Treatment Team

Dr. Jacqueline Boutrouille, M.D. – Medical Director

Dr. Boutrouille has been helping patients and families cope with addiction for over 10 years. She is one of the field’s most well-known addiction specialists. Dr. Boutrouille, along with her staff of highly trained and experienced professionals, will evaluate the patient and put together a treatment program to fit the individual needs of each individual patient.

Board Certified In Psychiatry
Board Certified in Addiction Recovery and Psychiatry
Member of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Graduated from the Medical University of Caen
Graduated from University of South Carolina at Columbia

James Hausler, MS, NCC, LMHC – Staff Therapist
Kathy Shumney, M.Ed., LMHC – Staff Therapist
Ramsey Bradley, MS – Staff Therapist / Outpatient Program
Lynn K. Anders, BCRPS, CAP – Staff Therapist
Stuart Perr,CAP – Staff Therapist
George Brockway, CAC – Director of Case Management

Wellness Team

Dr. Dean Rotondo, M.D. – Staff Neurologist

Dr. Rotondo is trained to practice Addiction Medicine, also specializing in psychiatry, neurology with 32 years experience as an MD, earning his doctoral degree at St George’s University. Specializing in the field of Psychiatry, Dr. Rotondo is prepared to diagnose and treat the various types of mental illness, such as depression, eating disorders, manic depression and anxiety disorders, among other psychiatric illnesses and disorders. Dr. Rotondo is trained to provide various treatments, including the prescription of medications, different forms of psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy, among other techniques.

Dr. Rick Harris, Psy.D – Neurofeedback Practitioner

Dr. Harris was awarded his Doctor of Psychology by Nova Southeastern University in 1982. Throughout his 30 years of experience within the mental health field, he has worked in inpatient, outpatient settings with children, adolescents, adults and seniors. He has found that neurofeedback is an intervention that successfully actualizes the brain-behavior relationship. He combines his experience in clinical psychology and neurofeedback to address client’s concerns in an integrated holistic approach. This approach serves to assist in the enhancement of a client’s cognitive, psychological and physiological well being.

Dr. Rachel Bishop, Psy.D – Neurofeedback Practitioner

Dr. Bishop is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and provides assessment services and neurofeedback intervention. She believes it is most important to incorporate the individual’s philosophies and experiences into their treatment. The success she has seen with neurofeedback treatment within a wide variety of populations, including inpatient substance abuse recovery, has brought her to Challenges.

Laurel Ela, FNPP, BC, MSN – Resident ARNP
Frances Kranz, LPN – Staff Nurse
Toby Bass, RD, LD/N – Director of Nutritional Counseling Services
Vincent Richards – Motivational Enhancement Facilitator
Carlos M. Suarez – Tai Chi Instructor
Shari Jorge – Certified Yoga Instructor

Administrative Team

Dale Redlich – Founder

I founded Challenges Treatment Center 13 years ago for the purpose of helping individuals with a history of chronic relapse. We incorporate the latest technology, together with traditional treatment, twelve-step oriented treatment, and alternative treatment therapies. It is our intention to maintain the highest quality of care at a reasonable cost while at the same time striving to provide an intimate setting that fully concentrates on the individual and their recovery.

Beatrix Redlich – Chief Executive Officer
Jif Feingold – Chief Operating Officer
Craig Benoit – Director of Professional Relations
Christine Holloway – Director of Admissions
David Miller – Director of Client Relations
Jayne Bazzano, MS HSA – Utilization Review Specialist, Admission & Insurance Administrator
Linda Potere, MBA, CAP, NCAC II – Quality Assurance and Compliance Consultant
Patzi Medeiros – Administrative Support Assistant
Marsha Vogel – Office Manager/Administrator