Meet Our Team
Founder/Chief Executive Officer
Don Colamesta is our Founder and Chief Executive Officer. Don is a person in long term recovery who recognizes the need for individualized, ethical, and effective treatment for individuals with substance use disorder. Don began his journey in recovery operating sober living and understands the need for structured, safe, cooperative sober communities-which treatment is a large instrumental component. Don is an active member of Local #1 Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers since 2000. Don’s vision and promise is to offer various pathways to recovery and for every person to have a treatment experience not just a facility experience. Don is a Certified Peer Advocate through the Allied Trades Assistance Program. Don’s strengths are leadership and vision, he quotes “you can’t teach that in school.” Don is a father of three, free weight fanatic, and Philadelphia Eagles season ticket holder.
Founder/Executive Director of Care Navigation Specialist and Strategic Partnerships
Accreditations: Personal Coaching, Life Coaching, Sober Coaching, Interventionalist, CRS & Recovery Coach.
Carly Colamesta is our Founder and Executive Director of Care Navigation Specialists and Strategic Partnerships. Carly started out in the treatment industry working the front lines as a Behavioral Health Technician in South Florida and worked her way up the ladder. Eventually, she returned home to South Jersey where she became a Business Development Representative. Carly and her entire family have been impacted by the disease of addiction. Her five years of experience in the field and struggles with her own addiction has driven Carly to help as many people as she can. Carly also volunteers a lot of her free time to others in additional areas of addiction services. “As a young person in recovery, I’ve seen some dark places. Helping people makes it all worth it.”
Matthew Scarduzio LPC, LCADC,CCS,NCC
Chief Clinical Officer
Matthew Scarduzio is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC), Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS), and National Certified Counselor (NCC). Matthew received his Master of Arts in Professional Clinical Counseling from La Salle University.
Matthew began his career in substance use as a behavioral technician in 2009 and has served in many capacities. Over the past 10 years, he worked as an outpatient counselor and lead therapist for an internationally recognized company in New Jersey that has earned a reputation for excellence in the treatment of adults with substance use. He also helps people struggling with trauma, depression, anxiety, anger, relationships, grief, and more.
Being a person in long-term recovery, Matthew is aware of the challenges people face throughout the recovery process. His goal is to empower clients to make the changes necessary to improve their overall quality of life. His hope is to create healthier individuals, families, and communities through prevention, intervention, quality treatment, and recovery support. He works to achieve an environment in which clients feel safe to explore ideas, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors that may be contributing to challenges they are experiencing.
Lydia has a strong background in social services and mental health and substance abuse. She graduated from Widener University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 2010. Lydia worked in both inpatient and outpatient mental health and substance abuse facilities as well as the child welfare fields – as a mental health technician, admissions counselor, and caseworker. She eventually realized that program administration and organizational development were more aligned with her interests. She returned to school and graduated with a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from Penn State University in 2017. Lydia currently focuses on Human Resource functions, organizational development, and change, as well as day to day operations at Silver Linings. Lydia is excited to be working alongside the team at Silver Linings Recovery Center and is proud of the care provided here.
Monica has been a person in long term recovery since 2018, and she is committed to helping others in their recovery journey. She excels in meeting people where they are and helping them meet their recovery goals. She is passionate about helping people with addiction find their pathway to recovery. Monica is local to the Bucks County area and enjoys linking others to resources that will impact their lives in a positive way.
Anna Spingler BA
Anna is a primary counselor at Silver Linings Recovery Center. Anna has served various roles for those suffering with substance use disorders since 2007, from volunteering, case management, business development, and being a primary therapist. Her altruistic demeanor has allowed her to prioritize the needs for those early in recovery. Anna graduated from Holy Family University in 2014 with her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. She is currently obtaining her Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Holy Family University, as well.
Anna utilizes an eclectic and holistic approach when treating clients, with her multifaceted approach she is able to address the unique needs of each individual. Drawing from her experiences as being an individual in long- term recovery, she is able to connect with clients and instill hope that they are capable of finding freedom from their addiction.
Care Navigation Specialist
Joe is a family guy from Bucks County with 12 years sober! He comes with experience in the industry for 6 years and is passionate about helping others. One of Joes specialties is putting others first. He puts the time in with the community to help those who need it and has the resources should anyone ever need it.
Recovery Support Staff
Peer Recovery Support Lead
Dylan is Recovery Support Staff at Silver Linings Recovery Center. He is in long term recovery, and when he is not working you can find him spending time with his friends and family in his home state of New York. He loves his role here because helping people is something he’s always had passion for. He gets to watch people grow, see them develop and make changes in a positive way.
Recovery Support Staff
My name is Eddie and I am a person in recovery. I am from Philadelphia but came to Levittown for recovery and just never left. The program of A.A. is what truly saved my life and made me the man I am today. I love to help others with my experience, strength and hope. I have a few years of working in the recovery field and I believe it is my life’s purpose. I am a support staff here at Silver Linings and can help you get your life back on track if you are willing to put the work in.
Recovery Support Staff
Bobby is a person in long term recovery from substance use disorder. He’s worked in the field of addiction treatment for Four years in a variety of capacities. Bobby is committed to helping others find their pathway to recovery. He also loves music, video games and advocating for various social causes. Bobby is married to his best friend, who is expecting. Bobby also has and loves his two dogs, Bako and Buddy.
Liz is a clinical assessor at Silver Linings Recovery Center. Liz has served multiple community agencies, dedicated and committed to supporting those who suffer with substance abuse disorder. Her light hearted and approachable demeanor has allowed her to meet the clients exactly where they are at . Liz is pro-active in the community regarding harm reduction, and breaking the stigma of substance use disorders. Liz provides a safe and comfortable environment for clients to feel safe in. Liz is excellent at determining what level of care would best serve the client in obtaining long term sobriety, Liz’s ability to relate and be empathic with clients comes from her experiences of being an individual in long- term recovery. Liz’s goal for all client is to assist them in finding the freedom they are desperately seeking.
Recovery Support Staff
April is recovery support staff at silver linings recovery center. April is in long term sobriety, and when she is not working you can find her spending time with her daughter and family. April loves her role here because she gets to help people on their recovery journey. April relates with the patients and helps them deal with life on life terms in sobriety.
William J. Lorman
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Lorman is a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner and is certified as an advanced practice addictions specialist (CARN-AP). He completed his doctoral studies and also has completed work as a Freudian psychoanalyst.
In his private practice, he works with adults who suffer from a full range of psychiatric disorders – mild depression to severe psychosis – and he specializes in addiction psychiatry. He also works with patients who develop psychiatric symptoms as a result of medical conditions. He utilizes a psychoanalytic-medical model and provides services that include individual & group psychotherapy, psychiatric evaluations and medication management.
In addition to his academic and clinical experience, Dr. Lorman has presented seminars on various mental health topics, has written multiple articles and textbook chapters and is a management and clinical consultant to several major corporations where he provides therapeutic and group facilitation services