Meet Our Team

Sam Albert, BS, CRS, CIP

Certified Recovery Specialist, Interventionist, Facilitator

"Your present circumstances don't determine where you go they merely determine where you start" –Nido Quebin

Sam, a person in long term recovery, has been with Recovery Coaching Services since its inception. We are excited to have Sam as a part of the Renew Family Services team since we have collaborated to help many individuals and families to start their journey of recovery with us. He received a degree in accounting from Widener University in 1972. He is a Certified Recovery Specialist and a Certified Intervention Professional. Prior to co-founding RCS, he was a Recovery/Life Coach operating as an independent contractor, Director Business Development/Recovery Coach with East Coast Recovery Services, Development Director of Easy Does It, and Owner of The Original Sammy's Steaks and Fries. He is a voting member of Recovery Coaching International. Some of his independent coursework includes Addiction and the Family, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Sex and Love Addictions. Sam is an avid volunteer in the local community, including Olivet Boys' and Girls' Club, Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Caron Treatment Center events. Sam is a recipient of Caron Treatment Centers "Unsung Hero" Award from the Council on Chemical Abuse, and the AFP Berks Service Appreciation Award from the Berks Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Sam's passion is in finding the underlying cause behind each individual's addiction to ensure a life in long term recovery.

Meet the rest of our team

Hope Stein, LSW, CADC

CEO, Psychotherapist, Assessor, Interventionist

Dr. Peter Ganime, MD

Medical Director, Psychiatrist, Child Psychiatrist

Coreen Davis, MEd, LPC

CECO (Chief Executive Clinical Officer), Psychotherapist

Elizabeth Collins, MM, MA

EMDR Psychotherapist

Dana Myers, LCSW

Psychotherapist, Yoga Instructor

Mike Mancuso, CAAC, CRS

Certified Recovery Specialist, Facilitator