Registration for Remote Access IOP Summer Program Now Open

Meet Our Team

The Austen Riggs Center staff comprises therapists, nurses, clinical social workers, administrative and other healthcare professionals—all collaborating to create a therapeutic community of positive growth.

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Administrative Staff

Nadine Desautels, BS

Website Coordinator

Donna M. Elmendorf, PhD

Director of Therapeutic Community Program

Kathryn Gallagher, PhD

Staff Psychologist, Insurance and Utilization Review Specialist

Samar Habl, MD

Director of Admissions and Associate Medical Director

Gary Harrington

System Administrator

Nicholas A. Holliday, MD

Director of Psychopharmacology and Medical Services

Kim Hunter-Schaedle, PhD

IRB & Research Compliance Administrator

David Jordan

Director of Dietary/Executive Chef

Barbara Keegan

Medical Office Building Receptionist

Dan Konopka

IT Administrator

Lisa Lewis

Director of Development and Alumni Relations/Fitness Instructor

Courtney Littlefield

Executive Assistant


Contact Us for More

For more information on our residential treatment programs, or answers to any questions, please feel free to contact us.