2014

Seabrook House Inc. Welcomes Virginia Dowling, MS, LADC

WESTFIELD, Pa., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seabrook House Inc. welcomes Virginia Dowling, MS, LADC as the new Clinical Supervisor at Seabrook West, our Transitional Living Facility for professionals in early recovery, located in Westfield, Pennsylvania. Virginia brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise that will enhance the already intensive 90-day step down program for men.

"Ginger's" experience spans over 23 years of working in a variety of clinical settings. She holds dual Master's Degrees in Community Psychology and Administration from Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts and is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the State of Connecticut.

As a primary therapist in numerous inpatient facilities, including Natchaug Hospital in Mansfield, Connecticut, a 57 bed psychiatric unit, she has worked extensively with professionals including police officers, attorneys, physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals. In addition, Ginger holds a wide-range of experience with adolescents, the elderly and prison populations.

Ginger comes to Seabrook West from Child and Family Tennessee, Inc., a nonprofit residential and outpatient program for addicted women and children. From 1997 to 2004, Ginger was Program Director at Community Prevention and Addiction Services of Connecticut, Inc., a nonprofit, CARF accredited organization with numerous locations throughout eastern Connecticut that provides residential, outpatient, detoxification and prevention services. Ginger was responsible for clinical supervision and operations of two residential facilities as well as three intensive outpatient sites. In 2009, Ginger will be celebrating 25 years of personal recovery.

"We welcome Virginia's expertise in assisting professionals to build that early recovery foundation that we know is essential to long term sobriety," said Matthew Wolf, Vice President of Business Operations. "Ginger's role will include direct supervision of the clinical team and the overall management of clinical operations. The filling of this position comes at a time simultaneous to the increase in census that we have experienced over past last 12 months."

With the arrival of Ginger to Seabrook West's staff, we also celebrate the arrival of spring in Westfield, PA. Seabrook West offers residents a variety of activities perfect for the spring season. Hiking, biking, white water rafting and horseback riding are just to name a few. The residents of Seabrook West have the opportunity to indulge their senses in all that nature has to offer, in addition to living in the highest level of luxury accommodations of any transitional program in the country, all for the low price of $7,100 per month.

For more information or referrals, please contact Berty Kurtz at 800-270-1686 or visit www.SeabrookWest.org.

SOURCE Seabrook House



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