Ms. Chatterton designed the Aquila treatment model in the late 1980's and opened Aquila’s doors in 1991. The Aquila model has become a standard of care for adolescent substance abuse treatment throughout the state of Delaware. Ms. Chatterton is a Registered Nurse, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Diplomate in Forensic and Domestic Violence Counseling.
Dr. Mandell J. Much Ph.D, DABPS
Chief Clinical Officer
Dr. Much trains and supervises all the clinical teams at Aquila and is responsible for the continual clinical innovation and outcome research that supports Aquila's treatment excellence. Dr. Much is a Licensed Psychologist and a Diplomate in Forensic Psychology and Substance Abuse Psychology.
Ms. McIver has been working in the behavioral health field for over 14 years. She attended Lincoln University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Human Services and then pursued her graduate education at West Chester University, where she earned a Masters’ of Social Work. Michelle continues to passionately advocate for issues vital to marginalized and stigmatize populations. As a leader and clinician, she seizes every opportunity to become part of the solution.
Clinical Supervisor - Mobile Outpatient Program, New Castle County
Ms. Conklin-Malusa oversees Aquila’s Mobile Outpatient team. She has a Bachelors degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and a Masters degree in Social Work from Bryn Mawr College.
LaurenRhoades LPCMH, CCDP-D
Clinical Supervisor - Wilmington office
Ms. Rhoades is responsible for the management of Aquila treatment services in New Castle County. She is a licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health and holds a certification as a Co-Occurring Disorders Professional Diplomate. She graduated from Wilmington University.
JessicaDeWitt MS, CAADC
Clinical Supervisor - Dover office
Ms. DeWitt is responsible for the management of Aquila treatment services in Kent County and has over 20 years experience in the addiction field. She has her Bachelors Degree in Behavioral Science and her Masters Degree in Administration of Human Services from Wilmington University.
StephanieTraynor, PsyD, MBA
Clinical Supervisor – Georgetown office
Dr. Traynor is responsible for the management of Aquila treatment services in Sussex County. She is a licensed psychologist with specialized training in the areas of trauma and loss. Dr. Traynor received both her Doctorate of Psychology and Master of Business and Health Administration from Widener University.
Amy M.Kevis, MS
Director of Development
Ms. Kevis is the Director of Development for Aquila. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science and a Master of Science from Wilmington University.
KhalilAbdar-Rashid – AAS, CADC, CPRS
Director of Housing
Mr. Abdar-Rashid is responsible for the management of housing services for Aquila. He has a degree in Psychology, obtained his Peer Recovery Specialist certification in 2018 and his Alcohol and Drug Counseling certification in 2019.