Taking the Escalator contributor, Caitlin Kennedy Masterson, 34, of Middletown, NJ, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 18, 2018 at Riverview Medical Center Red Bank. She was born in Toms River, NJ and lived in Red Bank and Middletown for the last several years. She graduated from Pemberton High School and earned her Bachelor's Degree from Catholic University. She went on to receive her Master's Degree in Psychology from Rutgers University. Caitlin worked as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in drug and alcohol counseling. Popular group therapy activites contributed by Caitlin on the Taking the Escalator Website include -Greif and Loss Cycle, Power and Control, Self Awareness & Affirmation Development, and Plan to Avoid Relapse. She touched many lives as seen by her extremely loyal following of clients who had the privilege of having Caitlin as their counselor. She will be greatly missed by many.