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Meet Our Team

Our elite professional backgrounds and mix of interests guarantee NEATC’s mission stays intact.

We are driven by long proven clinical practices that are designed to treat the individual from every angle. Our clinical team is well suited to treat all aspects of substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. A smaller team allows us to stay focused and follow our strict quality regime.

Joseph Vericker

Joseph Vericker

Co-Founder
Amy Fitzpatrick

Amy Fitzpatrick

Medical Director
Kate Smith, LICSW

Kate Smith, LICSW

Executive Director
Chris Dorval

Chris Dorval

Clinical Director
Robert McLachlan

Robert McLachlan

Director of Admissions
Daniel Tufo

Daniel Tufo

Marketing Director
Patrick Cronin

Patrick Cronin

Director of Professional Relations
Keith Lombard, LADAC II

Keith Lombard, LADAC II

Primary Therapist
Justine Doucette, MSMFT

Justine Doucette, MSMFT

Primary Therapist
Nikolas Protasenia, LMHC

Nikolas Protasenia, LMHC

Primary Therapist
Desiree Rivera, MSMFT

Desiree Rivera, MSMFT

Primary Therapist
Erin White, LADAC II

Erin White, LADAC II

Primary Therapist
Donald Shepherd, LCSW

Donald Shepherd, LCSW

Primary Therapist
Ayelen Garcia, MSW

Ayelen Garcia, MSW

Case Manager
Natalia Downes, BA

Natalia Downes, BA

Case Manager

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