Staff

executive leadership


WILLIAM WITHERSPOON
Executive Director

LAWRENCE FOWLER
Deputy Director

NEELAM PANT
Chief Financial Officer

JOSEPH CHARLES, M.D.
Medical Director

JUDITH HALBREICH, LCSW
Director, Adult Outpatient Clinic

ELAINE SCHECHTEL, LCSW
Director, Chemical Dependence Clinic

MICHAEL ZARETSKY, LCSW-R
Director, Child and Adolescent Services

TRUDY MURRAY, LMHC
Director, Therapeutic Preschool

STEVEN R. MUCHNICK, LCSW-R
Director, Care Management Program
Maritza Senecharles
MARITZA SENECHARLES, MHS, CASAC
Director, ABLE Halfway House
James Little
JAMES LITTLE
Director of Special Projects

VLADIMIR KARADIMOV, PhD
Director, HIPAA Coordinator/Compliance Officer Quality Management Program

NADINE ARIAS, MSW
Interim Director, Rainbow Club

ABLE HOUSE

DIRECTOR

Maritza Senecharles, MHS, CASAC

RESIDENT COUNSELORS

Michael Grice, CASAC
Nereida Coronel
Christopher Sellers

CHEF

Nidia Leon

NIGHT MANAGER

Rodney Adamson

ADULT OUTPATIENT /
ELDERLY PROGRAM

DIRECTOR

Judith Halbreich, LCSW-R, ACSW

PSYCHIATRIST

Hilda Brewer, MD
Joseph Charles, MD
Yvonne A. Kury, MD
Manuel Mosquera, MD
Antoine Pierre, MD
Deepika Singh, MD

SUPERVISORS

Gail A. Braxton, LCSW-R
Samuel Cortez, LCSW-R
Raymond Hall, LCSW-R
Charles Kellam, LCSW-R
Ines Mercedes-Alcantara, LCSW-R

SOCIAL WORKERS

Grace Borrero, LCSW
Keith Brackett, LCSW-R
Gilbert Calcano, LCSW-R
Jasmine Cepeda, LMSW
Nancy Eichengreen, LMSW
Jesus Escorcia, LMSW
Olivia Giegerich, LMSW
Porsche Holcombe, LMSW
Basil Lucas, LMSW
Dianne Mack, LCSW
Maria McCovy, LCSW-R
Babu Philip, LCSW-R
Ashlee Pierson, LMSW
Mark Roman, LMSW
Julissa Sanchez, LMSW
Mark Sanchez, LCSW
Simon, Mark, LMHC

NURSE

Stephen Moore, RN


CARE MANAGEMENT

DIRECTOR

Steven Muchnick, LCSW-R

CARE MANAGEMENT
COORDINATOR

Maximo Calderon

CARE MANAGERS

Iasia Anderson
Maximo Calderon
Josephine Cochrane
Shanita Colon
James Elrod
Monica Mcneal
Eliza Sang
Eric Scott
Sandra Thighpen
Monique Simpson
Carmen Velez

CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY SERVICES

DIRECTOR

Elaine Schechtel, LCSW-R, ACSW

SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELORS

Victoria Hunter CASAC
Manuel Ulloa CASAC

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT

DIRECTOR

Michael Zaretsky, LCSW-R

PSYCHIATRIST

Lorena Grullon-Figueroa, MD
Miriam Berrios, MD
Manuel Mosquera, MD

SUPERVISORS

Eric Erickson, LCSW
Elizabeth Figueroa, LCSW, DSW

SOCIAL WORKERS

Jorge Castillo, MSW
Anthony Cianci, LCSW
Victor Figueroa, LMSW
Enahka Graham, LMSW
Tyesha Hardwick, LMHC, CASAC
Arthur Kilduff, LCSW
Michael Navis, LCSW
Sasha Parullis, MHC
Virginia Statler, LCSW
Britany Sternberg, LMSW
Kate Wheeler, LMSW
Wade Whitfield, MHC


THERAPEUTIC PRESCHOOL

DIRECTOR

Trudy Murray, LMHC

SCHOOL BUILDING LEADER

Denise Kinard

CERTIFIED TEACHERS

Lydia Jones
Lynn Shin
Martha Soto

ASSISTANT TEACHERS

Gladys Adorno
Andrea Arzeno-Aleman
Stephanie Castro
Cheryl Fuller
David Hernandez
Elisha Ladany
Grace Martinez

SPEECH PATHOLOGISTS

Clemente Semon
Gloria Capone-Maher

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS

Annette Consuegra
Jamen Armendariz

PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Shourin Roy

MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR

Emilio Alvarez
Peaches Thomas

ONE TO ONE AIDES

Qiana Quick
Jonathan Tirado
Yvelisse Romano
Luz Infante
Durrell Campbell
Antoinette Benton

FOOD PANTRY

DIRECTOR

Vandina St. Hilaire

RAINBOW CLUB

INTERIM DIRECTOR

Nadine Arias, MSW

Donna Darden, Mental Health Worker
Robert Crawford, Peer Specialist
Diana Denny, Peer Specialist