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There’s a version of yourself that you’ve always wanted to be, and we’re here to help.

“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”


~Viktor E. Frankl

Dylan Fredricey

BS, Director of Business Development

Hello, I am Dylan, and I am a person in long-term recovery. I understand the importance of social connectedness and community, this understanding and passion is what drives me to be of service to others. I am a community activist for both those living with and/or impacted by substance use and/or mental health challenges. I also have a deep passion to serve the LGBTQIA+ population and ensure they have equitable access to community services.

In 2018, I obtained my associate’s degree in social work from Cuyamaca Community College in San Diego, and in 2020, I furthered my education with a bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation and human services from Penn State University. I am currently in my 3rd and final year of graduate studies at Marywood University’s School of Social Work.

In the past six years, I have worked in a variety of positions in the drug and alcohol treatment industry, in both operations and clinical positions. Most recently, I served in the role of a family counselor, where I had the opportunity to provide education and support to family members and loved ones of those impacted by this devastating disease. Social justice, intersectionality, and family dynamics, systems, and theory inform the work I do here at Gemini Recovery Centers.

I have a passion for helping others and giving back to my community. I understand that LGBTQIA+ individuals and other adversely impacted groups experience substance use and other mental health conditions at disproportionately higher rates than the general public and face unique barriers to treatment and recovery. I look forward to using my position at Gemini Recovery Centers to continue my advocacy efforts for all those impacted by addiction. 

In the words of Theodore Roosevelt, “Comparison is the thief of joy.” Be your own person and know your path was designed just for you! 

Alexis Baez

MBA, Executive Director

Hi, my name is Alexis Baez, and I am the executive director at Gemini Recovery Centers. I was raised in the Bronx, NY, and moved to Pennsylvania in 2001 to pursue a bachelor’s degree in psychology and philosophy from Kings College. Upon graduation, I worked in the field of behavioral health, and in 2011, I received an MBA from Wilkes University.

I have always had a passion for helping people and believe we are all connected in some way and are given different gifts. I truly feel blessed and want to help others flourish in this world. Besides being a mother, there is no better feeling!

In my free time, I enjoy knitting, gardening, snowboarding, and binge-watching I Love Lucy.

My hope is Gemini Recovery Centers will help guide others to find their purpose and discover true peace through self-love.  

“Which is stronger your hope or your fear?”

~Triumph, the band

Dr. James Greenfield

Medical Director

I am a board-certified osteopathic family physician. I have an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania. I went on to medical school and graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1991 with a degree in osteopathic medicine. My postdoctoral residency training was in South Philadelphia at St. Agnes Medical Center, specializing in family practice. I became board-certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians in 1994.

Throughout my career, I have had extensive experience as an emergency room physician, family practitioner, hospitalist, and in addiction medicine. Addiction medicine has been part of my passion for over 20 years. I have been a medical director for a local drug and alcohol treatment center and a medical director for inpatient rehabilitation and drug detox centers. I started the first rural health center in the state of Pennsylvania that incorporates primary care, mental health, and medically assisted treatment (MAT) for patients with addiction problems. It is a positive environment for patients, promoting hope and acceptance that encourages a healthy recovery.

One of the highlights of my life was climbing Mount Everest as part of Care Highway International to raise funds for a children’s home in Kenya. I travel yearly to Kenya to visit and provide healthcare for the children and community with Care Highway. Starting a rural health center to provide needed healthcare and MAT treatment to patients that would not have access to these services has been another amazing blessing in my life. I also enjoy sports, concerts, traveling, and of course Star Trek. I look forward to being a part of this team and patient recovery.

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”

~William James

Amanda Knickerbocker

LPC, Clinical Director

Hello! I am Amanda. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with a master’s degree in professional counseling. I am also a Clinical Certified Trauma Professional (CCTP). I am in the process of fulfilling the requirements for Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counseling.

I have worked in the counseling field for 10 years and have experience with adults, adolescents, families, and couples. I have worked in many settings, including inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation settings, and private practice. I also have experience as a lead counselor in a rehabilitation setting.

I believe in focusing on one’s strengths and using these for a collaborative effort in creating the treatment plan. I feel that the outcome of treatment is based on the connection between the client and clinician, the willingness of the client, and the flexibility of the clinician to use different modalities and techniques. It is my belief that each person deserves an individualized approach to treatment.

As the clinical director at Gemini Recovery Centers, it is my goal to create a space that is safe, free of judgement, and open for all to express themselves and learn from the program and each other. I believe in a supportive environment, both from staff and from peers. It is my mission to ensure that all clients are heard, comfortable, and supported in reaching their personal recovery goals.