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Green Hills with Blue Sky

Supportive Professionals

Hope & Support Group Facilitators

Licensed Professionals:

  • George Gogas, LCSW
  • Rosalie Panioto LMFT
  • Janet Rooney, APRN, MS, CS
    • Psychotherapy * Consulation
  • Amy Yazmer, MS, LADC, CAC
  • Melissa Simone, LCSW

Para Professionals:

  • Ana M. Gopoian, BA, RSS, CPRC, Cht., DARC
    • TriCircle, Inc. Founder, Executive Director
  • Alfred D'Arena, MHA
  • Allison K. Kernan, Recovery Coach, SMART Recovery Facilitator
  • Christina E. Zurlis, LMSW

Advisory Boards

Clinical Advisory Board:

  • Chair: Jonathan Beazley, LMFT, LADC
  • Vice Chair: Cristina E. Zurlis, LMSW
  • Secretary: Allison K. Kernan, Coach, Facilitator
  • Board of Directors Liaison: Barry Gordon LMFT, Cht.
  • Camille Payne Johnson, APRN
  • Kevin Murray, CAC

Fundraising and Events Advisory Board:

  • Chair: Bonnie Lagocki, Webster Bank Senior Quality Analyst Officer
  • Secretary: Maureen Danick
  • Board of Directors Liaison: Ray Demers 
  • Ceci Iliff, Founder of TheCharityChallenge.net 
  • Kristina Robinson, eBay Store Merchandiser
  • Kathy Palermo
  • Carole Doyle
  • Joyce Mauro, More Joy Fitness

General Counsel

John F. Mezzanotte

Mezzanotte Law Firm
256 N Main Street
Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 269-1426

Other Support

  • Adam Hechler, IT Support
  • Bernie Staggers, Photography