Highly Trained, Tenured Staff

500+ Years of Staff Sobriety
45+ Staff Members
90% Staff Members are in Recovery
70% Our Staff Chose Recovery at Serenity Knolls

Our team will create an individualized treatment for you, providing 24-hour care from the moment of arrival to departure, with no additional fees for continuing care as long as you remain in recovery. Most of our staff are in recovery with a direct tie to Serenity Knolls and bring an immense range of experience to help our residents rebuild their foundation.

Leadership Team

  • Catherine McQuilkin - Chief Executive Officer
  • Kris Bazavilvazo - Chief Financial Officer
  • Marcela Vargas - Director of Human Resources
  • Melanie Jackson - Director of Operations
  • Marni Richards, CRCR - Business Office Director

Medical/Nursing Team

  • Molly Bourne, MD - Medical Director
  • Julie Hauke, RN, MS - Director of Nursing

Clinical Team

  • Dora Shalts-Lastra, LMHC - Clinical Director
  • Shem Klein, AMFT - Clinical Coordinator
  • Dr. Joan Driscoll, Ph.D - Psychologist
  • Victoria Granucci, Ph.D - Family Program Director
  • Seamus O’Connor, LMFT - Consultant Psychotherapist
  • Jon Granucci, LMFT - Therapist
  • Martiza Mezas, AMFT - Primary Therapist
  • Michael Earhardt, MFT trainee - Family Program Coordinator

Admissions Team

  • Heather McCrea - Director of Admissions
  • Shannon Domingos - Director of Utilization Review
  • Karen Brisson - Admissions Counselor
  • Ron Eisner - Admissions Counselor
Facility Exterior
Facility Interior
Individuals doing Yoga
Individuals in Circle Talking
Facility Pool and Basketball Court
Individuals Sitting and Talking
Individual Reading
Individual Journaling
Individuals Sitting at Tables
Individuals Playing Basketball

Serenity Knolls helped not only my husband – but our whole entire family. We go back every year during the holidays to visit and not a day goes by where we are not grateful for where we all are now.

– Henriette C.