Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Southern Live Oaks is merely a vision, the people below are what make it a place of hope and success.

Our Team

Dr. Panchajanya Paul; MD , ABPN , ABIHM, FAPA

Medical Director

Jessica Gerstein; MS, LPC, LCADC, NCC

Clinical Director

Katee Gmitro; LMSW

Primary Therapist

Lindsay Thompson; MS, NCC, LPC

Primary Therapist

Halle Matula, M.S., APC, NCC

Primary Therapist

Chrystal Brown-Thompson; MS, APC, NCC

Primary Therapist

Sarah McGeough, MS, NCC

Primary Therapist

Jonathan “JB” Brown; MS

Primary Therapist

Missy West

Nutritionist

Deanna Harder; RN

Director of Nursing

Chris Grothe

Nursing Staff

Brady Kinkade

Continuing Care Coordinator

Cat Sperling

Continuing Care Coordinator

Dan Fesefeldt

Continuing Care Coordinator

Chris Hussey, CRPS, Certified Recovery Coach & CCAR RCA Trainer

Director of Residential Services

Manuela Mos, CRPS

Assistant Director of Residential Services

Amie Merker; MSFP

Clinical Liaison

Megan Fryar

Alumni Coordinator

Annemarie Rich

Business Development

Monica Lewis; LPC, NCC

Director of Business Development

Andrew Merker

CEO

Ryan Cierzniewski

COO

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