Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Brandywine Counseling Names Lynn Fahey As Executive Director

Brandywine Counseling, Inc. (BCI), a non-profit provider of addiction treatment and HIV/AIDS prevention services, today announced the appointment of Lynn M. Fahey, Ph.D. as its new Executive Director. In this role, she will direct, supervise, and coordinate administrative functions and the activities of the organization. Dr. Fahey will take over as Executive Director July 1 for Sara Taylor “Sally” Allshouse, who is retiring after 21 years.

“I am honored to continue Sally's legacy of innovative and extraordinarily high-quality care to individuals with substance abuse and mental health issues,” said Dr. Fahey.

Dr. Fahey has worked for BCI for 16 years, progressing from Counselor to Clinical Supervisor to her current position of Site Director for the Alpha Outpatient Program. She has developed, implemented, and managed programs serving over 300 active clients. She has worked with a variety of populations including adolescents, dual diagnosed, pregnant women, mothers and criminal justice. Under her leadership, the Outpatient Program has consistently met Performance-Based Contact requirements, decreased patient wait time and no-shows, incorporated Evidence-Based Practices, and created a team environment with very low staff turnover.

Dr. Fahey received her Ph.D. in Psychology in 2007 from Saybrook Research Institute. Her studies focused on organizational systems, business and management systems, program evaluation, and change management She obtained her M.A. in Psychology in 1996 from Washington College, and her B.A in Political Science in 1991 from DeSales University. She has dual certification in Alcohol and Drug Addiction (CADC, Delaware), which includes diverse counseling skills, case management, supervision, program development, and program management.

Brandywine Counseling, Inc. is a non-profit substance abuse treatment agency that provides counseling and related assistance to addicted persons and their families for chemical addiction and related problems. BCI is Delaware’s largest provider of addiction services, serving over 2,000 clients age 18 and over at seven locations statewide. For more information, please visit


Anonymous said...

CONGRATULATIONS LYNN! Way to go! Wishing you much sucess.

Krystal said...

Congrats LYNN...can't wait to work with you in the future.

Sally said...

Congrats Lynn, I know you will do a great job.


Susan C said...

Just went on the website to check up on everyhting BCI is up to and saw your promotion! Congrats! I rememebr you when you were a core counselor.

Lisa Forrester said...

Congratulations Lynn!!

You've come a long way and I know you will do a wonderful job!!