Meet The Timberline Knolls Staff

Samantha Kavaliunas, LCSW, CADC

Trauma and Mood Coordinator

Samantha Kavaliunas, LCSW, CADC is the Trauma and Mood Coordinator for Timberline Knolls. In her role, Samantha facilitates trauma-informed care training, advances trauma groups, develops and implements curriculum, and strengthens Timberline Knolls’ ability to treat residents suffering from co-occurring mood and trauma diagnoses. Samantha works with our clinical team to provide a trauma-informed environment and provides education regarding staff interactions with residents. She also facilitates groups and works with our clinical team to ensure continuity.

Samantha started her career as a BHA on lodge at Timberline Knolls. She later transitioned to being outpatient therapist seeing patients with substance use disorders and has worked as an advocate in the area of Domestic Violence. She is passionate about working with our residents.

Samantha received her Bachelor of Science from Illinois State University in Normal, IL, her Masters of Social Work from Aurora University in Aurora, IL and her post Masters CADC from College of DuPage.

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Going to Timberline Knolls was one of the best decisions I have ever made! I highly recommend you go here for treatment! You will come out knowing how to cope better with life!

– A former resident
Why Choose Timberline Knolls?
Marks of Quality Care
  • Better Business Bureau (BBB)
  • Lemont Chamber of Commerce
  • Residential Eating Disorders Consortium
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval