who we are

Meet the New Jersey Care Team

Our care team is here to walk alongside you on your recovery journey. We will work with you to develop a personalized care plan based on your individual needs and preferences. Our commitment to you is unwavering and without judgment.

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Medical Team

Nzinga Harrison, MD

Specialties: Chief Medical Officer, Addiction Medicine, Psychiatry

Paulo Verdeflor, APN

Specialties: Addiction Medicine

Kristel Carrington, MD

Specialties: Psychiatry

David Schwartz, MD

New Jersey Lead Physician

Paula Weisman, MSN, RB, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Odette C Tiomo, RN, BSN, MSN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC
APRN, Verona

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Evelyn Osei, DNP-FNP-C
Family Nurse Practitioner, Cherry Hill

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Amber Nelson, APN
Nurse Practitioner, Cherry Hill

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Nurse Care Managers

Melissa Gorrin, RN, CARN
Nurse Care Manager, Edison, NJ

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Alysa (Lisa) Parker, LPN
Nurse Care Manager, Virtual Team

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Jamie Reed, LPN
Nurse Care Manager, Verona, NJ

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Cherie Giannandrea, RN, BSN
Nurse Care Manager, Cherry Hill

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Bernadette McDaniels, CMA
Nurse Care Manager, Galloway

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Therapists

Lindsay Larris, LCSW, LCADC
Clinic Operations Manager, North New Jersey

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Anisha S. Gosain, LCSW
Behavioral Health Clinician, Virtual Team

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Keri McBride, LCSW
Behavioral Health Clinician - Virtual Team

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Jessica Pereira, LCSW, LCADC
Behavioral Health Clinician, Verona, NJ

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Whitney Luciano, LCSW
Behavioral Health Clinician, Verona, NJ

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Bret Kirson, LCSW
Clinic Operations Manager, South New Jersey

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Community Recovery Partners

Shane Pomales
Community Recovery Partner, Cherry Hill, NJ

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Samantha Luscombe
Community Recovery Partner, Edison, NJ

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Molly Rosenak
Community Recovery Partner, Verona, NJ

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Rebecca Aspray
Community Recovery Partner, Trenton, NJ

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Harris Brodsky
Community Recovery Partner, Cherry Hill

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Steve Luko
Community Recovery Partner, Oradell

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Member Experience Administrative Specialists (MEAS)

Melinda Riedel
Member Experience Administrative Specialist, Cherry Hill, NJ

My name is Melinda Riedel and my role with Eleanor is in the MEAS position

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Mahima Karki
Member Experience Administrative Specialist, Edison, NJ

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Rose Stolarz
Member Experience Administrative Specialist, Virtual Team

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Gazal “Gigi” Das
Member Experience Administrative Specialist, Trenton, NJ

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Kristina Degtiareva
Member Experience Administrative Specialist, Verona, NJ

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Emily Schwartz
Member Experience Administrative Specialist, Galloway, New Jersey

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Administration Team

Lynn Elias
Director of Engagement

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Chris Borkowski
Director of Operations

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We know reaching out can be hard. Call today to speak with one of our recovery specialists. We will listen, learn, and offer support – without judgment. We welcome every person in need of support.