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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

Margaret Parish, PhD

Director of Patient Care

Donna Plankey

Accounts Receivable & Insurance Billing Coordinator

Jeremy Ridenour, PsyD, ABPP

Associate Director of Admissions/Director of Psychological Testing

Nestor Riva, MSPM, PMP, CSL

Director of Facilities

Liz Sample

Social Work Administrative Assistant

Kevin Smith

Network Systems Engineer

Jennifer Stevens, PhD, ABPP

Director of Training

Joanne Stringer

Accounts Payable and Payroll Coordinator

Jane G. Tillman, PhD, ABPP

Evelyn Stefansson Nef Director of the Erikson Institute for Education, Research, and Advocacy

John Zollinger, MFA

Director of Communications


Contact Us for More

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