Rosecrance Des Plaines staff
Neeva Sandhu, MS, LCPC, CRADC
Neeva Sandhu supervises addiction and mental health clinicians and oversees clinical programming as the clinical coordinator at Rosecrance Des Plaines. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois Urbana and her master’s degree in clinical-counseling psychology from Illinois State University. Neeva has over 10 years of experience in addiction and mental health treatment. She is passionate about working in behavioral health and effecting positive change as both a clinician and a leader.
Dot Bourgeois, RN BSN CRRN
Dot Bourgeois joins Rosecrance Des Plaines as the primary RN in both the PHP and IOP programs. Her role as an RN has crossed many forms of treatment in her 33 year career, the most recent of which was as RN in the Advocate Addiction Treatment program. Previous to that, Dot worked in management, opening a 12 bed Geriatric Psych Unit as well as overseeing the daily operations of a sub- acute rehab unit. She received her BSN from Lewis University. She is very appreciative of the opportunity to be a part of Rosecrance and support its philosophy of care.
Silas Dameron, LPC
Silas Dameron is excited to be working as a counselor in the Adult Partial Hospitalization Program at Rosecrance Des Plaines. Before joining the Rosecrance team, Silas was a counselor at the Advocate Addiction Treatment Program. Silas received a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Adler University.
Nick French, LMFT
Nick French, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, serves as a clinical therapist at Rosecrance Des Plaines. From substance abuse and co-occurring disorders to mental health disorders, Nick’s expertise spans across the behavioral health spectrum. He provides outpatient mental health services for individuals and couples over the age of 18, as well as families. Nick specializes in depression, anxiety, stress, PTSD, communication, pre-marital counseling and marriage counseling, Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS), and issues with mortality. Nick also supports alumni in recovery who are looking to improve their support network while adjusting to a sober life. Additionally, Nick works with their family members to improve self-care and provide conjoint therapy sessions.
Marqueeta Harrington M.S., CADC, QMHP
Marqueeta Harrington obtained her B.A. in Administration of Justice and M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling & Training from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale. She is a Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor, and currently is working towards obtaining her LPC. Her passion for helping individuals rehabilitate from trauma, disorders, and other circumstances has shown over the span of her career. Her career began with companies such as ResCare, The H Group, and Lawrence Hall Youth Services, where she worked with patients recovering from mental illness, behavioral problems, sexual abuse, and misuse of substances. Marqueeta joined the Rosecrance family in 2014 as an Integrated Co-Occurring Therapist. As the Access Counselor at Rosecrance Des Plaines, she will continue to provide assessments, determine appropriate level of care and treatment planning for the adult population.
Robert Heldermon BS, CADC
Robert joins Rosecrance Des Plaines as the Night Intensive Outpatient Program counselor. He has been in the field of substance abuse for over 12 years, working at Family Guidance Centers (Opiate Maintenance Therapy), the Men’s Extended Residential Care (Halfway House) at Serenity House Counseling Services and Advocate Addiction Treatment Program. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University.
Georgene Manley, MS, LCPC, CAADC, CEAP
Georgene Manley joins Rosecrance as an Addiction Therapist providing Continuing Care and Individual therapy. She has had the privilege of working with clients and their families when she began her career at a residential unit that that was part of Lutheran General, then Parkside Lodge and later Advocate Health Care. She also worked at Commonwealth Edison as an EAP for 5 years. Georgene earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Columbia College of Missouri and her Master’s in Science from National Louis University. Her passion is working directly with clients and families with addiction issues. She feels blessed to be able to offer hope and opportunity to clients and families at Rosecrance.
Kathie McCabe joins the Rosecrance Des Plaines team after working at the Crystal Lake location. She has 30 years of experience supporting client services in medical field. Kathie previously worked at Northwest Community Hospital in several departments including the ER, Bed Coordination, and the Adolescent Behavioral Health Unit. Kathie has a passion for client care and enjoys being able to offer clients information and support throughout their time in treatment.
Tina M. Paolini MA CADC MISA 1
Tina Paolini has been working in the field of addiction since 2007. She has worked primarily in residential treatment settings with adolescent and adult females as a Senior Addictions Counselor. She acquired her Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees from National Louis University and is CADC and MISA certified to help support clients who suffer from Addictions and Co-Occurring Disorders.