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Boca Detox Center Staff

Joshua Scott

Joshua Scott

CEO

Joshua Scott is an experienced healthcare executive who has a proven record of designing and implementing intervention and treatment strategies for individuals suffering from alcohol and drug dependence, as well as eating disorders. Joshua is the founder of Boca Detox Center, and is an active member of the Delray Beach Drug Task Force. Joshua has assembled a dynamic team of therapists, clinicians, and medical professionals to help addicts and alcoholics through all phases of the recovery process. Residing in South Florida with his wife and three children, he travels and works throughout the United States.

Dr. Daphne Dorce, MD

Medical Director

Tommy Mcgee

Tommy Mcgee

Clinical Director, LMHC

Tommy has more than 16 years of experience in the mental health and addictions field working in supportive, clinical and administrative roles. He has experience working with clients from various ethnicities and socio-economic backgrounds. He has worked with clients with co-occurring disorders, both adult and adolescent persons, Native American groups, and in programs with a focus on treating clients of ultra high net worth. He also has worked as an educator with the Palm Beach State College, teaching both in class and online, general psychology, and crisis Intervention. Tommy has also facilitated courses for professionals seeking certification with the state of Florida in addictions as an instructor for The Academy for Addiction Professionals. He has taught treatment planning, psychopharmacology, and clinical evaluation. Tommy holds a Bachelor of Science (Ministry) and Masters of Science degree in Counseling Psychology (with a specialization in mental health and marriage of family) from Palm Beach Atlantic University. He is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Addictions Professional.

Dr. Celeste Boyd

Dr. Celeste Boyd DNP, ARNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Dr. Boyd received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) from the University of Miami. She is dual certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). She possesses a Master of Arts in Developmental Psychology from Gallaudet University and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Florida State University. She currently practices and specializes in psychiatry, sleep medicine, and substance abuse/addiction rehabilitation in both private and public sectors. As a clinician, Dr. Boyd believes that mental health is fundamental for overall physiological health and wellness. She promotes mental health awareness to reduce stigmatization and empower those suffering and struggling with mental illness. Dr. Boyd practices the Mental Health Recovery Model, which allows individuals to go through an active process of change, being in control, strengthening, and empowering themselves to improve their mental health and wellbeing.

Charrisse Clarke-Smith, RN

Director of Nursing

Charisse is a cherished member of the Boca Detox Staff. With more than 17 years of experience as a nurse, Charrisse leads by example with passion and conviction. Charrisse is a member of ASAM, SAMSHA, ANA and FNA while continuing her education and training through CEU’s, workshops, trainings, ANCC, seminars and college with a focus on Mental Health and Substance Abuse.

Timothy Bumgardner

Timothy Bumgardner

General Manager

Timothy “TJ” Bumgardner is a devoted healthcare professional who has extensive experience in supervising and managing the day to day operations of healthcare facilities, specializing in treatment for individuals suffering from alcohol and drug dependence. TJ began his healthcare career in 2013, working at an entry level position for one of Florida's premier treatment facilities. A native of South Florida, TJ enjoys extreme sports, is a professional musician, and regularly contributes his time back into the community.

Danielle Craig

Danielle Craig, MS

Admissions Director

Danielle has been a member of the Guardian Recovery Network since 2015. Prior to that, Danielle built 4 years of professional experience from other behavioral healthcare treatment centers. Danielle’s education experience includes a Bachelor’s of Science from Virginia Tech, and a Masters of Science in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. Within the Guardian Recovery Network, Danielle serves as a highly qualified member of the admissions team. Utilizing her services in multiple facilities, Danielle has developed a critical relationship between the clinical and medical team, and the admissions team. Being able to properly assesses new clients, provide adequate information to the clinical and medical directors, and advocating for the clients best personalized needs are some of Danielle’s most valuable professional assets. Danielle lives locally with her husband and son.

Ryan Newman

Ryan Newman

Admissions Coordinator

Ryan is originally from Massachusetts, and has been living and working in the behavioral healthcare industry since 2016. After successfully completing two combat deployments as a member of the United States Marine Core, Ryan's personal experience both in and out of sobriety have allowed him the ability to become an effective asset within the Guardian Family. Ryan is on the front lines of addiction, being a member of the admissions team. Ryan is responsible for properly and appropriately admitting new clients into adequate centers which best suit their needs.

Kevin Creighton

Kevin Creighton, BS

Director of Business Development

Kevin is originally from Falmouth, Massachusetts, where he was active and excelled in athletics through his childhood. Kevin attended Plymouth State University, where he obtained a bachelors of science in business administration. After a personal battle with addiction, Kevin moved to Florida in 2009 and began his career working directly with individuals in early recovery. Kevin has a sincere aspiration to spread the message of recovery to those families who need it. Firmly rooted in purity of the recovery experience, Kevin is often the initial contact for new members of the Guardian Recovery Network community. Kevin is a father, a professional, and a compassionate mentor to those in sobriety.

Angela Smith

Angela Smith

Case Management

Jose Ochoa

Jose Ochoa

Chef

Jose is extremely passionate about cooking and making amazing creations that everyone enjoys. He started cooking when he was in high school. His passion and experience as a chef has stemmed from his continuous travels across Europe, the Caribbean, and South and Central America. While in Europe, he cooked at multiple five star restaurants. Jose is constantly gaining more techniques and ideas on making his dishes even better than before. He has been an executive Chef for the past 20 plus years, and has had the pleasure of serving some of our finest politicians and celebrities. Jose has also worked in several treatment centers before he transitioned to Boca Detox.

Mary Gelliarth

Mary Gelliarth

Quality Assurance

Mary is originally from Cleveland, Ohio, where she attended Cleveland State University and Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital School of Nursing. Her professional career includes positions in Ohio, Georgia, and Florida. Although Mary's plan was to specialize in orthopedics, she quickly gravitated to Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health (ADM) positions in publicly and privately run sectors. To maintain medical nursing skills as well as behavioral health, Mary worked in an Urgent Care Center off hours. Mary’s relevant positions include being a Department Director for an Adult Psychiatric Unit in Atlanta, Mental Health/Chemical Dependency nurse at Lake and Glenbeigh Hospitals, Chemical Dependency Nurse at Hanley – Hazelden, Director of Utilization Review and Quality Management for Mandala Healing Center, and Alternatives in Treatment. Mary also has managed care experience as a Quality Management Supervisor at the Health Care District of Palm Beach County / Personal Health Plan and was the behavioral health liaison between those organizations and Agency for Health Care Administration Area 9 mental health providers. She has experience at the payee and payor aspect of insurance, and understands the balance of advocating for clients to utilize available insurance benefits - as well as the insurance rules governing administration of those benefits. Components of Mary's mission include the concepts of instructing and supporting staff on quality models. The goal is not improvement, it is sustained improvement over consecutive re-measurement periods. Although the mission is challenging, the positive effects are quite exciting.

Rosalind Joseph

Rosalind Joseph

Billing and Collections

Rosalind is the Director of Billing and Collections. Rosalind began her career in 2010, and gained experience in the health care industry in settings such as in billing offices, insurance carriers and provider's offices. Within those settings, Rosalind’s responsibilities included billing, coding, collections, medical records reviewer, insurance reimbursement and at the facility level, and billing and collections. Rosalind received her Associates in Billing and Coding and her Bachelor in Health Administration from City College. She currently working on an MBA in Health Care Management.

Justin Williams

Justin Williams

CFO

Justin is responsible for the design and implementation of business strategies, plans, and procedures to meet objectives for company growth. Justin earned degrees in Accounting and Finance from the University of Maryland RH Smith School of Business. He adds 10 years of business operations expertise to the executive team, with experience in the Public Accounting, IT, Legal, and Health Care industries. Justin also serves as the Financial Controller for Guardian Recovery Network, Boca Detox Center, and Immersion Recovery Center.

Jessica Moretti

Jessica Moretti

Human Resources

Jessica Moretti joined the team in 2015, and assumed the role of HR Manager in 2016. Jessica is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, where she received a BA in Psychology and a minor in Business.

Rudy Arcara

Rudy Arcara

Alumni Director

Rudy Arcara is originally from Westchester, New York. He decided to change his life for the better and moved down to South Florida in 2014 to start his journey. Rudy played football at Iona College, earning a degree in Criminal Justice, and later pursued a masters degree in Physical Education and Health at Manhattanville College. The reason he got into teaching/coaching is the same reason he chose to work in the field of Substance abuse, to help others. Currently, he is our Director of Alumni and works closely with clients to help them achieve sobriety.

William Labar

William Labar

Behavioral Health Technician

 

Carlos Vasquez

Carlos Vasquez

Behavioral Health Technician

 

Shana Daryanani

Shana Daryanani

Behavioral Health Technician

 

Patrick Murray

Patrick Murray

Business Development

 

Devin Scheller

Devin Scheller

Case Manager

 

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