Our South Florida Team
Each person on The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health team is dedicated to helping people heal from drug and alcohol addiction. Our diverse team members bring years of combined experience in the behavioral health care industry to The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health so that clients can receive expert-level care tailored to their needs.
Begin your journey to recovery with a team you can trust. Our team is comprised of both in-house and remote employees, including:
- Full-time facility staff, including nurses, doctors and masters-level therapists
- A centrally located admissions and discharge team
- A community outreach team
Some of our staff members are bilingual to meet the needs of a diverse client base.
When you first call The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health, you’ll speak with one of our caring representatives, many of whom are in recovery from addiction themselves. Our team understands what it’s like to struggle with substance abuse, and they also know recovery is possible for you. Our admissions and discharge teams can coordinate your pre-assessment before you arrive at our facility and review your discharge plan before you depart.
Our In-House Staff
The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health’s in-house team is comprised of nurses, doctors, therapists and other medical professionals who are well versed in:
- Drug abuse and addiction
- Alcohol abuse and addiction
- Substance use disorder treatment, including detox, inpatient and outpatient care
- Mental health conditions, especially co-occurring disorders
- Interpersonal therapies including psychotherapy, group counseling and family therapy
As an integral part of the leadership team at The Recovery Village Palm Beach, David Sloan draws on his experience as a clinical director for various treatment facilities since 2014. As a manager, he is responsible for leading therapists, counselors and behavioral health technicians. His...
Director of Nursing
Before serving at The Recovery Village Palm Beach, Angela Thackery was the director of nursing at The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake in Colorado. She is responsible for overseeing the nursing team to provide excellent care for each patient. As a nursing professional, she is committed to...
Dr. Denise Josey has dedicated her career to social justice, studying mental health and chronic pain and mitigating the opioid crisis in suburban and urban areas. She holds board certifications in Public Health and Preventative Medicine and Addiction Medicine.
As an active member...
Tony A. Santa has been a part of the South Florida behavioral health community for over 30 years. He is dedicated to engaging with community resources to ensure every individual receives the help they need to sustain recovery. Tony believes in holistic treatment for patients living with mental...
Community Outreach Director
With over 13 years of experience in the field of substance abuse and addiction, Joe brings expertise and compassion to his role as the community outreach director at The Recovery Village Palm Beach. When Joe first learned about Advanced Recovery Systems’ treatment facilities, he realized...