Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

The clinical team at Elevate360 is a group of expert addiction psychologists who are passionate about their work and about using the most effective treatments for substance use disorders. We have an unwavering commitment to the use of research supported treatment techniques and we use them to support patients as they strive towards their goals.

Sarah Church

Sarah Church, Ph.D.

Founder and Executive Director, Elevate Wellness Centers

Dr. Church, the founder and executive director of Elevate360, is a clinical psychologist who has more than 20 years of experience in research, program development and treatment of patients with substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders. She is an expert in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) and Contingency Management.

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Amy Colley

Amy J. Colley, Ph.D.

Psychologist

Dr. Amy J. Colley is a New York State licensed clinical psychologist with over 20 years experience working in the field of addiction. She graduated with a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Long Island University after completing an MA in Italian from Middlebury College and a BA in French from Northwestern University.

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Jeane Rajacic-Poppe

Jeane Rajacic-Poppe, Ph.D

Psychologist

Dr. Jeane Rajacic-Poppe is a licensed clinical health psychologist (NY & NJ) with over 20 years of experience providing psychological services, with a subspecialty in the treatment of substance use disorders. She has expertise in medication assisted treatment and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

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Jennifer Smith

Jennifer L. Smith, Ph.D.

Psychologist

Dr. Smith is a clinical psychologist who has been working in addiction research and treatment for many years and is a national expert in Motivational Interviewing, she uses relaxation therapy, mindfulness and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in her practice.

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Roger Chong

Roger Chong, MBA, CPA

Director of Finance and Operations

Roger Chong has over 25 years of experience in Finance and Operations. He completed his degree in Finance at Florida State University and his MBA at DePaul University. He has worked at large companies like Arthur Andersen, Universal Music Group, Virgin Records America, New Line Cinema, MTV and McCann World Group. He also has worked most recently in a start up at Sally Hershberger Professional Hair Care. He specializes in Financial Planning, Accounting, Budgeting, Operations and Special Projects.

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William Gottdiener

William H. Gottdiener, Ph.D.

Psychologist

Dr. Gottdiener is a clinical psychologist with over 30 years of clinical experience helping people with substance use disorders, which includes working in inpatient, outpatient, and private practice settings. His expertise is in the use of empirically supported psychodynamic therapy for people with substance use disorders.

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Kamala Greene

Kamala Greene Génecé, Ph.D

Psychologist

Dr. Génecé is a NY state licensed clinical psychologist with over 15 years of experience in the design and implementation of addiction treatment programs and the utilization of cognitive-behavioral techniques for the treatment of co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders.

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