About Us

Mission

To lead in providing quality, comprehensive healthcare that is affordable and accessible,
and to support the dedicated professionals who make caring for the individuals we serve their number one priority.

Impact

18 Locations

COMTREA primarily serves Jefferson County, and while reaching more than ten surrounding counties.

20,000 Patients

Jefferson County consists of 225,000 residents. We serve almost 10% of the county population.

45 Years

With 45 years of service, we are proud of our rich history and look toward serving in the future.

$150,000 Given Away

We partner with like-minded agencies in the community by donating $150,000 annually.

INITIATIVES

Quality Care

COMTREA is committed to the highest quality care, and has received numerous awards.

Affordable & Accessible

We strive to overcome financial, health background, and travel accessibility barriers.

Innovation

Through services such as telehealth and mobile clinics, we are dedicated to new and innovative approaches. 

Trauma-Informed

All staff are trauma-informed trained, and COMTREA collaborates in educating the public on this topic.

Community Treatment, Inc. or COMTREA

The agency’s legal name, Community Treatment Inc, was shortened to COMTREA (pronouced COM-TREE).  

Defining Our FamilyTrea

A family tree demonstrates the connection and genealogy of a family. Our patients, clients, doctors, nurses, dentists, therapists, staff, and volunteers form our familytrea. Our history, relationships, and future are defined within our familytrea.

Meet our leadership

Sue Curfman, MA

Sue Curfman, MA

President & Chief Executive Officer

Sue Curfman joined COMTREA as its second Chief Executive Officer in January 2016. Since becoming CEO, she has focused on increasing health care access and integration of services for the vulnerable populations of Jefferson County. She strives to be a servant leader, and is an advocate for community health and the patients they serve.

Curfman attended California State University Fullerton, where she earned a Bachelor and Master of Communication Disorders. Her initial entry into healthcare was as a Speech Pathologist in a hospital and private practice setting, and quickly transitioned into operational and administrative management. She has pursued additional training in Six Sigma with certifications in Case Management and Quality Management. Curfman serves on numerous boards and committees, including Missouri Primary Care Association (MPCA), Missouri Health Plus (MHP), Jefferson County Coalition to End Homelessness, and Pony Bird.

Curfman and her husband, Ken, have three children and eight grandchildren. Her hobbies include marathon running, art journaling, and card making. She has participated in more than 100 marathons and half-marathons, and loves the outdoors. One item on her bucket list was to backpack the Grand Canyon, which she did in 2014! She says “I saw such beautiful sights and natural wonders. It was amazing.”

Lisa Rothweiler

Lisa Rothweiler

Chief Operations Officer

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Amy Rhodes, MBA

Amy Rhodes, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

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Rachael Bersdale

Rachael Bersdale

Chief Behavioral Health Officer

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Dr. Rohatgi

Dr. Rohatgi, DO

Chief Medical Officer & Psychiatrist

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Courtney Garland, DMD

Director of Oral Health

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Patty Vanek

Patty Vanek

Vice President of Quality Care

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Cindy Vessel

Cindy Vessell

Vice President of Community Services

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Kim Elbl

Kim Elbl

Vice President of Fundraising and Development

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Katie Harman

Katie Harman

Vice President of Human Resources

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Katy Murray

Katy Murray

Vice President of Corporate Compliance and Quality Management

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Lisa Wigger

Lisa Wigger

Executive Manager

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Serving Our County and State

  • Private, non-profit 501(c)3 organization
  • Integrated, comprehensive Federally Qualified Health Center providing primary care, dental care, and psychiatric services
  • Community mental health center for Jefferson County, designated by the Jefferson County Commission
  • Certified Community Behavioral Health Organization
  • Community mental health center for Jefferson County, designated by the Jefferson County Commission
  • Administrative agent for the Psychiatric Services Division of the Missouri Department of Mental Health for Jefferson County
  • Comprehensive substance treatment and rehabilitation facility for Jefferson County and St. Louis County (South of Highways 40 and 44)
  • Domestic violence shelter advocate for Jefferson County
  • Alcohol and drug use treatment facility for Jefferson County and surrounding areas, including the city of St. Louis
  • Certified by the Missouri Department of Mental Health, Division of Comprehensive Psychiatric Service, and Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse
HRSA
CARF
United Way of Greater St. Louis
HRSA
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Missouri Department of Mental Health
Missouri Department of Public Safety