Ana is a licensed psychotherapist and qualified clinical supervisor with extensive experience in the field of substance abuse treatment, families in crisis and individuals in a dual diagnosis setting. As the former Clinical/Executive director of Fort Lauderdale Addiction Treatment Center, The Retreat of Broward and a former Chief Operations Officer of The Gabel Center, a drug and alcohol treatment facility in Fort Myers Beach Florida, she has been responsible for directing and overseeing all aspects of treatment. Her widespread knowledge has included facilitating nationwide drug and alcohol interventions, drug court, substance abuse and psychotherapy groups, providing individual, family and crisis counseling and supervising clinical and administrative programs. Her knowledge in helping families and individuals overcome the challenging and devastating effects of substance abuse and mental health issues has been the foundation of her professional career. She is passionate in her career that allows her to bring hope to families and individuals. Ana understands the importance of commitment and dedication and family is a cornerstone in her life. Ana looks forward to the opportunity of helping you and your loved ones work through all of your substance abuse and treatment related concerns in a professional, compassionate and dignified manner.
Jeannie has been in the substance abuse and mental health field since 1982. She has been part of The Recovery Team since 2000. She presently runs the trauma track and facilitates Experiential Groups for our patients and leads the Family Weekend. Jeannie is a licensed mental health counselor who holds national certification. She is an approved continuing education provider by the Florida board of addiction professionals and an approved supervisor for registered mental health interns. Jeannie is trained in gestalt, trauma, completed her EMDR training and is a certified diplomat in clinical hypnotherapy. She has received national recognition from the New York Times and Vanity Fair magazine and was locally a recipient of the Peter Fairclogh memorial award for her contribution to the field of substance abuse and mental health.
Zane Morris started his journey with The Recovery Team in May 2017. Zane received a bachelor’s degree, majoring in Sociology and minoring in Psychology. In 2005 he made the decision to pursue a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology/ Mental Health Counseling at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Zane graduated, completing the Mental Health, Substance abuse and Marriage and Family track. Zane is a highly dedicated, caring, and serious – minded, professional.
His demonstrated strengths include: sound leadership, highly effective communication skills, team player and compassion for others.
Zane started his career working with children and families, providing families with counseling, connecting them with the social resources available in the community. While in his career, he noticed there was a great need for providing social services for the homeless, especially homeless veterans. Needless to say, he began a career working with homeless veterans in Palm Beach County, connecting them to social services in the community, services at the VA. Zane also helped veterans with finding affordable housing. While working with the veteran community he noticed two of the biggest issues veterans struggled with were mental health and substance abuse. Zane eventually found himself working in the substance abuse arena. Now, 10 years later he still is working with people who suffer from the disease of addiction. Zane’s passion for his job stems from the negative impact substance abuse has had on himself and his family.
Diane began her career in substance abuse counseling with The Recovery Team in June 2002. During this time, she worked numerous aspect of the company including supervision of Behavioral Health Technician, DUI evaluator, and in 2005 became DUI Program Director. She earned a Bachelor of Social Work from Florida Atlantic University, Certified Addiction Professional and International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium from the Florida Certification Board. Currently, as a Primary Therapist, not only does she bring her expertise in counseling, but also her personal experiences with recovery. Diane uses many types of therapy, including employing compassion, mindfulness and empathy. Since her first day with the company, she has been a strong team player, dedicated to helping all clients recover from a hopeless state of mind and body.
Deborah joined The Recovery Team as a Primary Therapist in January 2017. Her passion and work in the addiction field began in 2011 at Willingway Hospital in Statesboro, Georgia. It was there that she gained incomparable experience working not only as an Inpatient Counselor, but also working directly in both an intensive women's long- term residence and the intensive outpatient setting. She holds a Master’s of Science Degree in Exceptional Student Education from Nova University and is a Certified Addiction Counselor Level II (CACII).
Prior to a career in substance abuse counseling, Deborah worked as a public school educator for The Palm Beach County School Board from 1987-2006. Her approach to therapy is Mindfulness, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing as modalities to help clients better understand their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Deborah credits her arts-focused education and years of classroom teaching for the creative therapeutic approach she brings to her position. An array of experience and an authentic desire to encourage others to embrace recovery and the healing gifts available to all who embrace it, is what is at the core of her valued therapeutic work.
Lauren Meyers is a Case Manager/ Admissions Coordinator for The Recovery Team. She has been with The Recovery Team since June 2016 and has worked in the field of substance abuse since 2011. Having personally experienced addiction and recovery she possesses a unique knowledge of how the recovery process works not only for the recovering addict but for the families as well. Lauren believes that with a positive clinical setting and a strong support network achieving long term sobriety is possible for anyone struggling with addiction. Lauren is originally from Pennsylvania and attended Temple University to pursue her B.A. She moved to Florida in 2010 to begin her new way of life in recovery. She is currently working towards her C.A.C. as well as her A.S.
James Samuels is dedicated to the operations of the company as well as the safety and well-being of all of the clients. James brings his impeccable work ethic and leadership skills to The Recovery Team. James main focus is to make sure that the level of care that the clients receive is never compromised. He works tirelessly with his staff of behavior health technicians to make sure that each and every client at The Recovery Team has a positive experience. James is a natural leader and uses his personal experience with recovery to ensure that all clients feel supported and comfortable as they embark on their new journey. He is an active member of his church and a proud husband and father to his one year old son, James junior.
Dr. Emilio Duboy has more than 25 years of experience in practicing psychiatry. He is Board Certified and has a special interest in addiction psychiatry. Dr. Duboy has extensive experience in treating co-occurring psychiatric disorders. He completed his psychiatric residency training at Cabrini Medical Center / New York Medical College in New York City. In addition, Dr. Duboy completed a fellowship with New York University at Bellevue Hospital. Dr. Duboy understands the disease model of alcoholism and addiction and treats all of his patients with dignity and
respect. It is of paramount importance to Dr. Duboy that all clients have a positive experience and that begins with great medical care.
Jose Soler has been a mental health and substance abuse counselor since 2004. Jose received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Florida in 1999 and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Temple University in 2004. Since 2011 he has been helping individuals in South Florida heal from emotional wounds that have contributed to self-destructive patterns and behaviors. Jose believes in an individualized approach to treatment and honors the inherent wholeness and completeness of the individual. Using a compassionate and client-centered approach, he works with clients to strengthen an understanding and appreciation to the present moment, become willing to accept the full-range of feelings and emotions that are part of the human experience, and live a more meaningful and connected life. Jose believes that only when we can accept life as it really is, can we really begin to change. DBT, Mindfulness, CBT, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy are among the approaches that Jose uses to help individuals fulfill the potential that already exists within.