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Our Staff

Executive Director

Philip Hensarling, LCDCi

Philip Hensarling, LCDCi has over 8 years of experience in the behavioral health field, alongside his ventures as a successful entrepreneur improving access to care for other behavioral health providers. Throughout his career, Philip has excelled in various roles, including Executive Director, Corporate Director of Utilization Management and Admissions Specialist. His expertise lies in streamlining operations, revenue cycle management, facilitating 12-step groups, fostering strong relationships with insurance payors and is also a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor intern (LCDCi) in Texas.

Philip is deeply committed to extending access to care for a broader population struggling with substance use disorders. Philip‘s academic accomplishments include an Associates in Addictions Counseling, and he is currently in his final year of completing his BS degree in Healthcare Administration from Southern New Hampshire University. Philip is a native Texan who enjoys running marathons and spoiling his lab-mix Murray.

Vice President for Patient Experience and Hospitality

Karen Smegal-Butler

Karen grew up in Western Massachusetts and has over 25 years of experience in guest services. Within the first few months of working at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA, she discovered a passion for taking care of others in the hospitality setting and has spent her career working at some of the most luxurious resorts in the Northeastern United States. With a deep understanding of how to create memorable experiences in a nurturing and supportive environment, she is an essential part of Sana’s leadership team as well as a wife and mother of three.

Admissions Coordinator

Kimberly Corbett, BA

Kimberly earned a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature before working in accounting, editing and customer relations in the southern United States. Upon returning to New England, she has worked in hospitality for more than a decade and prides herself on being pragmatic, efficient and creative. She’s hiked the Pacific Crest Trail, climbed the mountains of Georgia and North Carolina and now enjoys spending time with her daughter, her precocious Aussie and her aging rescue dog.

Admissions Coordinator

Shoshana Frieden

Shoshana holds a BA Degree in Psychology. She has committed her professional life to aiding those seeking to create meaningful health and wellness. While operating a life coaching and wellness practice in California, Shoshana sought out learning opportunities to bring an awareness of trauma-informed care to her practice. Shoshana moved to Vermont, taking a social-work position assisting resource-challenged families. There she used her coaching and motivational skills and natural empathy to understand and empower families. Prior to coming to Sana, Shoshana worked for three years, in a critical-access hospital emergency department providing care coordination; education, resources, referrals, and support to patients and their families. Shoshana loves living in the Green Mountains State where she loves the change of seasons.

Director of Nursing

Gina Cocchiaro, RN, BSN

Originally from the Philadelphia area, Gina earned her B.S. in Neuroscience from UVM and went on to work in case management for housing-insecure Philadelphians. Inspired by the versatility of nurses in her field and family alike, she earned a BSN and relocated to VT. She is a certified yoga instructor and outside of Sana, enjoys singing, cooking and adventuring with her husband. Gina is inspired by people pursuing recovery, and is honored to support their journeys.

Clinical Outreach Manager

Tim Badgley

Tim grew up in Massachusetts and earned a bachelor’s degree from Trinity College. He began his career working in various business development and sales roles at Boston-based technology companies. Tim joined Sana to pursue the intersection of that experience and a passion for helping individuals with substance use disorders access high quality, outcome focused treatment. Outside of Sana, he enjoys spending time with friends & family, hiking, and skiing.


Emily “Em” Reyns, MA, R-DMT, MHC

Em is a psychotherapist and registered dance movement therapist with over a decade of inpatient psychiatric experience. Em has certifications/training in DBT, ACT, CBT, CFT, IFS, Gestalt, and somatic psychotherapies. Em also has an extensive performance arts background with an emphasis in ballet. Em is a lecturer at the University of Vermont where she teaches mindful eating through the integrative health department. Em was co-author/researcher of the following publications: Positive Patient Response to a Structured Exercise Program Delivered in Inpatient Psychiatry (Global Advances in Health and Medicine, 2019), the most-read research item from the University of Vermont, and Olfactory Virtual Reality (OVR) for Wellbeing and Reduction of Stress, Anxiety and Pain (Journal of Medical Research and Health Sciences, 2021). Em’s current research focuses on areas such as the mind-body connection, psychosis, eating disorders, nutrition, resiliency, and eastern philosophies. Outside of professional pursuits, Em enjoys being outside embracing nature, reading, photography, and playing the piano.

Director of Culinary Services and Horticulture

Jade Quagliozzi

With over fifteen years of experience in fine dining and organic agriculture, Jade leads the culinary program with an enthusiasm for farm-to-table meals and service. Before moving to Vermont, she worked in several highly regarded restaurants in Boston and started an organic farm that grew and delivered heirloom produce to multiple Boston restaurants. When she’s not cooking, she enjoys mountain biking, foraging and spending time with her husband and dog.

Advanced Practice Provider

Emily Peck, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Clinical Manager

Maxwell Crystal


Hillary Montgomery, MA, LCMHC, LADC


Dr. Shaun Phillips, LMHC

2023 National Patient Safety Goals

Sana at Stowe has achieved accreditation and received

a Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission®.

This accreditation award verifies that Sana meets the most rigorous quality and patient safety standards of care, and shows a dedication to excellence across the full continuum of care. Learn more.

In-network with BlueCross BlueShield and OPTUM

Sana at Stowe is in-network with BlueCross BlueShield and OPTUM
and also accepts most out-of-network insurances, and accepts all private insurance. We provide financial assistance to help with the cost of treatment.