A very good place. Everyone listened and understood what you were going through.

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Aldie Counseling Center
A professional staff to serve the needs of those affected by alcohol and other drugs.

Aldie has built a reputation for high quality service and a staff with strong diversity of educational background, experience, training, and approaches to substance use disorder treatment. This diversity has served to strengthen our commitment to helping people of all cultural and socio-economic backgrounds whose lives have been affected by alcohol and other drugs.


Executive Director

Gerald Birkelbach, MRP

Chief Financial Officer

Stephanie Farley, CPA, MBA



Director of  Pharmacotherapy Program

  • Melinda Goodwin, LCSW, CTTS

Director of Outpatient Programs

  • Jay Levitt, LPC, CAADC, CCDP-D

Medical Director

  • Eugene Zenone, M.D.

Assessment Counselors

  • Melissa B. Cashman, M.S.
  • Laura Velas, B.S.


  • Gabriella Arciniega, M.S.
  • Sarah Brady, M.S., LPC, NCC
  • Suzanne Dorfman, M.Ed., LPC
  • Robert Dunning, B.S., CAC, C.C.D.P.
  • Arlene Hable, M.A.
  • Amanda Johns, MSW
  • Rachel Lee, LSW, MSW, M.Ed
  • Ryan Lynch, LSW, M.Ed
  • Christiana Mastrominas, M.S., LCSW
  • Natalie Metzger, M.S.
  • Eileen Moran, M.A., LPC
  • Elizabeth, Otto, M.A.
  • Jody Rosenblum, MSW, LCSW
  • Sharon Rosenthal, M.S., LPC
  • Victoria Sayles, MA, LPC, CAADC
  • Jessica Studer, LSW, M. Ed.
  • Vernica Williams, MSW
  • Kathryn Wright, M.F.T

Pharmacotherapy Medical Staff

  • Pharmaco Medical Director, Eugene Zenone, M.D.
  • Kimberly Shomo, LPN, Director of Nursing Services 
  • Kimberly Anderson, RN
  • Jean Hollander, RN


  • Paul Schaefer, M.D.

Client Services

  • Cathryn Anderson, B.S.
  • Carole Kramer, B.S.

Fiscal Office

  • Michelle Keyte, Fiscal Manager
  • Lea Salomon, Fiscal Technician

Business Office

  • Pamela Thomas, Operations Manager/Community Relations Coordinator
  • Kelly Kurtz, Receptionist-Clerk
  • Joanne Gimson, Receptionist/Clerk
  • Mary Lou Welhaf, Admin Secretary
  • Janice Winthers, Receptionist
  • Ariana Kania, File Clerk
  • Rachael Heiser, CRS
  • Nancy Doucette, File Clerk


Director of Outpatient Programs

  • Megan Mawson, M.S., CCDP-D, CTTS

Director of Pharmacotherapy Program

  • Lina Peterson, M.A.

Assessment Counselors

  • Amy Sisler, B.A.
  • Craig O'Neil, M.A.

Director of Assessments

  • Karen McKenna, M.S., CCDP-D

Assessment Processing Manager 

  • Glorivee Gonzalez


  • Marcy Abhau, M.A.
  • Stacy Amoroso, M.A.
  • Danette Blue, M.S.
  • Cathy Birckett, LCSW, MSW
  • Thomas Brighter, C.A.C., C.C.D.P.
  • Lucielle Brown, M.A.
  • Jennifer Bryan, M.A.
  • Ellise Butka, M.A.
  • Kristina Callahan, M.S., LPC
  • Virgina Clarke, M.S.
  • Sofie Heyman, M.S., MFT
  • Laila Mednis, M.A.
  • Jennifer A. Naspinski, M.S.
  • Dana Peggs, M.S.
  • Kathleen Ruiz, LPC, M.S.
  • Stephanie Szcepanski, M.S.

Client Services Facilitator 

  • Jeannie Vazquez

Certified Recovery Specialist

  • Barbara Hentosh

Pharmacotherapy Medical Staff

  • Mary Kamu, R.N., Director Of Nursing Services
  • Dana Ciocci, R.N., Dispensing Nurse
  • Christina Grauwickel, LPN., Dispensing Nurse

Business Office

  • Kimberly Belmont, Receptionist
  • Amanda Fink, File Clerk
  • Samantha Brown, File Clerk
  • Hadia Abdelmoteleb, Receptionist

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