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.

Joe Craven

Vice President 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.

Ryan Osterlof

Chief Marketing Officer
Sobriety Solutions

Ryan spent over a decade struggling to fight his addiction to heroin. He has now been in long-term recovery for 8 years. Ryan resides in Lancaster County with his wife and two beautiful children. Ryan comes to us with an immense amount of experience working within the substance abuse field ranging from admissions, operations and business development. Ryan believes that it is imperative to provide an outlet for those struggling with the disease of addiction. He has made it his life's work to give hope to individuals and their families that treatment works and recovery is possible. Ryan looks forward to bridging the gap between access to treatment and aftercare, strengthening alumni services, and breaking the barrier for increasing life skills and opportunity for those seeking to change their life in recovery.

Courtney Wilson, CRS

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.

Steve Kushner, MS, CAADC, LPC

Clinical Director
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 Aymes, LSW, LCADC

Clinical Director
Sobriety Solutions of New Jersey

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 four 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.

Steven Parlante BA, MSW Intern

Primary Therapist
Sobriety Solutions of New Jersey

Steve found his passion for helping others in 2007 while working at a social learning school for individuals on the Autism Spectrum. There he worked with teenagers teaching social skills and aiding students with academic and behavioral challenges. As a committed social work student, Steve has worked with intellectual and developmentally disabled populations in both individual and groups settings. He has been an advocate and volunteer for Special Olympics for 10+ years and had contributed to organizing and executing community-based events. Steve has always focus on a person strength rather than limitations. He brings the same belief when working with clients with Substance Abuse Disorder. As a person in long-time recovery, Steve finds motivation and clarity in the belief that you can only keep what you have by giving it away. Steve utilizes Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), in addition to 12-step philosophies and principles.

Steve received his Bachelor’s in social work from Rutgers University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Steve is currently enrolled in Rutgers University Masters of Social Work program. Steve is working toward becoming a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCDAC).

Dana Barnes, LAC

Primary Therapist
Sobriety Solutions of New Jersey

Dana Barnes is a Licensed Associate Counselor currently under supervision to receive full licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is also working toward becoming a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Her interest in understanding the mind sparked while earning her undergraduate degree in psychology leading to working in a psychiatric hospital and therapeutic behavioral school. While studying at Rider University for her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Dana’s journey lead to the substance abuse field. Here is where her desire to help others rediscover their light in some of their darkest days emerged.

Dana utilizes Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Narrative Therapy, and a mindfulness approach to help clients find their voice in recreating their life. Dana places high value on delivering and teaching clients the importance of compassion in the process of shifting thoughts to recognize their strengths. Dana is honored to have the opportunity to support her clients on their path to overcoming adversity

Jordi Wilson, MA, CAADC, LPC

Director of Outpatient Services
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.

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.

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 Chazin, 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.

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.

Taylor Daly, MS, CAADC

Primary Therapist
Sobriety Solutions of Pennsylvania

Taylor graduated from St. Joseph’s University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Psychology. Taylor later went on to earn her master’s in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Chestnut Hill College, specializing in treating those diagnosed with co-occurring disorders. Over the past 5 years, Taylor has worked in the field at varying levels of care (Residential, PHP, and IOP) in a number of roles such as therapist, assessment counselor, behavioral technician, and medical liaison. She is currently working toward licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of PA. Taylor believes in the power of the therapeutic relationship and understands how essential this is to facilitate growth and change. Taylor is passionate about group therapy and favors looking at things from a family systems and psychodynamic perspective. She has a trauma-informed integrative approach that also incorporates narrative therapy, DBT skills, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and motivational interviewing.

Kandace Denaro, MA

Primary Therapist
Sobriety Solutions of Pennsylvania

Kandace specializes in working with individuals who are struggling with Substance Use Disorders and Co-Occurring Disorders. In watching loved ones struggle with mental health and addiction issues, she decided she wanted to learn the skills to make a difference. Kandace graduated from West Chester University with a Bachelor’s in Psychology. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Immaculata University (to be conferred August 2019), and hopes to attain a License in Professional Counseling. Kandace is passionate about helping others, using an integrative approach, pulling from a variety of therapeutic modalities. These include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Solution-Focused Interventions.

Kim Watcher

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.