Clinical TEAM

Meet our highly experienced, dedicated, caring team…

Steve Kushner, MS, LPC

Chief Clinical Officer Sobriety Solutions

Steven obtained his Associate Degree from Montgomery County Community College and his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Temple University. After reaching his bachelor’s degree, he attended Chestnut Hill College to obtain his master’s degree in counseling and Clinical Psychology. Since 2009, Steven has served members of the recovery community through his work in the field. He became a full-time therapist in 2013 and worked as a DBT therapist in 2015. Steven has worked in community mental health, inpatient residential, outpatient and drug court. Steven brings a wealth of experience with Dialectical approach and intergeneration of the 12 step philosophy to Sobriety Solutions.

Kyle J. Rooney, MA, LCADC, CCS

Clinical Director
Sobriety Solutions of New Jersey

Kyle is currently a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Certified Clinical Supervisor in the state of New Jersey. Kyle is currently an Adjunct Professor at Atlantic Cape Community College in Mays Landing, NJ and he has previously taught at Harcum College in Bryn Mawr, PA. Kyle currently serves on the Atlantic Cape Community College Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Human Services Advisory Board. Kyle has extensive experience in the Addiction Counseling field working in OP, IOP, and PHP levels of care and serving clients and their families in a multitude of roles. Kyle previously worked as a full time Care Coordinator for the New Jersey Work First Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Initiative where he had the pleasure of doing substance use and mental health assessments for the Board of Social Services and the Division of Child Protection and Permanency. Kyle has extensive experience as a primary therapist in substance use disorder treatment programs where he facilitated individual, group, and family therapy. Kyle is experienced as a family support group facilitator and has worked tirelessly to help clients and their families understand the root causes behind addictive behavior. As a clinician Kyle is trained and experienced in CBT, DBT, REBT, and ACT cognitive therapies. Kyle earned his master’s degree in Counseling Psychology in 2018 from Rosemont College in Bryn Mawr, PA where he graduated with Magna Cum Laude Honors. Kyle has been personally affected by addiction and he uses his personal experience to inspire hope in the clients that he serves. Kyle enjoys crabbing, fishing, hiking, kayaking, tent camping, traveling, and following Philadelphia sports teams and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football team.


Assistant Clinical Director
Sobriety Solutions of Pennsylvania

Rachel began her career in the addiction field working as an inpatient counselor in 2015. She earned a Master's of Science degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Chestnut Hill College in 2019. Rachel worked as a primary therapist and enjoyed treating individuals with co-occurring disorders.  Rachel obtained an advanced drug and alcohol certification (CAADC) in January 2022. She recently became licensed to practice professional counseling in the state of Pennsylvania. Rachel is very person-centered, tailoring treatment to the unique needs of each individual. Rachel utilizes psychodynamic, CBT, ACT and mindfulness-based interventions. Rachel also incorporates 12-step principles into her practice. She is passionate about helping others recover from addiction and live to their fullest potential.

Timothy Keating, LSW, LCADC

Primary Therapist
Sobriety Solutions of New Jersey

Tim entered the field of addiction counseling in 2012 after declaring his major in the social work field. Since then, Tim has gained experience working with individuals struggling with addiction in every level of care for multiple programs in the state of New Jersey. Tim also has worked in mental health as a case manager as well as group facilitator for Atlanticare Behavioral Health, and the Mental Health Association of NJ. He graduated with a master's degree in Social Work from Stockton University and currently holds the credentials of Licensed Social Worker (LSW), as well as Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the state of NJ. Tim utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solutions Based Therapy, as well as Twelve-Step philosophies and principles in his practice.

Stuart Weinstein

Primary Therapist
Sobriety Solutions of New Jersey

Stuart is a pre-licensed Therapist with a master’s degree in Addiction Counseling and a post graduate certification in trauma therapy from Grand Canyon University. Stuart is also a certified yoga instructor and certified in yoga for trauma and addiction with over 21 years of experience. Stuart has spent the last 8 years working in the Substance abuse and mental health field. He has worked in both inpatient and outpatient facilities as well an in-home traveling therapist. Stuart has worked with and helped clients of all ages including children, adolescents, and adults struggling with substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, trauma, autism, relationships and body images. Stuart’s clinical skill set, and theoretical approaches include Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Motivational interviewing and Dialectal Behavioral therapies, however, he tends to tailor his therapeutic approach to what suits the client the best. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns at Sobriety Solutions Pa.

Elizabeth “Liz” Workman

CADC Intern
Sobriety Solutions of New Jersey

Elizabeth is currently attending the required courses for the Certified Alcohol and Drug Counseling License. She began her work in the addiction field as a tech at an impatient treatment facility. Elizabeth is passionate about this field and looks forward to learning new things every day during her time as an intern.