Meet our team

Recovery at the Crossroads, staff is highly trained and licensed. Our clinicians come to us with varying levels of experience and are NJ State Licensed and/or supervised by Licensed staff. We understand recovery from addiction can be difficult, RAC staff works with each client individually to create a treatment plan that will work for their specific needs.

Clinical Staff:

Dr. Alberta Montano-Di Fabio

Clinical Director

Dr. Alberta Montano-DiFabio has worked in every level of addiction treatment (detox, short-term inpatient, long-term inpatient, outpatient). Among her positions Dr. Montano-DiFabio has served as an Evaluator for the New Jersey Alcohol and Drug Certification Board, Crisis Counselor for Union County Crisis Center and prosecutors office, and a Director at the Shire Adolescent Inpatient Facility.

Charles Greene

Lead Primary Therapist

Charles Greene is a clinician with a master’s degree from Eastern University in clinical counselling and holds a license as an LCADC, Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the State of New Jersey. He received his under-graduate’s degree at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Yaakov Cohen

Primary Counselor

Yaakov enjoys working in the addiction counseling and mental health field. He feels a sense of deep fulfillment providing the support to clients to assist them achieve their fullest potential. Yaakov is dedicated to see each client recognize their abilities and inner strength. He believes that compassion, empathy,  tolerance, patience and non-judgmental attitude are key for a proper client therapist relationship.

George Wolos

Counselor

George Wolos is a Recovering addict — dolu: 01/15/1982. Licensed clinician since 1984, [PA and then NJ.] Education: BA, philosophy, LIU, 1967. MDIV Union TheologicalSeminary/Columbia University, 1970. Primary and Associate Certificates, Institute for Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, 1978-1980. Work: Clinical and executive positions, substance abuse programs, 1971-1991. Crisis counselor, Buena Schools, 1991-2016. College teaching: Georgian Court College, 1995-2000, ACCC, 1995-2006. NJ Drug & Alcohol Certification Board, 1994-2000. Private practice, 2010

Alyssa Vicente

Primary Therapist

Alyssa is our newest Intake Therapist at Recovery at the Crossroads. She handles all clinical admissions into treatment utilizing our electronic health records. She is a graduate of Rutgers University for both her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Social Work and is being supervised for her LCADC. Alyssa is local to the region and went to high school at Shawnee High School in Medford Lakes, New Jersey.

Admission Staff:

Crystal Martin

Admissions Coordinator

Crystal Martin, CADC-I, CPCT, is Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor intern, a Certified Multi-Skilled Patient Care Tech and a SMART Recovery Facilitator. In addition to running therapy groups, Crystal is RAC’s Admissions Coordinator. In that role, she has the opportunity to meet with potential patients, coordinate their admission, and ensure their transition is smooth and seamless. In this way, Crystal effectively reduces the worry and fear that comes along with entering a new facility and treatment center

Samantha Morrone-Lipka

Intake / Therapist

Samantha Morrone-Lipka is the newest member of recovery at the crossroads as the intake therapist. Samantha Graduated from Rutgers University for her bachelor’s in social work and completed her masters in a year at Stockton University.

Administrative/Operations:

David Goldberg

Director of Operations

David Goldberg is RAC’s Director of Operations. Since 2015, David has overseen the overall efficiency of operations, by ensuring the maintenance and continuous improvement of RAC. His wide-ranging responsibilities include information technology (IT), planning operations, finance, communication, management of logistics and problem solving.

Michelle Fistler

Operations

I was born and raised in Gloucester County.  I have been blessed with 3 sons ranging in ages from 24 to 7. I have been working in the addiction field for 8 years.  By working in the addiction field, I was able to have a better understanding of the disease when it affected my family.  I am caring and compassionate to those effected by addiction whether it be the addict or their family.

Holistic Therapies:

Jennifer Drees

Music Therapist

Jennifer Drees, MMT, MT-BC, has been part of the treatment of team of RACNJ since 2017. She characterizes her approach as strongly psychodynamic, client centered, and holistic. She honors the unique life story of each client and incorporates music creatively in one’s healing journey.

Avi Richler

Spiritual Advisor

Rabbi Avi Richler, serves as RAC’s Spiritual Advisor. Endearingly known to patients as “Rabbi Avi,” Rabbi Richler’s weekly spirituality group is one of the highpoints for RAC clientele. Using his dynamic personality and vast knowledge, Rabbi Avi has the uncanny ability of drawing upon and explaining deep spiritual concepts and ideas in a straightforward, clear, down-to-earth manner, demonstrating its practical applications to everyday living and recovery.

Chuck Hassett

Martial Arts

John Hassett began his martial arts training in 1985 with Soo Bahk Do, a Korean style of karate, in which he achieved the rank of 5th degree Master. In 1997, Mr. Hassett started learning the submission and ground fighting art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from Steve Maxwell of Philadelphia.

Business Development:

Michael DiMarco

Director of Business Development

Experienced Director Of Marketing, Executive Director of Outpatient Site, Director of Admissions with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Crisis Intervention, Case Management, Volunteer Management, and Public Speaking. Strong education professional with a BA focused in Economics from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick.

Matthew McEnroe

Call Center Supervisor

 

Nathaniel Nagelblatt

Clinical Outreach Manager

Nathaniel Nagelblatt, LCSW is both a staff counselor and a Clinical Outreach Manager for the Crossroads Companies. Nate participates in clinical hours on staff at Greenbranch Recovery and Wellness in Egg Harbor Township as a senior counselor. He also offers outreach and family support as a liaison to the Frum Community for our Recovery at the Crossroads program in Blackwood New Jersey as part of its Kosher Recovery tract.

 

Executive:

Shlomo Greenzweig

CEO

 

Alex Kushnir

CFO

Results-oriented Finance & Operations Leadership Professional with comprehensive experience overseeing business operations and driving growth of organizations of all sizes, from entrepreneurial endeavors to global media firms. Proven record of success implementing key process improvements to maximize revenue generation, minimize costs, and increase overall efficiency.

Laurel A. Vnucak, MS

HR Director