Let us be the “we” in wellness, for you are never alone on your JOURNEY to wellness and recovery.

Lucy Garrighan, CEO and Founder

Lucy Garrighan has over thirty years of experience operating and leading a corporation. When her family was personally affected by substance use and mental health issues, she changed paths to help others going through similar situations. Jade Wellness Center is a state-licensed outpatient drug and alcohol treatment center assisting those with substance use disorder into recovery. Journey Healthcare followed soon after and expanded into mental health treatment. As the leader of Journey, she strives to make mental health treatment more accessible and acceptable. In the rare instance Lucy is not working, she can be found with one of her seven grandchildren.

Dr Victoria Matasy, MD

Dr. Matasy has been a fundamental team member with Journey Healthcare since 2017. She obtained her M.D. from The Medical College of Ohio at Toledo in 1990 and went on to complete her residency in Internal Medicine there in 1993. She practiced Primary Care in Pittsburgh for 21 years, during which the opioid crisis developed. Seeing the need for substance use treatment, she started a new career in Addiction Medicine in 2015. She has worked in multiple outpatient facilities, allowing her to gain years of experience and perspective in treating substance use disorders. She is attuned to the needs of her clients and the challenges that they face. There have been many success stories over the years in the clients she has treated, and she is committed to continuing to make a difference in people’s lives going forward.

Jamie Garrighan Scanio: Human Resource/Marketing Director and Communication Specialist

Jamie is a graduate of Seton Hill University with a degree in business administration with a specialization in human resource management. Jamie has been working in healthcare administration since she was sixteen and upon completing her education, she stepped into a management position. When not dealing with operations she still enjoys engaging with patients. She prides herself on treating all with kindness; she always refers to patients and colleges alike as “my friend.” Dealing with a family history of addiction and dual diagnosis from early childhood gives Jamie a more profound desire to help those suffering from mental health disorders. When not working, Jamie can be found doting on her new baby boy.

Sasha Zeleznik, PA-C

Sasha Zeleznik, PA-C, has been a psychiatric physician assistant since 2014 and graduated from the University of Mount Union. She worked at S’eclairer before the transition to Journey and was integral to establishing this practice. Sasha has a passion for integrative psychiatry and believes all mental healthcare should be individualized to promote a sense of self worth and a fulfilling life. She employs alternative medicine options as well as traditional psychiatric treatment. She has a passion for work in DBT, spirituality, and interpersonal relationships. She states, “life can either be a source of growth or suffering, depending on how we choose to respond.” In her personal life, she also is a mother, equestrian, and nature lover.

Sandi Blystone, LPN

Sandi is the Nurse for Journey Health East and one of the foundational team members. She graduated from Indiana Vo-Tech Nursing School in 1989. She has been a nurse for thirty years, specializing in the field of Psychiatry and Addictions for twenty three of those years. When working with her patients she likes to think outside of the box, and has a passion for holistic and alternative ways of healing, not limited to Chinese medicine, Energy Healing, and Qi Gong. She believes that all patients need treated physically, mentally, and spiritually for the best possible care. Sandi enjoys the outdoors, camping, hiking, cooking, reading and being with those whom she loves.

Chris Rokicsak, Office Manager

Chris has been working as an administrator in behavioral health and addictions services for since 2011. She was one of the foundational team members at Journey East. Before that time, she and her family managed an 18 hole golf course for over 20 years! In her spare time, she enjoys music, reading, baking, hiking and spending time with her family and friends, most especially her four grandchildren. Chris is also an avid dog lover and has never met a dog she didn’t love.

Tracey Fowler, CRNP

Tracey Fowler is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She started her medical career as a registered nurse in 2000. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from the University at Buffalo in 2006. She has experience in delivering psychiatric services in various settings including outpatient, inpatient, state-based inpatient, and corrections. In addition to traditional psychiatric services, she has experience in providing interventional psychiatric services, teaching and being a mentor. Tracey takes pride in offering evidenced based, patient centered care and has a holistic and collaborative approach while delivering premium behavioral and addiction healthcare to meet individuals’ needs and goals. She is passionate about applying her knowledge and compassion to facilitate individuals to have optimal health promoting their ability to enjoy the best quality of life possible. Tracey enjoys running, engaging in fitness activities, and spending quality time with family and friends.

Debra Stoll, LPC

Debra is a licensed professional counselor who joined Journey Healthcare in September 2021. Debra graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Debra is a Nationally Certified Counselor, EMDR trained and proficient, and a Certified Expressive Arts Therapist. While working with dually diagnosed individuals in inpatient, outpatient, and community settings, Debra developed a holistic, trauma-focused, and depth-oriented approach that embraces the client-centered perspective critical to meaningful therapeutic rapport. Incorporating expressive arts therapy and EMDR into her practice, she addresses trauma-related disorders, PTSD, mood disorders, anxiety, depression, personality disorders, psychotic disorders, and substance use disorders. Deb believes embracing one’s ‘authentic self’ promotes successful and happy living. When Debra is not in the office, she enjoys exploring expressive arts practices, being outdoors, and spending time with her family.

Chelsey Smail, PA-C

Chelsey is a Physician Assistant who had previously been working as a Hospitalist—deeply involved in medicine when she became re-inspired by her true passion: the power of the mind and using exercise as medicine. She was one of the foundational team members at Journey East. Chelsey graduated from Slippery Rock University with a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science. From there, she taught a multitude of group fitness classes as well as worked one-on-one with clients to overcome their barriers and find enjoyment in movement while feeling overall healthier in mind, body, and soul. Chelsey continued her education at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine with a master’s degree to become a board-certified Physician Assistant. She enjoys incorporating both her backgrounds in exercise and medicine to give a well-rounded approach to care for mental health. Chelsey is always determined to find the best individualized medication combination and encourages comprehensive treatment with natural remedies and behavior change to achieve the happiest and healthiest life. In Chelsey’s free time, she enjoys practicing what we preach with yoga, painting, trail running, and kayaking.

Kevin Basil, LCSW

After completing his Master of Social Work at Edinboro University and becoming a licensed clinical social worker, Kevin has been using his gifts to change the lives of others. His unique approach allows clients to feel listened to and validated while incorporating CBT and DBT techniques to help clients facilitate change and growth. Kevin prides himself on creating a safe space for his clients to open up. He currently sees all ages. Kevin is also well-versed in play therapy due to his extensive work with children and adolescents. He sees clients ages 12 and older at our Murrysville location virtually. Kevin takes great pride in helping those in need reach their full potential and, more importantly, heal. When he’s not working he enjoys spending time with family and being a dad.

Gina Mangone, LPC

Gina is a Licensed Professional Counselor who joined Journey Healthcare in January 2020. Gina graduated from Duquesne University, majoring in Psychology and Public Relations. She then continued her education at Chatham University with a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology. She has since completed all required training and supervision hours to earn a license in professional counseling as well as credentialing as a Nationally Certified Counselor and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Her experiences span working in inpatient, outpatient, and community settings, treating addiction, mood disorders, anxiety and trauma disorders, grief/loss, psychotic disorders, eating disorders, and personality disorders. Gina practices from a humanistic, strengths-based approach, using cognitive behavioral techniques to assist clients in looking at the development of current thought, emotion, and behavior patterns that impact mental health, wellness, addiction, and recovery. She has been part-time with Journey since becoming a mother but still keeps her deep relationships with her clients intact. Outside work, Gina enjoys cooking, music, travel, animals, being outdoors, and spending time with her loved ones.

Kati Ault, LPC

After completing her master’s program in 2014, Kati completed all the necessary steps to become a licensed professional counselor. While therapy can be a scary process, Kati’s goal is to make it a comfortable and safe process where her patients feel secure and heard. “I want to help you feel comfortable in your own skin. We can work on your feelings of depression and anxiety or even identify that feeling that you just aren’t sure what it is. We can work together to identify healthy coping skills and provide you a safe, confidential, and nonjudgmental place to talk about what you are going through and feeling.” Kati has completed additional education in perinatal mental health and has also became a certified advanced drug and alcohol counselor.

Marisa Blashford, LPC

Marisa is a licensed professional counselor who joined Journey Healthcare in March of 2023. Marisa graduated from California University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology; she then continued her education at California University of Pennsylvania with a Masters in Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, specializing in Addictive Behaviors. Marisa’s experience spans inpatient, outpatient, and community settings addressing co-occurring disorders (substance use and mental health diagnoses) while currently working with individuals treating anxiety, depression, difficulty with change, grief/loss, and PTSD through the use of cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing. Marisa believes in creating a safe, non-judgmental environment so individuals can be themselves as they strive for personal growth and self-discovery. Marisa enjoys reading, working out, and spending time with her family, friends, and beloved cat.

Katie Duda, LPC

Katie is a licensed professional counselor who has worked in the field for over seven years. She has been with Journey Healthcare since 2022. Katie has extensive experience working with both adolescents and adults. “I believe that therapy is a safe place where there is no judgment. I have worked in addiction, have done individual, couples, and family counseling, and most recently have been offering EMDR to all clients as an additional way to work through any issues, past or present.” When not working or advocating, she is very busy with her children.

Megan Nero, Practice Manager

Megan is the Practice Manager at Journey Healthcare and is an integral part of daily operations. With over ten years of experience in a wide variety of healthcare, she provides the necessary support to both providers and patients alike. She began as a front desk administrative assistant, setting a goal and working up to her current managerial position. Megan strives to provide the best care possible to all of Journey’s patients and continues to seek opportunities to learn and grow.

Kim Jenkins, Administrative Lead

Kim provides administrative support to the Murrysville and Robinson offices. In 2018, she set out on her path in the field of substance abuse and mental health, with a personal connection to substance abuse and a strong commitment to assisting others facing similar challenges. Currently, Kim is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in social work at the University of Pittsburgh. Since 2023, she has been a Journey Healthcare member. Kim, a married mother of three children and grandmother of two, enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Halloween is her favorite holiday, and she loves all things spooky.