Jenn Pullaro, LCSW, LCADC
Primary Therapist and Group Therapist
Jennifer has more than a decade of experience in the treatment of substance abuse, behavioral addictions and mental health disorders. She has expertise in performing assessments, leading individual and group therapy sessions, treatment planning and case management. She was trained by noted addiction psychiatrist Dr. Mee-Lee on the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s guidelines for patient placement and how to complete multidimensional assessments. She has also been trained in the “Seeking Safety” therapeutic model for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse.
Jennifer is a licensed clinical social worker and a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Stockton University and a master’s degree in social work from Rutgers.
Anthony Mattia, CADC Intern
Aftercare & Case Management Coordinator/Alumni Coordinator
Anthony handles the case management and aftercare planning for clients in all levels of care at Promises New Jersey. He also oversees the alumni association and facilitates group therapy in our intensive outpatient program. Anthony is currently completing his internship to become a certified alcohol and drug counselor. He has an extensive knowledge of 12-step recovery and is attending addictions courses through the New Jersey Prevention network. His own life experiences with addiction help him relate to clients on a personal level.
Joy Tomassetti, RMA
Joy assists our nurse practitioner with daily tasks such as client assessments, medical records, monitoring vitals, administering medications and testing for health conditions. Joy is a registered medical assistant and has specialized training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, first aid and basic life support. She is also Narcan (Evzio) trained (administering naloxone HCl injection). Prior to joining Promises New Jersey drug rehab, she worked as a physical therapist assistant, home health aide, and residential group home manager for people with disabilities. Joy says her passion for helping others led her to this career path. She finds it particularly rewarding when Promises New Jersey alumni return to serve as guest speakers, and she sees how excited they are about their success in recovery.
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