In this role, Erin Goodhart oversees Caron Pennsylvania's core services, including programming and services for men, women, teens, and young adults.
Erin began her career at Caron in 2004 working with teens and has since served in clinical positions with every group served in Caron's core programs. With that experience, she has been instrumental in developing and improving Caron's core programs. Erin is passionate about helping people with substance use disorder and families to overcome the stigma, shame, and barriers that keep them from seeking treatment and engaging in an active recovery program.
Prior to taking on this role in 2022, she had clinical and administrative oversight of Caron’s programming for teen, young adult, and adult women, including relapse programs and family services. Erin is also an adjunct professor at Alvernia University, Reading, Pennsylvania, in the Behavioral Health Department.
Her areas of interest include treating trauma in women and families, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), relapse prevention, women’s treatment and recovery issues, and clinical staff development. She has presented on specialty topics including utilizing dialectical behavioral therapy with teens, young adults, adults, and families; young adult addiction interaction disorders; gender-specific treatment; trauma and addiction; and family recovery.
She earned a bachelor’s degree from Kutztown University, Pennsylvania, and a master’s degree from Alvernia University. Erin is a licensed professional counselor (LPC), a certified advanced alcohol and drug counselor (CAADC), a certified clinical supervisor (CCS), advanced certified relapse prevention specialist (ACRPS), and certified sex addiction therapist (CSAT) candidate. She is trained in cognitive processing therapy (CPT) and has earned provider status.