January Press Release

January Press Release

Retreat Announces New Executive Staff Titles Amidst Massive Growth

EPHRATA, PA — In July, 2011, local newspapers and websites were excited about the rise of a rehab center on an Ephrata hillside. There was a tremendous buzz and an unrestrained fervor concerning the vision of 30 humble and determined professionals—a vision which has since lead to the creation of a network of innovative specialists in the field of drug and alcohol treatment.

Retreat is now comprised of dedicated developers and providers, a network of premier addiction treatment centers, and dedicated team members who are unified in living our mission. In less than four years Retreat has grown from a single premier center in a small Pennsylvania town into the very definition of compassionate care for the entire East Coast.

Our family of committed staff members has grown some eight times since Retreat’s inception, and we now stretch all the way from our home on a hill in Ephrata to the sanctuary of the sunshine state in West Palm Beach, Florida.

PR_titles1_2015.psdAs of January 5, 2015, six of our executives have been honored for their hard work, tireless efforts and commitment to Retreat’s vision. The titles will reflect the new responsibilities of the corporate team for Retreat Premier Addiction Treatment Centers.

Ken Kosza is Chief Operating Officer. Chrissy Gariano has assumed the title of Chief Clinical Officer. Tom Garofola is our Chief Marketing Officer. Deja Gilbert is Executive Director for our new facility, Retreat at Palm Beach as well as VP of Program Development, Kevin Walker has been promoted to Executive Director of Retreat at Lancaster County and Scott Korogodsky has become the Corporate Administrative Director.

These individuals have demonstrated a remarkable level of professionalism, dedication and passion. They have pushed the limits to accomplish the task at hand: creating the most effective, compassionate, and successful program to facilitate recovery for those struggling with addiction. Through their efforts, Retreat is able to help thousands of patients each year to regain control and succeed in their fight against addiction.

The range of services we offer has, of course, correspondingly grown with the many faces and talents of our staff members and our executive team. From the development of a comprehensive range of recreation therapy modalities, to a dynamic track program combining synergistic features of both art and music therapies, to an ever-enriching environment of security, sanctuary and anonymity—our overarching philosophy of individualized and specialized treatment plans allow for the long-awaited and long-remembered treatment experience now synonymous with Retreat.


To provide a compassionate and spiritual environment where those suffering from the disease of addiction can begin the journey to recovery by providing enlightenment and education to individuals and their families.


Retreat at Lancaster County is located at 1170 South State Street, Ephrata, PA 17522. Retreat is a private rehab center in PA providing effective drug and alcohol addiction programs as well as detoxification. Patients are treated on an individual basis and receive a custom treatment and recovery regimen to fully address their specific needs. We also offer holistic treatment which focuses on the whole person for lifelong wellness, rather than just the disease of addiction and its symptoms.

carf-logoRetreat is a fully accredited rehabilitation center and accepts most insurance plans. We treat patients throughout the United States and are headquartered in a private and secure facility nestled in rural Lancaster County, PA. We offer high-end accommodations and modern amenities as well as a recreational facility.

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