Adrienne Marcus, Ph.D., CASAC
Adrienne Marcus is a co-founder of Lexington Center for Recovery and has served as its Executive Director since its establishment in 1982.
Adrienne is a Board Member of Neighbor’s Link, a member of the Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health Sub-Committee on Chemical Dependency Services, and a member of the Mt. Kisco Drug and Alcohol Prevention Council. She is a New York State licensed psychologist and a Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) in the State of New York.
Adrienne holds a Doctorate Degree in Psychology from Fordham University. She lives in Mount Kisco and has two daughters and a grandson. She enjoys politics and reading.
Suzanne Tisne, Ph.D.
Suzanne Tisne, LCR’s Associate Director, writes grants; oversees all statistical monitoring, reporting and all of the agency’s hardware and software needs; implements and supervises programs; and provides ongoing support to the agency’s Executive Director. Suzanne has been working at LCR since 1985, when she started as a Research Coordinator at The Weekend Center.
Suzanne holds a Ph.D. in Applied Social Psychology from the Derner Institute for Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University and a Master of Arts degree in Psychology from City College, City University of New York.
Suzanne is a member of the American Psychological Association and a past member of both the New York Psychological Association and American Evaluation Association. She enjoys gardening, crossword puzzles, playing Scrabble and babysitting.
Jodi Sawyer is the Director of Finance and has been with Lexington Center for Recovery since 2001. Jodi has nearly 20 years experience in the financial arena and has served previously in a variety of positions in the corporate world.
Jodi received a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Accounting from Mercy College. She lives in Northern Westchester and has one daughter.
In her leisure time, Jodi enjoys sports, gardening and cooking.
Terrence P. Doyle, MBA, MPA
Terrence P. Doyle, Director of Human Resources, is responsible for administering all Human Resource functions of the agency’s nearly 200 employees. In addition to assisting the administrative staff, he consults with Program Directors towards maintaining high standards of program operations both internally and externally.
Terrence is a member of the Society Human Resource Management and the National Association Social Workers. He volunteers his time with such organizations as Fishes & Loaves Ministry, Midnight Run, Putnam Community Action Program Soup Kitchen, and did missionary work in Ghana Africa summer 2013
A graduate of Pace University, Terrence holds a Master of Business Administration in Human Resources. He also holds a Master of Public Administration in Human Services from Marist College.
Terrence has two children: Julia and Terry.
Jackie Nicholas is Lexington Center for Recovery’s Director of Compliance. Her responsibilities include ensuring that the agency is compliant with all rules and regulations promulgated by various funding and licensing organizations which oversee Lexington.
Jackie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Niagra University and is a Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor in Training (CASAC-T). She is working toward her CASAC certification at St. John’s Riverside Hospital’s Smithers Institute.
Jackie earned an award of excellence from Westchester County Department of Social Services for work in the child welfare services field.
In her spare time, Jackie enjoys reading and cooking.
Kathy Valencia, LPN, CASAC-G
Kathy is Lexington Center's Director of Quality Assurance. Her responsibilities include ensuring that all our policies, procedures and practices are compliant with all our different licensing authorities and funding partners.
Kathy is a Licensed Practical Nurse and a Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor with a specialty in Gambling. She is in pursuit of completing the requirements for an RN and a B.A. in Psychology.
Kathy is married and has 2 sons and 3 grandchildren. Other than her family, her interests include camping and crocheting.
Judith Curcio, CASAC
Judith Curcio is the Program Director of LCR’s New Rochelle Cinic since 2010. She was previously Director of our Chemical Dependency Assessment Units in Yonkers, White Plains and Peekskill since 2006. When she joined Lexington in 1999, she served as a Counselor in the Yonkers Chemical Dependency Evaluation Unit. aJudy was named Program Director of Generations/Yonkers in 2001. Prior to joining Lexington she worked at Sound Shore Hospital as the detox community outreach coordinator.
Judith attended Concordia College in pursuit of her Bachelors in Social Work. She is a Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC).
Judy volunteers her time with the American Cancer Society. Throughout the holiday season Judy coordinates gift drives to obtain gifts for children in need.
Judy and her husband Charlie have been married for 43 years. They have two daughters and three grandchildren. Her interests include boating, reading, theater and spending time with her grandchildren.
Rosann Joselit, MS,CASAC
Rosann is the Director of Clinical Services in Dutchess County. As such, she oversees all our Clinics and Satellite Clinics throughout the County.
Rosann graduated with distinction from Mercy College with a Master of Science degree in Counseling and is a Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor. She has worked in the addiction field for over 20 years in Westchester County and prides herself on working diligently to remove the barriers to recovery and the stigma attached to addiction.
Rosann is currently living and now working in Dutchess County. She enjoys the outdoors, and spending time with her 3 daughters, her son-in-law and her four grandchildren.
Arlene Seymour, M.A., LCAT, CASAC
Arlene R. Seymour is the Director of Lexington Center for Recovery’s Beacon Clinic. She was formerly a clinical supervisor at LCR’s Poughkeepsie Clinic.
A Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC), Arlene also holds a New York State license as a Creative Arts Therapist.
She is a member of the American Association of Art Therapy and the Westchester Association of Art Therapy; Hudson River Housing Supportive Services Committee; and the Network of Expressive Therapists.
Arlene holds a Masters of Art Therapy and Counseling Psychology from St. Mary College of the Woods; a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Women’s Studies from State University at New York, New Paltz; and an Associate of Science Degree in Chemical Dependency from Ulster County Community College.
In her spare time, Arlene enjoys art, dancing and outdoor activities.
Steven Farina, LMSW, CASAC
Steven has worked in the substance abuse and community corrections field for over 20 years. Prior to joining LCR, he was the program director for the Dutchess County Office of Probation and Community Corrections Transitional Housing. Since 2003, Steven has served as Program Director of Lexington Center for Recovery’s Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program in Poughkeepsie.
A Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) and Licensed Master Social Worker, Steven is a member of the National Association of Social Workers. He holds a Masters of Social Work from Adelphi University.
For more than a decade, Steven has been in law enforcement and is a certified First Responder. He has two children and enjoys outdoor activities.
Barbara Tabala, BPS, CASAC
Barbara Tabala is a credentialed alcohol and substance abuse counselor and Director of Rockland County Programming for Lexington Center for Recovery.
In her role, Barbara is responsible for the development and implementation of all program services at the Airmont and Haverstraw clinics and maintains compliance for all regulatory standards. She also supervises all staff and staff development.
Barbara has been in the chemical dependency treatment field for 24 years. She spent 18 years at Nyack Hospital, where she most recently served as Director for Addiction Services.
Barbara is the Director of the CASAC training program, which is offered through the Rockland Council on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependence and serves on the Board of Directors for Open Arms Halfway House, Inc., CANDLE and the sub-committee of the Rockland County Community Services Board.