Newtown Youth and Family Services

Our Staff

Administrative Staff 

  • Candice Bohr Executive Director
  • Chelsea Preneta, MPH   CSC Program Coordinator
  • Dr. Kathleen Rivera, M.D. Medical Director
  • Eileen Meeker   Bookkeeper/Medical Biller
  • Jill Pluta, LMFT Clinical Director
  • Sheila Russo-Matyjasik Human Resources Manager

Clinical Staff

        • Jessica Ward, LCSW   Assistant Clinical Director
        • Amanda Bordiere, LPC   Staff Therapist
        • Jill Badryka, MFT  Staff Therapist
        • Meredith Dellorco, LCSWStaff Therapis
        • Heather Gatesman, APRN   APRN
        • Nereida Medina M.Ed.Staff Therapist
        • Erin Leon-Gambetta, M.S.   Intake Coordinator
        • Daryl Might   Case Manager
        • Thomas Samuels, LMSW Staff Therapist
        • Thea Schiller, LPC, LADC Specialized Staff Therapist
        • Martha Shilstone, LCSW Student Assistance Counselor
        • Mark Stapleton, Psy.D Staff Therapist
        • Lindsey Warner, LMSW Staff Therapist

Office Support 

        • Coleen Lane  Receptionist
        • Jessica Marion  Receptionist
        • Kathy Colley  Receptionist
        • Melissa Cercone   Marketing & Community Outreach Coordinator
        • Susan Smith  Office Coordinator

Programs

        • Thomas Elliott   Mentor

TANF Case Management

        • Esley Alicea Case Manager
        • Vivian Bergeron  Case Manager