Are you experiencing life changes or difficulties? We have over 30 caring, compassionate providers who are dedicated to helping you get through these challenging times.

Laura Hunt, LCSW-R, ACSW

Owner of Pinnacle Behavioral Health

After years of managing inpatient and outpatient facilities and programs, Ms. Hunt founded Pinnacle Behavioral Health IPA, LLC in the Spring of 2001. Her years of experience in the field had created a strong desire to help people transform their lives and provide a place for them to achieve that goal.

Her dedication and strong commitment to her patients, practitioners and her body of work has earned the respect of her colleagues throughout the region. Many of the Practitioners at Pinnacle Behavioral Health, IPA, LLC were co-workers before providing services at Pinnacle Behavioral Health, IPA, LLC.

Ms. Hunt is responsible for all of the administrative details involved with running a business as well as the day to day operations of the office. In 2015 she conducted a search for an electronic chart solution and then coordinated the successful transformation from paper to electronic charts for approximately 3,000 patients. Committed to expanding the services offered , she oversaw the construction of expanded space throughout 2015 and in 2016 officially opened the additional space.

Ms. Hunt holds a Masters degree in Social Work from Rutgers University and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of New York.

ROCCO PEZZULO, B.S

Director of Operations

Since January of 2008, Rocco Pezzulo has been the Director of Operations for Pinnacle Behavioral Health. Rocco’s communication skills and charisma play a important role in his day to day duties. Rocco is a graduate of Siena College with a Bachelors Degree in Business. Aside from those duties, Rocco is in charge of daily intakes and he even runs a life coaching course at Pinnacle. Since Rocco’s tenure, Pinnacle has grown over 200% through business planning, infrastructure, recruitment, and expansion.

Certifications: Life Coaching Certified(LCF) and he has completed Harvard Medical School Anger Management Courses

Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, Swimming, Weight lifting, Tai Chi, and family activities