Lighthouse Outpatient Team

Kerry Sellars

Primary Therapist

Kerry is a licensed clinical social worker who began her career at RCA in 2017 while concentrating and implementing evidence-based programs and theories to best address the biopsychosocial needs of those clients participating in our Intensive Outpatient Program. Kerry facilitates IOP morning sessions and develops the curriculum to address relapse prevention, 12-Step Recovery models, co-occurring symptoms of anxiety and depression and other topics that create and encourage ongoing recovery and sobriety.

Kerry has worked in behavioral health during her professional career, addressing family and relationship communication, co-occurring mental health symptoms, emotion and mood regulation, anger management through cognitive behavioral and dialectical behavioral therapies.

Kerry believes that ongoing sobriety and recovery are best treated through education, sober support networking, healthy relationships with family members and significant others as well as internal motivation met through increased feelings of self-worth and individual dignity.

Joseph Kerstetter

Primary Therapist

Joseph Kerstetter, LSW is a licensed social worker and a generalist practitioner. Joe began his career counseling students at Stockton University in an outpatient setting and meeting the needs of a diverse student population. Joe transitioned to employment with Enlightened Solutions and gained experience providing IOP and PHP services for substance use disorders.
Joe has experience treating various mental health conditions and substance use disorders at all outpatient levels of care. Joe places an emphasis on balance and creating a life that is manageable in recovery.
Joe came to RCA with a passion to serve an underserved and stigmatized population. Joe is currently running a partial care program that involves group therapy with an emphasis on skills to assist with transitioning from a residential to outpatient setting, boundaries, codependency, relapse prevention, and understanding the relation between mental health and addiction. Joe includes the option for family sessions and holds individual sessions with group members as part of the therapeutic milieu.

Michael Britcher

Corp. 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.

“Punishment does much but encouragement does more.”

Crystal Hawkins

Primary Therapist

As an LPC and LCADC, Crystal Hawkins has worked in a therapeutic community, private practice, and community healthcare.   Crystal uses CBT, MI, DBT, and any other school of thought she comes across that can help her clients.  She believes in the importance of meeting people where they are and helping them recognize their own abilities and potential.  Crystal facilitates GOP groups at RCA. 

“A goal that I have for myself is to increase my resilience.  I also aim to help others do the same.” 

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