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    Rachel Russell, MA

    Chief Clinical Officer

    Rachel joined Freedom Institute in 2007 after 20 years working in youth and family programs. She serves as the Chief Clinical Officer.

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    Carrie Sanders, MPH, LCSW

    Family Program Director

    Carrie Sanders is the Freedom Institute Family Program Director. She is a Certified Family Therapist from the Ackerman Institute for the Family.

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    Molly Bobek, LMSW

    Family Therapist

    Molly Bobek joined the Freedom Institute Family Program in 2013 and is completing her post-graduate training in Family Therapy at the Ackerman Institute.

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    Barbara Bock, LCSW

    Adult and Family Counselor, Intervention Consultant

    Barbara facilitates interventions and works with individuals, couples and families in recovery.

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    Fran Calafatello, LCSW, CASAC

    Adult Counselor

    Fran facilitates a Food Addiction/ Binge Eating Group, a Phase I Group and works individually with adults in recovery.

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    Kathryn Crosby, LCSW

    Independent School Program Director

    Kathryn is the Independent School Program Director and Student Assistance Counselor at The Chapin School.

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    Alex Dayton, LMHC

    Adult and Adolescent Counselor

    Alex co-facilitates the Evening Outpatient Program and works individually with adults, young adults and adolescents.

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    Michael Fayne, Ph.D

    Clinical Supervisor

    Dr. Fayne provides individual and group supervision to the counseling staff, and consults on clinical issues and program development.

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    Jennifer Flores

    Compliance Officer

    Jennifer ensures Freedom Institute meets all internal and government reporting standards.

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    Laurie Kaplan, LCSW

    Family Therapy Clinical Supervisor

    Laurie is the Family Therapy Clinical Supervisor and a senior faculty member at the Ackerman Institute.

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    Tessa Kleeman, LMHC

    Supervisor, Adult Counselor

    Tessa co-facilitates the Evening Outpatient Program and works individually with adults.

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    Jennie Klein, Ph.D

    Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Program Coordinator

    Dr. Klein facilitates the DBT program, and works individually with adolescents, adults and families.

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    Defne Koramen, Ph.D

    Psychological Assessment Coordinator

    Dr. Koramen coordinates the Psychological Assessment Program at the Freedom Institute.

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    Maria Kratsios, LMSW

    Adult and Adolescent Counselor

    Maria Kratsios facilitates experiential groups in the IOP and works individually with adults, young adults and adolescents.

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    Billy Lawson, CASAC-T

    Adult Counselor

    Billy has been associated with Freedom Institute since receiving his CASAC-T in 2008.

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    Dan Mierlak, MD, Ph.D

    Medical Director

    Dr. Mierlak is the Medical Director of the Freedom Institute.

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    Michael Noth, LCSW, CASAC

    Senior Counselor

    Michael joined Freedom Institute in 2005, has functioned in administrative and clinical roles, and currently runs groups, sees adults, and consults on interventions.

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    Mildred Pisciotta, LCSW-R, CASAC

    Adult Counselor, Consultant

    Mildred facilitates a Phase II group and works individually with adult clients addressing chemical dependency, mood disorders and relapse prevention.

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    Katherine Prudente, LCAT, RDT

    Counselor

    Katherine facilitates workshops for students, faculty and parents on topics such as drug and alcohol prevention, internet behavior and relational aggression/bullying.

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    Rachel Ravin, LCSW

    Adult Counselor

    Rachel Ravin works individually with clients and facilitates the Morning IOP and Phase II Women’s Group.

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    Rebecca Ross, LCSW

    Family Therapist

    Rebecca Ross joined the Freedom Institute Family Program in 2013 and is completing her post-graduate training in Family Therapy at the Ackerman Institute.

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    Frank Wells, LCSW

    Family Therapist

    Frank joined the Freedom Institute Family Program in 2011, bringing extensive training and experience in family therapy and crisis management.

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    Donna Wick, Ed.D

    Advisor

    Dr. Wick is a clinical and developmental psychologist who specializes in working with parents and children. She serves as an advisor for both the Family and Adolescent programs.

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