Sobriety Solutions TEAM

Justin Wilson

Chief Executive Officer
Sobriety Solutions

Justin is an experienced member of both the business and recovery community. Addiction and Entrepreneurship have been features of his family life as well as personal. For over a decade, Justin has successfully run businesses in several fields, coming from a family business background. He believes firmly in quality care and strong post-treatment programs and insures his staff is empowered to deliver it.

Courtney Wilson

Director of Outreach
Sobriety Solutions

Courtney is a leader in the evolving recovery industry. She made the change from commercial real estate to the field of addiction treatment in pursuit of a career she could be passionate about. Courtney is an experienced sales and marketing executive responsible for driving results. She brings much personal and professional experience to the world of recovery. Courtney can provide treatment guidance and admission coordination for professionals and families seeking substance abuse treatment and mental health services throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and the surrounding regions. Since the career change to the addiction field, Courtney has realized her life would be devoted to the service of men and women that struggle with addiction. Being a part of the recovery process and supporting others suffering addiction is her passion.

Jordi Wilson, MA, CAADC, LPC

Assistant Clinical Director
Sobriety Solutions of Pennsylvania

Jordi is passionate about her work and seeks to help and empower others through her work. Over the past 4 years, she has counseled individuals with substance abuse and mental health issues, imploring trauma-informed and focused therapy techniques. Her work as also included treating clients with dual-diagnoses. Jordi is a licensed professional counselor and advanced drug and alcohol counselor. She holds a Masters in Counseling Psychology (emphasis in Addiction and Trauma) from Rosemont College and a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Hofstra University. Recently in 2017, Jordi has successfully become a fully trained EMDR therapist.

Matthew Stilley, LCSW, LCADC, CCS, CCTP

Chief Clincial Officer
Sobriety Solutions

Matthew is recognized by the State Of New Jersey and Pennsylvania as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS) and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP). He entered the field in 2009, earning an undergraduate degree in Psychology and Masters in Social Work from Rutgers University. He spent the first five years of his career working with adolescents and their families struggling with substance use, mental health diagnoses as well as relational and legal issues. After completing his MSW, Matthew began working with the adult population, continuing his work with dual diagnosis clients, refining a variety of therapeutic techniques used to help people in early recovery. Over the last few years, Matthew has focused on building clinical programming, bringing dynamic and effective treatment and implementing best practices recognized by the Joint Commission. Matthew is hands on, working with all departments to ensure comprehensive collaboration in order to better serve Sobriety Solutions clients and families.

Dr. Charles Giannasio, MD, DFLAPA

Clinical Psychiatrist
Sobriety Solutions of Pennsylvania

Charles Giannasio, MD, DLFAPA specializes in addiction psychiatry, general psychiatry, and psychoanalysis. He is Board Certified in both psychiatry and addiction psychiatry. After graduating cum laude from Villanova University, he attended Hahnemann Medical College where he completed his Psychiatry Residency. As a matter of happenstance, his interest in addiction psychiatry developed and equally coincidental, this occurred at the dawn of addiction psychiatry as a subspecialty of psychiatry. His psychoanalytic training and his training in, and practice of, addiction psychiatry both began in 1982. He has been active in organized psychiatry and psychoanalysis. This has included being on the Boards of the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia, the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, and the Philadelphia Psychiatric Society where he served as president. In 2002, along with several colleagues, he initiated the founding of the Physicians’ Study Group on Addictions. This is a local group of addiction psychiatrists and other interested professionals that present seminars by leaders in addiction psychiatry as well as addressing relevant political issues. He teaches Psychiatric Residents at Temple and Einstein. Dr. Giannasio has received numerous honors including the Practitioner of the Year, the Robert Jones Award, the Presidential Award from the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society, and most recently the Paul J. Fink Award from the Philadelphia Psychiatric Society.

Dr. Norman Chazinq, MD

Clinical Psychiatrist
Sobriety Solutions of New Jersey

Dr. Chazin, graduate of Tufts Medical School has extensive experience in the Field of Addiction Psychiatry and has been working with the young adult population for over 30 years. Dr. Chazin serves as the Director of Psychiatry at Stockton University where he Supervises the Wellness Program, evaluates, and treats students Since 1985.

Joe Craven

Director of Operations
Sobriety Solutions

Joe oversees the day-to-day operations at both PA and NJ locations. He prides himself in making sure that each client gets the care and treatment they deserve. In his spare time, Joe enjoys practicing yoga and spending time outside whether at the beach or on a hike. Joe is a RYT-200 certified Yoga Teacher and focuses on trauma sensitive yoga for people in recovery and incarceration.

Debra McMillian

Director of Admissions
Sobriety Solutions

Debra started in the substance abuse field in 2005 and have held multiple positions as Admissions Coordinator, Financial Counselor, Billing Specialist, and now Director of Admissions for Sobriety Solutions. Debra is dedicated to helping those that struggle from addiction and offers years of experience to those she connects with. Debra’s motto is as long as we remain teachable, there is hope. Debra carries this lesson throughout her life, personally and professionally.

Nick Yeager, CPRS

Treatment Advocate
Sobriety Solutions

Nick graduated of Rowan University with a BA in Health Promotion and Wellness Management and has worked in the Substance Abuse field since 2014. He has worked intensively with individuals with Substance Use Disorder as a Mentor and Outreach Coordinator. Prior to working in the field he worked with a diverse population as a fitness professional and nutrition consultant. Nick is also a Peer Certified Recovery Specialist (CPRS) and has participated with many collegiate coalitions in NJ. He is passionate about helping others and integrating his own 12-step experience in the process. He is determined to help as many men, women, and their families get on the path to long term recovery.

Ryan McGuckin MA, LAC

Assistant Clinical Director
Sobriety Solutions of New Jersey

Ryan considers himself a lifelong student to the counseling profession. His original career aspiration was to become a high school history teacher, however when he sought counseling services to help work through his own struggles as a young adult, he knew eventually he would become a primary therapist. As his first step in that direction he earned a bachelor’s degree in Human Services from Fisher College in Boston, MA. For several years following he worked various jobs in the field as a psychiatric technician, case manager, crisis worker, and admissions counselor/ utilization review coordinator. It was during that time that he attended Messiah College’s graduate school and earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He has earned a preliminary license as a Licensed Associate Counselor in the state of New Jersey, and is working under supervision to obtain full licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor.

One of his primary focuses during treatment is to bring together the “seen” with the “unseen,” and help clients create meaning from their struggles. Studying Existential Humanistic Therapy and Mindfulness in graduate school helped him see the value of true empathy and in recognizing the potential in every client he has the privilege of working with.

Michael Urban, BS, MSW

Primary Therapist
Sobriety Solutions of Pennsylvania

Michael is a graduate of Widener University where he received his BS in Paralegal studies as well as a master’s in social work. Michael also received his certificate for treatment of trauma from Widener University. He has been working in substance abuse for the past three years. Prior to his work as a counselor Michael served as a paratrooper in the US Army. Michael has also managed a recovery house and worked with veterans assisting them in getting benefits. In his spare time Michael enjoys running ultra-marathons to raise scholarship money to assist those in need with sober living expenses.

Steven Kushner, BA, MS

Primary Therapist
Sobriety Solutions of Pennsylvania

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. For 9 years, Steven has served members of the recovery committee through his work as a therapist. He became a full-time therapist in 2013 and began as DBT therapist in 2015. Steven is currently a part of Rise Above as a therapist for Montgomery County Drug Court. Steven brings a wealth of experience with Dialectical Approach and intergeneration of the 12 step philosophy to Sobriety Solutions.

Brooke Donegan, LSW

Primary Therapist
Sobriety Solutions of Pennsylvania

Brooke Donegan is a licensed social worker who graduated from Rutgers University with a Masters in Social Work. Brooke is expecting to become dually licensed after becoming a licensed drug and alcohol counselor within the next few months. Brooke embodies what it means to be a social worker and expresses always having a strong desire to help others. However, it was not until Brooke overcame her own addiction that she became passionate about helping others who struggled with substance abuse. Brooke began her career working in sober living facilities and has been working in substance abuse treatment for three years. Brooke utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing (MI) and interpersonal therapy (IPT) to assist clients in transforming their negative thoughts and beliefs. Brooke is passionate about helping others and brings a fresh face to the front lines of the opioid epidemic.

PHIL SMYTH, CADC

Primary Therapist
Sobriety Solutions of New Jersey

Phil graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Counseling and has also pursued Addictions Counseling in his undergraduate studies. Actively in the process of attaining his Certification in Alcohol/Drug Counseling, Phil entered the field three years ago and has been apart of helping others find a solution since. This field hits home personally for Phil as he is currently living in long-term recovery from a substance use disorder and has seen first-hand what addiction can do to a family. This has driven Phil to continue his education, which he currently is pursuing his Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, in hopes to attain a License in Professional Counseling. Phil is actively involved in advocacy work in his community, helping bring awareness to families about our booming opioid epidemic and speaks at a local high school to raise awareness toward addiction. Phil currently facilitates one of the groups at our facility and is extremely passionate about those he serves. Phil has a multidimensional approach utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (R.E.B.T) and Motivational Interviewing (M.I) into his therapy style.

Kim

Office Manager
Sobriety Solutions of Pennsylvania

Kim is the Office Manager here Sobriety Solutions in our PA office. She brings personal and professional experience to the world of recovery and is able to relate and help someone feel comfortable in an otherwise uncomfortable situation. She is passionate about helping people who suffer from the disease of addiction find the solution in 12-step meetings. Kim is currently enrolled at Montgomery County Community College working towards an Associate’s Degree in Human Services. Her goal a to work towards earning at CADC Certificate. Her mission is to guide clients toward the realization that they are not defined by their past decisions and that anyone can recover.