The Tranquil Shores Team

  • Chad  Johnson Photo
    Chad Johnson

    Founder & CEO

  • Richard  Aranibar, M.D. Photo
    Richard Aranibar, M.D.

    Medical Director

  • Beth  Tumarkin, M.D. Photo
    Beth Tumarkin, M.D.

    Head of Psychiatry

  • Lynn  Pyz, CAP, NCLC, NCFRC, CET Photo
    Lynn Pyz, CAP, NCLC, NCFRC, CET

    Program Director

  • Roberta  Bruni, MSW, LCSW, MCAP, ICRC-ADC Photo
    Roberta Bruni, MSW, LCSW, MCAP, ICRC-ADC

    Clinical Director

  • Diana  Meyer Photo
    Diana Meyer

    Director of Business Development

  • Jared  Freese, CBHT Photo
    Jared Freese, CBHT

    Director of Admissions

  • Mark  Sieg, MSW, LCSW, CAP Photo
    Mark Sieg, MSW, LCSW, CAP

    Clinical Supervisor

  • Emily  Tripp, MA, RMHCI, RMFTI Photo
    Emily Tripp, MA, RMHCI, RMFTI

    Clinical Case Manager

  • Bret  Appel Photo
    Bret Appel

    Alumni/Admissions Coordinator

  • Lourdes  Clement Photo
    Lourdes Clement

    Insurance Manager

  • Bryan  Freese, CBHT Photo
    Bryan Freese, CBHT

    Facilities/Property Manager

  • Stacey  Regan Photo
    Stacey Regan

    Office Manager / Program Assistant

  • Barbara  Przepierzynski Photo
    Barbara Przepierzynski

    Human Resources Coordinator

  • Sarah  Pelham Photo
    Sarah Pelham

    Client Support Staff Manager

  • Ryan  Riccardo, LPN Photo
    Ryan Riccardo, LPN

    Nursing Supervisor

Our Staff & Treatment Team

  • Robert Sanchez, MS, LMHC, MCAP, CET
  • Rachel Destefano, MA, LMHC, LMFT, MCAP
  • Anne Cattarello, PhD, LMHC
  • Angela Basso, MS, LMHC, MCAP
  • Derek Kee-Haynes, MSW

Clinical Case Manager

  • Emily Tripp, MA, RMHCI, RMFTI

Insurance Manager

  • Lourdes Clement

Facilities/Property Manager

  • Bryan Freese, CBHT

Office Manager / Program Assistant

  • Stacey Regan

Human Resources Coordinator

  • Barbara Przepierzynski

Alumni/Admissions Coordinator

  • Bret Appel

Client Support Staff Manager

  • Sarah Pelham


  • Dr. Brenda Malone, AP, DOM

Massage Therapists

  • James Johnson, LMT
  • Lori Zwissler, LMT, NMT

Personal Trainer

  • Tom Stratman, NASM CPT, CES


  • Ryan Riccardo, LPN
  • Nicholas Chiappone, RN
  • Michelle Foerster, BSN, RN
  • Casey Weisenthal, RN
  • Lindsey VanderVelde, BSN, RN
  • Zachary Leszczynski, RN
  • Charles Amargo, LPN

Client Support Staff

  • Bonnie Rettka, CBHT, Client Support Staff Assistant Manager
  • Jack Hirschauer
  • Eva Vancheri, CBHT
  • Daniel Oelhafen
  • Allen Robinson
  • Jordan Rogers
  • Jenelle Ayala
  • Marissa Rider
  • Emily Powell
  • Lawrence Lanni

  • Makenzie Conner

  • Anthony Dixon

  • Jeffrey Bain

Our Success Stories

Your Recovery is Our Main Priority

    Life is so much better after recovery. I'm in better spirits. I can conquer almost anything on my own. And I couldn't be happier.

    - Tom K.

    Recovery is about the beginning of a new life and not about dwelling on what you might have done in the past. The counseling, along with the spiritual basis for the counseling is second to none!

    - Former Patient

    The people cared about me and the people took me under their wing. They not only saved my life, but they saved my brothers and in a way my sons.

    - Bryan F.

    We found at Tranquil Shores people who were totally dedicated to treating and healing the whole person, physically, emotionally and spiritually. They replaced despair and brokenness with confidence and joy, shame with acceptance and grace, most of all sadn

    - Former Family Member of Patient

    I had this act going like I was this great student and daughter and I was absolutely dying inside. Luckily I was blessed with amazing parents that talked to Chad Johnson and they figured out a way to get me to Tranquil Shores. I started doing what I was to

    - Ashley

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