In her role as Executive Clinical Director, Connie provides clinical leadership and administrative oversight to the substance use disorder treatment programs in South Padre Island. Connie is well versed in Origins’ treatment modalities and its commitment to the 12-Step philosophy. Connie’s extensive industry knowledge and leadership experience helps her to integrate the best therapies and techniques into patient programming. Connie has worked in private practice, in operations and management, and has served as Executive Director of the Oklahoma Substance Abuse Services Alliance. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Masters of Education in Counseling Psychology at the University of Oklahoma. Connie enjoys music, nature and spending time with her family.
After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Brown University, Dr. Bianchini completed his Medical Doctorate training at Jefferson Medical College. His post-graduate education includes a General Surgery Internship at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and an Anesthesiology Residency at Hartford Hospital. Adam’s personal recovery experience led him to the field of addiction treatment where he has served in both medical and executive roles. His experience as a Director of Medicine spans a decade, and he brings that knowledge and expertise to Origins. In addition to both providing and overseeing the medical care to patients receiving addiction treatment, he has developed and facilitated both 12-Step and Christian recovery curricula that have impacted thousands of patients in their battle to restore their lives.
Dr. Mangrola is a Board Certified Psychiatrist who has been in private practice for over 25 years. He is board certified in General Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine, and is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Mangrola has worked in various prestigious programs as Medical Director where he served the needs of individuals with addiction and various psychiatric issues. Through his extensive work with addictive and co-occurring disorders, he brings a wealth of knowledge in evaluation and treatment. He has also been active in speaking forums addressing the issues related to addiction and the opiate crisis.
Scott has been a dedicated member of the Origins team since 2014. Serving as Program Director, he oversees and coordinates clinical and recovery services for the men’s program. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology from Boise State University and a Master of Arts degree in addiction studies from Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies. He is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor and a Certified Anger Resolution Therapist.
Scott’s approach to co-occurring disorders treatment integrates clinical science and 12-Step recovery methodologies to provide services and interventions that address the physical, mental, and spiritual elements of substance use and mental health disorders. He is passionate about both 12-Step philosophies and the treatment model of Origins, as these principles have been an integral part of his own personal recovery from addiction and alcoholism. Working in treatment is a departure from his previous career, but Scott is convinced that helping others recover from a hopeless state of mind and body is his ultimate purpose in life.
Chad Lentscher is a recovered drug addict and alcoholic who has been a part of Origins Behavioral HealthCare since its first year of operation. He is dedicated to a life based on the principles of the 12-Steps, and he’s passionate about sharing this way of life with others. His steady personality and humorous approach to life is a great complement to the Origins Behavioral HealthCare community. As Director of Alumni Relations, Chad brings a level of structure and high accountability that offers an opportunity for change. His hope is that everyone will experience the freedom and joy of living a sober life that is focused on God and others.