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Clinical Team

The Clarity Way clinical team is led by a Board-certified addiction medicine physician who serves on several medical advisory boards, is a nationally recognized speaker, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Our clinical treatment team also includes on-site Nurses and Medical Assistants, each of whom provides the utmost in expert, compassionate care. Clarity Way also partners with a Consulting Psychiatrist, currently in private practice. The clinical care team offers our clients decades of field-leading practical expertise while providing the custom-tailored treatment they require to walk a life-lasting path to recovery.

Robert Matylewicz, DO, ABAM, Medical Director, Addictionologist

Robert Matylewicz, DO, ABAM
Medical Director, Addictionologist

Dr. Matylewicz is a board-certified addiction medicine physician, Diplomate to the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) and Diplomate of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOSP). He is a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Society (POMA) and American Osteopathic Association (AOA). Certified in healthcare management, Dr. Matylewicz is also an Associate Professor at two medical colleges in the United States. He received his Doctor in Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1996. After serving in the U.S. Army, Dr. Matylewicz opened a medical practice in southern Pennsylvania. He treats all aspects of addiction medicine with an interest in prescription opiate dependence. His past roles have also including national speaking tours providing education about pharmaceuticals and serving on several medical advisory boards. Dr. Matylewicz has a tremendous passion for helping those struggling with addiction and he is exceptional in his caring and compassionate interactions with Clarity Way clients.

Jonathan Beatty, DO, Psychiatrist

Dr. Jonathan Beatty, MD
Psychiatrist

Dr. Beatty is a board certified psychiatrist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine as well as the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is passionate about approaching illness with a psychodynamic mindset and finds purpose in exceeding the traditional limitations of medication management. As a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society and the American Academy of Pain Medicine, Dr. Beatty is able to delve into his interests in general psychiatry, chronic pain and addiction outside of medical practice. His career began with an internship at the Louisiana State University in New Orleans and he completed his training at Drexel University. As an advocate of continued learning, he also contributed educationally as the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Neurosciences at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While at Jefferson, Dr. Beatty developed an outpatient chronic pain service and established an effort between the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Surgery. This joint venture serves to identify eating disorders and incorporate psychiatric care as part of a bariatric surgery management plan. His psychodynamic approach to treatment impacted his entire career and shapes the holistic treatment he provides at Clarity Way.

Louis J. Bevilacqua, Psy.D.

Louis J. Bevilacqua, Psy.D.
Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Lou is a clinical psychologist who earned a doctorate in clinical psychology from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine under the direction of Arthur Freeman, Ed.D., ABPP. He specializes in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and the treatment of mood disorders, co-occurring disorders, self-injurious behavior and child abuse. Dr. Lou has written several books including a self-help book on applying CBT to the treatment of depression.

Previously, Dr. Lou worked in community mental health programs, inpatient psychiatric hospitals, school-based programs, juvenile detention centers and private practice. Most recently, he was the clinical director of The Light Program, a mental health intensive outpatient program that grew to 28 IOPs across 15 locations throughout PA and NJ under his direction.

Therapy Team

Clarity Way's progressive therapy program provides an individualistic, holistic approach to a life-lasting recovery while also fostering strong bonds among the members of our small, community-oriented environment. Our therapy team includes experienced Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors, seasoned Psychotherapists and an Art Therapist. Each are qualified in a range of cutting edge addiction recovery practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodrama, Relapse Prevention, eco-therapy, and more. Clarity Way clients combine these therapy sessions with other beneficial activities such as fitness training, life skills training, and neurobiofeedback; each client participates in approximately 10-15 sessions per week.

Jack Gilbert, Director of Clinical Services

Jack Gilbert, MSW
Director of Clinical Services

Jack received his BA in psychology from the University of Maryland and his MSW from Virginia Commonwealth University. Jack is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is a Master Trainer in Life Space Crisis Intervention and has developed and presented workshops at the University of Maryland, the University of Pittsburgh and Johns Hopkins University. Prior to coming to Clarity Way, Jack served as the Director of Clinical and Behavioral Training for the Foundation Schools where he worked with troubled youth. Jack is passionate about helping people find their path to recovery and believes this is best achieved through a collaborative, holistic treatment process that empowers clients to make the changes they need to live healthy, successful, fulfilling lives.

David Poleno, Therapist

David Poleno, MSW, TEP
Therapist

David has over 35 years of hands-on experience as a Psychotherapist, providing both individual and group therapy sessions. His field of expertise lies in Psychodrama, which he utilizes in both individual and group settings. Through Psychodrama, David is able to expose clients to a new way of viewing themselves and their decisions through a very specialized medium. Psychodrama assists in effectively addressing the underlying issues of those clients struggling with dual diagnosis and process addictions, as well as clients who have experienced trauma. David has his Masters of Social Work (MSW) and is also a Certified Trainer, Educator, and Practitioner of Psychodrama, Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy (TEP).

Sarah Snowden, Art Therapist

Sarah Snowden, MA
Art Therapist

Sarah has a BA in Psychology with an Art Therapy concentration from College of Santa Fe and an MA in Art Therapy and Counseling from Southwestern College in Santa Fe. She is an advocate for eco-therapy, which is based on the principle that if we take care of the earth, we are taking care of ourselves. Sarah has vast experience working with individuals who have suffered traumas, including counseling refugees who found safety in the US. Through providing therapeutic compassion and support, she is able to gain the trust of her clients so that they can therapeutically process their underlying issues and begin moving forward. Besides gaining a connection and sense of belonging from a relationship with nature, Sarah uses eco-therapy by incorporating land art: creating art with earth materials. She is an active member of the American Art Therapy Association (AATA), the Delaware Valley Art Therapy Association (DVATA), and the Junior League of York.

Sheila King Miller

Sheila King-Miller, LSW
Primary Therapist

Sheila is a licensed social worker with an undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Social Work from Temple University. She has a professional mental health and trauma treatment background, working in both inpatient and outpatient settings, from intake to discharge. Sheila helps clients realize their recovery path, build on their strengths, address underlying traumas, and prepare for a healthy, fulfilling life beyond Clarity Way.

Jennifer Tichy, Clinical Program Coordinator

Jennifer Tichy, MS, CCTP
Clinical Program Coordinator

Jennifer is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) who has worked with clients struggling with addiction throughout her therapeutic career. She has her MS in Psychology and has worked primarily in outpatient treatment settings in the past, focusing on her work with substance abuse clients. She is a trained Psychotherapist taking a cognitive approach to her individual and group therapy sessions through the modality of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Through her background in outpatient treatment, Jennifer has the opportunity to work with clients not only on their addiction issues but also has focused on Life Skills, Marriage and Family, Relapse Prevention, and, more. Jennifer focuses her attention to address each client's specific circumstances so as to assist in developing the most individualized and effective treatment plan and process for every client, fully addressing the neurobiological disorder of addiction.

Katharine Sprague, Therapist

Katharine Sprague, LCSW
Therapist

Katharine is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a Bachelor of Social Work from McDaniel College and a Master of Social Work (MSW) from University of Maryland. She has been in the addictions field for over 12 years and has experience working with clients upon admission as an intake counselor and throughout treatment, as a family therapist. Katharine has worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings and focuses on helping clients to realize their potential and self-worth. Her knowledge of addiction and her clinical experience addressing underlying traumas help her to assist clients in identifying and treating the issues each is struggling with.

Diana Gross, Music Therapist

Diana Gross, MT-BC
Music Therapist

Diana is a Board-Certified Music Therapist who has experience working in inpatient psychiatric facilities, hospice care programs and with individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities. She holds a Music Therapy degree from Temple University and takes a client-centered, humanistic approach in her therapeutic interactions with clients. The iso-principle is central to her work, as she believes in meeting clients where they are in their journey and using this as a base for therapy. Her goal is to help clients connect with music on a personal level to enhance communication skills through the relationship with music and the therapist. Utilizing music interventions allows clients the opportunity to express themselves through a creative medium, during which they can begin to analyze music and its correlation to underlying emotions and outside relationships. Using client-preferred musical selections, Diana engages clients in receptive and active music therapy experiences such as music listening, lyric analysis, improvisation, song-writing, and relaxation interventions.

Olivia Scutta, Therapist

Olivia Scutta, MS
Therapist

Olivia earned her Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from Millersville University, and has worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings in the substance abuse and mental health field.

Olivia takes a cognitive-behavioral approach to therapy and works with each client to help reach his or her individual goals through individual, group, and therapy sessions. Olivia's philosophy is to take an empathetic approach with clients, come together with them to work as a team, help address underlying issues, bring out client's strengths, and assist them in discovering the tools to implement in their life and recovery.

Alex Trostle, Therapist

Alex Trostle, MS
Therapist

Alex earned her Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from Millersville University. She is trained in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and has experience engaging clients with dual diagnosis in identifying their underlying issues related to their addiction. At Clarity Way, Alex assists clients in discovering their distinct strengths and uncovering alternative ways to handle life stressors. Alex also works with clients to develop plans that will benefit them in recovery. These plans are developed on an individual basis to help clients achieve their long and short term goals and continue the holistic lifestyle upon leaving Clarity Way.

Missy Johnson, Neurobiofeedback Technician

Missy Johnson
Neurobiofeedback Technician







Ed Stuber

Ed Stuber
Neurobiofeedback Technician

Nursing Team

The well qualified Nursing Team at Clarity Way excels at providing the expert, compassionate care our clients need during what is undoubtedly one of the most challenging times in their lives. Each and every one of our nurses provides careful medical supervision over our detoxing clientele, many of whom may suffer from significant health issues during early recovery. Our recovering clients and family members see the caring faces of our nurses and can relax, knowing their most pressing health needs are in experienced hands.

  • Katrina Mooney, Director of Nursing

    Katrina

    Director of Nursing
  • Brandi Reber, Nurse

    Brandi

    Assistant Director of Nursing
  • Laura Edwards, Nurse

    Laura

    Nurse
  • Amy Wingert, Nurse

    Amy

    Nurse
  • Alexia Beaver, Nurse

    Alexia

    Nurse
  • Lauren O'Connell, Nurse

    Lauren

    Nurse
  • Tasha Spencer, Nurse

    Tasha

    Nurse
  • Martin Amodei, Nurse

    Martin

    Nurse
  • Christina Carpini, Nurse

    Christina

    Nurse
  • Emily Staub, Registered Nurse

    Emily

    Registered Nurse
  • Ashley Leppo, Medical Assistant

    Ashley

    Medical Assistant
  • Tracy Harris, Medical Assistant

    Tracy

    Medical Assistant

Holistic Team

Clarity Way's staff believes that healing the body, the mind, and the spirit begins with treating each for the rigors of addiction and stress. Our holistic treatment team incorporates Massage Therapy, Yoga, Fitness Training, and Chiropractic care into each client's personalized treatment plan as necessary to achieve these ends. The Clarity Way holistic team includes three Massage Therapists, two Fitness Trainers and one Chiropractor. Our staff addresses our clients' most pressing health and wellness needs, and performs these treatments and beneficial activities on-site at Clarity Way's state-of-the-art facility.

  • Debbie Schon, Director of Holistic Services

    Debbie

    Director of Holistic Services
  • Kelly Harrold, Massage Therapist

    Kelly

    Massage Therapist
  • Erica Bork, Massage Therapist

    Erica

    Massage Therapist
  • Jennifer White, Massage Therapist

    Jennifer

    Massage Therapist
  • Cameron Bailey, Fitness Trainer

    Cameron

    Fitness Trainer
  • Kathy Ward, Fitness Trainer

    Kathy

    Fitness Trainer
  • Dr. Kevin Owens, Chiropractor

    Dr. Kevin

    Chiropractor

Recovery Support Team

Clarity Way's holistic recovery support team is comprised of respected field professionals who provide our clients with the caring, empathetic support they require. Our team is led by a highly-respected, Certified Recovery Specialist who is an active member of the professional addiction community and assists clients on their own individual recovery paths, which may or may not include 12-step programming. Each member of our team provides our clients with the guidance needed to make healthy decisions as recovery continues.

  • Dave Ferguson, Recovery Support Staff Shift Supervisor

    Dave

    Recovery Support Staff Shift Supervisor
  • Bevin Reiley, Recovery Support Staff

    Bevin

    Recovery Support Staff Shift Supervisor
  • Sabrina Gevaert, Recovery Support Staff

    Sabrina

    Recovery Support Staff
  • Adam Johnson, Recovery Support Staff

    Adam

    Recovery Support Staff
  • Tonya Velazquez, Recovery Support Staff

    Tonya

    Recovery Support Staff
  • Jakob Benson, Recovery Support Staff

    Jakob

    Recovery Support Staff
  • David Cox, Recovery Support Staff

    David

    Recovery Support Staff
  • Victoria Klinedinst, Recovery Support Staff

    Victoria

    Recovery Support Staff
  • Dialis Bosch, Recovery Support Staff

    Dialis

    Recovery Support Staff
  • James Smith, Recovery Support Staff

    James

    Recovery Support Staff

Administrative Team

Our administrative team includes dedicated professionals who serve a diverse array of Clarity Way needs. These essential staff members include our Outreach Services team, our Communications and Marketing professionals, and our Operations staff. Our Guest Liaison, Executive Chef, and Housekeeping team members make the Clarity Way facility a wonderful place to visit and recover. Without our administrative staff, our therapy, clinical, holistic, and recovery teams could not provide the cutting edge care and compassionate support our clients and their families have come to rely on. At Clarity Way, each and every one of our team members cares about our clients' full, life-lasting recoveries.

  • Brian Thorn, Regional Vice President

    Brian Thorn

    Regional Vice President
  • Kristin Wise, Executive Director

    Kristin Wise

    Executive Director
  • Kristal Plummer, Director of Finance

    Kristal Plummer

    Director of Finance
  • Michele McCleary, Admissions Director

    Michele McCleary

    Admissions Director
  • Curtis Alban, Director of Operations

    Curtis Alban

    Director of Operations
  • Megan Hill, Director of Human Resources

    Megan Hill

    Director of Human Resources
  • Member of Friendly Facility Staff

    Lisa McKinney-Hess

    Director of Utilization Review
  • Jill Bernstein, Human Resources Manager

    Jill Bernstein

    Human Resources Manager
  • Jenny Smith, House Manager

    Jenny Smith

    House Manager
  • Tom Hess, Systems Administrator

    Tom Hess

    Systems Administrator
  • Anne Berenstein, Accounting

    Anne Berenstein

    Accounting
  • Jennifer Owings, Compliance Officer

    Jennifer Owings

    Compliance Officer
  • Frankie Singleton, Admissions Coordinator

    Frankie Singleton

    Admissions Coordinator
  • Amanda Cole, Admissions Coordinator

    Amanda Cole

    Admissions Coordinator
  • Meggie Sanders, Operations Assistant

    Meggie Sanders

    Executive Assistant
  • Riley Grothe, Executive Chef

    Riley

    Executive Chef
  • Ted Armacost, Sous Chef

    Ted

    Sous Chef
  • Jamie Keslar, Assistant Chef

    Jamie

    Lead Cook
  • Jon Harcourt, Food Service Technician

    Jon

    Cook
  • Larry McIntyre, Maintenance

    Larry

    Maintenance
  • Robin Weaver, Housekeeping Supervisor

    Robin

    Housekeeping Supervisor
  • Krista Stelfox, Housekeeping

    Krista

    Housekeeping
  • Sue Miller, Housekeeping

    Sue

    Housekeeping
  • Mercedee Hostetter, Housekeeping

    Mercedee

    Housekeeping
  • Crystal Sentz, Housekeeping

    Crystal

    Housekeeping
  • Lakeisha Williams, Housekeeping

    Lakeisha

    Housekeeping
  • Keri Jenkins, Housekeeping

    Keri

    Housekeeping

Justin Daniels, CADC, CCAC - President/CEO, Founder
Justin began his career owning and operating a disaster restoration business. His ServiceMaster franchises were located in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Florida. His companies aided in the restoration at the Pentagon after 9/11 and the hurricanes in Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, and Florida. After facing his own struggles with addiction, Justin made the decision to create a facility that offered a fresh perspective to addiction treatment. Clarity Way was formed by Justin and his wife, Robin, as the answer to their own search for a quality rehabilitation facility. Justin is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Certified Chemical Addictions Counselor.

Robin Daniels, CADC, CCAC - Facility Director, Founder
Robin began her career in education as the owner and operator of Robin's Nest Daycare and Preschool, established in 1990. Her education background focused on a multi-disciplinary and multi-sensory approach to learning, which she has incorporated in the Clarity Way curriculum. Robin's position as Facility Director is to oversee the programming to provide excellence in all aspects of care. Robin has an AS in Business, a BS in Psychology, and a Pennsylvania State Teaching Certification. She is also a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor and Certified Chemical Addictions Counselor.

Michele McCleary - Vice President of Operations
Michele's background includes work in education, public relations, customer service, and operations. She has a BA in Strategic and Organizational Communications and has been with Clarity Way since its inception. Michele was instrumental in the opening of Clarity Way, collaborating on all of the planning and marketing for the facility. Her role as Vice President of Operations allows her to focus on the day-to-day running of the facility as well as addressing client and staff needs.

Krista Snively - Business Development Director
Krista has over seventeen years in healthcare marketing and outreach, spending over half of her career in the substance abuse and mental health industry. She earned a Master's in Public Administration with an emphasis in Healthcare Management from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Krista establishes and maintains business relationships and resources that are of help for Clarity Way clients.

Jennifer White - Massage Therapist
Jennifer is a licensed Massage Therapist who trained at the Baltimore School of Massage. She has experience in sports massage, Swedish massage, craniosacral therapy, acupressure, Shiatsu, Russian sports massage, and reflexology. She recently completed Level 1 certification for Reiki, a form of energy medicine that does not involve touch. Her focus is to provide massage techniques that fit each client's individual needs to help heal the body inside and out. Through therapeutic touch, Jennifer provides physical relaxation to help sooth muscles and rid the body of toxins.

Corinne Bensel - Massage Therapist
Corinne is a licensed Massage Therapist and received training at the Pittsburgh Technical Institute. Her forte is sports massage, but she is trained in multiple types of massage and bodywork of both Western and Eastern origin. Corinne is extremely experienced in massage therapy, having prior experiences working in both an athletic club and a spa. She enjoys being able to help Clarity Way clients in a holistic way by offering tension release through massage therapy.

Debbie Schon - Personal Trainer, Aerobics Instructor
Debbie is a Personal Trainer and Aerobics Instructor certified by the American Aerobic Association International and International Sports Medicine Association. She has training in and teaches aerobics, cycling classes, bodyworks, pilates, water aerobics, and a Silver Sneakers program. Debbie has been working as a Personal Trainer since 2000. At Clarity Way, she focuses on collaborating with clients to create a fitness plan that allows them to achieve a healthy self by lowering anxiety levels and stress and by increasing energy levels, as well as providing physical benefits.

Bruce Hershfield, MD - Consulting Psychiatrist
Dr. Hershfield is the Consulting Psychiatrist at Clarity Way, Inc. He began his career in 1974 after completing his training in Psychiatry at UNC, where he was chief resident. He moved to Maryland to take a position with Sheppard Pratt, a dual diagnosis facility, where he remained for six years. He then went on to hold the position of Medical Director at Highland Health Facility in Baltimore from 1980 through 1986. Dr. Hershfield was offered and accepted the position of Superintendent of Springfield State Hospital in 1986, where he remained until 1993, when he left the public sector to open a private practice in Maryland. Dr. Hershfield continues his private practice today, as well as lending his services to Clarity Way as well as other renowned facilities, including Johns Hopkins where he serves as an Associate Professor. He is a former President of the Maryland Psychiatric Society (MPS) and was selected as the MPS 2003 Lifetime of Service Award Recipient for his extraordinary contributions to the welfare of his patients and profession. He is exceptional in his field and is able to serve our clients with his tremendous experience in both addiction and mental health work.

Donna Descheemaeker - Lead Cook
Lead Cook Donna Descheemaeker is the longest-tenured member of Clarity Way's culinary team. She is a self-taught chef, gaining kitchen experience in the South Central PA food community. Donna's local roots provide a home-like feel to the food, providing warmth and comfort to those she serves. She produces generational recipes and scratch cooking which reflect the Pennsylvania Dutch cuisine and heritage that is so highly recognized in this part of the country. Donna's passion, food style and knowledge bring balance and familiarity to Clarity Way's culture and ambiance, resulting in everyone feeling welcomed and satisfied with the meals she so skillfully prepares.