Rosecrance Lakeview Staff

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Elizabeth Ellison, M.Ed, LCPC, CADC


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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Carli Boyer, LPC, CADC

Addiction Counselor

Carli Boyer is excited to be working with the young adult population at Rosecrance Lakeview. She worked as a counselor for PEER Services in the Chicago suburbs for two years before joining Rosecrance. Carli earned her master of arts degree at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.


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Emily Garmisa, LPC, CADC

Addiction Counselor

Emily Garmisa is excited to work at Rosecrance Lakeview – she’s passionate about working in the field of addiction, particularly with emerging adults. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Ursinus College and her master’s degree from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Emily previously worked as a case manager/recovery coordinator at Alexian Brothers Housing and Health Alliance and as counseling intern at both Hazelden Chicago and the Advocate Addiction Treatment Program. She has her LGBTQIAA Safe Zone Training, as well as certificates in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Community Mental Health and Death Midwifery. She is currently pursuing a certification in Academic Life Coaching.


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Christopher Kummetz, CADC

Recovery Specialist

Christopher Kummetz joins Rosecrance Lakeview as a recovery specialist after working nearly seven years as a substance abuse counselor at both Sundance Treatment Center and Haymarket Center in Chicago. He graduated from Harold Washington College in Chicago and is pursuing options for combined bachelor’s/master’s degrees in social work.



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Melissa Rodriguez

Recovery Specialist

Melissa Rodriguez returns to Rosecrance, where she worked for more than three years as a recovery home specialist at both Rosecrance Marlowe and Hillman recovery homes in Rockford. She also has experience as a case manager for immigrant youth at Heartland Alliance. Melissa earned her associate’s degree from Kishwaukee College and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She’s pursuing her CADC and looks forward to helping young adults get the support they need to maintain their recovery through Rosecrance Lakeview.