Meet Our Leadership Team
Seabrook, which is grounded in the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA), provides a multifaceted medical approach to alcohol and drugs abuse, including yoga, EMDR, psychodrama, music therapy, equine assisted therapy and adventure based counseling. Our leadership team has more than 40 years of vast expertise and is committed to helping clients and their families make addiction recovery possible.
Margaret “Peg” Diehl, LCADC, ICADC Founder (1927 -2016)
“Peg” Diehl has helped write Seabrook’s rich, 44-plus year history as much as anyone. In 1974, she co-founded Seabrook with her late husband, Jerome J. Diehl. Peg designed and implemented the original family treatment program at Seabrook. She was a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) (since 1977) and an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ICADC) (since 1991). In 2004, she became one of the first Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LCADC) in New Jersey. Peg began her recovery as a family member 45 years ago. She passed away on November 26, 2016. Her commitment and influence will carry on for years to come.
Edward M. Diehl
“Ed” began his career in the chemical dependency treatment field in 1976. A year later, he joined his family at Seabrook as a Certified Alcoholism Counselor (CAC). In 1986, Ed was named Vice President of Clinical and Community Services, overseeing all treatment activities and external communications. Shortly after his father passed away in 1989, Ed was made President of Seabrook — the position he holds today. Ed’s expertise lies in the areas of healthcare financing, development, public policy, and managing within a rapidly changing environment. In 2018, Ed will be celebrating 44 years of sobriety.
Joseph N. Ranieri, DO, FAAFP, FASAM, ABAM
Dr. Ranieri oversees all aspects of the medical treatment of patients for detoxification and residential treatment. He graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1991. He is board certified in Family Medicine and has practiced in South Jersey for 19 years. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. In 2007, he started to assist and educate his primary care patients in addiction treatment options. He has continued to volunteer for a Drug & Alcohol Christian Discipleship Recovery House since 2003, and as a Drug and Alcohol Monitor for the Professional Assistance Program (formerly PHP) since 1998. As a licensed, medical acupuncturist,Ranieri has incorporated medical acupuncture to ease the cravings and withdrawal symptoms from substance abuse.
Matthew J. Wolf
Vice President Business Operations
“Matt” oversees all business development functions: triage/assessments, admissions, marketing, public relations, advertising, call center helpline, care management, clinical outreach and contracts management. In addition, Matt supervises medical records and information technology at Seabrook, which includes the operation of Netsmart’s TIER electronic medical record (EMR). In his 29 plus years with the organization, Matt has served as a Helpline Counselor, Director of Admissions, Grants Manager, Outpatient Office Manager, Community Relations Representative, Director of Business Development, and in his current position, as Vice President of Business Operations. In 2018, Matt will celebrate 34 years in recovery from chemical dependency.
Andrew Laskowski, BS
Director of Finance
Serving as Director of Finance at Seabrook, “Drew” is responsible for the day to day financial operations and fiscal security of the company. In addition, Drew oversees all facility-related departments, over Seabrook’s 40-acre campus. Drew’s expertise lies in working with non-profits, with a focus on budget development and compliance, financial analysis and reporting, as well as assurance with internal controls. He earned his Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University, School Of Business – Camden and brings more than 18 years of financial and accounting managerial experience to Seabrook.”
Charles W. Morgan, MD, FASAM, FAAFP
Medical Director Emeritus
Dr. Morgan remains onboard with Seabrook in the distinguished role of Medical Director Emeritus. Part of his role includes speaking around the country, sharing his expertise and serving as a representative for Seabrook. Morgan earned a BA in Biology, with distinction, from the University of Rochester, New York, a doctor of medicine from State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine, and completed his Fellowship in Addiction Medicine at Willingway Hospital in Georgia. Morgan holds licenses to practice medicine in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Georgia, and is a board certified member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).
Throughout his career, Morgan has served in many important roles and achieved countless accomplishments. In 1982, he was one of only three physicians who started a detoxification unit in Oxford Hospital. In 1988, he started as a monitor and evaluator of addicted physicians for the Georgia State Board of Medical Examiners, which he continued until 1992. The American Academy of Family Practice has recognized Morgan for participation as an active teacher in family practice. In 1997, he was elected as a prestigious fellow by the American Society of Addiction Medicine and, in 2000, as a fellow by the American Society of Family Physicians.
For the last 23 years, Morgan has been a leader in the treatment of addicted physicians, dentists and chiropractors. He volunteers his services by holding community lectures at community and healthcare organizations throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York. Currently, Morgan is also Deputy Medical Director for the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS).