Our staff provides expert clinical care to bring our clients to lasting recovery.

At Phoenix House, clients receive care from a multidisciplinary team of experts, including medical doctors, nurse practitioners, social workers, alcohol and drug dependency counselors, and other specialists. For these professionals, addiction treatment is more than just a job; it’s a passion. We invite you to learn more about our team by clicking the profiles below and by clicking here to learn more about the Phoenix House Leadership Team.

Our Chief Clinical Officer, Benjamin R. Nordstrom, M.D., Ph.D.

“We believe in using our clients’ strengths to help them develop and sustain a meaningful recovery from substance use disorders.”

Dr. Nordstrom is Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer at Phoenix House.


Chinling Chen, LCSW

Senior Program & Campus Director
Chinling Chen, LCSW is the Senior Program and Campus Director for Phoenix  House Lake View Terrace in California.

Errol Small, MA

Program Director, Phoenix House Venice
Errol has nearly 20 years experience as a therapist, manager, and administrator.

Shawna R. Morris, MPA

Senior Vice President and Executive Director
Shawna brings 26 years of experience in healthcare and behavioral health organizations.


David Fields

Clinical Director, Residential Services
David, a supervising counselor, supervises staff, counsels, & coordinates daily program activities.

Jillian Connelly

Program Director
Jillian enjoys seeing her clients fulfill their goals and regain hope as Supervising Counselor.

Maria Alvarez

Vice President Florida
Maria's commitment to supporting recovery has helped drive her 10-year career at Phoenix House.


Doris Brown

Program Director
Doris brings more than 20 years experience serving women and children.

Mike Reynolds, LMSW, LADC

Program Director
Mike has eighteen years of experience in the social services fields and hopes to continue working to help others.

New Hampshire

Amelie Gooding

Program Director
Amelie has committed her long career in New Hampshire to improving outcomes for those suffering from addiction and co-occurring disorders.

Peter Dal Pra, LADC, LCS

Program Director
Peter, a program director, has served as a leader and advocate for treatment in New Hampshire.

New York

Dan Boylan

Program Director
Dan believes in early intervention and works with his staff to help teens make better choices.

Julia Floyd-Ventura

Vice President and Director of Mental Health and Military Services
Julia, director of mental health & military services, manages New York's mental health programs.

Shaun Willis

Director of Outpatient Services for Long Island
As director of outpatient services in Long Island, Shaun develops a vision of clinical excellence.

Susan Pikser

Director of Quality Assurance for Mental Health Services
As director of quality assurance for mental health services, Susan is dedicated to delivering high-caliber care to our clients.

Rhode Island

Lee M. Bradshaw, MA, C.A.G.S., CAADC, QMHC

Director, Outpatient Services
Lee experience has 17 years working with Women, adolescents, mothers and children who are suffering from a substance use disorder.

Marie Moore

Program Director
A program director, Marie is certified to treat chemical dependency & co-occurring disorders.

Peter Mumma

Senior Vice President, New England Regional Executive
Pete has more than 25 years of clinical and administrative experience as a speaker, consultant and director of organizations in the behavioral health and addiction fields.


Drew Dutton

Program Director
Drew focuses on solutions and uses hands-on, experiential learning to help teens.

John J. O’Neill

Vice President and Director of Clinical Services
John has 25 years of experience in the field of mental health.

Kelly Garrett Aubry

Director of Residential and Outpatient Services
Kelly has experience treating psychiatric, behavioral & substance-related disorders.

Stefanie Kutra

Outpatient Manager
Stefanie has a master’s degree in marriage & family counseling and works as an outpatient counselor and supervisor.

Sulipsa Luque

Outpatient Manager
Sulipsa strives for positive communities that support clients and their families through their treatment journey.


James Henzel

Regional Program Director
James leads the RISE programs and builds up their services and community partnerships.


Debby Taylor

Senior Vice President and Executive Director
With over 40 years of experience, Debby is an award-winning leader in her community and the field.

George Knoerlein

Director of Clinical Operations
As Director of Clinical Operations, George has worked with us from the beginning of his career in counseling.

Pattie Schneeman

Clinical Director
As clinical director, Pattie oversees programs, training, and compliance.