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We know what you are going through, and we know it isn’t easy. We will walk with you on your journey to recovery and be there to guide and advise you every step of the way. Our facility is a small community, which allows us to give personal attention to each individual client. Our wide range of treatment options offers clients a full spectrum of daily activities so that each individual finds a winning combination.

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Dr. JoAnna VanVleet

Head Psychiatrist and Medical Director

Dr. VanVleet's goal is to partner with her patients to provide exceptional addiction and mental health care. D

Dr. JoAnna VanVleet

Head Psychiatrist and Medical Director

Dr. VanVleet's goal is to partner with her patients to provide exceptional addiction and mental health care. Dr. VanVleet strives to engage with the latest treatments and is familiar with ongoing research in the field and, most importantly, endeavors to treat every patient with exceptional care and compassion. Dr. VanVleet is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is also fully qualified in forensic psychiatry. Dr. VanVleet received a Doctor of Osteopathy at Nova Southeastern University and is a member of the American Association for Psychiatry.

Beth Brindle

Director of Nursing

Beth's key responsibilities include working with patients to diagnose, treat, and manage the pharmacy. Beth ov

Beth Brindle

Director of Nursing

Beth's key responsibilities include working with patients to diagnose, treat, and manage the pharmacy. Beth oversees our Opioid Treatment Program and works with her team on the management of clients' medical issues related to addiction. Beth received an Applied Science Degree in Nursing from the County College of Morris in Randolph, New Jersey and began her career as a registered nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Beth has over 30 years of experience working in addiction, child services and mental health treatment. She is board certified in CPR First Aid.

John Gau

Director of Operations

John's key responsibilities include maintaining the day-to-day operations from both a clinical and housing per

John Gau

Director of Operations

John's key responsibilities include maintaining the day-to-day operations from both a clinical and housing perspective. John’s goal is to monitor every department to ensure proper policies and procedures are in place and client care is carried out effortlessly. John joined Amethyst as a behavioral health technician where he quickly developed strong personal relationships with the clients through support and guidance. John understands first hand the struggles of addiction and strives to provide a safe environment for clients. John is a Certified Recovery Residence Administrator.

Tom Edwards

Administrator

Tom's key responsibilities include overseeing all residential programming and day to-day operations. Tom has

Tom Edwards

Administrator

Tom's key responsibilities include overseeing all residential programming and day to-day operations. Tom has worked in the chemical dependency field for six years and integrates his own recovery experience into providing the most effective and quality rehabilitative process possible to those struggling with addictive disorders. Tom received a Doctor of Philosophy with the distinction of Addition Specialty in Clinical Psychology; a Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Springfield College. Tom also holds a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree and received certification as a Master’s Level Addiction Professional.

Mark Gudim

Director of Facilities

Mark's key responsibilities include handling day-to-day maintenance matters and oversees our Environment of Ca

Mark Gudim

Director of Facilities

Mark's key responsibilities include handling day-to-day maintenance matters and oversees our Environment of Care management plan in conjunction with Joint Commission and DCF regulations. Mark’s goal is to provide a safe environment where distractions are minimized, and treatment is the primary focus for clients and staff alike. Mark received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a minor in Economics from the University of Rhode Island. He is a licensed residential home inspector in the state of Florida and relates his unique experience of analyzing a property and/or housing condition to determining any necessary course of action at our facility.

Cori Baiza

Finance Administration Manager

Cori's key responsibilities include supervising financial operations, and daily financial reporting and accoun

Cori Baiza

Finance Administration Manager

Cori's key responsibilities include supervising financial operations, and daily financial reporting and account management. Cori’s goal is to ensure all patient’s needs are met in an accurate and timely manner. Her is Certified Recovery Residence Administrator with The Florida Certification Board and licensed Notary Public in the state of Florida. Her experience includes accounting and finance training.

 

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