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About us

Caring & Experienced Treatment Staff

We Have Assembled a Highly Qualified Team

Our professional, caring, experienced staff is dedicated to your recovery. We want you and your family to have the best opportunity to recover. Our 12 step, clinical, medical and support staff are here to make sure you have a life changing experience.

Joshua Scott
Founder

Joshua Scott is an experienced healthcare executive, who has a proven record of designing and implementing intervention and treatment strategies...

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David Ray
CEO

David brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Immersion team. David was a founder of Number 16, a community based organization which had multiple...

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Tommy Mcgee
Clinical Director

Tommy has more than 16 years of experience in the mental health and addictions field working in supportive, clinical and administrative roles.

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Dr. Daphne Dorce
Medical Director

Dr. Daphne Dorce is a board certified psychiatrist in general psychiatry, forensic psychiatry and addiction medicine. She brings 17 years of clinical expertise...

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

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.

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Charisse Clark-Smith
RN, Director of Nursing

Charisse is a cherished member of the Immersion Staff. With more than 17 years of experience as a nurse, Charrisse leads by example with passion and conviction.

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John Puls
Primary Therapist

John began working with individuals suffering from substance use disorders in 2013 as a behavioral health technician. Shortly after John became the director of operations for a FARR certified...

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Greg Bacos
Primary Therapist

Gregory has been working in the mental health field for more then 6 years. He received his Masters Degree and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Mental Health Counseling...

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Lou Bellanca
Primary Therapist

Lou is originally from Rochester, New York and moved to Florida is 2013. She began her work with Guardian Recovery Network in 2017 and has experience working in all levels of care...

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Todd Hoher
Primary Therapist

Todd is a Certified Addiction Specialist currently in school for CAP. He has been in the field since 2010 after personal battle with addiction. Todd began working as...

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Michael Herbert
Director of Family Services

Michael is an addiction professional with 25 years of experience, ranging from intervention to aftercare. Michael also practices professional coaching, working with individuals in group, with families...

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Chris Belhumeur
Program Director

Chris relocated from Boston to South Florida to join the Immersion team in early 2017. After graduating from the University of Massachusetts where he specialized in addiction treatment...

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Benjamin Goodwin
Assistant Program Director

Benjamin initially began to build his experience in 12 Step Work in Massachussets within a community formally known as “Number 16.” Being born and raised just outside of Boston...

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Christine Woodward
Case Manager

Christine joined the Guardian Recovery Network family in 2015. She is originally from Virginia, and relocated to Florida in 2002. Christine is a strong member of our South Florida Recovery...

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Nicholas Marchetti
Recovery Advocate

Nick is originally from Springfield, Massachusetts. He attended the University of Rhode Island where he earned a Bachelor's degree and has been working in the Substance Abuse...

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Sean Clark
Recovery Advocate

Sean is originally from Massachusetts and moved down to Florida in 2016 to join the Immersion recovery team. He joined as a 12 step contact and Behavioral Health Technician...

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Rudolph “RJ” Baldoni
Recovery Advocate

RJ joined the team in 2017 as a Behavioral Health Technician. RJ is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine, where he received a BA in Economics. Outside of work, RJ is a graduate...

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Brian Morgan
Recovery Advocate

Brian is a recovery advocate within the Guardian Recovery Network family. Originally from New Jersey, Brian moved to Florida in 2013 after a battle with drug addiction. Brian earned a college...

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Eric Cone
Facilities Director

Eric brings years of experience and excellence to Immersion Recovery Center and has worked in the chemical dependency field since 2009.

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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...

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Danielle Sharp
Admissions Director

Danielle is originally from Colorado, and moved to South Florida after a personal battle with addiction in 2012. She began her career in the field of substance abuse and mental health treatment in 2013.

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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...

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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.

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Jessica Moretti
Human Resources

Jessica Moretti joined the team in 2015, and assumed the role of HR Manager in 2016.

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Justin Williams
CFO

Justin is responsible for the design and implementation of business strategies, plans, and procedures to meet objectives for company growth.

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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...

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Rosalind Joseph
Billing and Collection

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...

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Thea McConnell
Office Manager

Thea has been working in the substance abuse and mental illness field for the past 7 years, and has held a variety of different job positions. She has been working for this company since July 2016.

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