Addiction Specialists

  • Nature and goals of the treatment, rules and responsibilities, and requirements for admission and completion of treatment
  • Treatment Schedule and services provided
  • The treatment costs, including insurance coverage
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William J Heran, PhD, LCSW
Chief Executive Officer, Providence Treatment

Dr. William Heran is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Providence Treatment. Dr. Heran holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Social Work from Smith College and a Master in Social Work from New York University and has over 30 years as a clinician, researcher, author, educator, spiritual advisor and program developer. He worked as a research associate with Bessel van der Kolk, M.D. at the Boston Trauma Center and published research on the traumatic effects of awareness during surgery. He has worked in many multi-cultural settings including Jamaica, Hawaii, New York City and Boston. He is a former Jesuit and continues to integrate spirituality into his work and programming at Providence Treatment. He has worked with professionals for many years and serves as an evaluator for State Licensing BoardsState Boards of MedicinePharmacy and Nursing. He also is HIMS-program trained and treats private and commercial pilots. Dr. Heran has a particular interest and skill to work with clergy from all faiths with a substance use disorder. Dr. Heran’s skill and leadership makes Providence Treatment a leader in healthcare and treatment. He recently becomes a certified SAP evaluator for U.S. Department of Transportation and works closely with employers’ EAPs.

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Gabe Lau, MS, PE
Chief Operating Officer, Providence Treatment

Mr. Gabe Lau is the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Providence Treatment Companies and he has overall responsibilities for the operation and management of Providence Treatment, Sober Living Program, and Caduceus Academy for medical students. Gabe holds both Bachelor and Master degrees in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University and he is a licensed professional engineer with over 15 years of experiences in program and project management in various industrial and manufacturing businesses, commercial and healthcare buildings, fossil and nuclear power plants. Gabe has worked for 2 world-renowned US-owned engineering and construction companies prior to joining Providence Treatment team in 2014.  Currently, Gabe is pursuing his Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Organization Development (OD) at Cabrini University in Philadelphia.

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Kendrick Peer Mugnier, PsyD, LPC
Director of Clinical Services, Providence Treatment
Dr. Kendrick Peer Mugnier completed his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the APA accredited Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM).  He is also a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and a licensed clinical psychologist who completed his post-doctoral fellowship at Belmont Behavioral Health Hospital in Philadelphia PA.  He has over ten years of experience working with clients who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.  Dr. Mugnier uses evidence-based practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to address the needs of clients.  He also facilitates mindfulness training with clients at Providence.  Dr. Mugnier’s approach focuses on establishing genuine, transactional and supportive relationships with his clients, while also challenging them to achieve to their true potential and attain a sustainable recovery.  He provides clinical leadership, supervision and clinical care to our clients at Providence.
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David Steinman, MD, DFAPA
Psychiatrist Consultant

Dr. David Steinman is a Board Certified Psychiatrist who graduated from The Medical College of Pennsylvania.  He completed an internship in Pediatrics at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children-Temple University Hospital, and served his Residency in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center.  He also received post-graduate training at the Philadelphia Psychoanalytic Institute.  He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Steinman performs medication consultation and follows up for a variety of disorders.  He has extensive experience with depression and anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, adjustment reactions, eating disorders, and attention deficit disorder (ADD), adolescent issues, and impairment in professionals, particularly physicians.

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Jason Hartman, DO
Physician Consultant

Dr. Jason Hartman graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM). He completed his internship in the Department of Family Medicine at Crozer Hospital and then completed a residency in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (NMM) and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM).  He is certified in advanced  forms of Osteopathic Medicine including multiple courses in  Osteopathy in the Cranial Field and Biodynamic Osteopathy, as taught by James Jealous, D.O. Dr. Hartman uses a multidisciplinary approach to patient care and wellness with a mission to share his passion for the quest for wellness with his patients, friends, and family.  Some of the modalities he uses include Osteopathic Manipulation, Prolotherapy, Medical Acupuncture, and Russian Kettlebell training.

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Scott Strubinger, MSW, LCSW, RD, CAADC
Addictions Counselor, Providence Treatment

Mr. Scott Strubinger received his Master’s Degree in social work from West Chester University and a Bachelors of Science in dietetics from East Carolina University.  He holds long-standing memberships with the National Association of Social Workers  and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Integrating physical wellness to assist the mind-body-spirit connection is a key feature of his psychodynamic approach.  Scott also has postgraduate training and experience in trauma therapy (EMDR), cognitive behavioral therapy, and mindfulness-based stress reduction.  With each unique individual and family, he uses evidence-based practices to design their care and track progress.  Scott promotes successful recovery from substance use and mental health disorders through accountability, strengthening communication, the reduction of trauma, and self-advocacy.

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Rachel Diamond, MSS, LSW
Addictions Counselor, Providence Treatment

Ms. Rachel Diamond received her Master’s Degree in Social Services from Bryn Mawr College after completing her undergraduate education in Social Work at Rutgers University. Using a strengths-based perspective, accountability, and narrative approaches, she incorporates these therapeutic techniques into psychodynamic therapy with individuals, groups, and families. Rachel has extensive experience and knowledge about the processes of early recovery and maintainence of recovery, including use of self-care, spirituality, and relapse-prevention. She is trained in Seeking Safety, a trauma-informed therapy tretament addressing issues which can arise when recovering from PTSD along with substance use disorders. This includes providing recovery tools to help strengthen healthy communication, advocating for self, and healing from codependency.

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Lawrence Creamer, MHS, CAADC
Addictions Counselor, Providence Treatment

Mr. Larry Creamer received his Master’s of Human Services from Lincoln University with honors and is a member of PHI Gama MU, an international social scientist fraternity.  He received his bachelor of science degree in psychology and human services from University of Scranton with a cognate in theology.  He is a certified advanced alcohol and drug counselor and a licensed detox acupuncturist, in addition to a certified level II Reiki practitioner.  Larry is currently pursuing his PhD in Organic Psychology.  As a holistic therapist, Larry’s experience and practice brings together the mind, body, and spirit to work with individuals and groups to reach their highest level of their personal potential.  Larry is also an avid outdoors enthusiast.

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Tom Sexton, BA, CADC
Psychodramatist and Addictions Counselor, Providence Treatment

Mr. Tom Sexton is an experienced lecturer, educator, group leader and motivational speaker in the areas of relationships, families, addictions, preventive healthcare, parenting, spirituality and meditation.  He attended St. Joseph’s University and received his B.A. from Neumann University.  He has an Associate Director’s degree from the Horsham Psychiatric Clinic and the Moreno Institute of Psychodrama, Sociomentry and Group Psychotherapy.  He served as a consultant to the Horsham Psychiatric Clinic on Addictions, Family Counseling and Interventions and was an original member of the Problem Solving Theatre Group.  He has been in the professional counseling field for over 49 years and is recognized for his ability to communicate modern psychological concepts in a unique and dramatic style that make them understandable, inspirational and entertaining.  He teaches individuals, families and audiences how to release pent-up potential by changing old habits, beliefs and attitudes that inhibit and often block performance and full expression of the creative self.

Heather McGee
Heather McGee, PhD
Addictions Counselor Assistant, Providence Treatment

Dr. Heather McGee holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy degree from Loyola University of Chicago and a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree from Wake Forest University.  Her counseling work includes serving as a therapist at Salisbury University’s Student Counseling Services and as an addictions counselor at a community behavioral health clinic in Maryland.  Dr. McGee’s clinical orientation is person-centered and incorporates aspects of psychodynamic, relational and existential theories.  Her aim is to create a space in which clients feel safe, heard, cared-for and honored — a space that is strong enough to support the challenging work of recovery.

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Michael Keane
Licensed Acupuncturist, Providence Treatment

Mr. Michael Keane completed his acupuncture master’s training and Chinese herbal medicine certification at the Won Institute of Graduate Studies in Glenside, PA.  He seeks to bring together modern and traditional views on health, medicine, and healing practices in the search for a more robust human medicine.  He is passionate about working with people with pain, addiction, trauma, and internal medicine issues.  For his own health and enjoyment, he can be found playing guitar or painting in his free time.

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Transformation Yoga Project
Yoga for Recovery/Behavioral Health

Transformation Yoga Project’s mission is to serve people impacted by trauma, addiction, and incarceration through trauma-sensitive, mindfulness-based yoga programs driven by education and research. TYP has active programs running concurrently in numerous facilities throughout the greater Philadelphia area including addiction treatment centers, prisons and VA hospitals, as well as, community programs hosted at local yoga studios and community centers. Their program at Providence Treatment is tailored to the specific needs of the participants and staffed by instructors trained to teach trauma-sensitive yoga.

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The road to lifelong recovery for yourself or for a physician in your life is just a phone call away. At Providence Treatment, we’ll help you mainstream your addiction treatment and meet the requirements of your licensing board. To learn more,

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