Inspirations Leadership and Professional Staff

Inspirations Leadership and Professional Staff 2017-05-18T15:33:07+00:00

We are proud of our talented team. Inspirations Leadership and Professional Staff is unparalleled in the addiction treatment profession.

Dr. James Hughes, PhD., LMHC, CAP, CCJS

Dr. James Hughes, PhD., LMHC, CAP, CCJS

CEO Dr. James Hughes has been directing and managing mental health and addiction programs from New Jersey to Florida for over 25 years. He is state licensed as a Mental Health Counselor. Dr. Hug[...]

Caron Helfner, DCSW, LCSW, MCAP

Caron Helfner, DCSW, LCSW, MCAP

Clinical Director Caron Helfner was born and raised in Miami, Florida. Caron has been married for over 30 years and has three children. She received her BSSW from FIU and then went on to complet[...]

Dr. Pierre Pean, Medical Director (MD)

Dr. Pierre Pean, Medical Director (MD)

Dr. Pierre Pean, Medical Director (MD) Dr. Pierre graduated from the University of Haiti and then moved to New York City to begin a decorated career. He worked at Brookdale Hospital in Abolition[...]

Linda Diaz, Human Resources Director

Linda Diaz, Human Resources Director

Human Resource Director In addition to completing her Human Resource Management curriculum at Broward College, Linda currently has over 26 years of combined education, training, and experience i[...]

Martine Phillips, MSN, FNP-C, CNL

Martine Phillips, MSN, FNP-C, CNL

Martine Phillips, MSN, FNP-C, CNL Martine Phillips is an advanced practice registered nurse. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science degree in Clinical Nurse Leade[...]

Carmen Alleyna, RN, CCM, LHCRM

Carmen Alleyna, RN, CCM, LHCRM

Director of Nursing Carmen graduated from New York University where she received her degree as a Registered Nurse (RN). She also has certifications as the following: Nationally Certified Case Ma[...]

Denise Achee, Educational Program Director

Denise Achee, Educational Program Director

Education Program Director Denise Achée is our Education Program Director and has developed and pioneered the educational program at Inspirations since its inception seven years ago. Denise work[...]

Jessica Wilson, Teacher

Jessica Wilson, Teacher

History Teacher/Administrative Assistant Jessica Wilson always had a passing interest in History but it wasn't until she was exposed to some truly great professors in college that her passion wa[...]

Rosemary Venuto, Teacher

Rosemary Venuto, Teacher

Math/Science Teacher Rosemary Venuto is the Math teacher at Inspirations Academy. She earned a B.S. in Mathematics with a minor in Chemistry and a M.S. degree in Computer Science. After working [...]

Karen Marcella, Admissions Coordinator

Karen Marcella, Admissions Coordinator

Admissions Coordinator Karen graduated with a B.S. from Bridgewater State University where she majored in psychology. She is originally from Massachusetts. Karen previously worked for one of the[...]

Adriana Gutierrez, LMHC

Adriana Gutierrez, LMHC

Primary Therapist Adriana has a Bachelors of Science (BS) degree from Nova Southeastern University. At Nova, she majored in Psychology. Adriana also has a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counsel[...]

Nadia Nathan, Primary Therapist

Nadia Nathan, Primary Therapist

Nadia Nathan, Primary Therapist Nadia Nathan earned a Bachelor's of Arts degree from the University of Alabama and a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Trinity International Universit[...]

Safraz Khan, Primary Therapist

Safraz Khan, Primary Therapist

Primary Therapist Safraz is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). He was born in Guyana, South America and immigrated to the United States in 1974. Safraz has a Bachelor of Science degree a[...]

Michelle Asche, MSW, LCSW

Michelle Asche, MSW, LCSW

Primary Therapist Michelle is originally from Long Island and moved to Miami at the age of eleven. She has a Bachelors of Science degree from Boston University, where she majored in psychology. [...]

Keith Percival, LNCM,CMHC

Keith Percival, LNCM,CMHC

Director of Utilization Review and Case Management Keith is originally from Rhode Island. He is a Navy veteran. Keith obtained his nursing degree at Coastal Carolina College. He is an advocate f[...]

Marie Jean-Faublas, Accounting Manager

Marie Jean-Faublas, Accounting Manager

Marie Jean-Faublas, Accounting Manager Marie obtained her Masters in Business Administration degree, majoring in Healthcare Management at Salem International University; as well as her Masters i[...]

Rebecca Saylor, Nurse

Rebecca Saylor, Nurse

Rebecca Saylor, Registered Nurse Rebecca Saylor is a registered nurse working for Cove Center for Recovery. She grew up in Boca Raton, FL, received her first bachelor's degree in Communications [...]

Brittany White, LPN

Brittany White, LPN

Brittany White, LPN Brittany White is a licensed practical nurse working for Inspirations for Youth and Families. She grew up as a military dependent living abroad. Her family eventually settled[...]

Karen Gauci, M.P.H., R.D., L.D..

Karen Gauci, M.P.H., R.D., L.D..

Karen M. Gauci, a nutritional consultant to celebrities such as Buddy Hackett, Liza Minelli and Goldie Hawn at the Palm-Aire Spa Resort in Pompano Beach, Florida, is a registered and licensed Die[...]