Comprehensive Outpatient Addictions Treatment Centers
Union Square: (212) 627-9600
Brooklyn: (718) 342-6700
M - F: 9a - 9p, S: 9a - 2p

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ABOUT US

Realization Center’s treatment philosophy is based upon the belief that addiction affects the whole person…physically, emotionally and spiritually.

Realization Center is a unique comprehensive, full service outpatient addictions treatment program licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. We offer specialized treament for men’s, women’s and adolescent substance abuse issues, food addiction / eating disorders, co-dependency, gambling, sexual compulsivity, as well as numerous mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress, sexual trauma, family of origin issues, domestic violence, anger and stress management, school or job
difficulties, family conflict, parenting difficulties and relationship problems as they relate to substance abuse.
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HOW WE ARE DIFFERENT

Realization Center is a pioneer in providing the most effective holistic care for people in trouble…with substances… with relationships… with themselves.

In a respectful and dignified, non-institutional setting, a personal course of treatment is developed jointly by the dedicated clinical staff and you, the client. We offer flexible hours, a 24-hour hotline, crisis intervention, onsite 12 Step meetings, over 90 groups per week, individual counseling, and programs for family and loved ones. In an intimate and safe environment with the help of caring professionals, clients are empowered to take charge of their behavior and their lives

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OUR TEAM

Executive

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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ]Marilyn Marilyn J. White, CASAC, NCAC II Executive Director, CEO The founder, began Realization Center 29 years ago to fulfill her dream of helping both the underserved and the inadequately served addicted population at large. >> more on Marilyn [/column]

[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 002Dianne Schwartz, CASAC, CPA Administrative Director, CFO Dianne joined forces with Marilyn White in 1988 to actualize the development and expansion of Realization Center. >> more on Dianne [/column]
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Marketing

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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ]Pia
Pia Marinangeli, Ph.D, LCSW, CASAC Community Relations Director [/column]

[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] laura_altmanLaura Altman, LMSW Clinical Social Worker/ Community Relations Rep.[/column]
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Medical

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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 111_Lilliana Aponte-Yap, MD Senior Staff Psychiatrist [/column]
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Clinical – Union Square

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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 011Michelle Licastro, LMHC, CASAC Clinical Director[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 146_Marcia Bodenstein, Director of Orthodox Jewish Program [/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ]amy_resnick Amy Resnik, MHC, CASAC-T Addictions Counselor [/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 009 Catherine Walsh, MA Co-Coordinator of Adolescent Treatment Services [/column]
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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] leonard_fraserLeonard Fraser, LMSW Clinical Social Worker, UR [/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] michelle_morminoMichelle Mormino, CASAC Addictions Counselor [/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] valerie_carrollValerie Carroll, LMSW Clinical Social Worker [/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 005
Sara Matsuzaka, LMSW
Clinical Social Worker [/column]
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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] yvette_cancrynYvette Cancryn, CASAC-T Coordinator of Re-Entry Services [/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] lisa_martin
Lisa Martin, LMSW
Intake Supervisor [/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] nicole_bannerNicole Banner, LMSW Intake Counselor [/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 013_Montrose Cozby, MA Intake Counselor[/column]
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Sarit Krau, MA
Addictions Counselor[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 055_
Ray Wasserman
Intake Phone Coordinator [/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ]057_ Sarah Scott, MA Addictions Counselor[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 071_Cynthia Hernandez, MA Addictions Counselor[/column]
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Amir Cekic, CASAC-T
Intake Counselor[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 117_
Christopher Murphy, MHC
Addictions Counselor [/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 120_James Fleck Addictions Counselor[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 153_Carolina Schoenborn, CASAC-T Addictions Counselor[/column]
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Ioana Ionescu, CASAC
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Clinical – Brooklyn

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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 106Wilda Molina, CASAC Clinical Director[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 001_edit Debra Bovian, CASAC Assistant Clinical Director[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 006 Amy Acaba, MHC Addictions Counselor[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 083Camille Armando, MHC Addictions Counselor / UR Specialist[/column]
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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ]022Daniel Torrecilla, LMHC Addictions Counselor[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ]005David Coen, LMHC Coordinator of Young Adult Treatment Services[/column]

[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 039Ruby Mehta, LMSW Clinical Social Worker[/column]

 

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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] theresa_jonesTheresa Jones, CASAC Addictions Counselor[/column]

 

[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 003 Aditi Verma, LMHC Intake Supervisor[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ]083_ Julia Rozin, LMHC Intake Supervisor[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 094_Elena Aristodemou, MA Addictions Counselor[/column]
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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 100_Douglas Jones, CASAC-T Addictions Counselor[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 104_Kiesha Guyton, MSW Addictions Counselor[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 125_Amber Ali Addictions Counselor[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 142_Milagros Martinez, CASAC-T Addictions Counselor[/column]
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Administrative

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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] Natalia Shatulina Operations Manager [/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] alla_popov  Alla Popov Bookkeeper[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ]011_ Asya Sukiasyan Financial Coordinator [/column]
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Ana Collado
Financial Intake[/column]
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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 141Gyovanny Sabater Financial Intake[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ]018Alina Lev Accounts Receivable[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] alla_fligelman  Alla Fligelman Accounts Receivable/ Blling Specialist[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 021Natilya Levrints Accounts Receivable[/column]
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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 066_Kimberly Caban OASAS Data Coordinator[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 112Laura Gottlieb Administrative Assistant[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 078Kimberly Arroyo Housing Specialist/ Assistant[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 057Fabia Diaz Assistant [/column]
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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 003Emily Starinszki Typist [/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ]124Faisal Nahian IT[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ]078_ Aliya Kreisbereg Doctor’s Assistant[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ]032_ Stefanie Legaspi Reception Supervisor[/column]
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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ]029Janell Mejia Reception[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] kristelle_hernandezKristelle Hernandez Reception[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 040Leitza Lightfoot Reception[/column]
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Mali Souen
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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ]023_ Christina Novac Reception[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ]123_ Simone Harvey Reception[/column]
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Rosa Olivo
Financial Intake[/column]
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Lucy Leon
Laboratory Technician[/column]
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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 028_Cynthia Simmons Medical Records Supervisor[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] aliyah_tongAliyah Tong Medical Records[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 061_Ashley Forde Medical Records[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 055Carmen Fernandez Medical Records[/column]
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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ]066 Ingrid Gonzalez Medical Records[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ]nathalie_mcdawaldNathalie McDawald Medical Records[/column]
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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] diran_jejeDiran Jeje Patient Care Technician[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 033Quentin Chapman Housekeeping[/column]
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[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 043_Yamily Astiaco Housekeeping[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”6″ sm=”6″ xs=”12″ ] 081_Daryl Green Housekeeping[/column]
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