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Accepts promotion from Director of Counseling position

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

WAVERLY, PA – Dominic Vangarelli has recently been named vice president of Geisinger Marworth Treatment Center.

A certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor, Vangarelli’s 22-year-long career at Geisinger Marworth began in 1994 where he has held multiple positions including primary counselor, counseling coordinator and director of counseling. Always a champion for improving the lives of patients, Vangarelli has contributed to such impactful initiatives as implementing day treatment/partial hospitalization and introduced programs such as relapse prevention, acupuncture, music therapy and expression art therapy.

“Dominic has a long history of striving to improve the lives of those suffering from addiction and maintaining a mission to care for our patients with compassion and dignity,” said Geisinger Executive Vice President of Clinical Operations Lynn Miller.

Prior to his association with Geisinger Marworth, he served in various roles at Perception Programs in Willimantic, Connecticut, acting as both a residential and outpatient therapist. While in Connecticut, Vangarelli also held positions at Waterbury Hospital Grandview Psychiatric Crisis Center and The Institute of Living.

Vangarelli earned his undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Scranton and his master’s degree in clinical psychology from the University of Hartford, Connecticut.

Nearly 35 years ago, Marworth was founded by the Geisinger Health System to help those struggling with addiction. The treatment center provides personalized residential and outpatient programs for adults using state-of-the-art therapeutic techniques.

“By promoting dignity and respect with highly specialized programs, Geisinger Marworth offers the very best treatments for our neighbors and people from throughout the United States,” said Vangarelli. “I am honored to be the Vice President of this great organization and look forward to leading this team of professionals toward greater development as place of healing for those battling addiction.”

 

About Geisinger Marworth Treatment Center
An entity of Geisinger, Geisinger Marworth Treatment Center provides inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services for those struggling with addiction. Located on a serene campus in Waverly, Pa., Geisinger Marworth involves the family and also offers specialized programs for healthcare and uniformed professionals. If you or someone you know needs help, please call 1-800-442-7722 to make admissions arrangements. Visit Geisinger Marworth online at geisinger.org/marworth.

 

About Geisinger
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Geisinger is known for its focus on caring and innovative programs including the ProvenCare® best-practice approach to maximize quality, safety and value; ProvenHealth Navigator® advanced medical home; Springboard Health® population health program to improve the health of an entire community; ProvenExperience™ to provide refunds to patients unhappy with their care experience; and Geisinger’s MyCode® Community Health Initiative, the largest healthcare system-based precision health project in the world. With more than 215,000 volunteer participants enrolled, MyCode is conducting extensive research and returning medically actionable results to participants. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.