Our Staff

Highest Standards, Nationally Recognized:


Margaret Giuffre
Director of Compliance and Quality (Administrator)
Aaron Lohr, MA, LMFT
Clinical Director
Shahla Modir, M.D.
Contracted Psychiatrist
Benjamin Shapiro, M.D.
Contracted Psychiatrist
Dr. Abe Malkin
Contracted Internist
Dr. Eugene Caine
Contracted Internist


Kelly Sweeney
Director of Admissions
Cyrus Gandhi, CADCA
Associate Admissions Director
Samantha Padakowski
Admissions Coordinator


Dia Parsons, CADC II
Director of Business Development and Clinical Outreach


Nancy Swanson
LMFT - Primary Therapist
Roxan Malloy
MSW, BS, ACSW - Avalon Integrative Wellness Program Manager IOP & PHP
Dr. Michael Z. Mekjian, Ph.D.
Psychologist / Neuropsych Testing
Kristin Snowden, LMFT
Sex & Love Addiction Specialist
Michelle Gross, MA, LMFT
Disordered Eating Specialist
Matthew Porter, LMFT
EMDR / Trauma Therapist
Jennifer Moriarity
Primary Therapist
Kate Maddox, LMFT
Avalon Primary Therapist
Jamie Feldstein, MFC
PHP Lead Therapist


Monica Prentice, LVN
Licensed Vocational Nurse
Jessica La Count
Operations Manager
Lynn Tumpa, RD, RDN
Registered Dietician Nutritionist
Margot Chambers, L.Ac.
Acupuncture and Holistic Medicine
Danielle DeRosa
Massage Therapist
Donna Edge
Yoga Instructor
Peggy Gelber, RADT-I
Client Care Coordinator
Ronnie Powers, CATC
Alumni Coordinator
Zach Quinones
Resident Advocate
Andrew Hay
Resident Advocate
Grace Aversa RADT-I
Resident Advocate
Joel Bedolla
Resident Advocate
Tamra Dyer, CADC-II
Resident Advocate
Teresa Guzman, RADT-I
Resident Advocate
Areli Silva
Resident Advisor



Angelica Castellon
Maggie Romero Morales
Mercedes Estolano De Limon

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