- ABOUT US
- MEDICAL DIRECTOR
- CLINICAL STAFF
- SOCIAL WORK STAFF
- OTHER DISCIPLINES
- ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF
- AWARDS & CERTIFICATES
Our staff consists of a multidisciplinary treatment team which includes a nursing, social work, and substance abuse counseling.
Lanre Somorin MD
Our President and Medical Director is Lanre Somorin. He graduated medical school in 1991 from Univ of Lagos, Nigeria. He began treating Substance abusing patients in 1994 whilst in Stevenage, UK. He graduated from Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx NY in August 1999. He then completed a one year fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx NY where he was Assistant Clinical Professor until June 2011 and continues as a Guest Lecturer in their Addiction Psychiatry fellowship program. He has over 21 years experience in providing Behavioral health and Substance abuse treatment. He has served as Chairman and Medical Director of Orange Regional Behavioral health Dept, as well as a Consultant to the US Military on Substance Abuse treatment.
Graduated Medical School, 1991
Completed psychiatry residency program in Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx NY 1999
Completed Addiction Psychiatry fellowship in Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical center in 2000
Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry since 2002
Board certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine since 2002
- Former Medical Director and Chairman, Dept of Psychiatry, Orange Regional Medical Center, Goshen NY
- Former Medical Director of the Horton Family program for chemical dependency
- Former Consulting Psychiatrist to the Rockland County drug court and a long term residential substance abuse facility
- Listed as Top Psychiatrist in the Hudson Valley Magazine yearly from 2006- 2015
Jennifer Moragas, MS, CASAC
Mrs. Moragas has worked at a women's community residence as a substance abuse counselor as well as in an outpatient substance abuse clinic. Responsibilities included intakes, assessments, treatment plans, case reviews, case managing, individual, group and family counseling. She has experience in working with those with trauma issues, mandated clients and co-occurring disorders.
Mrs Moragas is also a co-author for a publication to develop and implement a training program for Law Enforcement called Implementing and Evaluating a Pilot Program for Law Enforcement Officers to Reduce Trauma. She and her co-authors have presented at the Association of Assessment in Counseling and Education (AACE) 2010 Conference, Memphis, TN and a poster session at the American Counseling Association (ACA) 2012 Conference, San Francisco, CA.
B.A in Elementary Education from Kean University- 1995
MS in Mental Health Counseling from Walden University- 2012
Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor obtained May 2013
Permit Holder in Mental Health Counseling-June 2012
Active member of the American Counseling Association (ACA)
Louis Russo, RN, BC
Lou began his career as a Mental Health Worker in 1977 at Arden Hill Community MH inpatient unit. While there he became an RN and went on to work at Catskill Regional and Bon Secour Hospitals in psychiatry and addictions. He worked 7 years with the chronically mentally ill in residential settings as a nurse with Americare CSS. Most recently, he worked at Phelps Hospital in Sleepy Hollow in the Dually Diagnosed units as an RN and Catholic Charities as an addictions case manager. Lou is an ANCC board certified nurse in psychiatry and mental health, and has a BA in psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University as well as an MS in Wholistic Nursing from Westbrook University.OTHER DISCIPLINES
Laureen Van De Weert