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Jesse Reuter


Jesse is a dynamic leader who has motivated countless adults, teens, children and families to first recognize the process of what is working in one’s life and then how to expand on that and maximize their abilities to achieve desired goals.

Alex Riley


Alex Riley is a certified interventionist from Jefferson Twp New Jersey. He is a respected man who has spent years as an interventionist dealing with the struggles of addiction.

Dr. Michael Ganon, DO

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.

Amanda Timonere, LMHC, NCC, CCMHC, MCAP

Chief Clinical Officer

Amanda Timonere has served in the field of Addictions and Mental Health since 2010. Originally from New Rochelle, New York, she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in Forensic Psychology with a minor in Counseling from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City.

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.

Alex Costa

Chief Marketing Officer

Alex Costa, a Massachusetts native, is a person in long-term recovery from Addiction and Alcoholism. His passion and purpose for helping others always remain at the forefront as our Chief Marketing Officer.

Joel Wishnia

Executive Director of Operations

Joel Wishnia has worked in the treatment field since 2016. Joel grew up in South Florida and returned in 2016, after his own personal struggles with alcoholism and addiction. He is dedicated to helping others find a new way of life.

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.

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.  

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.