Cultivating treatment success with a great team.

Clinical, administrative and executive care is the cornerstone of addiction treatment success, and Alternatives In Treatment boasts one of the best all around teams in the industry.

All of our treatment programs are provided under the watchful eye of our Medical Director.

Each of The Alternatives In Treatment therapists has extensive clinical training and experience in the fields of addiction, eating disorders, or substance abuse treatment.

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Medical & Clinical Staff


Jenn Nelson
Jenn Nelson, LCSW, CSAT
Associate Clinical Director
Brett Riolo
Brett Riolo
Director of Clinical Integrity

Mario Mendes

Mario Mendes, LMHC
Clinical Supervisor
Tonya Pignato
Tonya Pignato, LCSW, CAP
Family Program Coordinator
Maarit Ayravainen
Maarit Ayravainen, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner
Deena Brady
Deena Brady
Medical Services Manager



Administrative Staff


Joseph Petri
Joseph Petri
Chief Executive Officer
Peter Walstrom
Peter Walstrom
Chief Operating Officer
Joe Monitto
Joe Monitto
Vice President of Operations