Preferred Behavioral Health Group Announces New Vice President

January 20, 2021.

Preferred Behavioral Health Group (PBHG) is pleased to announce that Sandra Grebel of Point Pleasant has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Mental Health Services for Youth and Families. Grebel has served as Director of Intensive Community Services for children and families since 2017 and held various positions at PBHG since 1996.

Ms. Grebel will now oversee all the children and family programs, including the Preferred Center for Children and Families outpatient center in Brick, and intensive adolescent, family visitation, foster care, school-based mental health services, youth prevention, crisis intervention programs, and others. 

“Sandy is a consummate, caring and dedicated professional who has received well-deserved awards and honors throughout her career. She is well respected by the staff and is, and will continue to be, a huge asset to this organization.”

Mary Pat Angelini, CEO, Preferred Behavioral Health Group

Ms. Grebel has also served as an adjunct professor in the Master of Social Work department at Monmouth University.

Ms. Grebel holds an undergraduate degree in Music Therapy, is a Certified Addiction Specialist, attained a master’s degree in Social Work and is a licensed clinical social worker by the New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners.

Preferred Behavioral Health Group is a non-profit organization that has served the community for over 40 years.  PBHG provides mental health and substance abuse education, prevention, support, and treatment to over 30,000 children, adults, and seniors every year. For more information: