Our Addiction Recovery Specialist Team
LADC1, CADC-I Director, Addiction & Recovery Program
Additionally, Ms. Harney is an individual addiction counselor at the Impaired Driver Program in New Hampshire.
MSW Social Worker
By way of background, Ms. Imafidion is graduate of Tuskegee University and received her Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Mississippi. She also holds a certification in personal development from the CaPP Institute.Ms. Imafidon, is also member of National Coalition of 100 Black Women-Rhode Island Chapter, Townie Leadership Facilitator, Board Member of the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society and the 2014 Practico Innovation Winner of the Innovative Business Pitch Idea for her Smart Savvy App.
BSN, RN Registered Nurse
Cyndi Gauthier is our on-site Registered Nurse. By way of background, Ms. Gauthier received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from UMass. She brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise derived from nearly 20 years of nursing. She is also a Certified Personal Trainer, with nearly 7 years' experience.
Ms. Gauthier has demonstrated success in empowering women to take control of their overall health and well-being. She has 10 years experience dealing with dual diagnosis individuals and is effective at motivating individuals to adopt healthier lifestyles through nutrition, fitness, disease management and medication compliance, and to develop positive coping mechanisms.
Ms. Rupley is a graduate of Boston College where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Lesley University where she earned her Masters in Professional Counseling.
Following her passion for building therapeutic relationships, Ms. Rupley traded in her profession for coaching athletic teams, and began to pursue a career in counseling. Since becoming a certified counselor, Ms. Rupley has worked with adolescents and adults in both in-patient and out-patient settings.Ms. Rupley has extensive experience facilitating DBT groups for adolescent girls and treatment groups for adults with mental health diagnoses and chemical dependency.
Carmen Dominguez is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who has been serving on the faculty for the Division of Counseling Psychology at Lesley University for the past 15 years. With over 20 years experience as a psychotherapist and consultant, she has specialized in working with individuals, families and couples who have experienced addictions and various mental health challenges.
Ms. Dominguez is also a Certified Yoga Instructor and Level 2 Reiki Master. She believes that the mind, body and spirit are interconnected and uses Yoga and Reiki to aid in the harmonization and alignment of all three. Ms. Dominguez believes that an individuals' healing can be a creative process that is best achieved when drawn from many modes of treatment to support optimal wellness.
Susan Barney comes to Safe Landing with 15 year experience in the Healing Arts. Ms. Barney is a Certified Chi Gung and Meditation Associate and Instructor with the Universal Healing Tao. She has studied with Tao Masters, Mantak Chia, Marie Favorito and Sharon Smith.
More recently, Ms. Barney's focus has been on women's circles for empowerment, resilience and healing through meditation, movement, Chi Gung and nutritional healing.
In addition, Ms. Milbury is a Level 1 Certified Crossfit Coach. Currently she coaches at Crossfit Together in Boston. Ms. Milbury has a deep passion for exercise, health and nutrition. It is her belief that they can be an important supporting role to traditional therapy for those dealing with addiction and mental health.
CPC Business Manager & Career Mentor
Most notably Ms. Cormier has assisted in job placement of hundreds of individuals throughout the greater Boston area. Her experience will be utilized to assist clients with realizing their fullest career potential. This will include, but is not limited to, career search, resume building, networking, social media and career boards.