Newtown Youth and Family Services

Our Staff

        Administrative Staff 

  • Candice Bohr Executive Director
  • Dr. Kathleen Rivera, M.D. Medical Director
  • Jill Pluta, LMFT Clinical Director
  • Sheila Russo-MatyjasaikHuman Resources Manager
  • Chelsea Preneta, MPH   CSC Program Coordinator
  • Matt Ariniello Operations and Development
  • Janine Wolfe   Development Director

Clinical Staff

      • Jessica Ward, LCSW  Assistant Clinical Director
      • Erin McDonald, MS  Intake Coordinator
      • Amanda Bordiere, LPC;Staff Therapist
      • Cheryl Reiner, LCSWStaff Therapist
      • Christine Stowe, LCSW  Community Clinician & Staff Therapist
      • Daryl Might Case Manager
      • Heather Gatesman,APRN  APRN
      • Jennifer Cohen, NCC, LPCCommunity Clinician
      • Lindsey Warner, LMSW;Staff Therapist
      • Mark Stapleton, PsyD Staff Therapist
      • Martha Shilstone, LCSW Student Assistance Counselor
      • Meredith Macmillan, LCSWStaff Therapist
      • Nereida Medina M.Ed.Staff Therapist
      • Thomas Samuels, LMSW;Staff Therapist
      • Thea Schiller, LPC, LADC Specialized Staff Therapist


TANF Case Management

    • Esley Alicea Case Manager
    • Vivian Bergeron  Case Manager