Staff

Carolann Kane Cavaiola, MA, LCADC, CCS

Executive Director

Carolann was named the Executive Director of the Samaritan Center at the Jersey Shore in February of 2015. She provides leadership to the Counseling staff and assists the Board with community relations, program development and assures the integrity of the clinical services to the individuals, couples and families that come to the Center.

Carolann has a Master’s Degree in Counseling, is a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC), and a Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS). She has practiced as an addiction counselor, behavioral health educator, and provides clinical supervision. Carolann has served as an Addiction Treatment Program Executive Director and held leadership positions in the addiction provider trade associations for over 25 years. In 2014 she was elected to the Board of NJ Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies.

Rebecca Green, MS, LPC, LCADC, ACS

Licensed Professional Counselor

Rebecca is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Rebecca has a master’s degree in counseling psychology from Georgian Court University. Rebecca works with adolescents, young adults and adult men and women to help them address current issues they are experiencing and work towards their personal goals. Rebecca offers individual, couples, family and group counseling. Rebecca is a clinical supervisor for LAC’s (Licensed Associate Counselors) and graduate interns.

Carol King, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Carol King is licensed by the State of New jersey as a Professional Counselor. She is certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors. She comes to us from private practice in Bethesda, MD. and was associated with Alpha Omega Clinic and Consultation Services in Bethesda as well as Ephesians Life Ministries in Silver Spring, MD. Carol holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Newton College of the Sacred Heart, a Master of Arts in Education from New York University and a Master of Science in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola College in Maryland.

Carol’s work has focused on women, relationships, adolescents, parenting, marriage, and workplace dynamics. Ms. King defines counseling as a graced time for studying one’s self, one’s relationships and one’s environment. She uses insight-oriented reality therapy. Her work with individuals, couples and groups involves defining and refining objectives as well as recognizing and overcoming personal and organizational obstacles.

Jennifer Lloyd, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Jennifer works with clients to achieve a more balanced, happier and healthier life. She is a therapist who is attentive, non-judgmental, personable, compassionate and dedicated to helping you achieve your goals. She will partner with you in creating a collaborative approach to assist in identifying attainable and realistic goals and works with you to help you achieve them.

Jennifer has been a therapist for 15 years working with children, teens, adults and older adults by providing individual therapy, family therapy and couples counseling. She is experienced in helping clients overcome many issues including depression and relationship issues, and specializes in treating anxiety disorders by assisting clients in working on self-care skills and mindfulness techniques.

Jennifer works with clients to achieve a more balanced, happier and healthier life. She is a therapist who is attentive, non-judgmental, personable, compassionate and dedicated to helping you achieve your goals. She will partner with you in creating a collaborative approach to assist in identifying attainable and realistic goals and works with you to help you achieve them.

Jennifer Fria, MA, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Jennifer is skilled in assisting clients when life experiences have unbalanced and overwhelmed their day to day life. She provides professional support and offers relief and hope. Jennifer utilizes a holistic approach to therapy and focuses on the integration of effective therapeutic modalities in order to develop an individualized treatment that best fits the client’s needs.

Jennifer is a Licensed Professional Counselor with an MA in applied psychology from New York University and MS in mental health counseling from Monmouth University. She works with adults, children adolescents, families, and couples.

Sarah Liro, MS, LPC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Sarah works with clients who are presented with challenging circumstances that can bring about uncertainty. She provides counseling that can help find the resources within to promote positive self-change. Sarah incorporates a variety of techniques throughout the counseling process to assist clients in their thinking patterns and in reaching their individual goals.

Her practice includes working with children and adolescents within a Cognitive Behavior framework, and with young adults and adults to help create balance and preserve wellness.

Brian T. Butch, MDiv, MSW, MA, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Brian is experienced working with individuals, couples, and families. His background in parish ministry as well as experience as an adjunct faculty member of a university have given me a great perspective on dealing with people. He works with people who are in crisis, those who are making major life decisions, families who are grieving, children having issues in school and social situations, and people who are looking to process some of the issues they are facing or have faced in their life.

Brian use a holistic approach to treatment, addressing the mind, body and spirit helps people to experience the healing they need. Therapy is a gift to look at oneself and experience learning and growth.

He has worked with juvenile delinquents, families of all ages, and senior citizens. I am very open to introducing spiritually in the therapeutic setting for those who seek it. I work with people of all faiths, genders, sexual orientations, and backgrounds, treating everyone with respect.

Troy A. Longo, MA, Ed.S, LAC

Licensed Associate Counselor

Troy is a licensed Associate Counselor and has both a Masters and Educational Specialist degree in Professional counseling, with a career as a Paramedic spanning over 20 years. He is especially interested in working with First Responders and their families with the complex issues that may arise from working in such a stressful environment. Troy provides individual, couples and family counseling sessions using a combination Motivational Interviewing and Reality Therapy based in Choice Theory. He provides counseling by creating a partnership with his clients to help them achieve their goals through a holistic and balanced approach as they move towards their definition of healthy living.

Judy McCormick, MA

Judy is the parent and community educator; she has a Master’s degree in school counseling. Judy has retired from the school system after 25 years of service.