Our Team Is Here  For You

We are a treatment team of professional clinicians, medical, psychiatric, & behavioral health personnel. Our team approach to treatment is necessary for meeting our clients’ physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. Our clinical staff has been trained in current interventions and modalities, recent information on the treatment of particular populations and what has been effective in addressing co-occurring issues. No matter what you or your loved ones personal struggle with addiction is, we are here to help through the recovery process.

Our Team Is Here  For You

We are a treatment team of professional clinicians, medical, psychiatric, & behavioral health personnel. Our team approach to treatment is necessary for meeting our clients’ physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. Our clinical staff has been trained in current interventions and modalities, recent information on the treatment of particular populations and what has been effective in addressing co-occurring issues. No matter what you or your loved ones personal struggle with addiction is, we are here to help through the recovery process.

Princeton Detox and Recovery Team

Meet The Team

Meet The Team

Clinical & Medical

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Amanda Hilzer, M.Ed, LCADC, CCS, ICAADC, CAADC

Executive Director

Amanda graduated from Lehigh University with both an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a Master’s of Education degree in…

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Martha Goldman

Martha Goldman, RN, BSN, MA, NBCC, LAC

Director of Nursing

Martha Goldman brings 30 years of nursing experience to Princeton Detox and Recovery Center. Most recently she was the Director of Nursing at one of…

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Shane Stone

Shane Stone

Director of Operations

Shane is dedicated to his work in helping people with drug and alcohol addiction. Shane feels as though he has found his calling in life, which is helping people like himself get clean and sober, and showing them that recovery is possible. Shane started at Princeton Detox and Recovery Center…

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Alece Breig Hanley

Alece Breig-Hanley, MA, CAADC, CCS

Clinical Lead

Alece is a master’s prepared clinician with over 8 years working in a detox setting and prior to that worked within the criminal justice system. She skillfully uses Motivational Interviewing…

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Lauren Eichmann

Lauren Eichmann, CRS

Counselor

Lauren is a Certified Recovery Specialist who brings over five years of experience working in the field of substance abuse treatment. She has specialized in Women’s Issues and helping recovering individuals be present…

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 Admissions

Ryan Newman

Ryan Newman

Director of Admissions

Ryan is originally from Massachusetts, and has been living and working in the behavioral healthcare industry since 2016. After successfully completing two combat deployments as a member of the United States Marine Corps, Ryan’s personal experience…

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Brianna Bricken

Brianna Bricken

Admissions Manager

Brianna is originally from Connecticut, and has been working in the behavioral healthcare industry since 2013. After overcoming her own addiction, Brianna quickly found a passion for helping others, especially women in the community…

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Sarah Babaa

Sarah Babaa

Treatment Advisor/Concierge Account Manager

Sarah has worked in substance use treatment for the past 10 years acting in key management and operational roles. With experience in admissions, program operations, case management, and alumni, Sarah understands the importance of…

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Michael Audette

Treatment Advisor

Michael is a native of Massachusetts where he was a Mason Contractor for over ten years. After personally committing to sobriety in 2010, Michael discovered his passion for assisting other individuals who struggle with substance use…

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Chip Roy

Chip Roy

Treatment Advisor

Chip is a native of Louisiana and has been working in the behavioral healthcare industry since 2016. Chip battled substance abuse for many years and after overcoming this adversity, he was able…

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Alumni

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Christopher Wolcott

Alumni Services

Chris began working in behavioral healthcare in 2018 after developing a strong foundation for his own recovery. Chris uses his personal experiences to support clients, families, and alumni throughout their treatment process…

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Timothy Choquette

Alumni Services

Tim, originally from Massachusetts, moved to Florida 11 years ago and began his personal journey of addiction recovery. Tim started working for Guardian last year after strengthening his own…

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 Executive

Marco Merida

Marco Merida, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Marco has an extensive career working with startups and Fortune 100s alike in order to build efficient operations that support expedient growth…

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Ross Donahue

Ross Donahue, LCSW, MHA, MCAP, CRRA

Chief Administrative Officer

Ross joined the Guardian team in 2020 with more than 13 years of experience in the substance abuse…

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Charrisse Clark-Smith

Charrisse Clark-Smith, RN

Chief Nursing Officer

Charisse is a cherished member of the medical team at Princeton Detox and Recovery Center. With more than 20 years of experience as a nurse…

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Justin Williams

Justin Williams

Chief Financial Officer

Justin is responsible for the design and implementation of business strategies, plans, and procedures to meet objectives for company growth…

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Ryan-Soave

Ryan Soave, LMHC

Chief Clinical Officer

Ryan Soave brings deep experience as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, certified trauma therapist, program developer, and research consultant for Huberman Lab at

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 Administration

Mike Rocks

Michael Rocks

Director of Licensing and Compliance

Micheal Rocks is an experienced healthcare professional with experience in operations, licensing and clinical management. His experience stretches throughout the Health and Human Services fields, including…

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Jessica Moretti

Jessica Moretti

Director of Human Resources

Jessica Moretti joined the team in 2015 and assumed the role of Human Resource Manager in 2016. Jessica is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, where she received a BA in Psychology and a minor in Business…

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Danielle Sharp

Danielle Sharp

Director of Revenue Management

Originally from Colorado, Danielle has worked in the substance use and mental health field for the past 7 years and has been a part of the Princeton Detox & Recovery Center family since 2018. Prior to specializing in the substance use field…

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Kevin Creighton

Kevin Creighton

Executive Director Of Detox Operations

Kevin is originally from Falmouth, Massachusetts where he was active and excelled in athletics through out his childhood. Kevin attended Plymouth State University, where he obtained…

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Donald Prince

DJ Prince

Director of Marketing

DJ Prince is the Marketing Director at Princeton Detox & Recovery Center. He has worked with several Addiction Treatment centers establishing and growing their marketing efforts. For the past several…

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Rosalind Joseph

Rosalind Joseph

Director of Billing & Collections

Rosalind is the Director of Billing and Collections. Rosalind began her career in 2010, and gained experience in the health care industry in settings such as in billing offices, insurance carriers and provider’s offices…

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Alexis Rossi

Alexis Rossi, LCSW, CAP

Utilization Review and Compliance Manager

Alexis Rossi is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has over 10 years’ experience in the behavioral health and addiction recovery field. She has worked in numerous roles and…

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Sophia Shellman

Sophia Shellman

Data Entry

Sophia joined our team with enthusiasm and excitement. Although this was an industry different from her previous profession, she connected with colleagues and has…

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