Kirsten is the founder/owner and is the Director of Chrysalis Recovery Center, LLC (CRC-IDCMP) which first opened in April 2009.
She has been licensed as a substance abuse counselor in 3 different states (AZ, MA and NH), since 2004, and has been working in substance abuse services since 1997. She is a Certified Anger Management Trainer (CAMT) and is Certified as a SAP - Substance Abuse Professional for the Department of Transportation for DOT Evaluations and Counseling.
She started Chrysalis because she believed that everyone has the power to change, and she wanted to help be someone that makes a difference in the lives of the clients and staff around her.
She does not currently provide counseling services to clients ,and does evaluations currently for: IDCMP evaluations, SAP evaluations, LADC and Anger Management Evaluations only, at this time.
Kirsten works fulltime at Chrysalis and despite her position she still works with clients daily because that is something that she truly loves.
You may reach Kirsten at
Direct Line: 603-369-6433
Dr. George Bortnick is the full time clinical director for the agency.
George has a PhD in General Psychology and a Masters in Human Services. He is a MLADC and an impaired driver service provider (IDSP) and he is certified in anger management (CAMT). He also is SAP - Substance Abuse Professional for DOT or safety sensitive SAP evaluations.
He has been a college professor for a number of years, he has worked in drug court for a number of years, he has spent years in substance abuse and mental health treatment, and he has also had a private practice for the past 15 years and has worked in a wide range of treatment services.
You can reach George at
603-998-4210 x 130
Kyle is responsible for doing the compliances, non-compliances and completions for the IDCMP program and he ensures everyone has completed all aspects of the program and helps staff ensure compliance with the rules that govern IDCMP. He has worked within the IDCMP since 2013, so he can answer almost any question you have about the IDCMP process and steps. He has trained all of our Intake Coordinators and been one himself for many years.
Kyles background is that he worked for years in collections and college admissions and banking for about 6 years before becoming a carpenter/contractor. He spent almost 10 years in the Boston Carpenters Union before joining Chrysalis.
He also handles all of our facilities and maintenance and all renovations and repairs or construction renovations of our spaces as well.
You can reach Kyle at
Jen is our weekend WIDEP instructors. She has been teaching prime for life for more than 15 years and does a wonderful job making the weekend overnight program fun, educational and welcoming. She even does a fire on Saturday nights if you are staying overnight at the Northwood WIDEP!
Jenn has her MBA and she also is completing on her PhD in Clinical Psychology.
Jen is an IDEP - Impaired Driver Education Provider.
You can reach Jen at
Alyse has her Bachelors degree from Keene State College in Psychology and an AS in addictions.
She has worked for a number of years in residential substance abuse treatment and she is months away from having her LADC as all of her hours are almost complete.
We are thrilled to have such a vibrant counselor working with us at Chrysalis!
Alyse can be reached at: email@example.com
Or 603-998-4210 x 131
Direct Line: 603-696-5120
Haley has her associates degree and she is a current student in a Bachelors in Psychology program.
Haley is actively working towards her CRSW. She plans on going for her LADC next.
She will be moving into doing the DWI / IDCMP intakes as an intake coordinator in early summer 2023.
Haley is super helpful, kind, and very responsive and attentive to all the clients in our program. She makes the process for both DWI clients and counseling clients a breeze to enroll and to get all questions answered quickly. Clients adore her kindness and consistency of answering all calls, messages, emails etc promptly.
You can reach Haley at: firstname.lastname@example.org
603-998-4210 x 100
Direct Line: 603-369-6330
Brad has two Masters degrees -
a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary and a Masters of Arts in Human Services Counseling : Marriage and Family from Liberty University.
Brad is a Board Certified Christian Counselor BCCC#1261 by the Board of Christian Professional and Pastoral Counseling.
He is also a Board Certified Mental Health Coach BCMHC#1681 by the Board of Mental Health Coaching.
He has passed the ICRC exam and is currently working towards licensure as a LADC/MLADC and he has years working in mental health and substance abuse services and counseling in both residential and outpatient treatment.
You may reach Brad at: email@example.com
603-998-4210 x 106
Direct Line: 603-664-4202
Naomi has two Bachelors degrees from Keene State College, one is a BA in Psychology and one is a BS in Health Sciences.
She is a second year student at SNHU where she is currently in the Masters in Counseling program.
She has just a few more hours to complete to obtain her LADC degree which she has been working on hours for the past couple years.
She has experience working with drug court, residential treatment and mental health and substance abuse treatment both in groups and individual counseling.
We are thrilled to have Naomi join Chrysalis on her journey.
You may reach Naomi at:
603-998-4210 x 129
Direct Line: 603-696-2522
Elijah has a BS in Criminal Justice from and has worked in law enforcement and the criminal justice field before coming to Chrysalis. He is currently working towards his CRSW and LADC.
He recently took the Prime for Life training and will begin teaching our IDCMP 20 hour education course in the Spring 2023.
He currently conducts all of the IDCMP intakes for clients who have had a DWI offense and in fall 2023, he will begin doing the IDCMP evaluations.
You may reach Elijah at:
603-998-4210 x 108
Direct Line: 603-369-6436
Monali is LADC and a CRSW who has worked for years in the SUD field.
She has a Bachelors in Psychology from Southern NH University and she expects to have her LADC in summer 2023 She is planning on starting her Masters degree summer 2023, also in Counseling.
She has years of experience working in the field and has worked with veterans, homeless outreach, residential and outpatient and hospital based programs.
Monali works with Chrysalis fulltime.
You may reach Monali at:
603-998-4210 x 128
Direct Line: 603-825-5458
Jason is passionate about sharing recovery with others. He comes to us with over 20 years of construction experience and has undergone a career change to help others seeking recovery.
He is currently working on trainings to obtain his CRSW in Fall 2023.
He is working as a case manager in the IDCMP and he will be the Sober Living Coordinator of our Northwood facility once that is up and running also in the Fall 2023. With his construction experience, he is also helping update Northwood for its new journey of sober living.
He will be part of various aspects of the program, working to co-facilitate groups, classes, talking to clients as a recovery coach/mentor and case manager and assisting clients in finding recovery resources and supports.
You may reach Jason at
Direct Line: 603-696-4045