Since 1992, Diversified Treatment Alternative Centers and their expert, caring staff has served children, adolescents, and their families who are struggling as a result of abuse and trauma. Our staff includes a wide variety of certifications and educational attainments, including staff with M.Ed., LPC, ICAADC, ICCJP, MSW, LCSW, QCSW, Board Certified Physicians, a Board Certified Psychiatrist, and a Licensed Psychologist. But more than all of the professional credentials, our dedicated staff are carefully selected for their care and compassion that they exude each and every day.

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Chief Executive Officer

Chief Clinical Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Director of Clinical Quality

Business Office Manager

Director of Human Resources

Emily Ludwikowski

Regional Clinical Coordinator of Residential Services

Regional Administrative Coordinator of Residential Services

Christina DiOrio

Engagement and Crisis Specialist

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At Diversified Treatment Alternative Centers, our staff is our greatest asset. Our team members have been chosen for their considerable skills and expertise as well as their compassion and commitment to our clients. At every level, our staff ensures that the children and adolescents in our care are safe, secure, and cared for with professionalism. The mission of DTAC is present in all that we do: To serve children, adolescents, and their families in a stable and safe environment where one’s potential, personal strengths, and relationships are the basis for life long change and self-sufficiency. Additionally, our staff incorporates our core values of integrity, kindness, empowerment, and respect into their everyday work. For those interested in joining DTAC’s team, visit our careers page.

Courtney Davis

Program Coordinator, IBHS

Cristine Adams

Program Coordinator, ARRTS

Karen Brady

Residential Clinical Coordintaor

Lauren Briggs


Jeanie Counsil

Regional Managed Care Liaison, Residential Services

Mariah Krygier

Mental Health Professional, Danville ARRTS

Susan Girton-Woll

Mental Health Professional

Breanna Lansberry

Mental Health Professional

Melissa Shilling


Cheyenne Tumolo

Mobile Therapist, CSBBH Milton

Christy Rupert

CSBBH Director

Pamela Wells

Mental Health Professional

Santina Sacavage

Business Development Director for Outpatient Services

Ardella Dobson, MS

Mental Health Professional

Jesse Anderson, LSW

Mobile Therapist CSBBH Berwick

Katherine Mendez, MS

Mental Health Professional

Milagros Tebar, MS, BCBA, LBS

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Zachary Elsasser, MS

Mental Health Professional

Stacy Losell, MS

Mental Health Professional

Susan Gabrovsek, MT

Mid-West CSBBH Program

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The Diversified Treatment Alternative Centers Team: Our Expertise

The professional staff on the Diversified Treatment Alternative Centers team includes the following:

  • Board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrists
  • A licensed psychologist
  • Licensed clinical social workers
  • Licensed professional counselors
  • A licensed behavioral specialist
  • A board-certified behavioral analyst
  • Other mental health professionals with certifications in trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

In addition, our clinical staff is comprised of graduate and undergraduate level professionals, certified addiction counselors, professionals certified in sexual health treatment, and highly experienced youth development counselors.

Our program staff has expertise in all of the following clinical treatment areas and therapeutic approaches:

  • Strategic family therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Anger management
  • Child abuse
  • Child and adolescent development, family therapy, grief therapy, group therapy, reality and person-centered therapies, natural consequences vs. punishment, sexual victimization, sexually harmful behavior, and outcome-based grief therapy.
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The Diversified Treatment Alternative Centers Team: Diversity

While our DTAC locations are in relatively homogeneous rural communities, we are proud to employ staff with both exemplary clinical experience and training as well as culturally diverse backgrounds. Diversified Treatment Alternative Centers is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically support affirmative action employment strategies and actively recruit and employ personnel who can provide clients with the utmost in sound clinical treatment services and culturally competent care that is based on their professional development and personal backgrounds. This allows us to best serve our diverse population of clients.

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Reach Out to DTAC Today

Learn more about the admissions process for our residential or outpatient mental health treatment programs by contacting us today. The Diversified Treatment Alternative Centers team can help determine the right treatment program for your child and change your family’s life. Reach out to DTAC at 570.524.0307 or contact us online to learn more.