Elizabeth Hill, LCADC, CCS, CDP, MAC

Clinical Director

Liz Hill was born in London, England and was raised in Queens, New York.  She holds a BA from Hunter College and a MA from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Jennifer James, LAC

Primary Therapist

Jennifer is a Primary Therapist at Garden State Treatment Center and is currently licensed as an Associates Counselor. Jennifer desire’s to bring passion and hope to those who are battling addiction.

Sharon Alexander, MA, MFT

Primary Therapist

Sharon Alexander is a primary Counselor for Garden State Treatment Center. She is currently working on her Licensing/certification as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor.

Liz McLaughlin, MT-BC

Primary Therapist

Liz McLaughlin is a primary therapist and been a practicing board-certified music therapist for 4 years for a variety of clientele including severe and persistent mental illness and substance use disorders.

William Mahoney

Group Facilitator

I try to bring my 30 plus years of experience with sobriety and close to 19 years of treatment experience to clients on a daily basis so they may enjoy the life of sobriety as I have.  

Luis Oquendo

Group Facilitator

Luis has over 20 years in recovery. He has been an active member of a 12 step program for more than two decades and brings that knowledge of the fellowship to Garden State Treatment Center.

Matt Macaluso

Director of Operations

Born and raised in Northern New Jersey, Matthew began his career in the Substance Abuse Treatment field shortly after achieving sobriety in Florida in 2011. He started as an entry level Behavioral Health Technician.

Paul Cordero

Clinical Outreach Coordinator

Paul is a person in long term recovery, and has a passion for helping people with substance abuse disorders achieve sobriety, and maintain recovery.

Dr. Ganon, MD

Attending Physician

A 1982 graduate Of UMDNJ/SOM, Dr. Ganon is board certified in Family Medicine. In a busy career spanning over 30 years, Dr. Ganon has taken on many clinical and leadership roles. Dr. Ganon is actively pursuing board certification in Addiction Medicine and is a vital part of the Garden State Treatment Center team.