About Us

Since 1970, CAT has been successfully treating addiction, making it the longest standing addiction treatment center in the region.

Medical Staff

Alicia Fitzgerrel

Alicia Fitzgerrel is a Nurse Practitioner who joined CAT's medical team in 2017. She is also affiliated with Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society of Nursing and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Dr. Deborah Frankowski

  • Medical Director

Dr. Deborah Frankowski joined CAT in 2014 as the center’s first full-time dedicated physician, bringing with her a wealth of experience including 12 years of primary care practice.

Kat Engel, R.N.

  • Director of Nursing

As director of nursing, Kat provides leadership, support and education to the nursing staff as they provide the highest quality care to CAT's patients.

Dr. David Williams

Dr. David Williams is among the several physicians who work with CAT in the Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) providing patient care to those who can benefit from the use of medications such as Suboxone or Vivitrol.

Dr. Scott Woods

Dr. Scott Woods is the associate program director for the Bethesda Family Medicine Residency Program.