Rebuild Your Life

Rebuild Your Life

We believe that the culture and staff at each of our facilities can be the difference-maker for every individual in our care.

Each staff member brings a combination of education, training, professional certifications, and hands-on experience. Approaching recovery work from a variety of disciplines and therapeutic modalities allows our teams to create a truly comprehensive, individualized treatment plan.

Many members of our team are in recovery themselves and are excited to share the fulfillment they have found with you. We are real people in recovery, we have been where you are, and we are excited to help each individual find long-term recovery.

Each member of our team will facilitate your success and be on your side at every turn, serving as a resource and a role model to help you live clean and sober.

Medical Director

Dr. Powen Hsu

Medical Director

Dr. Hsu is certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation through the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He also holds certification in addiction medicine through the American Board of Preventive Medicine. He is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine, having served his residency at Sinai Hospital and Johns Hopkins University Hospital.

Business Development

Daniel Cotter

Director of Business Development

Operations

Lilla Ward

Director of Operations

What is your full name, title, and the location you work out of?
Lilla Ward, Director of Operations, Blueprint Recovery Center.

Where did you grow up?
“I grew up in Dover, MA.”

Where did you go to school? Collegiate degree? What was your focus of study?
“Northeastern University, College of Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science.”

What is your passion for working in the treatment field?
“I find joy in helping others, and I understand firsthand how important the initial experience is. Being in recovery myself and knowing how hard it was to get here, I strive to provide the best experience possible for our clients who are now in the same position as I was. I know how important the little things can be.”

What do you do for your job?
“I do my best to ensure that clients are happy and have all that they need. I help to ease the transition into treatment for the clients who have a more difficult time settling in. I am also there for the staff to guide them through the day in an organized and problem-solving manner.”

What is your favorite part of your job?
“My favorite part of my job is getting to see clients grow, successfully complete the program, and return to work for Amatus when they are ready.”

What do you think sets Amatus apart from other treatment centers?
“Our center is different because of our staff. The staff has an unmatched willingness to go above and beyond to help their fellow staff members and clients alike.”

I’ve been with Blueprint since we opened and it is a very special place. To see the change and growth within the company since the beginning has been nothing short of amazing to me.

Clinical

Kali Guilmet-Talbot

Regional Clinical Director

What is your full name, title, and the location you work out of?
Kali K. Guilmet-Talbot, LCMHC; Regional Clinical Director for New Hampshire; My primary office is in the Rochester, NH location, but you can find me throughout the week at the other locations in Concord and Bethlehem as well.

Where did you grow up?
I grew up in Salem, Massachusetts and have also lived in Hawaii, Arizona, and now New Hampshire.

Where did you go to school? Collegiate degree? What was your focus of study?
My undergraduate degree is from Emmanuel College in Boston, MA, where I received a BS in Psychology with a concentration on Rehabilitation. My graduate degree is from Salem State University in Clinical Psychology.

What is your passion for working in the treatment field?
I am passionate about recovery that is truly person-centered, and about developing programming that is collaborative and creative. I love the work and continue to find myself excited about opportunities to grow and learn.

What do you do for your job?
I support clinical oversight for the three current programs offered in New Hampshire, two PHP programs, and a residential facility. Some of my responsibilities include ensuring that we are meeting clinical benchmarks for programming, supervising the clinical staff, and supporting in the ongoing development and monitoring of programming.

What is your favorite part of your job?
Getting a chance to interact with the clients at each site. I enjoy touching base and seeing how the clients feel that we are doing. I also really enjoy the constant need to think on your feet and problem solve; the day is never boring.

What do you think sets Amatus apart from other treatment centers?
I find it very important to work in a system that resonates with my core values, including person-centered care, and when I speak with the leadership and staff I am excited to be with like-minded people. There is a passion for excellence, continued growth, and dignity that made me want to work here.