Our Core Services


Integrated Care

Michelle Hague, MSW, LCSW, LCADC - Vice President of Integrated Care

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


Outpatient Services

Rich Miller, LPC - Director of Outpatient Services 732-367-4700, x 7195

Cynthia Vitolo, Operations Manager 732-458-1700 x 7192


  • Colleen McKenna, LCSW, LCADC
  • Clinical Supervisor - Adult Outpatient Program
  • 732 367-4700, ext. 7315
  • Lauren Casas, MA, LPC
  • Clinical Supervisor -Preferred Center for Children and Families
  • 732 367-4700, ext. 3107

Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic


Adult Services

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

Patty Young, Operations Manager 732-458-1700 x 7119

  • Jean Hennon, MA, LMFT, LCADC, EdS
  • Director of Gender Specific Services, Support Team for Addiction Recovery (STAR), Outpatient Substance Use Services, Veterans Program
  • 732 367-4700, ext. 7136
  • Anna Kline, MAE
  • Director of Integrated Case Management (ICMS) & Justice Involved Services (JIS)
  • 732 323-3664

  • Stephanie LaRosa, MS, LPC, LCADC, NCC
  • Director of Co-Occurring Services
  • 732 367-4700, ext. 7131

  • Donna Comerford, MSW, LCSW
  • Director of Adult Partial Care Programs, Residential & Homeless Services
  • 732 367-4700, x5132
  • Erika Metzner, BA
  • Director of Career Services
  • 732. 367-5439 x5210
  • Education and Employment Services
  • Melanie Bennett, MSW, LCSW
  • Director of Intensive Outpatient and Support Services (IOTSS)
  • 732 276.1510, x5207

Children and Family Services

Sandy Grebel, LCSW - Vice President

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

  • David Bolignesi, LCSW
  • Director of Intensive Community Services
  • 732 244 3002 x 9105
  • Crisis Intervention, Mobile Response
  • Lawrance O'Brien, MSW, LSW, LCADC
  • Director of Child Protection Substance Use Initiative (CPSAI)
  • 732 367 4700, x 8104
  • Anjelica Rivera, LCSW, LCADC
  • Director of SAIL
  • 732 367 1710 x 9304
  • Partial care program for youth
  • Annette Burton, BA
  • Director of Healthy Families
  • 732 367 4700 x 6127
  • Ocean County family support
  • Dave Seegert, MSW, LCSW
  • Director of School Based Programs
  • 732 785 3000, x 2095
  • School based programs in Brick and Lakewood
  • Lori O’Brien, BA
  • Director of Project Independence
  • 732 367 1352
  • Helping youth achieve independent living

  • Liza DeJesus, BS
  • Director of Prevention First
  • 732 663 1800 x 2180
  • Substance use prevention programs for youth
  • Deb Galletta, LCSW
  • Director of In-Home Recovery Program
  • 732 785 9500
  • 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 800 542 0184

Providing professional services to improve the productivity and healthy functioning of employees in the workplace. Services include training, consultation, counseling for employees and their family members, crisis resolution, and more.

Tracy Kaplan, LCSW, MBA, CEAP, SAP - Director (tkaplan@preferredbehavioral.org)

Tyshell Daisy Johnson, Administrative Assistant (tjohnson@preferredbehavioral.org)