The drug and alcohol treatment professionals at Clearbrook Treatment Centers specialize in helping patients achieve optimal health. Their team includes mental health professionals, counselors, and psychologists specializing in addiction rehabilitation. Patients seeking drug and alcohol treatment centers can count on the team at Clearbrook. Learn more about the Clearbrook counseling team today.
Clearbrook Pennsylvania Team
Michael Arcangeletti, Executive Director of Clearbrook and Banyan Philadelphia has been working in the field of addiction treatment since 2010. He is a licensed social worker that completed his graduate degree at Marywood University, an undergraduate degree in philosophy from Miserciordia University and is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor through the Pennsylvania Certification Board. He has held numerous titles throughout his years in the field, including Residential Tech, Intake Coordinator, Counselor, Clinical Supervisor, and Assistant Clinical Director. Michael joined the Banyan Clearbrook team in November, 2018, and states that his passion for helping others comes from his own personal experience in recovery.
Cara is involved in specialty admissions for Banyan Clearbrook and Banyan Philadelphia. Her journey began as being a patient of Clearbrook in 2017 and as she calls it, “the client that never left”. After completing treatment at Clearbrook, she came back as a day patient for a little over 8 months. Cara began her employment at Clearbrook working in the kitchen during the day, and as a behavioral health technician at night. Today, she has worked her way up and is now the Alumni Coordinator for the entire state of Pennsylvania. Being an Alumni of the program has made the job more rewarding to her. Cara loves being able to be part of others recovery and sober support.
Stephanie Fischer is the Clinical Director of Clearbrook PA and was raised in Northeastern Pennsylvania. She is a trained Social Worker holding a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Temple University. She began her professional career in 2004 as a 3rd shift Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) at Clearbrook. During this period, she decided to pursue her education in the field of clinical work. Stephanie has seen many marvelous changes in people, which has driven her enthusiasm for what she does. She is especially elated when she gets to help individuals recognize their own strength and guide them in their professional or recovery journeys. Her aim in this career is to continue to advance in our mission to deliver outstanding treatment.
Rory was born and raised in Northern New Jersey and moved to Pennsylvania in 2016. He has an associate’s degree in social work from Luzerne County Community College and is also a certified Recovery Specialist with the Pennsylvania Certification Board. Rory has been in recovery since 2016. He took his first job in the field as a tech at a halfway house in 2017. Since then, he has worked in a number of positions, including BHT, BHT Supervisor, Case Manager, Transportation Specialist, Intake Coordinator, Business Development Representative, and most recently, Director of Operations. Rory is passionate about helping those in recovery and finds great reward in working with employees who are in recovery. He is dedicated to helping individuals reach their full potential and make strides in their recovery journeys.
Marcy Duffy is the Clinical Supervisor of Clearbrook, Pennsylvania. She was born and raised in nearby Scranton, PA. Marcy graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies, followed by a Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Scranton. Marcy has been in the drug and alcohol field for 17 years and holds a Licensed Professional Counselor certification, a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor title, and a Certified Co-Occurring Disorder Professional Diplomate. She is passionate about bringing assistance to those who are grappling with addiction issues and any co-occurring disorders that may have arisen.
Keith was born and raised in Plymouth, PA, and has been in the kitchen since age 18. Keith brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table, having studied and watched different chefs in action. He understands the importance of providing quality meals to our clients and takes pride in the positive feedback he receives. Keith knows that the cafeteria is one of the places clients look forward to during their day and proudly strives to bring comfort and joy to their meals. With the variety of clients we care for, Keith provides meals for those with special diets. He believes that food should be an experience that brings joy and comfort to every client. Keith looks forward to continuing his mission of providing delicious, safe, and nutritional meals to the staff and clients.
Lauren is a veteran therapist with a strong commitment to helping those suffering from addiction and mental health issues. She was born and raised in Nanticoke, PA. After graduating from Kings College Wilkes-Barre PA in 2013 with a BA in psychology, she began working as a counselor at Clearbrook. Having experienced firsthand the struggles of addiction, both with her own recovery and with family members, she has a unique perspective and understanding of the journey to sobriety and mental health. She believes that the gift of recovery should be passed on to others and is passionate about helping them on their journey. With a keen sense of purpose and commitment to her work, Lauren offers her clients a unique and valuable service. She can provide a much-needed support system and an understanding of the struggles of addiction and mental health. Her favorite part is seeing clients’ outlook on life change throughout their stay and receiving news from former alumni who are maintaining their sobriety. Lauren’s goal is to continue her studies and receive a master’s in Psychology to deepen her understanding in this industry.
Rebecca Allegretto is the Office Manager of Clearbrook Pennsylvania. She was born and raised in a small town called White Haven in Pennsylvania. Rebecca holds an Associate’s degree in Addictions Counseling and is also a Certified Recovery Specialist. After struggling with drug and alcohol, Rebecca began her journey to recovery on 9/3/2017. Fortunately, she was able to find her way out with the help of others, treatment, and Alcoholics Anonymous. In 2018, she began working in the treatment field as a Behavioral Health Technician. She then went on to become an Intake Coordinator, Counselor Assistant, and Certified Recovery Specialist, and subsequently the office manager. Her favorite part of the job is being the first person to interact with new hires and welcoming them to the team. She also finds joy in seeing patients get better, grow, and regain hope!
James Watson, originally from Conschohocken, Pennsylvania, is the Intake supervisor at Clearbrook. He is currently working towards getting his CAAP Certification and has been involved in the field of substance use since 2015. Jimmy had his own struggles with substance use in his past, but since 2014 he has been in recovery. Jimmy is extremely driven by a passion to help people who are just like him His desire to help others who are in similar situations as himself is what drives him to pursue excellence in his work and to reach for his goal of returning to school for business management. Since joining the Banyan team in 2019, Jimmy has been given the role of intake supervisor, showcasing his skill, diligence, and enthusiasm which makes Clearbrook and Banyan the amazing places they are.
Diana Zito is currently working as a Compliance and Quality Specialist. She was born and raised in Hazleton, Pennsylvania and earned an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice from Luzerne County Community College in 2022. Diana has been on the road to recovery since 2018, and began her career at Clearbrook Wilkes-Barre as a Behavioral Health Technician in July 2019. She was later promoted to the Office Manager post in 2021, before moving up to the Corporate QA team in the role of Compliance and Quality Specialist in May 2022. Diana is passionate about helping people in any way possible, and attributes her current success to her own recovery journey. As QA representative for Banyan Mass, Clearbrook Mass, Philadelphia, and Clearbrook PA facilities, she finds it very gratifying to ensure compliance and quality and be involved in performance improvement.
Courtney Adomiak is a Case Manager at Clearbrook and is currently enrolled at Luzerne County Community College for her associates degree in human services. She began her journey of recovery in 2018 and as she gained stability, wanted to give back to others who are struggling with addiction. For the last three years, Courtney has been working in the addiction field. What motivates her is seeing the transformation of individuals who come to her broken mentally, physically, and emotionally and eventually find their inner strength and their joy again. She finds it very rewarding to help people realize that they can achieve anything. Her favorite part of the job is getting the chance to meet new people.
Ira Bryan is the aftercare coordinator and case manager for Clearbrook Pennsylvania. He was born and raised in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Brown Technical Institute in 2003. Unfortunately, Ira did struggle with a substance use disorder, but after successfully completing his program, he gained employment at Banyan Philadelphia in 2016. With determination, he was then offered a position at Clearbrook PA. Ira’s passion is helping others in the same way that he was helped – through a solid aftercare plan for long-term recovery. He enjoys being directly involved in setting the clients up with a solid aftercare plan to sustain long-term recovery.
Morgan Thomas is a Case Manager at Clearbrook Pennsylvania. She was born and raised in Nanticoke, PA. Morgan is currently working toward her associates degree in applied sciences – human services at Luzerne County Community College and is expected to graduate in May 2023. She has been in sobriety for four years, which she celebrated in January, and is strongly motivated to work in the substance use space due to her own experiences. She seeks to make a positive, long-term difference in people’s lives, even if it is just one individual, and is passionate about assisting those affected by the illness.
Kaitlyn was born and raised in Stroudsburg, PA. She graduated from Pleasant Valley School District and is currently attending Luzerne County College pursuing a degree in social work. Kaitlyn struggled with substance use but has been sober since June 2019. She began working at Clearbrook in March 2020 because of her ability to relate and will to help those affected by addiction. Kaitlyn began as a Behavioral Health Technician and quickly transitioned to her current position as a Case Manager due to her ambition to help others. She is passionate about working in this field and wants to serve as an advocate for those that are suffering. Kaitlyn’s main goal is to continue learning and getting hands-on experience with what it takes to run each department in hopes to run an addiction facility on her own soon.
Clayton was born and raised in Taylor, PA. He is a proud graduate of Lycoming College and Penn State Washington. He is a Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) and Certified Family Recovery Specialist (CFRS) who is passionate about helping others struggling with addiction. Clayton is a firm believer in the power of recovery, having achieved 6 years of sobriety himself. He has been a part of Clearbrook for the past 4 1/2 years, starting as a Behavioral Health Technician and eventually transitioning to his current role as a Case Manager. Clayton understands the struggles of addiction and is committed to helping people break through the barriers that come with it. He works to remove legal, employment, and other issues that may be hindering recovery, so that his clients can focus on their own sobriety. Clayton is an advocate for those in recovery and a beacon of hope for those yet to begin the journey
Clearbrook Massachusetts Team
Alexandria Forgues is the Office Manager for Clearbrook Massachusetts. Alexandria, preferably Ally for short, was born and raised in Gardner Massachusetts. After facing her own struggles with addiction in early adulthood, Ally moved to Florida in 2013 for a fresh start. Ally began working in the treatment field in 2014 at a program in Ft. Lauderdale as an Intake Coordinator after being offered a position by the same man who had assisted her with getting to Florida for treatment. Since then, Ally has worked in many administrative positions in the treatment field including Intake Coordinator, Case Manager, Office Manager, and Digital Marketing Specialist. Ally worked for Banyan Treatment Centers in 2017 as a Digital Marketing Specialist and discovered her deep passion for marketing and business administration. She returned to school and graduated from Palm Beach State College in 2018 with her Associates Degree. Ally continued working for Banyan until she made the difficult decision to move back home to Massachusetts to help care for her grandparents. Upon returning home Ally continued to work with individuals in recovery at a non-profit in her hometown. Ally is currently continuing her education in the business program at Fitchburg State University located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. In late 2020, Ally was happy to hear that Banyan had acquired the property for Clearbrook Treatment Centers right near her hometown. She immediately contacted old friends at Banyan and was brought on board as the Office Manager for the new facility. Ally is honored to be a part of helping those in her community who struggle with the issues she once faced.
Tyler was born and raised in Massachusetts. He worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for 11 years assisting individuals with developmental disabilities. Tyler is highly passionate about working in the Human Services field. Tyler also worked with children who struggled with behavioral health issues in a school setting at the same property Clearbrook currently resides in. Tyler became interested in the substance abuse services field later in life after losing multiple members of his family and friends to addiction. He loves being able to help those around him reach sobriety and takes a great deal of pride in his work. Tyler started off with Clearbrook Treatment Centers as one of the first Recovery Support Specialists at our Baldwinville location. Through hard work and determination, he was promoted to Lead Recovery Support Specialist, and now Operations Supervisor. Tyler thoroughly enjoys giving back to the community and helping in any way he can.
Eric was born and raised in Central Massachusetts. He has been with Clearbrook Treatment Centers Massachusetts from the very beginning. Eric used to work with children who struggled with behavioral health issues in a school setting at the same property Clearbrook currently resides in. He brings 10+ years of experience to our facility with the previous owners of the campus. Eric started in Human Services as a Clinical Counselor with teenage youths. He then switched over to the Maintenance Department and was promoted to Facilities Director. In this position Eric still worked with the children and remained passionate about helping those who were struggling. Eric has deep routed ties to those who face substance abuse issues and will always remain passionate about helping people. When the old company was bought out, Clearbrook Treatment Centers was proud to bring Eric on board as its first employee. Eric feels privileged to still be a part of the facility and is excited that this campus will continue its legacy of helping those in need.
Caleb was born in Louisville, Kentucky and played football at Lindsey Wilson College, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Communication. Like many others in America today, Caleb suffered an injury on the field that resulted in the use of prescription pain medication, which eventually led him down the dark road of addiction. He sought treatment at Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches, now a Banyan facility, more than four years ago and has been sober ever since. Caleb began his career at Banyan as an Admissions Coordinator and went on to receive several promotions within the organization. He now acts as a National Business Development Representative for the state of Kentucky, where he lives with his wife and son. Caleb is passionate about his position and being able to continue his career at Banyan in his home state, saying that he feels honored to be able to help those in his community who struggle with the same issues he once faced. He has made is his main goal to help anyone seeking treatment to get the help they need.