Online IOP for College Students and Emerging Adults in MA in Network with Carelon

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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Therapeutic Community Staff

Heather Churchill, PsyD

Director of Health and Wellness/Associate Director of the Therapeutic Community Program

Donna M. Elmendorf, PhD

Director of Therapeutic Community Program

Peter Hummel, MA

Therapeutic Community Center Group and Activities Coordinator/Program Manager

Cornelia Kalischer, LSW

Program Manager/Therapeutic Community Staff Member

Mitra Kukic-Potrebic

Mental Health Specialist

Gary Osborne, MFA, MAT

Substance Use Counselor

Nick Pohl, MSW

Assistant Program Manager/Therapeutic Community Staff Member

Dylan Quinn

Therapeutic Community Staff Member

Arti Roots Ross

Therapeutic Community Staff Member

Brenda St. Pierre

Centerwide Community Coordinator/IRP-G and IRP-N Program Manager

Jonathan Williams, MEd

Therapeutic Community Staff Member


Contact Us for More

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