develop life skills and feels that this is an important component of authentic recovery. Sean works with clients on an individual basis and supervises the behavioral health technicians as well. He is also active in the recovery community and donates much of his time to volunteer work.
Terrance serves as the Director of Operations at GateHouse Treatment of Florida facility, where he facilitates the day-to-day operations regarding the client experience. His typical day can include, but is not limited to, housing processes, scheduling, client transportation, and addressing any other client needs on a case by case basis. Terrance works to build a safe and structure environment conducive to recovery by implementing policies and procedures for client relations.
Terrancehas worked in the substance abuse field for several years and is driven to provide compassion, comfort, and transformational support to people who suffer fromsubstance use disorders. His primary focus is on helping people understand their natural strengths and realize that they too can experience freedom from active addiction. As a person in long-term recovery himself, he understands the needs of the clients and is able to provide sober support and direction to our male clients. Terrance is also very active in the recovery community in South Florida.
Nicole brings dedication, enthusiasm, and the benefit of her personal experience to her role as the National Director of Marketing for GateHouse Treatment. Her mission is help others find the same freedom that she gained through her own personal recovery. She has extensive experience in the addiction and mental health fields and has made helping families achieve recovery her ruling passion.
Originally from Barnegat, New Jersey, Nicole has a strong background in business development, an area where she has used her interpersonal and leadership skills to teach and help others. In 2010, she played a key role in coordinating strategic branding and outreach events to cultivate client relationships. Then, in March 2014, she pursued her passion for helping people in the recovery community as part of the Community Outreach Team for a prominent Detox facility.
Community service has long been a big part of Nicole’s life. In 2005, she worked with the Red Cross in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to give disaster relief aid after Hurricane Katrina. She also has done service work for Toys for Tots, the Make a Wish Foundation, as well as Oceans of Love and Relay for Life.
Steve is our Director of Admissions at GateHouse Treatment. As part of his role, he manages our expert admissions team to ensure our prospective clients have a seamless and comfortable experience through the admissions process. As a person in long-term recovery, he understands that many times people reaching out to our admissions specialists are calling in a moment of crisis. Steve is here to ease your concerns and answer any questions you may have about the treatment process at GateHouse Treatment.
He and his team are invested in every client that reaches out to GateHouse; once the client has been admitted, Steve continues to be a source of comfort and guidance for the client’s loved ones at home. Steve and his admissions team works closely with families and ensures they are confident in their decision to choose GateHouse to help their loved one find a new way of life.
Steve is a combat veteran who served his country from 2009-2012, including a tour in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. Steve took his experience from the military and applied his skillset to the private sector when he returned from service.
He began his career as a recovery advocate in the admissions department and learned the skills he would need to thrive in the substance abuse treatment field.
Steve came to us at GateHouse Treatment as an experienced admissions specialist, having served as the Admissions Supervisor for a highly reputed medical detox facility in South Florida for several years. Prior to his time working in admissions, he worked in the health insurance field and is well versed in the medical industry.
Steve’s mission is to give hope to those still suffering from substance abuse disorder. He knows from experience; there is a better way of life and wants every addict and family to have a chance at that life.
With Steve’s guidance, our admissions team is here to help you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please don’t hesitate to reach out for the help you or a loved one needs.
Andrea Baker serves as the Director of Internet Marketing for GateHouse Treatment. She is an experienced digital marketing professional with over 13 years of results driven experience in digital marketing. She manages the in house internet marketing team, overseeing web developers, graphic designers, SEO specialists, and content Writers.
Andrea has been working in digital marketing, specifically in the addiction treatment industry for over 10 years and has a proven track record in creative development, web-site design, search engine optimization, social media marketing, and client acquisition.
Andrea specializes in several facets of digital marketing, including search engine optimization and marketing, lead generation, Google Ad Words, and Email Marketing. Her experience in the field is invaluable to GateHouse Treatment growth in the future.
Barbara Kelly is currently the Director of Billing with GateHouse Treatment. She joined the company in April of 2017 and brings with her over 28 years of experience in the medical billing industry. Her varied experience includes large hospital-based companies and substance abuse facilities as well as private medical and mental health facilities, providing her with a large scale understanding of the complexities within the industry. Barbara obtained her Associates in Accounting degree from Alleghany Community College in 1989 and continues to expand on her knowledge by attending various informational seminars within the billing industry. She leads with a hands-on approach to the daily operations and has developed proven strategies in the management of billing and strategic planning and has been an integral part in increasing company revenue.
Chabel Jimenez is the Assistant Billing Director for GateHouse Treatment. Chabel brings extensive experience in the healthcare administrative field as she works with insurance and billing needs at GateHouse Treatment. She brought with her 4 years of experience in the medical billing industry. Chabel is also a Registered Medical Assistant in the State of Florida. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree from Central University of the East (Universidad Central del Este) in San Pedro, Dominican Republic in 2008, followed by a Doctor of Medicine degree from Central University of the East (Universidad Central del Este) in San Pedro, Dominican Republic in 2013, giving her a unique understanding of the intricacies involved in the field of medical billing.
Kyle Trottier is a part of the GateHouse Treatment Internet Marketing Department as the SEO Specialist. Kyle’s experience with Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Google Ad Words, directory submissions, and keyword ranking allows him to make significant contributions to GateHouse’s marketing strategy. After graduating from Wayne State University with a Bachelors Degree, Kyle continued his education at Miami Ad School for copywriting.
Kyle plays a big role in helping GateHouse Treatment achieve it’s goals in its continuing growth as a substance abuse rehabilitation industry leader. In his free time, Kyle enjoys travel, music, and meeting new people. Kyle has been featured on HGTV’s “House Hunters” and the reality television “Four Weddings.”
Jacklyn Malone serves asGateHouse Treatment’s Utilization Review Specialist. Jacklyn has been in the addiction and mental health field in South Florida for the past 6 years. Originally from Miami, FL Jacklyn obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of Central Florida.Shortly after, she pursued her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Jacklyn obtained her Florida Licensure becoming a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and continued treating clients in various treatment centers with co-occurring disorders. Although Jacklyn does not treat clients in a therapy setting at this time, her enduring passion for helping those suffering from addiction and mental health issues remains. She has taken her experience as a therapist to now advocate for clients who make the courageous step to seek treatment, making sure they receive the best clinical/medical care available.
Mark joined the GateHouse Treatment Outreach Team in June 2017 and brings with him, 3 years of experience in addictions treatment. Mark grew up as the oldest of 5 children in New Jersey, where he was heavily involved in sports and volunteer work. Upon his admission to Fordham University, addiction began to ravage both he and his family’s life. In 2013, Mark was devastated after he lost his sister to cancer and took advantage of an opportunity he had in South Florida to put his life back together.
It was here that he discovered his undying passion for helping others and realized that it was a calling. Mark’s career boasts positions at some of the industry’s most reputable organizations. Beginning in the Alumni Department of a well known treatment center, his organizational skills and charisma gave him the opportunity to build an Alumni Program at a different treatment center. After that, he shared his experience, strength, and hope to guide struggling addicts at the a smaller, more intimate drug and alcohol rehab. Exciting new life events brought Mark to the New England area, where his tireless efforts make him a strong asset to our growing team.
Originally from Saugus, Massachusetts, Jake brings four years of experience in the substance abuse treatment field to the work he does at GateHouse Treatment. Prior to joining the GateHouse Treatment team, he worked as an Outreach Coordinator and as an Admissions Coordinator at many prominent facilities in the industry.
Jake is a vital part of the team here at GateHouse Treatment. He serves as our experienced Clinical Outreach Coordinator. His responsibilities include raising community awareness about the ongoing substance abuse epidemic, and making resources available to those who need help.
Having gotten sober when he was 18 years old, Jake is a person in long-term recovery and understands what it takes to break free from the grips of addiction. Jakes story allows him to be a role model to many men seeking recovery. He is true testimony that there is a way out of addiction, regardless of age, and a better life on the other side.He is always available to be a source of support for the men at GateHouse Treatment and is eager to help those suffering from substance abuse disorder. Along with his outgoing personality, Jake brings drive, commitment, and passion to everything he does at GateHouse Treatment.
Carley is a critical part of the team here at GateHouse Treatment. She joins the team as an experienced recovery support staff member. As a clinical outreach coordinator for GateHouse Treatment, Carley works to do community outreach programs and works to spread awareness of a growing substance abuse epidemic in the country.
After graduating from St. Joseph’s School of Nursing in 2003, Carley worked for numerous hospitals as a clinical assistant in the Emergency Department. Her time working as a technician in the Emergency Department as well as the Behavioral Health Unit allowed her to acquire knowledge of emergency medicine and life-saving techniques.
Carley has always had a passion to help people in need. She has previous experience in organizing events to help veterans struggling with addiction and working as recovery support staff. After losing a family member close to her to addiction, Carley decided it was her calling to dedicate her expertise and time to help others struggling with addiction. Carley recognizes addiction is a life and death issue and has lost several people close to her as a result of their addictions, which continues giving her the motivation, inspiration and compassion to help others who are struggling with substance abuse issues.
James Miller serves as an Admissions Coordinator for GateHouse Treatment. As a part of the admissions team, James ensures every person that calls in receives the utmost care and compassion. He walks potential clients calling in, through the admissions process, and if they are a good fit for the GateHouse family, ensures they have a seamless transition to our facilities. James has extensive experience in the treatment field serving as the Director of Admissions for several prominent treatment centers over the past 4 years, and prior to that working in client development in the internet marketing industry. James continues to be a valuable asset to the GateHouse Team by continuing his education in Human Services and Addiction Studies at Palm Beach State University. He hopes to complete his education at Florida Atlantic University shortly.
James understands the importance of getting help for substance abuse disorders and leading a clean and sober life, through his own experience with addiction. Now a person in long term recovery, with over 5 years sober, James takes his passion for helping others and allowing them to find a way out of the depths of active addiction.
Michael Colasuonno is part of the Admissions Team as an Admissions Specialist at GateHouse Treatment. He works to provide excellent service to those seeking help and reaching out to GateHouse Treatment Admissions. His knowledge of the field, as well as addiction and recovery allow him to be compassionate yet informative to those that speak with him during their admissions process.
Michael joined GateHouse Treatment as an experience Admissions specialist having worked in the field since 2011. He has worked at several prominent treatment facilities in South Florida as well as in New York City. Michael pursued his education at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, New York, and then furthered his education at Resource Training Center also in New York to achieve his CASAC credentials to be an Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor.
Michaels passion for helping others struggling with substance abuse shows in the work he does for GateHouse Treatment.
John Mastropiero serves as an Admissions Coordinator at GateHouse Treatment and plays a vital role in the Admissions Team. He works tirelessly to ensure clients are received on the other end of the phone with a warm and welcoming compassion, providing them with John joined GateHouse Treatment with over 6 years of experience in the addiction treatment industry, working several different positions. His experience as everything from being a behavioral health technician to Admissions Director at numerous substance abuse facilities in South Florida gives him extensive background in the field.
John’s passion for his work and this field stems from his experience being in long-term recovery since 2011. He knows how difficult life can be when struggling with substance abuse problems. Today, he focuses his energy on helping those still suffering, and carrying the message of hope for a better life.
Alex Lamora serves GateHouse Treatment as the IT Professional and Systems Administrator/Developer. Alex has worked with multiple treatment centers in South Florida Over the past 5 Years, filling roles from Admissions Manager to Marketing to Salesforce Administrator and Developer. He holds numerous Certifications from Microsoft Support Certified to Salesforce Administrator & Developer. Alex enjoys learning new programs and languages to assist in integrations and improving efficiency of all systems. He is a vital asset to our administrative and operations team, greatly contributing to the growth of GateHouse Treatment.
As Alumni Coordinator, RobertPinciaroheads our GateHouse Alumni Program. The Alumni Program is meant to provide the clients that graduate from the GateHouse Treatment program, a sense of community and lifelong comradery that is crucial to their long-term recovery. As part of his position, Robert ensures the clients and their loved onesreceive extended support, even after completing their treatment programs, by keep channels of communication open. Before a client graduates from the GateHouse Treatment program, Robert meets with them to ensure a smooth transition into their aftercare plans. He also assists with setting up social and volunteer events for the alumni to give them opportunities to continue service work and allow them to build a large sober support network: both crucial to their long-term sobriety.
Robert find his passion for his work from his own experiences struggling with substance abuse disorder. He is now a person in long-term recovery, finding all the success and happiness the fellowships promise. Robert went through GateHouse Treatment as a client and has seen first hand how our program changed his life. He hopes to continue working to bring this to other men who are suffering from addiction and show them there is hope for a better future, starting with GateHouse Treatment.
Jackie Sommer serves as the Office Manager for Gatehouse Treatment. Jackie joined the company in June of 2017, bringing with her 20 plus years of experience as an Executive Assistant, as well as 15 years of experience as an Office Management. She studied Business and Accounting at Henry Ford College in Dearborn, MI. Originally from Livonia, Michigan she brings years of experience and has been an invaluable asset in keeping up with the demands of running daily operations for Gatehouse Treatment in both Florida and New Hampshire, and her leadership skills play an important role in the continued growth of the company.
Robinson Cronan serves GateHouse Treatment of Florida as an Office Manager. After graduating from Lynn University with a degree in Business Administration, Robinson went on to work 4 years in an administrative role at a billing company as well as a prominent treatment center.
At GateHouse Treatment of Florida, Robinson ensures the office runs smoothly, managing a large office space and clinical building with over 50 employees. He is a crucial part in helping GateHouse achieve it’s goals. Robinson has a passion for helping others and making a positive difference in an environment meant for healing. In his free time, he enjoys archery, fishing, and hunting.
David Greenberg serves as the GateHouse Treatment Office Manager in New Hampshire. His wealth of business related experience in various health care facilities allows him to greatly contribute to the growing GateHouse family.
David started in private practice physical therapy as both a business office manager and physical therapy aide. After a number of years there, David became the Business Office Manager of a Skilled Nursing Facility in Lexington, MA for four years where he handled HR and Admissions on top of the Business Office Manager duties. David graduated with my B.S. in Biology and has a very well-rounded background from both a business and health care perspective.
In his free time, David enjoys playing sports such as, tennis and rugby, as well as hiking, cooking, and traveling.