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MEET THE BWR STAFF

Our experienced and caring staff are the cornerstone of BWR’s drug and alcohol rehab program and are dedicated to providing comprehensive and evidenced-based treatment.

EXECUTIVE STAFF

Ryan Rogowski

Director of Operations

Being a main contributor to the growth, development, and direction of the program since its inception, Ryan feels a personal responsibility and connection to the success of each client and their treatment.  Ryan is passionate about maintaining productive community relationships and supporting the entire Behavioral Wellness and Recovery team.

He enjoys contributing to the development of staff and focuses on utilizing each individuals strongest assets to make all components of the program come together. Ryan is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration to further add to his experience in working in the mental health and substance abuse field to fully encompass all aspects of getting the best possible care for the individuals attending Behavioral Wellness and Recovery’s program.

Throughout his professional career, he is most proud of his success with helping other people who are struggling with addiction. Ryan has persevered through his own obstacles and uses that experience to empathize with those currently going through similar situations. He can share his personal experience, strength and hope to show that there is light at the end of the tunnel and a better way to live.

 

Tina Rowan-Coll MA, LPC, CAADC

Clinical Director

Tina is the Clinical Director for Behavioral Wellness and Recovery Treatment Center. She draws form more that 20 years of clinical practice. She is an experienced leader with a history of working with co-occurring disorders. She is skilled in program development, clinical supervision, training development and a variety of evidence based clinical approaches.

Tina also works as an adjunct instructor at Alvernia University for the last 9 years teaching a variety of disciplines, including Behavioral health, Psychology and Health care science classes. Tina’s passion is to supervise, mentor and teach counselors the skills necessary to be effective in the field of Behavioral Health.

Tina earned her master’s in clinical psychology and Counseling from Alvernia University She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Certified Clinical Supervisor. She has been working in the helping profession for over two decades providing individual and group counseling services as well as clinical supervision and program development.

 

MEDICAL STAFF

Walettra C. Enoch

Certified Nurse Practitioner

Walettra C. Enoch is the Certified Nurse Practitioner for Behavioral Wellness and Recovery. She comes with over 10 years of experience as a registered nurse and 2 years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner. Walettra earned her master’s degree of Nursing in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner from Gwynedd Mercy University. She enjoys attending professional conferences as she is passionate about opportunities to further develop her knowledge, skills and growth as a provider.

Walettra is also passionate about providing individualized patient care accompanied with compassion and bridging the gap between patients and their providers to build a partnership. She has served as a leader in various roles throughout her career including nursing adjunct instructor, member of unit council, mentor, board member of Chi Eta Phi, Inc., an international, nonprofit, professional nursing service organization that provides services for the undeserved. Walettra is excited about becoming a part of the BWR team and supporting the mission of the company as she learns from her new colleagues.

 

CLINICAL STAFF

Jacqueline Calabro, MA

Primary Therapist

Jackie is a recent graduate of La Salle University where she obtained her Master’s Degree in Professional Clinical Counseling with a declared minor in Addictions Counseling. She previously earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Arcadia University and has aspired to work in the helping profession since high school. She has a Masters of Arts Professional Clinical Counseling and completed her Master’s program internship at Eagleville Hospital where she provided individual counseling as well as group psychoeducation to adults with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Jackie has previously worked with adults in the community mental health setting for the past 5 years, providing case management services and conducting admissions in an outpatient clinic.

Jackie is excited to be a part of Behavioral Wellness and Recovery’s clinical team and to be given the opportunity to put her clinical skills and knowledge to use. Jackie is currently working toward licensure as an LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) through the State of Pennsylvania and is hoping to pursue her CAADC (Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor) in the near future.


James Milbrandt, M.Ed-Counseling

Primary Therapist

Raised in Bradford, Pennsylvania, James enrolled in Bloomsburg University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology and Sociology, with goals of discovering more about individuals and their manner of thinking. After completing his degree James began his Master’s Program in Counseling and began his professional experience in the mental health and addictions field. After practicum and internship experience with Geisinger Hospital, with a focus in maladaptive disorders, James graduated and began working as a therapist in a residential program for both adolescents and adults.

In 2016, after being employed in the field as both a clinician and a clinical supervisor for five years, James began employment at Behavioral Wellness and Recovery with the goal of continuing to treat individuals with co-occurring disorders. James is very interested in integrating the patient and the recovering community, as well as fostering the patient’s family involvement in treatment.

James is currently in the process of obtaining his LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) and CAADC (Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor) and takes a holistic and family-oriented approach to treating patients with mental health and substance abuse disorders.


Whitney Strange-Grant, MS, CTRS

Recreation Therapist

Whitney Grant is the Recreation Therapist at Behavioral Wellness and Recovery. She is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist with a Master’s Degree in Recreation Therapy from Temple University. She is trained to utilize a variety of modalities, including creative writing, art, sports, teambuilding activities, music, and psychodrama to address specific and diverse treatment goals.

Whitney began her education at the University of Florida, where she attained her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She has continued to work in the mental and behavioral health field with children, adolescents, and adults for over a decade. She has felt particularly at home at Behavioral Wellness and Recovery and working with clients with addictions and dual diagnosis disorders.

Whitney is motivated to support individuals to overcome addiction through a strength-based, holistic approach. She believes in each person’s ability to learn and practice new patterns, including increased involvement in healthy recreation and leisure activities. Whitney’s recreation interests include hiking, photography, reading and writing poetry, playing tennis, travelling, and going to the park with her dogs.


Justyna Marcinkiewicz,  MA, CAADC

Primary Therapist

Justyna has been working as a counselor in the substance abuse field for over 5 years. She has experience with a variety of populations and is certified as a facilitator of a number of trauma interventions including W-TREM and Seeking Safety.  Justyna is committed to continue to develop her professional career around helping others to improve their quality of life while overcoming adversity. She focuses on empowering individuals to achieve their goals while developing healthy behaviors and thinking patterns. 

Justyna has a Master’s Degree in Professional Clinical Counseling from La Salle University, and is currently in the process of obtaining her LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) and recently obtained her CAADC (Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor).


Jackie Gazzara  MSM, LSW

Primary Therapist

Jackie obtained her master’s degree in social work from Widener University where she also obtained  her certificate in treating trauma. She has a bachelor’s degree in social work with a minor in psychology from Cabrini University. Jackie also has an associate’s in education from Delaware County Community College. She has been working in the field of addiction and mental health since graduating from grad school in 2016. Prior to working as a counselor she worked in a childcare facility for 8 years as a teacher. She is a licensed social worker who recently applied to become a licensed clinical social worker.


PATIENT SERVICES

Shawn Yoder

Patient Services Supervisor

Shawn Has brought 7 years combined experience in milieu management, working with both Inpatient and php clients with co occurring disorders. Shawn Considers his position a privilege as much as it is opportunity, to professionally and respectfully serve patients and families effected by substance use disorders. 

As the patient services supervisor, Shawn oversees day to day facility operations and works closely with all the various disciplines of our facility in the mutual effort to identify and meet all patient needs.  Resolved not to settle for anything less than the “Best possible chance for success” when it comes to our patients, their families and our BWR Team.


Kiko McGowan

Alumni Coordinator

As Alumni Coordinator at Behavioral Wellness & Recovery, Kiko McGowan maintains contact with all Alumni through phone, Facebook and Instagram as to ensure continued recovery, gathers and supplies access to recovery resources (including contact information for sober supports) and organizes a monthly Alumni meeting which offers collaboration between current and former patients of BWR. Through Kiko’s contact with Alumni, former patients have an opportunity to be apart a recovering community whether in person or on the web.

For Kiko, recovery is not only a passion point, it’s a lifestyle. Kiko believes working with those in recovery is an honor and privilege.  Through Kiko’s former struggles with substance abuse, they have found there is nothing as beautiful as another day alive and sober.


Chanelle Lakey

Care Coordinator / Case Manager

As the Care Coordinator at Behavioral Wellness and Recovery, Chanelle works closely with the  Psychiatrist and Medical Department to coordinate all evaluations and assessments and manages on going care as needed. Chanelle utilizes her skills to provide patients with excellent, quality care by insuring comprehensive aftercare plans.

Also, working closely with clinical treatment team and families. She has been in the helping profession for seven years, working with people of all ages and populations, Chanelle has a passion to help others and to make a difference. She is currently working towards furthering her education and receiving her BSW in May 2020 from West Chester University.


ADMISSIONS

Daniel Griffin-(DJ)

Admissions Coordinator

DJ has been in the recovery community for quite some time now and has a passion for helping others. As Admissions Coordinator, DJ’s primary purpose is to be available for ones in need, families and other referring facilities. He utilizes his experience to help complete clinical, financial and transportation services for clients and families.

DJ continues to follow his dream of helping other’s by sharing his experience, strength and hope with everyone in need and create the best plan possible so every individual can obtain long term recovery. DJ is dedicated to BWR’s goals and mission and it shows through his passion and dedication with helping everyone he communicates with. 


"THE GOLD STANDARD IN CARE"

Behavioral Wellness & Recovery is a Joint Commission accredited program. The Joint Commission recognizes excellence in health care organizations and programs.

"THE GOLD STANDARD IN CARE"

Behavioral Wellness & Recovery is a Joint Commission accredited program. The Joint Commission recognizes excellence in health care organizations and programs.

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West Chester, PA 19380
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