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About our staff

JOYCE ANDERSON, BA, CADC- Office Manager/Behavioral Health Specialist
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Joyce Anderson is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor specializing in individual, groups, and family therapy with Substance Abuse.

With over twenty years’ experience as a substance abuse clinician, and as a graduate of Johnson State College specializing in Psychology, she brings with her experience and knowledge in all areas of the addiction field. She has worked in an inpatient facility for ten years, outpatient facility for four years and with students in a school setting for five years. Her combination of the different milieus gives her the versatility of working with many individuals that are having substance abuse issues. She has been currently serving as private practitioner now for over six years, working with a broad spectrum of clients.

In addition to being a prominent clinical therapist, Joyce has taught classes at the New England School of Addiction Studies for seven years.

Joyce is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.


Bachelors of Arts specializing in Psychology

License, Certifications & Awards:

Certified Alcohol & Drug Clinician

Active Member of National Alcohol & Drug Addictions Counselors and the Vermont Addiction Professional Association

Jonathan Chack, MS, LCMHC- Behavioral Health Specialist

1-866-639-9573 ext. 703
Jonathan is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in the state of Vermont.
He graduated from Lesley College in Cambridge Massachusetts with a Master's Degree in Counseling/ Psychology.  
He has been working with children, adolescents, families, and couples for over 25 years in schools, residential and outpatient settings.
He specializes in treating issues of depression, anxiety, anger management, substance abuse, grief and loss, trauma and self-esteem.

Christopher Chadwick, MS, LADC, CASAC, AFC- Director
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Christopher Chadwick is a Licensed Behavioral therapist and an Accredited Forensic Specialist in Forensic Counseling, specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Rutland, VT.

Christopher has over 19 years of experience in the social services field including complex multi-faceted therapy, law enforcement, Drug Courts and experience working within the prison system. He is a graduate of Norwich University with a Masters Degree, and he is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are criminal justice involved consumers, offender community re-integration, mental health, substance abuse, anger management, family systems, DUI / DWI Cases, domestic violence, criminal offenders including Sexual Offender Risk Assessments and working with victims of criminal acts.

Christopher is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical direct feedback to help clients effectively manage personal life challenges. He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. Therapy models utilized include; Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Consequential Thinking and others. With empathy and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to and possible of accomplishing.

 License, Certifications & Awards

            Licensed Alcohol Drug Counselor-Vermont
            Credentialed Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counselor- New York
            The International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium-Internationally Certified  Alcohol & Drug Counselor
            Accredited Forensic Counselor

            He has been awarded Outstanding Citizenship Award for New York State

            Accepted into Who’s Who among Business Professionals

            National Drug Court Coordinator Certification

            Eagle Scout Award with Order of Arrow Honors


    Professional Activities and Memberships

            American College of Forensic Examiners Institute
            National Drug Court Institute

            National Drug Court Association Professional
            Association for Addiction Professionals
            Vermont Addiction Professionals Association


Rebecca Day, MS, LiCSW-Licensed Clinical Social Worker 
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Rebecca Day is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specialized in helping individuals heal from trauma. She views her clinical work through a trauma informed lens and incorporates art and play therapy techniques as well as mindfulness into her work with clients.  Rebecca works with children, adolescents, adults, families and groups. She also has previous experience with youth in the juvenile justice and child welfare system as well as chronically mentally ill individuals. She utilizes motivational interviewing, play therapy, eye-movement desensitization reprocessing (EMDR), and solution focused interventions.

Rebecca has been fortunate to have traveled extensively and prior to moving to Vermont created a counseling center for 350 students at a rural school in Nepal. As a result, Rebecca has a unique perspective and cultural sensitivity for individuals of all ethnicities and backgrounds. She has presented at national conferences in Florida on the impacts of trauma and has continued providing educational trainings to providers in Rutland and the larger community.

Rebecca completed her undergraduate degree at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg Florida and received her Master of Social Work from the University of South Florida. She conducted her field work with refugees and survivors of political torture.

Forensic Consultation and Counseling Services, Rutland VT 1/16-present Private Practice Clinician
Conduct weekly individual, family and group therapy sessions with children, adolescents, and adults diagnosed
with a variety of disorders including ADHD, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Depression, Bipolar Disorder,
Anxiety Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, Cognitive Disorders and Personality Disorders. Maintain a case load
of approximately 10 -18 weekly clients
▪ Provide play therapy to clients aged 14 years and younger using Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT), Parent
Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT) and Sand Tray modalities
▪ Conduct assessments, develop and write treatment plans, process notes, and diagnostic summaries
▪ Facilitate support groups for adults; conducted prescreening intake interviews to assess appropriateness for
group membership
▪ Supervise master level clinicians, conducting weekly supervision and oversight, as part of their graduate
program requirements in cooperation with local colleges and universities


Rutland Mental Health, Rutland VT 11/14-present Clinical Supervisor Youth Transitional Services/JOBS
Advocate and provide clinical interventions for youth aged 15-22 transitioning to adulthood. Teaching/modeling
appropriate relationships, developing employment skills and providing career guidance
▪ Provide intensive case management to enhance client’s functioning within the community. Complete
comprehensive trauma-informed assessments and develop unique treatment plans for each client
▪ Maintain positive relationships with key players in the community including the family, school systems,
DCF workers and other community agencies
▪ Developing and training basic life and independent living skills; accessing community resources to assist youth
in obtaining their permit/license, higher education or vocational services
▪ Work in conjunction with local agencies such as: Homeless Prevention, Vocational Rehabilitation, Crisis
Services, Economic Services, Department of Children and Families, Diversion and Rutland County Schools
▪ Supervise master level clinicians, conducting weekly supervision and oversight, as part of their graduate
program requirements in cooperation with local colleges and universities
▪ Promoted to clinical supervisor of JOBS/YTS in January 2016
▪ Promoted to clinical supervisor of Intensive Family Based Services (IFBS) in October 2017


BlinkNow, Surkhet Nepal 9/13-5/14 Director of Counseling
Created counseling program at Kopila Valley School, a school of 350 children. Addressed clinical issues such as
behavior management, anger and depression, in a manner that was culturally relevant for clients with limited
English comprehension. Provided individual counseling and trained a local counselor to take over program.
• Developed trainings and interventions to address classroom management, and educated teachers on behavioral
• Created curriculum for the school’s first Mental Health Month with educational activities and resources
• Organized a city-wide training for the community on the effects of corporal punishment in the classroom
Public Defender, Clearwater FL 7/11-7/13 Mental Health Liaison/Therapist
Advocated for youth in the juvenile justice and child welfare system. Provided one-on-one support and therapeutic
interventions for youth referred by their attorney. Supervised masters-level social work interns and volunteers from
local universities
• Conducted assessments within the jail for youth who have been transferred to the adult system, to determine
qualification for the jail-diversion program
• Provided attorneys with clinical consultation and trainings on mental health issues and needs of youth

Florida Center for Survivors of Torture, Clearwater, FL 5/10-6/11 Program Coordinator
Supervised case managers and oversaw total caseload of up to 60 clients. Oversaw therapeutic support groups and
developed education materials and other programs to address mental health issues of refugees, asylum seekers and
survivors of torture
• Conducted pre-screening, intake, interim and discharge evaluations
• Made public presentations and led trainings to educate the larger community on the impact of torture and the
needs of refugees
Personal Enrichment through Mental Health Services, Clearwater, FL 7/07-5/10
Therapist ad Liaison
Provided clinical and therapeutic services for a community-based agency that serves severely mentally ill, crisis
and suicidal clients and provides outreach services to children and families
• Provided intensive in-home therapy with children between the ages of 6-19 and their families using cognitive
behavioral, solution-focused, motivational enhancement, play therapy and other methods to address depression,
trauma, severe behavioral problems, anxiety and other issues
• Assessed the service needs of youth and family. Completed psychosocial assessments and DSM diagnoses. Made
referrals to outside agencies. Monitored and continuously reevaluated and adjusted treatment plans.
• Handled crisis response and immediate intervention from calls to the suicide prevention hotline


Master of Social Work (2009), University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (2003), Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Level I & II Certification
• A comprehensive integrative psychotherapy approach used to treat almost all mental illnesses, most notably
post-traumatic stress disorder and other traumas

EDU McBrien, J.L., & Day, R.A. (2012). From There to Here: Using Photography to Explore Perspectives
of Resettled Refugee Youth. International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies; 4.1, 546–568.



Raymond Yanklowitz, MS, LADC- Behavioral Health Specialist 
1-866-639-9573 ext. 701 


Raymond is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol clinician specializing in individual, groups, and family therapy with substance abuse issues.

Raymond has over 5 years of experience in residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment. He is a graduate of College of Saint Josephs with a Master’s degree

Licenses and awards- Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor,  Lifetime member of PSI CHI

Raymond’s theoretical approach is a mixture of Humanistic and individual accountability in a very straight forward non-judgmental caring way