Greg Hannley

Nationally recognized addiction expert, Greg Hannley is the Publisher of “Recovery Today Magazine”. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of SOBA Recovery Center and Executive Producer of the acclaimed film with Daniel Baldwin, “The Wisdom to Know the Difference”. Greg has appeared on CNN’s Larry King Live, Fox News, Fox and Friends, San Antonio… View Article

Isaac Glasman

Isaac Glasman works as an independent investor, developer and project manager. He comes from having formerly served as Chief Executive Officer at Itzhaki Properties where he was in charge of the day-to-day operation of the ten year old, top ten investment sales firm. Isaac came to Itzhaki Properties with over fifteen years of real estate… View Article

Jeffrey A. Berman, MD, FASAM

Jeffrey A. Berman, MD, FASAM is a Diplomate and Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. He is the Executive Medical Director of Discovery Institute for Addictive Disorders in Marlboro, NJ and Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He was recruited from Bergen Regional Medical Center, NJ’s largest… View Article

Patricia Wallace, LCSW, LCADC, CCS

  Patricia Wallace is the Clinical Director and Administrator at SOBA College Recovery. Ms. Wallace began a career in social services at a residential agency providing psychological supports and housing to adults with Serious and Persistent Mental Illnesses. She served these individuals in the capacities of Residential Counselor, Program Developer, Clinician and Supervisor, and eventually… View Article

Gabrielle Weisman, LCSW, LCADC

Gabrielle works as a Primary Therapist at SOBA College Recovery. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago, where she majored in Cinema and Media Studies. After several years working in advertising, she changed her professional focus, and went back to graduate school to earn her Master’s in Social Work from Rutgers University…. View Article

Michele Scasserra, LCSW, LCADC

Michele works as Clinical Coordinator at SOBA College Recovery. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at The University of Arizona and went on to earn a Master of Social Work degree from Rutgers University. While at Rutgers Michele was part of the first cohort of students simultaneously completing the social work and addiction counselor… View Article

Steve Siebelts, MSW

Steve Siebelts works as a Group Facilitator at SOBA College Recovery. He graduated Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, and later went on to earn a Master of Social Work degree from Rutgers University. Steve is also employed full time as a school social worker within the Berkeley Heights Public… View Article

Kimberly Mackanic, LCSW

Kimberly has worked as a Primary Therapist at SOBA College Recovery since 2015. She received her Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology and Criminology at The College of New Jersey and later earned her Master’s in Social Work with Rutgers University. She is an EMDR-trained therapist and is in the process of completing her LCADC.  Kimberly’s professional experience includes individual and group… View Article

Kelly Rose Printon, LSW

Kelly Rose is a Primary Therapist at SOBA College Recovery. She attended Monmouth University for both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Social Work. While working towards her MSW, Kelly Rose realized her special interest in working with those in recovery from substance abuse, especially young adults. As an undergrad, Kelly Rose worked in a… View Article

Gabrielle Falco, LSW

Gabrielle is a Case Manager at SOBA College Recovery. Gabrielle graduated from Hampshire College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science with a focus on trauma studies. After graduation, Gabrielle worked at a national reproductive justice organization in Boston, where she supported advocacy, grant writing, and direct support service efforts to assist low-income… View Article

Richard Dorry, LSW

Richard is a Primary Therapist at SOBA College Recovery. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology in 2013 from Rutgers University. Richard continued on to receive his Master’s Degree in Social Work from Rutgers with a focus in Addiction Counseling through the Rutgers ACT program. During this time, he worked as a clinical intern at… View Article

Amanda Cannella, LSW

Amanda is a Primary Therapist at SOBA College Recovery. She attended Rutgers University for both her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Social Work. During her time as a student, she worked with adolescents in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems, was a research assistant for a project focusing on race and immigration, and began… View Article

Jesse W. Adams II, LSW, LCADC Credentialed Intern

Jesse is a Case Manager at SOBA College Recovery. He concurrently earned his Master’s Degree in Social Work and successfully completed the Addiction Counselor Training (ACT) program at Rutgers School of Social Work in 2017. A year earlier Jesse graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Rutgers School of Social… View Article

Frank Greenagel

Frank Greenagel, MPAP, LCSW, LCADC, ICADC, ACSW, CJC, CCS, is a clinical social worker who specializes in addiction & recovery treatment. He is licensed in NJ, NY, and PA. Frank is an adjunct professor at the Rutgers School of Social Work and an instructor at the Center of Alcohol Studies. He writes a blog at… View Article

Jasmine Fenner

Jasmine is the Insurance & Collections Assistant at SOBA College Recovery. Acting as an liaison between the clients and the insurance companies, her job is to aid in the collection of unpaid and underpaid claims by the process of resubmission and composition of Appeal Letters. Growing up as a Military Brat, she became a foodie… View Article

Josh Black

Josh Black has been a staff member of SOBA College Recovery since May 2016, and is currently fulfilling the role of Operations Supervisor. Josh is a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist, and a member of the SOBA Overdose Outreach Program, in which he brings the message of recovery and hope to individuals who recently overdosed and… View Article

Dana Coppola

Dana Coppola is the Administrative Assistant at SOBA College Recovery. Dana received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from Kean University. After college Dana spent several years in the medical field where she cultivated her intrinsic passion for helping people. In 2016 Dana found herself feeling as if something was missing… View Article

Lisa Pyryt, LAC

Lisa Pyryt is a Case Manager at SOBA College Recovery. She is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and has her LAC. Lisa received a Bachelor’s Degree in Forensic Psychology in 2011 from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and went on to pursue a clinically-oriented career by getting her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling… View Article

Timothy Gulick

Timothy works as a Client Liaison at SOBA College Recovery. Timothy helps to provide a safe and welcoming environment for clients, as they begin their journey into recovery. After recovering from a twenty-year addiction to drugs and alcohol, he has made it his priority to help others. He began his own journey into recovery in… View Article

Sonya Elefante

Sonya is the Operations Coordinator at SOBA College Recovery. She has been a part of the College Recovery community since April 2015, and has experience in the field of addictions recovery since 2013. She has the pleasure of supervising a wonderful Operations Team, and has enjoyed being a part of the ongoing growth and evolution… View Article

Charlie

Charlie has been a member of the SOBA College Recovery community since February 2016, and is arguably the fluffiest member of our staff. He is a registered Emotional Support Animal, and brings comfort to clients and staff alike. When he’s not working hard to provide love and support to members of our community, Charlie enjoys… View Article

Rachel Vermane

Rachel has been working as a Client Liaison at SOBA College Recovery since October 2015. She has personal experience with substance abuse treatment and recovery, which has inspired her to start working in the field. She is working toward her BA in psychology, which serves to further her interest in and knowledge of substance abuse… View Article

Michael Ferro

Michael works as an Operations Supervisor at SOBA College Recovery. He is currently attending Middlesex County College and working on an associate’s degree. He is enrolled in the Addiction Studies Program and is working towards obtaining a CADC. He plans on attending a four-year college to obtain a bachelor’s degree and ultimately a Master’s. Being… View Article

Derya Darkanat

Derya works as a Client Liaison at SOBA College Recovery. She is currently a student at Middlesex County College pursuing her Associates with dreams to eventually achieve a Bachelors of Civil Engineering and Architecture. Derya has years of experience in the recovery field through attending 12-step meetings and being vigorously involved in helping other addicts… View Article

Deepanjali Tiwari

Deepanjali works as a Case Manager at SOBA College Recovery. She attended Rutgers University where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Communication. During her undergraduate career, she engaged in various substance use prevention efforts on campus as a peer health educator. This experience led her to her current position at a non-profit agency… View Article

Danielle Fusco, BSW

Danielle is the Clinical Administrative Manager at SOBA College Recovery. She focuses on chart compliance and manages insurance correspondence. She ensures that all documentation of treatment delivered by the clinical team is completed in a timely manner thus allowing smooth operations and continuity of care. Danielle earned her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Ramapo… View Article

Cara Nani

Cara works as a Medical Liaison at SOBA College Recovery. She helps to facilitate a healthy environment in which clients can grow and thrive during their early recovery journey. Cara has been actively involved in the recovery community since 2008. She hopes to pass along the knowledge she’s collected throughout her time in recovery. Cara… View Article

Ronnie Potter, PH.D

Ronnie is a Yoga Instructor at SOBA College Recovery. She is a KRI certified Kundalini Yoga Instructor (Level 1) and Practitioner (Level 2) enjoys many of life’s adventures and challenges. Her recent studies include Projections and Facets of the Mind, Stress and Vitality, Conscious Communication, Authentic Relationships, Life Styles and Life Cycles. Ronnie is married… View Article