Stephanie Ragolia Thomas became the Regional VP of Business Development at BlueCrest Recovery Center after a long career in behavioral health. Stephanie’s passion to counsel came from the personal impact addiction had in her life. Stephanie started her work in the field as a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor. She worked at Philadelphia Health Management Corporation in their IOP in the early 2000’s. She then went on to pilot the SBIRT Program in Philadelphia Community Centers and at Albert Einstein Hospital. After moving to Honolulu Hawaii, she became the Manager at the Domestic Violence Action Center for the Teen Alert Program.She also continued working in the field of addiction as a counselor in adolescent programs in Hawaii. After starting a family in Hawaii Stephanie decided to move back to the mainland to raise her family. Upon return in 2015 she was employed as a Private and Personal Representative for Hackensack Meridian at Home. Stephanie missed working in the field of addiction and wanted to get back to where her passion laid. She chose BlueCrest because as a clinician it is so important for me to work somewhere clients receive excellent clinically sound treatment. When she is not working, she enjoys Surfing, Hiking, Yoga, Traveling, and most of all Spending time with her family.