Christina Snyder is the Regional Director of Outpatient Services for Recovery Centers of America. Christina is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in co-occurring disorders, trauma, and family interventions. Along with holding a license, she is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and a certified ARISE Interventionist. Christina completed her graduate studies at Rosemont College where she obtained her degree in counseling psychology with a specialization in addiction studies. Christina has experience working in both the inpatient and outpatient settings in for-profit and nonprofit organizations. She volunteers her time to the community and is a board member for the county’s drug and alcohol services. Christina takes pride in providing a person-centered approach when overseeing the department.
Jillian Mozitis, MSW, RD, LDN is registered dietitian that specializes in the recovery of eating disorders. Jillian has worked with individuals with eating disorders in the inpatient, partial, intensive outpatient and group settings. Jillian believes in a non-diet approach with a goal of eating intuitively, nourishing the body, and optimizing nutritional health. Jillian earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology at East Stroudsburg University. After finding how much of an impact nutrition has on wellness, she decided to complete her dietetic internship through La Salle University’s Coordinated Program in Dietetics. Currently, Jillian is pursuing her Master’s in Social Work to provide nutrition psychotherapy. While helping individuals with eating disorders is her primary focus, Jillian also enjoys helping people with general health and wellness concerns.
Director of Outpatient
Mike has worked in the mental health/behavioral health and substance abuse fields for 28 years. He has held various positions including Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of Residential Services and Chairman of the Behavior Management Committee. Most recently Mike served as the CEO/Vice President of Onward Behavioral Health. He was responsible for all aspects of a 25 office Outpatient Treatment company.
Mike earned his Master’s Degree for Organizational Development and Leadership from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has co-facilitated graduate level classes at PCOM and been a guest lecturer for The Administration of Human Service Programs at the University of Scranton, Department of Counseling and Human Services.
He holds a personal patent for the Safety Shield® and copyright for Positive Outcome Intervention Strategies for Effective De-escalation (SHIELD), an early detection and proactive intervention training program for crisis intervention and de-escalation situations.
Melissa Carr, MA, CAADC is the Clinical Supervisor of the Outpatient department for Recovery Centers of America, Devon location. Melissa is a masters-level therapist who specializes in group therapy, experiential therapy and co-occurring addiction treatment. She completed her graduate studies at Rosemont College, where she was trained as a trauma informed clinician that addressed the mind, body and spirit connection. Melissa’s passion is helping individuals feel comfortable in their own skin while realizing their full potential. Melissa has experience working with diverse populations in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She has served as a Clinical Supervisor in both capacities and truly enjoys training clinicians who are new to the field.
Outpatient Clinical Assessor
Vanessa Esgro, LPC is a primary outpatient therapist at Recovery Centers of America Devon who specializes in substance use and mental health concerns. Vanessa graduated from Immaculata University in Malvern, PA where she received her master’s degree in psychology along with a certificate in addiction studies. Vanessa has extensive experience working with the co-occurring population in both nonprofit and for profit locations. Vanessa incorporates many treatment modalities specifically CBT and person-centered approaches.
Sarah E. Manley
Sarah E. Manley, LPC, MA, ATR-BC is a primary therapist in the outpatient department for eating disorders at Recovery Centers of America. Sarah completed her graduate studies in Creative Arts in Therapy at Drexel University and is a Board-Certified Art Therapist. Sarah is also working towards licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Sarah has experience treating individuals across the continuum of care. She has focused skills in treating individuals struggling with eating disorders, addiction, and general mental health concerns. She works to support these individuals in their journey of recovery through a patient- centered and trauma informed approach.
Sarah has presented at several conferences linking the efficacy of Art Therapy in treating addiction, building resiliency and mindfulness in women diagnosed with BPD, and as an auxiliary therapy in DBT skill building.
Britnee is a primary therapist in the outpatient department at recovery centers of America Devon. She earned her Master’s degree at Eastern University in Clinical Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis. During her schooling, she completed her Master’s level internships in children’s counseling, mental health counseling, and substance abuse counseling. Britnee’s experience at RCA Devon began as an intern, which allowed her to gain clinical experience in facilitating groups and supporting clients throughout their recovery journey. In addition, Britnee has experience working with children as an ABA therapist, implementing behavioral interventions. She is currently working towards licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor.
Music Therapist and Primary Therapist
Cait Kish, MA, MT-BC is a Board-Certified Music Therapist and a Primary Therapist for Recovery Centers of America in the partial care program. Cait has worked with co-occurring and addition populations for over 7 years. She utilizes a person-centered and strengths-based approach and strives to provide the best trauma-informed, evidence-based and ethical care to all her clients. Cait began her music therapy studies at the University of Georgia. She completed a six-month internship at the Palmetto Hospital System in South Carolina, and later, obtained a master’s degree in music therapy and Counseling from Drexel University. When not working as a music therapist and counselor, Cait enjoys listening to and creating music, spending time outdoors, hiking, riding horses, and practicing yoga and meditation.
Dr. Caroline McWilliams
Dr. McWilliams is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. She trained in Internal Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. McWilliams is Board certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine, and has been practicing since 2007. She has served as an attending physician for the Department of Public Health at a community health center in Philadelphia and the Medical Director at Inglis House, a nursing home in Philadelphia, PA. Her interest includes addiction medicine and treating patients with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. She acted as the lead Physician at Malvern institute, a drug and alcohol rehab facility in Malvern, PA. She has served as the Medical Director at Recovery Center of America in Devon, PA a comprehensive drug and alcohol addiction treatment facility, since August 2017.
Casey Carle, MSS, LSW is a primary therapist in the outpatient department at Recovery Centers of America – Devon. Casey attended Bryn Mawr College where she earned her Master’s of Social Service degree and had concentrated studies in Clinical Social Work. She is currently a Licensed Social Worker and is working towards licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Casey has experience in mental health, eating disorders, and substance use treatment. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings that include an outpatient medical program, an emergency department, and an inpatient mental health hospital. Casey has training in Crisis Prevention and Intervention techniques and is educated in trauma-informed practices and Attachment-Based psychotherapy. She has completed numerous research theses including the benefits of attending a support group when given a cancer diagnosis and providing trauma-informed care in an emergency department. She focuses on narrative, solution-focused, and person-centered therapies to support individuals in their recovery journey.
Gene Purdie, Jr., LPC
Alumni Coordinator for Devon
Christy Eichinger was one of the original 44 employees on board when RCA at Devon made its debut. In 2017 she accepted an offer as a Recovery Support Specialist which is where she found her passion and purpose by helping patients navigate a new life in recovery. In 2018 Christy accepted the position of Financial Counselor at RCA, which gave her the opportunity to work with patients one-on-one and alleviate some of the outside stressors that contribute to addiction, so they could focus on their treatment. In 2019, Christy left her Financial Counselor position to be the first Alumni Relations Coordinator at RCA where she can assist patients and their families in the journey of recovery by offering support through the Alumni Association.
If you would like to get in contact with Christy regarding alumni volunteer opportunities, events, or meetings for RCA at Devon, please email email@example.com.