- Joseph R. Mattioli, IVExecutive Director
- Kristin Hoinsky, LSWDirector of Operations
- Dr. Al JanerichMedical Director
Dr. Al Janerich completed his undergraduate studies at Kings College in Wilkes Barre, PA, matriculating with honors in 1973. After obtaining a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in 1977, he stayed on as a resident physician in traning at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital within the department of physical Medicine and Rehabilitation until 1980. After becoming board certified in Physical Medicines and Rehabilitation in 1981, he pursued further training in Chemical Dependency and Addictive Diseases. He has been board certified by The American Board of Addiction Medicine since 1988 and serves as medical director of Clearbrook Treatment Centers. [Read More…]
- Joseph Kane, L.S.W.Clinical Director
Joe, a native and current resident of West Scranton, PA, attended the Pennsylvania State University earning his B.A. in Psychology. He then went on to Marywood University and received his Masters Degree in Social Work. Going one step further in his educational credentials, Joe completed all the requirements for become a Licensed Social Worker (L.S.W.).
Outside of work you can usually find Joe spending time with his wife and children.
Joe says that the rewarding part of working for Clearbrook is “I feel like God has given me the ability to work with people afflicted with the disease of addiction. Seeing people at the lowest point and then hope getting restored and the light returning to their eyes.”
- Dr. Nicholas G. BrognoClinical Psychologist
Nicholas Brogno is a nationally certified psychologist practicing in Pennsylvania. Dr. Brogna retired from his primary practice in January 2011 with 29 years of experience in the field of psychology. He is currently employed by Clearbrook as an inpatient psychologist specializing in the treatment of alcohol, substance abuse, and chemical dependency. [Read More…]
- Stanley Krzanowski, B.A.Clinical Supervisor
Stanley is one of our most tenured employees at Clearbrook, working for us for over the last ten years. Stanley is a Dallas, PA native who currently resides in Wilkes Barre. With a B.A. degree from Kings College in Sociology & History, Stan offers his own unique style in helping our patients. He brings over 25 years of experience to bear in the work he does with patients, and the counselors he supervises.
Outside of work he enjoys spending time with family most notably his grandchildren. Stan says that the rewards he gets from working at Clearbrook are endless and is one reason he has worked here as long as he has. He says “I have always worked in the helping profession. I believe in the philosophy of Clearbrook which has allowed me to witness miracles happen every day.”
- Anna Mecca-Finnerty, M.A., L.P.C.Clinical Supervisor
Anna is a local from Dunmore, PA. She attained her B.A. from the University of Scranton going on to Goddard University where she received her Master’s Degree in Drug & Alcohol Program development.
Anna is one of Clearbrook’s most tenured employees having been with us for over 15 years. Anna enjoys fishing, gardening, watching and attending NASCAR events, and spending time with her two beagles.
Anna says “I believe in the philosophy of Clearbrook. To watch people find a program for living that allows them to rebuild their lives in a happy/healthy manner is what keeps me coming back to work day after day.”
- Megan Hiscox, B.S.Clinical Supervisor
Megan is from Dallas, Pennsylvania and graduated from Pace University with a B.A. in Applied Psychology & Human Relations.
Outside of work you can find Megan in the mountains of NEPA snowboarding in the winter and hiking in the spring and summer months. Megan is the intern who never left.
She says,”Clearbrook serves as a home away from home and has been instrumental into shaping who I am today. Seeing hope grow in both our patients and their families is the greatest reward from my job.”
- Jillian Falkowski, A.A.S.Primary Counselor
Originally from Pittston, Pennsylvania, Jillian earned her A.A.S. in Human Services from Luzurne County Community College.
When Jillian is not working you can almost always find her spending time with her two young children. Without question, her personal recovery and family comes first in her life.
On working at Clearbrook she says, “I have always wanted to help others who are struggling with addiction. I have always had a big heart and hope that others can come out of the darkness of addiction and into the light of recovery. There is always a miracle somewhere.”
- Carrie Erwine, B.S.Primary Counselor
Carrie is from Wapwallopen, PA, and currently lives in Mountain Top, PA. She graduated from Misericordia University with a bachelor’s degree in social work and also holds a certificate in addiction counseling.
Carrie enjoys spending time at the beach during the summers and skiing down the mountains of Northeast PA in the winters. Her first love is spending time with her children and family.
On working at Clearbrook Carrie says, “doing my internship at Clearbrook allowed me to gain a lot of knowledge and experience through interacting with the patients. Seeing someone come in day one, claw through the process, and come out after 28 days a changed person is by far the most miraculous thing I have ever seen.”
- Justin Kendzor, B.S.Primary Counselor
Justin is a local from Northeast PA residing in West Wyoming. Justin received his associate’s degree from Luzerne County Community College and continued on to Misericordia University and attained his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. He plans on continuing his education to obtain his Master’s degree.
Outside of work you can find Justin at the gym, drawing, and spending time with his family.
About the rewards Justin gets from working at Clearbrook he says, “having patients come in broken and experiencing various consequences throughout their addiction, and after 28 days leaving with a sense of hope is second to nothing. Interacting with patients on a daily basis and hearing their stories truly inspires me everyday.”
- Brianna Brodt, B.S.Primary Counselor
Brianna hails from Nazareth, Pennsylvania. She received her B.S. in Psychology from Misericordia University and also holds a certificate in addiction counseling.
She can be found running half marathons, at concerts, and is also very involved in fundraising for cancer research.
Bri says that the most rewarding part of her job is “to give back the help that was generously given to me. Throughout my recovery journey, I was labeled as a chronic relapse case. Treatment is where I was able to develop a sense of hope and the desire to get sober. My goal is to help ignite that sense of hope in others and assist them in rebuilding their lives. When you see someone let go and stop fighting the recovery process is when you see recovery begin and that is why I love coming to work every day.”
- Sue ShoemakerDirector of Community Outreach PA
Sue Shoemaker was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has a passion for addiction recovery and has worked in the treatment industry for over five years. Her goals of working in recovery are to maintain relationships in the community, and being a resource and educational asset to assist those struggling with substance abuse. Sue works as a community liaison and bridges the gap between the client and care. She also works with many non-profit organizations that assist in providing Narcan to first responders in her local community. Sue is excited to be part of the Banyan Treatment Center team as our Director of Community Outreach in Pennsylvania.
- Andrew SimpsonCommunity Outreach Coordinator
- Ryan OsterlofCommunity Outreach Coordinator
- Dot EvansCommunity Outreach Coordinator
- John KnowlesCommunity Outreach Coordinator
- Mark SchottingerCommunity Outreach Coordinator
- Melissa MackolinCommunity Outreach Coordinator