Finger Lakes PGRC

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What’s New:

We were recently guests on @poder971! We had an awesome conversation with Ida on the PGRC, including warning signs and how to get connected to help! The show also featured Linda Casira, our newest bilingual clinician.
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Mental Health and the connection with problem gambling will be available to listen to on October 18th!  Our guest this month was Executive Director of NAMI Finger Lakes, Beth McGee. Take a listen at:

We would like to thank Kathy from Assemblywoman Anna Kelles’ office for taking the time to meet with our team and learn about the PGRC programming and ways to raise awareness on problem gambling in Tompkins County. We look forward to our continued collaboration!

Join us for NAMI Finger Lakes October Family Forum on Tuesday, October 26th at 6:30 PM when we will be guest presenters on the topic of problem gambling.  Takeaways will include how to tell if someone is struggling with a gambling addiction, how to find help and much more.



The Finger Lakes Region PGRC is a program of the New York Council on Problem Gambling, which is funded by the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports.  The Finger Lakes PGRC is dedicated to addressing the issue of problem gambling within the Finger Lakes New York region through increasing public awareness and connecting those adversely affected with services that can help them.

The Finger Lakes PGRC is dedicated to the positive transformation of lives harmed by problem gambling. This vision of transformation includes individuals with a gambling problem as well as their families and communities. With a focus on supporting the individual and reducing barriers to care, the Finger Lakes PGRC is truly the premier organization providing problem gambling services in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.

Finger Lakes PGRC Team

  • Jenna Hotaling, CHES

    Jenna Hotaling, CHES Team Leader

  • David Young

    David Young Program Manager

  • Sarah Bryant

    Sarah Bryant Program Manager

  •  John Eichenberger, LMHC, CASAC

    John Eichenberger, LMHC, CASAC Clinician

  • Linda Casira, LMHC

    Linda Casira, LMHC Bilingual Clinician (Spanish)

  • Mary Reeves, LMFT

    Mary Reeves, LMFT Clinician

  • Craig Johnson, LMHC, CASAC-G

    Craig Johnson, LMHC, CASAC-G Clinician

  • Barry Schecter, MSW, LCSW-R, CASAC

    Barry Schecter, MSW, LCSW-R, CASAC Clinician

  • Nicole Lambert, LMHC

    Nicole Lambert, LMHC Clinician

  • Narina Schulz, LMHC

    Narina Schulz, LMHC Clinician

  • Catherine Cleveland, M.S., LMHC

    Catherine Cleveland, M.S., LMHC Clinician

  • Cathy Saresky, LCSW

    Cathy Saresky, LCSW Clinician

  • Brigitta Lalone, LCSW-R

    Brigitta Lalone, LCSW-R Clinician

  • Sherri Borglum, LCAT, MA, ATR-BC, CHT, CASAC

    Sherri Borglum, LCAT, MA, ATR-BC, CHT, CASAC Clinician

  • Patricia Goodspeed, Ed.D., LMHC, NCC

    Patricia Goodspeed, Ed.D., LMHC, NCC Clinician

  • Kevin Curtin, PhD, LMHC

    Kevin Curtin, PhD, LMHC Clinician

  • Dr. Matthew Kawiak, DMin, LCSW-R, CASAC

    Dr. Matthew Kawiak, DMin, LCSW-R, CASAC Clinician

Additional PGRC Team Programs:
NYS Office of Addictions Services and Supports Problem Gambling Treatment and Prevention
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