After earning her master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Immaculata University, Laura Fidorowicz, MA, LPC, NCC, jumped into the social services field, staying there for almost 2 decades. Now, Laura brings her expertise, compassion, and thorough understanding of the disease of addiction to RCA. Laura began her career in child welfare and community-based adolescent mental health services, eventually moving to Behavioral Health Administration. Throughout the years, Laura has held several different positions, including program oversight, regulations monitoring, clinical review and care authorization, and program expansion. Most recently, Laura served as the Single County Authority Administrator for Delaware County, Pennsylvania, where she was dedicated to offering equitable and quality evidence-based and supported services to all individuals seeking substance use prevention and treatment programs. Laura looks forward to healing suffering patients and helping them rebuild their lives.
Dr. Michael DeShields
Dr. Michael S. DeShields, MD, is a graduate of the Temple University School of Medicine. An Internist, Dr. DeShields has specialized in addiction medicine for more than 36 years and holds his Board Certification in Addiction Medicine. Dr. Deshields has a practice in Blackwood, NJ, and is a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and the American Board of Addiction Medicine.
He has served as the Medical Director for Delaware Valley Medical, Camden County Health Services, Camden County Department of Health & Human Services, Kennedy Health Systems Methadone Clinic, Turning Point Drug and Alcohol Treatment, as well as Recovery Services of NJ.
The current Medical Director and Executive Director of RecoveryCare Medical Associates and an adjunct faculty member of UMDNJ-SOM, Dr. DeShields lectures both nationally and locally on the topics of alcohol and opioid dependence.
Director of Nursing
Substance Abuse Counselor
Shawn has been a part of our Trenton Healthcare facility since January 2018, where he was responsible for providing counseling services, client orientation, resources, and bio/psycho/social assessments to patients. Part of his job entails working with all drug court clients to guide them through graduation of the program.
Shawn will use his previous experiences to provide structure, frequent treatment reviews, and group and individual counseling sessions as a counselor here at Bravo.