Executive Oversight


 

Steve Greenberg BA, CADC

Founder-Executive Director

steve@rcosa.org

 

Men's Program 


 

John Meissner BA, CADC

John has been a counselor in the addiction treatment field since 1981. He received his training at the Grant Hospital clinical training program for counselors. John has worked in Medically managed De-Tox, Inpatient, IOP, residential treatment, and supportive living community settings for over 34 years. His years of professional and personal experience have informed him his belief that a fulfilling recovery from addiction requires guided attendance to biological, psychological, and spiritual needs.  A comprehensive program of recovery in a community setting like RCOSA offers can best facilitate the goals of recovery: happiness and peace of mind. 

Nick Benedetto BA, CADC

Nick has been working with RCOSA in the capacity of counselor for over 7 years and effective November 1, 2016, is now full time and the new Program Director. Nick brings over 13 years experience of supervising staff and overall clinical case management in social services.

Humberto Sanchez, CADC

Humberto,has worked in the substance abuse field for over 27 years.  He has worked in numerous roles over the past decades, greatly contributing to a variety of populations and social service departments. Humberto has worked with the criminal justice system, the Department of Children and Family Services, the Department of Human Services, and the private sector.  He began his career as a counselor aide at Salvation Army and then moved on to work with Healthcare Alternative Systems. He began in the residential program as a substance abuse counselor and was later offered an opportunity to work with court involved individuals at Cook County Jail’s Daily Reporting Center. This involved working with young males who were awaiting trial. After eight years with HAS, Humberto joined TASC where he worked in the “Temporary Assistance for Needy Families” program as a Field Supervisor overseeing the North and Westside Department of Human Services offices providing assessment and referral services and worked in the “Recovery Coach Program” with clients who were DCFS involved.  For the last 11 years, he was a primary counselor at New Hope Recovery Center.

 

Stan Hall, CADC

Bio Coming Soon

 

Women's Program


 

Pat Bardenett, LCSW, CADC, CYT

Pat Bardenett, LCSW, CADC, CYT holds a license in clinical social work and has a private practice in Chicago's Loop area.  She is a practicing yoga and meditation teacher and blends these modalities into her therapy practice to create a holistic mind body approach.  Pat has a masters degree in social work, is certified in drug and alcohol counseling, hypnosis and hypnotherapy and as a yoga instructor.  Pat is a compassionate therapist utilizing therapeutic, coaching and mindfulness tools working with individuals, couples and groups around issues of addiction and loss.  She has over 20 years of experience working with chemical dependency and mental illness.

 

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