Meet an addiction recovery specialist who understands exactly what you’re going through
At Mirmont Treatment Center in the western suburbs of Philadelphia, we take a holistic and empathic approach to addiction and mental health that includes body-centered therapy, trauma-informed treatment, and the practice of daily mindfulness. Each patient works with an addiction recovery specialist with most people coming through our doors saying that we treat patients like we’d treat our own friends and families with addiction. That’s because many of us have experienced the pain of drug and alcohol addiction ourselves or have seen the effects of it in our homes and communities. We understand—and we understand what you’re going through.
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Many of us have experienced the pain of drug and alcohol addiction ourselves or have seen the effects of it in our homes and communities. We understand—and we understand what you’re going through.
Our addiction recovery treatment team includes Elise Rubenstein, MD, our medical director who is also a board-certified psychiatrist. Dr. Rubenstein brings her 20 years of clinical expertise to Mirmont where traditional methods meet holistic therapies for psychiatric and substance use disorders. Patients at Mirmont also benefit from working with our addiction recovery specialist team of licensed therapists, psychiatric nurses, recreational therapists, educational coordinators and mental health technicians.
Trauma treatment experts at Mirmont
Members of our experiential trauma team have participated in hundreds of hours of training in experiential trauma therapy and psychodrama to effectively treat patients deeply affected by childhood trauma or other traumatic life events, including those experienced by first responders such as firefighters and combat veterans
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is one of the most well-researched and effective psychotherapy approaches we use to help relieve patients from psychological distress.
Our trauma team includes:
- Scott Giacomucci, MSS, LCSW, CTTS, CET III, CP, PAT
Director of Experiential Trauma Services
Scott is board-certified in sociometry, psychodrama, and group psychotherapy. He is also an experiential therapy trainer/supervisor, a certified trauma treatment specialist, and an EMDRIA-certified practitioner of EMDR. He has presented internationally and received national awards and recognitions for his work.
- Sharon Gera, MSS, LCSW, CET II
Sharon is an EMDRIA-certified practitioner of EMDR and a certified experiential therapist with several hundred hours of training in trauma and psychodrama.