Community Connections



Community Connections employs over 300 professionals and paraprofessionals dedicated to delivering a wide range of services to consumers in both the District of Columbia and in Maryland. Staff have expertise in the treatment of mental illness, co-occurring substance abuse disorders, trauma and recovery, homeless services, HIV/AIDS, and many other related areas of care. Profiles of members of the Management Team are presented below, with attached links to bio sketches.

Maxine Harris, Ph.D.
Co-Founder of Community Connections

Ellen Gardner, CPA, MBA

Chief Operating Officer

   David Freeman, Psy.D.

Chief Clinical Officer

  Marion Scotchmer, MSW  
Chief of Clinical Innovation,

Director of Clinical Housing


       Joseph Cullinan
  Chief Administrative Officer      


          Wanda Russell
Director of Human Resources








Jack Kline, MSW  
Chief of Community Support

Director of Co-Occurring Disorders Services, Day Program, and

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

Corinne Meijer, Ph.D.

Director for Child and Adolescents Services



Rebecca Wolfson Berley

Rebecca Wolfson Berley , MSW

Director of Special Programs & Grants

Karen M. Singleton, MS, LPC
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Kevin Rose, MA, NCC, LPC
Director of Justice Services