Our stories vary, but our common goal is the development of a meaningful life of recovery for our clients, their families, and ourselves.

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Joey Zabel, M.S.

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Joey holds a Master's Degree in Organizational Development and has been active in long term recovery.  He worked in business and collegiate instruction for a number of years before taking an active role in AUD/SUD advocacy and the education of adolescents about the perils of addiction.

Joey is currently a member of the board of directors for Arise and Flourish, a non-profit focused on substance use education in public schools throughout the Maryland suburbs, and serves on the Ashley Addiction Treatment Center Leadership Board.

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Jamuna Raju, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Raju completed her medical degree at Siddhartha Medical College NTR, and her medical residency at University of Maryland Hospital.

Dr. Raju is affiliated with Dominion Hospital and Virginia Hospital Center, and specializes in psychiatry and neurology.

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George Harrington, Ph.D.

Clinical Director

George holds a post graduate degree in Counselor Education, specializing in Marriage and Family Counseling, and a graduate degree in Community Counseling.  He has worked in academia at his alma mater, and in addition has worked in a variety of for-profit and non-profit counseling environments.

Working with clients and families stricken by the disease of addiction has been of particular interest to George.  He has sought out treatment organizations which are focused not merely on the treatment of alcoholism and addiction, but whose programs concentrate on utilizing alternative lenses of therapeutic modality.

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Paria Maghsoudi, M.S.W.

Staff Therapist I

A Northern Virginia Native, Paria attended school in Fairfax County before completing her undergraduate degree in Psychology at James Madison University.  She followed that with completion of her graduate work in Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.

Paria relies heavily on third-wave CBT for her work with men, women, and families faced with addiction. She has worked previously in hospital environments and with outpatient programs throughout Virginia.

She resides in Vienna.

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Joshua Cagney, M.A.

Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer

Joshua holds a graduate degree in Clinical Psychology, and completed post-graduate work in clinical mental health counseling.  Joshua began his clinical work with adolescents and their families, but has long maintained a focus primarily in correctional environments working with addicts and alcoholics.  He is active in speaking on issues ranging from the collateral consequences of sentencing to the nature of addiction in families and communities.

He serves as a guest speaker for MADD Virginia and Washington, D.C., Loudoun Community Corrections, and is a member of the Boards of Directors of Dandelion Meadows and NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health) Northern Virginia.

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Sahar Givpour, M.S., LPC-R, CSAC, ADS

ASAM Clinical Consultant 

Sahar has completed her undergraduate work in both Management and in Psychology.  She holds a M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and multiple Certificates in areas ranging from acupuncture detoxification to ASAM (American Society Addiction Medicine), in addition to her CSAC as a Supervisor.

Sahar sees clients in private practice, in addition to working with local Community Service Boards and her continuing consulting role with New Paradigm Recovery.

She is a resident of Loudoun County.

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Ben Britton

Co-Founder

Ben has worked in the insurance industry for most of his career, dealing with executive corporate benefits, prior to working to establish New Paradigm Recovery.  He has worked with addicts and alcoholics in numerous capacities throughout his long term recovery, and plays a key role in the organization in helping clients navigate the nuance of healthcare costs and benefits.

In the nearly 20 years of recovery that Ben has enjoyed, he has learned to celebrate the lives of his children above all else.

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Keven Kvasnicka

Chief Administrative Officer

Keven's career has considerable depth in operations at MAXIMUS, Inc. in the information technology sector.  Before long, he established himself in executive management roles focusing on organizational infrastructure.

Keven has worked peripherally with men in recovery for nearly 20 years, and has a keen understanding of the issues families face when affected by alcoholism and drug addiction.  Keven lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and children.

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Dave Mastran

Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board

Dave is the founding partner of a capital management group in Great Falls, Virginia, and a native of Northern Virginia.  Dave developed a passion for financial markets at an early age, and began the establishment of a respectable record of success from 1997 through the present.

Additionally, Dave has led a life in recovery for nearly 20 years, and has played an active role in the recovery of countless men over that time.  At home Dave spends time with his wife and children, coaching and playing soccer.

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Our Mission

To maximize our clients' recovery from addiction without compromising health, happiness, or potential for success. New Paradigm Recovery provides individualized, sustainable therapeutic programs of recovery which enable our clients to overcome the issues which have negatively affected their lives, the lives of their loved ones, and the community around them – empowering each individual to grow through their experiences, rather than despite their challenges.

Our Values

Service

Humility

Integrity

Compassion

Engagement

Consistency

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What's next?

Now that you've gotten to know a little about who we are, let's forge ahead and discuss the core services that New Paradigm Recovery offers.