New Clinical Director Named

Anna Shuster, LPC, MA, CAADC has assumed the role of clinical director of the Ellen O’Brien Gaiser Center

Butler, Pa (July 1 , 2021) -- Effective immediately Anna Shuster, LPC, MA, CAADC has assumed the role as the Clinical Director of the Ellen O’Brien Gaiser Center. Anna graduated from Indiana University of PA with a master’s in clinical Mental Health Counseling and a bachelors in Psychology with a minor in Biology.

Anna has over 16 years clinical experience in PA State licensed drug and alcohol facilities. Anna has held various positions during that time, including clinical leadership roles. She has been with the Gaiser Center since October 2017 and has functioned as a valued clinician working with women in early drug & alcohol treatment and recovery. Please join us in congratulating Anna on this position. The Gaiser Center is very fortunate to have a strong clinician and leader like Anna!

About the Ellen O’Brien Gaiser Center

From its inception in 1971 as a grassroots response to a community need, the Gaiser Center has consistently been known as one of the region’s most reputable treatment programs for alcohol and substance use disorders. The center has grown from a men’s drop-in program to a comprehensive, regional resource focused on long-term treatment options for both men and women. Named to honor the legacy of long-time Executive Director Ellen O’Brien Gaiser, the Gaiser Center continues to build upon a strong foundation, incorporating evidence-based, gender-specific treatment modalities with education and support for all the families we serve. Our experienced and compassionate staff and modern facilities leave us uniquely poised to provide the highest quality of care for the families we assist in the years to come.  For more information, visit

Susan Paff
Ideality Communications
Cell: 724.513.0316
Office: 724.359.5225 x101

Anna Shuster, LPC, MA, CAADC has assumed the role as the Acting Clinical Supervisor of the Ellen O’Brien Gaiser Center