Direct Counseling Clinical Staff


WILLIAM L. BLAUL, MA, CADC

OWNER/PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Specializing in Secretary of State License Restoration
  • Master of Arts degree from Southern Illinois University in Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Bachelor of Arts degree from Marquette University in Psychology
  • Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor
  • Alcohol and Drug Risk Educator
  • DUI/Alcohol and Drug Evaluator
  • Clinically Certified Forensic Counselor
  • Domestic Violence Provider
  • 32 years experience in forensic, alcohol/substance abuse evaluations and treatment

LINDA P. BLAUL, RN, MPA, CADC

COUNSELOR/REGISTERED NURSE

  • Masters degree from Roosevelt University in Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Science degree from Marquette University in Nursing
  • Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor
  • Alcohol and Drug Risk Educator
  • DUI/Alcohol and Drug Evaluator
  • Quality/Risk Management Specialist

JOHANNA GERHARDT, MA, LCPC, CADC

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

ANGER MANAGEMENT & THE RIGHT TRACK PROGRAMS
  • Master of Arts degree from Argosy University in Community Counseling
  • Bachelor of Science degree from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in Psychology
  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
  • Anger Management Program Director/Counselor
  • Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor
  • Alcohol and Drug Risk Educator

HILARY PIRRO, MSW, LCSW

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

PARTNER ABUSE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAMS
  • Masters degree in Social Work from Aurora University
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Partner Abuse Counselor
  • Fifteen years experience as a Crisis Responder
  • Certified by American Association of Suicidology

WANIETA GENGE, BSW, CADC, NCRS

COUNSELOR

  • Bachelor degree in Social Work from Aurora University
  • Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor
  • Alcohol and Drug Risk Educator
  • DUI/Alcohol and Drug Evaluator
  • National Certified Recovery Specialist

KATHERINE L. NAUERT

COUNSELOR

  • Bachelor of Arts, Columbia College, MO
  • Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor
  • Alcohol and Drug Risk Educator
  • DUI/Alcohol and Drug Evaluator
  • Anger Management Evaluator/Counselor

ANTHONY J. MISERENDINO, BA, CADC

COUNSELOR

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Behavioral Science from National-Louis University
  • Substance Abuse Training Certificate from Elgin Community College
  • Associates Degree in Liberal Arts from William Rainey Harper College
  • Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
  • DUI/Alcohol and Drug Evaluator
  • DUI/Alcohol and Drug Risk Educator
  • Partner Abuse Counselor

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