Meet The Timberline Knolls Staff

Tracey Papesh, MSW, CADC, CDVP

Director of Case Management

Tracey Papesh is the  Director of Case Management at Timberline Knolls. Tracey facilitates an appropriate step-down to a lower level of care specific to our resident’s needs.

Tracey began her career at TK in 2016 in the Admissions department and soon was promoted to Admissions Manager and then Associate Director of Admissions/Community Outreach and Development. In 2020, she transitioned to working as a Relationship Engagement Specialist and, most recently, as a Therapist. Before coming to Timberline Knolls, Tracey was in Crisis Management and Trauma-Informed Care, spending nine years working with domestic violence and sexual assault victims within the court system. In addition, she has also done training with police officers countywide that focused on working with victims of violence.

Tracey received her undergraduate degree in Social Work from Trinity Christian College in Illinois, concentrating on children and family services. Her MSW is from The University of Illinois in Chicago. She is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

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TK saved my life, and I am forever grateful for that. I now have been months free from my eating disorder... They really make sure you know your skills before you leave!

– 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