Our Centers of Excellence


Adult Services

Laura Messina, MSW, LCSW, LCADC, CCS - Vice President

Patty Young, Operations Manager 732-367-4700, ext. 7119

Howard Kleinman, Operations Manager 732-367-4700, ext. 7175

  • Lawrance O'Brien, MSW, LSW, LCADC
  • Director of Substance Use Services and the Child Protection Substance Use Initiative (CPSAI)
  • 732 367-4700, ext. 8104
  • Ask me about Substance Use Services
  • Jean Hennon, MA, LMFT, LCADC, EdS
  • Director of Gender Specific Services, Support Team for Addiction Recovery (STAR), Outpatient Substance Use Services, Veterans Service
  • 732 367-4700, ext. 7136
  • Ask me about: individual & group therapy and veterans services
  • Stephanie LaRosa, MS, LPC, LCADC, NCC
  • Director of Co-Occurring Services
  • 732 367-4700, ext. 7131
  • Ask me about: co-occurring services


  • Anna Kline, MAE
  • Director of Integrated Case Management (ICMS) & Justice Involved Services (JIS)
  • 732 323-3664
  • Ask me about: case management

  • Donna Comerford, MSW, LCSW
  • Director of Adult Partial Care Programs, Residential & Homeless Services
  • 732 367-4700, x5132
  • Ask me about:residential and partial care options
  • Michelle Hague, MSW, LCSW, LCADC
  • Interim Director of Adult Outpatient Mental Health
  • 732 367-4700
  • Ask me about: outpatient services
  • Erika Metzner, BA
  • Director of Career Services
  • 732. 367-5439 x5210
  • Ask me about: education and employment
  • Melanie Bennett, MSW, LCSW
  • Director of Intensive Outpatient and Support Services (IOTSS)
  • 732 276.1510, x5207
  • Ask me about: intensive outpatient services

Children and Family Services

Sandy Grebel, LCSW - Vice President

Jillian Gibb, Operations Manager 732-458-1700 x 6580

  • Melissa Murphy, MS, LPC, NCC, ACS
  • Director of Preferred Center for Children and Families (PCCF)
  • 732 785 1900 x 3164
  • Ask me about: outpatient therapy for children
  • David Seegert, LCSW
  • Director of School Based Youth Services Programs
  • 732 785 3000 x 2095
  • Ask me about: youth & education

  • David Bolignesi, LCSW
  • Director of Intensive Community Services
  • 732 244 3002 x 9105
  • Ask me about: community services
  • Annette LaBarbera
  • Director of Healthy Families
  • 732 367 4700 x 6127
  • Ask me about: family services & programs
  • Lawrance O'Brien, MSW, LSW, LCADC
  • Director of Child Protection Substance Use Initiative (CPSAI)
  • 732 367-4700, ext. 8104
  • Ask me about CPSAI
  • Anjelica Rivera, LCSW, LCADC
  • Director of SAIL
  • 732 367 1710 x 9304
  • Ask me about: teen programs & services
  • Lori O’Brien
  • Director of Project Independence
  • 732 367 1352
  • Ask me about: helping youth achieve independent living
  • Stacy Welch
  • Director of Family Visitation Program
  • 732 905 5106
  • Ask me about: family services & support
  • Liza DeJesus
  • Director of Prevention First
  • 732 663 1800 x 2180
  • Ask me about: Prevention First services & prevention programs
  • Elisabeth Kvalo-Savino MA, LPC, NCC, ACS
  • Director of In-Home Recovery Program
  • 732 785 1900 x 3164
  • Ask me about: in-home support services for parents in recovery
  • Melissa Paolicelli, BS, MS
  • Director of LifeSet - a Program of Youth Villages
  • 848-245-5837
  • Ask me about: helping youth achieve independent living

Employee Assistance Programs

Tracy Kaplan - Director

Tyshell Daisy Johnson, Administrative Assistant 800-542-0184


Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic

Michelle Hague - Director

Valerie Ortense - Project Evaluator 732-367-4700, x3153