Family Empowerment Recovery Services, LLC
Partners and Core Team
Greg Koguc, LPC
Founder & CEO
Gregory has been in practice for nearly 20 years. He is a licensed professional counselor and has a certification in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Greg has worked as a therapist in the Atlantic City High School Teen Center, Child and Adolescent units for Atlanticare, private practice, and as an in-community licensed therapist. Greg specializes in working with clients who are on the autism spectrum. At Family Empowerment Recovery Services, Gregory is both a substance abuse professional and a private practitioner.
Joe Accardi, LCSW, LCADC
Joe has experience in working with adults and children with both mental illness and substance abuse issues as well as individuals with developmental disabilities. Joe obtained both his undergraduate and graduate degrees at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. Joe has experience working with clients that have ADHD, bipolar disorder, PTSD, and oppositional defiant disorder. At Family Empowerment Recovery Services, Joe is both a substance abuse professional and a private practitioner.
Samantha Knocke, LPC, LCADC, CCTP, ACS
Samantha completed her Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling and is certified as a Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner. She holds dual license in the State of NJ as a Professional Counselor and Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor. She volunteers to assist the county and state as a Disaster Response Crisis Counselor. Samantha is trained in Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She provides services to children, adolescents, adults, families, and groups. Samantha specializes in working with individuals with co-occurring disorders and severe and persistent mental illness. She recently became certified as a Clinical Trauma Professional and is concerned with improving intervention to support trauma recovery for better emotional, physical and relationship health. At Family Empowerment Recovery Services, Samantha is both a substance abuse professional and a private practitioner.
Dr. Joe Stahl, PsyD, LPC, LCADC, CCS, ACS
Dr. Joe Stahl is a partner at “FERS” and serves as the Director. Dr. Stahl graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, a Master’s Degree in Counseling, and a Doctorate in Psychology. Dr. Stahl is both a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor in NJ, as well as an approved and certified clinical supervisor. Dr. Stahl has experience in a stabilization hospital for people with various developmental disabilities, methadone maintenance clinics, the welfare system, a modified therapeutic community, a mental heath group home for post-stabilization suicidal patients, as an adjunct professor, and has been the director of inpatient and outpatient substance abuse and co-occurring treatment programs in the South Jersey area. In addition to being a partner at FERS, Dr. Stahl is in private-practice and is an Intensive In-Community therapist.
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