Meet Our Team of Addiction Treatment Specialists

Crossroads employs a team of licensed professionals to ensure safe, healthy, and sustainable recovery practices for all clients who walk through our doors. You will find our addiction treatment specialists in Maine are here for you and your well being.

Executive Staff

Shannon Trainor chief executive officer

Shannon Trainor, LCSW, CCS

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Shannon has served as Crossroads’ CEO since 2013. A licensed clinician who has held leadership roles in the behavioral health field for over 15 years, Shannon oversees the administrative and programmatic functions for the entire agency. Shannon has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults struggling with mental health and substance use issues and has worked as a clinical director in both outpatient and residential facilities prior to joining Crossroads.

Mary Anne Roy chief clinical officer

Mary Anne Roy, Psy.D., CCS

CHIEF CLINICAL OFFICER

Dr. Roy is a licensed psychologist and certified clinical supervisor who has expertise in the co-occurring treatment of women with addiction. Her extensive career in the mental health and addiction field has provided her with the experience and knowledge necessary to provide strong leadership and direction throughout Crossroads’ continuum of care. As CCO, Dr. Roy oversees all clinical operations of the organization which includes multiple outpatient and inpatient programs.

Teresa Bendokas-Heinfeld director of systems and technology

Teresa Bendokas-Heinfeld, CADC

DIRECTOR OF SYSTEMS & TECHNOLOGY

Teresa came to Crossroads in 2006 with a background in child and adolescent inpatient psychiatric treatment and a degree in Psychology. Teresa uses her clinical background and intimate knowledge of Crossroads treatment to oversee the design and implementation of administrative and operational systems.

Vivian Trott Finance Director

Vivian Trott

FINANCE DIRECTOR

Vivian joined the Crossroads finance team in 2012 with a 45-year career working in finance and accounting departments for several Maine non-profits. In her role as finance director, Vivian oversees and manages the operating budget and monthly billing for the entire agency and provides the CEO with strategic recommendations for fiscally strong investments and operations for growth in all clinical programs and services.

Liz Twombly director of compliance

Liz Twombly, PT, DPT, CHHi-CP

DIRECTOR OF COMPLIANCE

An experienced healthcare professional for over 16 years, Liz brings both clinical and management experience to her role as director of compliance. Liz is responsible for building systems and procedures to assure successful compliance with all state and federal laws, regulations and contracts that support the compliance and quality of Crossroads’ client care and services. As a member of the senior management team Liz provides all agency staff with guidance on 42 CFR and HIPAA policies and is responsible for managing the renewals and re-accreditations for state licenses, commercial insurance contracts and CARF.

Leslie Rawlings chief marketing and development officer

Lesley Rawlings

CHIEF MARKETING & DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Lesley oversees all fundraising efforts of the organization and manages a comprehensive and strategic marketing plan that supports the organization’s vision and goals. She brings 25 years of experience as a sales and marketing executive and over a decade of working in the Boston area as a fundraising professional for the American Cancer Society. Lesley works with individual donors, corporations and foundations in securing philanthropic support with a focus on funding client programs and services. An avid supporter of access to quality care, Lesley is committed to the mission and clients of Crossroads.

Clinical Staff

Beth Caron director of residential programs

Beth Caron, LCSW, CCS

DIRECTOR OF RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS

In 2014 Beth joined Crossroads clinical staff as the program manager for the Back Cove Women’s Residential Program in Portland after previously working as a primary therapist and clinical director for Banyan Health Systems in Florida, at Spectrum Program’s Broward Adult Residential. As the director of residential programs, Beth oversees all 3 of our residential programs and works closely with our program managers, medical director and staff to ensure all clients’ clinical and aftercare plans are being met.

Melanie Sosinski-Brown outpatient clinical officer

Melanie Sosinski Brown, LCSW, LADC, CCS

OUTPATIENT CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

A dedicated clinician whose expertise covers individual and group counseling for women in early recovery, Melanie began her career with Crossroads as a clinician in our Children and Women’s Program and then moved to working with our clients in the Back Cove Women’s Residential Program. Melanie’s focus is helping clients with co-occurring disorders with a focus on treating and healing trauma. As the Outpatient Clinical Supervisor for our Greater Portland Counseling Center and Kennebunk Counseling Center, Melanie supervises and manages all outpatient clinical staff and programs and services provided.

Before coming to Maine, Melanie worked in Florida treatment centers while getting her degree co-facilitating women’s only IOP’s.

A licensed EMDR clinician with expertise in group and individual counseling for women in early recovery, Melanie treats clients in our outpatient treatment centers running IOP’s and aftercare groups with a focus in co-occurring disorders and trauma.

Brittany Page program manager

Brittany Page, MSW, LCSW

OUTPATIENT CLINICIAN – EATING DISORDERS IOP

Brittany brings extensive experience working with clients with eating disorders for inpatient, residential, PHP programs to the outpatient team of our eating disorders IOP Program. Licensed in DBT, CBT, & TF-CBT, Brittany also has worked with clients struggling with body image issues, trauma and depression. Additionally, her experience involves using ACT, REBT, Narrative Therapy, and other trauma informed therapies CPT, Seeking Safety, & Healing Trauma Utilization of Art Therapy. Brittany holds memberships to NASW, NEDA, and IAEDP.

Olivia Testa clinician

Olivia Testa, LCSW, CADC

OUTPATIENT CLINICIAN

Olivia is an individual clinician in our Greater Portland Counseling Center treating clients with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders. Olivia’s experience covers Trauma, PTSD, Experiential Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Prior to joining Crossroads in 2018 Olivia worked in residential treatment programs for young adults with co-occurring disorders. A focus for Olivia is prioritizing relationship building in treatment and incorporating modalities to assist with that approach including TF-CBT, ACT, and Mindfulness based strategies. Olivia received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Keene State College with a minor in Substance Use and Addiction and her Masters in Social Work from the University of New England.

Kathleen Hart eating disorder specialist

Kathleen Hart, Psy.D

EATING DISORDER SPECIALIST

Dr. Hart is the consulting eating disorder specialist for our Co-Occurring Eating Disorder and Addiction Residential Program. Dr. Hart runs groups in the residential program and supports the clinical team in treatment recommendations to support each client’s treatment plan. In addition to her general private practice, Dr. Hart specializes in treating Eating Disorders. She works with children, adolescents, men, and women with eating disorders including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, Compulsive Overeating, OCD-related Eating disorders, and other eating-related issues. Dr. Hart received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Boston College. She received her graduate clinical training at The Judge Baker Clinic at The Children’s Hospital of Boston and at The Cambridge Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Hart received her APA-approved predoctoral training at The Children’s Hospital of Colorado. Before starting her private practice, Dr. Hart worked at Bethesda Hospital in Englewood, Colorado on the Eating and Substance Use Disorder units. While raising her family, Dr. Hart has been in private practice for over fifteen years in Falmouth, Maine.

Tonya Spaulding dietitian

Tonya Spaulding, RDN, LD

DIETITIAN, Co-Occurring Eating Disorder & Addiction Residential Program

Tonya specializes in working with clients with eating disorders by providing Medical Nutrition Therapy and nutrition counseling using evidence-based scientific research including Health at Every Size and non-dieting principles. She has worked in the nutrition field for over 13 years and for the last 6 years working directly with eating disorder clients. Tonya utilizes the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Care Process which follows a systematic approach to providing high-quality nutrition care through assessment, nutrition diagnosis, intervention, monitoring, and evaluation. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree from Rutgers University. She completed her dietetic supervised practices in multiple facilities in New England including, Davita Dialysis in Boston Massachusetts, The New England Eating Disorders and Oncology Programs at Mercy Hospital in Portland, Maine, Western Maine Community Action in Auburn, Maine, and St. Mary’s Regional Health Center in Lewiston, Maine.

Lisa Wanek

FAMILY CLINICIAN, Back Cove Women’s Residential Program

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Molly Fox, LCSW

PROGRAM MANAGER, Children and Mothers Program

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Heidi Jacobsen, LCPC, LADC

PROGRAM MANAGER, Back Cove Women’s Residential Program

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Darius Iranpour

ADMISSIONS MANAGER

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Rebecca Hendry, Clinician, Children and Mothers Program

CLINICIAN, Children and Mothers Program

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Patricia Vyr, LADC, CCS, LCPC-C.

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR, Children and Mothers Program

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Rebecka L. Hendry, CADC

CLINICIAN, Children and Mothers Program

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Medical Staff

Jonathan Fellers medical director

Jonathan C. Fellers, MD

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

As a board-certified Addiction Psychiatrist, Dr. Fellers serves as the medical director who works with our clients, their families, and the health care system to promote high-quality evidence-based screening, assessment, and treatment for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders. Addiction involves both biology and psychology, and Dr. Fellers takes a particular interest in helping disentangle this complexity. Dr. Fellers completed his fellowship at Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, Addiction Psychiatry in 2013 and two residencies at the University of California, San Francisco and University of Virginia Health System. A graduate of Cornell Medical College in 2002, Dr. Fellers is affiliated with both Maine Behavioral Healthcare, Spring Harbor Hospital, and Maine Medical Center.

Claudia Heise addiction treatment specialist physician

Claudia Heise, MD

PHYSICIAN

Dr. Heise is a board-certified family medicine specialist who serves as the physician for our Co-occurring Eating disorder and Addiction Residential Program. In this capacity, Dr. Heise supports our clients by meeting with them on a weekly basis to assess their medical needs, order labs as needed, and provide medical intervention recommendations that support the client’s treatment plan. Dr. Heise works closely with the clinical treatment team in the program and is an integral member of the residential program team. Dr. Heise is board certified in Family Medicine and received her medical degree in 2013 from the University of Illinois.

Kime Kinne addiction treatment specialist nurse

Kimberly Kinne, RN

NURSE MANAGER

As a licensed registered nurse working with clients with psychiatric and co-occurring disorders, Kim brings a wealth of knowledge and clinical expertise in supporting the clients in all three of Crossroads’ residential programs. Kim has worked with clients struggling with depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, trauma and PTSD in her 20-year career as a nurse. Prior to joining the medical team at Crossroads, Kim served as a psychiatric nurse at Riverview Psychiatric Center in Augusta. Kim is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association and received her nursing degree from the University of Maine.

Board of Directors

Emily Semenchuk – President

Susan McKenna – Vice President

Garrett Adams – Treasurer

Mary Atwood – Secretary

Seth Blais

Benjamin Motley

Jo Ann Palmacci, APRN

Contact us and call 877.978.1667 today if you or a loved one needs help from our addiction treatment specialists.