Elizabeth Ellison, LCPC, CADC
Director

Elizabeth Ellison helps direct day-to-day activities and provides clinical supervision to the addiction counselors and therapists as the clinical coordinator at Rosecrance Lakeview. She worked as an addiction therapist at Rosecrance for four years and also worked as a counselor/case manager at Lake County Haven in Libertyville. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Illinois State University and her master of education in mental health counseling from Florida Atlantic University.

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Paul Gilmet

Director of Access, Lakeview

Paul Gilmet is the Director of Access for Rosecrance Lakeview, recovery in Chicago. He has worked in the fields of business development, philanthropy, and alumni relations since graduating from Loyola University Chicago in 1999. Gilmet is responsible for guiding clients and families through treatment decisions, including specific questions about recovery home living. He networks with other treatment providers and therapists in Chicagoland and beyond for continuity in the referral process. Outside of work, Gilmet can be seen running along the lakefront, or enjoying a round of golf with friends.

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Carli Boyer, LPC, CADC

Addiction Counselor

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Robert Silas Dameron, LPC

Addiction Counselor

Silas joined the team at Chicago’s Rosecrance Lakeview in Spring of 2019 after previously working out of our Des Plaines office. He received a Master’s in Counseling from Adler University and is dedicated to helping our clients find meaning and purpose through connections with others in lifelong recovery.

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Patrick D’Alessandro

Recovery Coach

Patrick D’Alessandro utilizes the weekly Life Skills group and one-on-one counseling to help clients set goals, navigate early recovery as well as develop the skills necessary to thrive in independent living. Before joining Rosecrance in August of 2019, Patrick tutored city college students with disabilities and prior held a position as a chemical dependency technician.

Kathryn Gadomski

Recovery Specialist

Kathryn earned her degree in human development and family studies with an emphasis on psychopathology. Kathryn enjoys continuing her education and developing her empathic nonviolent communication practice. In her work as a recovery specialist, Kathryn facilitates year round therapeutic nature experiences for young people in recovery at Rosecrance Lakeview.

Chris Kummetz

Recovery Specialist

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Jenny Logan

Recovery Specialist

Jenny Logan has been with Rosecrance Lakeview as Recovery Specialist since February. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychological Studies with a 2nd concentration in human services from Quincy University. She is currently working on her master’s degree in social work and is applying the knowledge from school to her current role at Rosecrance Lakeview.

Marnette Morgan

Clerical Support

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Danielle Murphy

Shift Supervisor

Danielle Murphy is the Shift Supervisor for the Rosecrance Lakeview recovery home. Danielle oversees the duties of recovery specialists on shift and works as the liaison between the RS team and the clinical team. Danielle is student pursuing her master’s degree in social work, set to graduate in May 2020 from Jane Addams College of Social Work at UIC. Danielle is also a CADC and is passionate about working with clients and families struggling with co-occurring disorders and barriers to sustainable recovery.

Mary Rugh

Recovery Specialist

Mary started as a Recovery Specialist in September of 2019, and has extensive knowledge of the twelve steps. She’s currently in school, and is also working towards obtaining her CADC.  Originally from Somalia, she grew up in various countries such as Vietnam, Pakistan and Hungry. Her diverse cultural background and upbringing gives her unique and well-rounded experience to care for a wide variety of clientele.

Sean Smith, LCSW, CADC

Addiction Therapist

Sean Smith joined the team at Rosecrance Lakeview in October 2017. Currently, he runs the Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), as well as one of the Intensive Outpatient (IOP) groups. In addition, he provides individual and family counseling to clients, and completes assessments and intakes for the Lakeview addiction programs in Chicago. Prior to coming to Rosecrance, he worked as an intensive case manager for substance-affected families in the child welfare system in Washington, DC. He has a passion for working in the substance use field and empowering clients to make lasting change. He earned his bachelor’s degree in human development, with minors in faith, peace, and justice and psychology from Boston College, and his master’s degree in social work from University of Maryland, Baltimore.