Meet the Seaside Palm Beach Staff

Meet Our Luxury Rehab Staff

At Seaside Palm Beach, our Florida luxury rehab believes in putting our patients first. Our very dedicated, credentialed, and experienced medical and clinical team of caring doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists and therapists all work together to make each patient’s recovery a long-lasting reality. We understand that the addiction recovery process is a long journey that requires constant support and care both physically and mentally in order to be successful. Because addiction recovery can be so trying for our patients, we want to make sure that we are there for them every step of the way in whatever capacity they need.

The clinical Seaside Palm Beach staff is one of the best in the U.S. As experts in their respective fields, each of our luxury rehab staff members brings years of training and experience to those attending our facility and receiving treatment. Our staff members provide the latest clinical therapies and treatment programs to meet the needs of every patient. Not only are they well-qualified to handle their patient’s needs, but also they consistently go one step further by getting to know their patients on a deeper level. By connecting with their patients in this way, our Seaside Palm Beach rehab staff is able to guide patients through every step of their addiction treatment as well as acting as another form of support. So no matter if your loved one is seeking treatment for their drinking or you are looking for a holistic drug rehab in South Florida, our team will be there.

 

Seaside Staff

Chris Jones

Director of Operations

Chris Jones is a former NFL player for the Philadelphia Eagles and Oakland Raiders. He was offered a five year, $15 million contact with the Eagles, and with receiver Irving Fryer combined for 158 catches which remains top in Eagles history for a receiving team. However, with a promising NFL career ahead of him, a tragic knee injury cut his career short. Ultimately Chris entered a downward spiral of addiction, going into a deep depression that led him to heavy drinking and prescription medication abuse. Now years sober, Chris works at Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches (part of the Banyan Treatment Center family) as a Program Director, where he helps others to overcome the same demons that he once faced.

Lauren Conolly

Vice President of Patient Accounts

Lauren was born and raised on Long Island in New York. She attended community college, as well as business school and majored in Business Administration. Lauren began her career in New York City in 1994 where she worked as a Financial Analyst for two of the largest NY Direct Marketing agencies for over 20 years. In 2013, Lauren relocated to Wellington, FL and pursued a career in the treatment industry. Since 2015, Lauren has been the Director of Finance at Banyan Treatment. Lauren works with the clients and their families to help create affordable payment plans for treatment. She assists with cash or self pay clients and helps families navigate through the financial process to ensure they understand their payment options and what is best depending on their situation.

Lisa Molyneaux

Senior Executive Director of BHOPB & Seaside

Lisa Molyneaux, LCSW, ACSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, with more than 20 years of experience working with troubled youth. She has specialized in dealing with family issues, substance abuse, as well as physical, sexual, and emotional abuse. Previously she worked as a Clinical Supervisor for over 10 years and also worked in a private practice. She has received praise for high standards and ethical practices when working with her clients. Ms. Molyneaux received her Bachelor of Social Work from Florida State University and furthered her education at Case Western Reserve University, where she received her Masters of Social Service Administration. From starting as the clinical director at Banyan Stuart, she was promoted and began a department of clinical reviewers in admissions and then promoted again to the title she holds today as senior Executive Director of Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches.

Ernie D'Achille, LMHC, MCAP, QS

Clinical Director

Ernie D’Achille was born & raised in Center Township, PA; about 30 miles northwest of Pittsburgh. Ernie received both his BA (1996) & MA (2002) in criminology from Indiana University of PA. Ernie has decades of experience working in the human services field with a diverse patient population as a counselor, therapist, group facilitator, clinical supervisor, & clinical director. He returned to college in 2010 at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, PA where he received his master’s degree in Counseling in 2012. Upon graduation, Ernie’s career path focused on serving the needs of individuals & families struggling with addiction & mental health. Ernie moved to sunny South Florida in 2013 where he worked as a primary therapist for a nonprofit substance abuse treatment facility for two years. Subsequently, Ernie initially started as a primary therapist at Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches in 2015, clinical coordinator in 2017, and clinical supervisor in 2019 when BHOPB became part of the Banyan family. Since November 2021, Ernie has held the position of clinical director at Seaside Palm Beach; the executive program located in beautiful Palm Beach Shores, Florida. Ernie has overcome many personal challenges in his life, including substance abuse, & has been in recovery since 2008. Ernie is deeply honored for the opportunity to lead the highly trained, professional, & experienced clinical team at Seaside Palm Beach where we provide & maintain the highest quality patient care on a daily basis. When Ernie has some downtime, he enjoys spending time with family & friends, going on road trips with his Harley, & hanging out with his fur babies (Winston & Zoey).

Dr. Darrin Mangiacarne

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Darrin Mangiacarne graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM). He received his master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Southern Mississippi and completed his family medicine residency at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem, PA. Darrin became the second addiction medicine fellow at Geisinger Health System. He is a Certified Physician Executive and a Medical Review Officer. Dr. Mangiacarne is board certified in family medicine from the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians (AOBFP) and addiction medicine from the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) and (AOBFP). He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (DFASAM) and a fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine (FAOAAM). He also currently holds the title of Secretary/Treasurer for the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Mangiacarne has worked in the addiction field for the past 11 years in both inpatient and outpatient settings. He co-chaired the Indiana Attorney General’s Task Force on addiction. Dr. Mangiacarne is the Past-President of the Indiana Society of Addiction Medicine. Before joining Banyan, he served as the Regional Medical Director for another program, overseeing their medication assisted treatment programming throughout the Midwest. He is the Chief Medical Officer and a proud addition to the Banyan team.

Jack Crowley MSW, LCSW, CSAT, CMAT, EMDRIA

Certified EMDR & Sex Addiction Therapist

Jack Crowley was born and raised in Connecticut and came to Florida right after 9/11 in 2001. He has a BA in Sociology from Central Connecticut State College and also began a Master’s Program in Clinical Social Work from Columbia University School of Social Work in NYC. He left the New York area as a result of 9/11 and moved to Florida where he received his MSW with Honors and a concentration in addictions from Florida International University. Prior to graduate school, he began as a Behavioral Tech at Four Winds Hospital treating children, adolescents, and adults in Westchester County. Although he spent many years in an unrelated field, he decided to make a life and career change directly as a result of his 12 Step Involvement. While at Columbia, he did his Field Placement at Greenwich Hospital Addictions Recovery Unit for one year. It was there Jack treated an older adult population in an inpatient and outpatient program. He noticed many patients began drinking heavily after they retired or the death of a spouse. He began his interest and focus of study in Late-Onset Alcoholism.  Jack’s internships while at FIU included The Pride Center at Fort Lauderdale Hospital serving LGBTQ community inpatient and outpatient programs. There, he began his interest in Sexual Addiction often coupled with chemical dependency. Jack went on to study with Patrick Carnes Ph.D. and trained to become a Certified Sex Addictions Therapist with the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals. His final internship was in West Palm Beach Florida on a Men’s Recovery Unit, where he worked as a counselor after graduation. He began exploring the underlying issues of addiction and believed childhood trauma played a large role. He started studying Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing EMDR and became an EMDR Therapist Internationally Certified by EMDRIA. Jack began his journey by attending Al-Anon due to personal and family relationships. It was there that he addressed his own issues and found his passion for helping others. Jack loves listening to people tell their stories. He has always had a passion for standing with the “broken” and loves helping people share the secrets that have made them and kept them sick and finding their voice. Jack’s favorite part of the job is being a witness to internal and external changes that make it possible for people to get better. His goal is to keep doing what he’s doing and making a difference in people’s lives.

Erin McName

Psychodrama Group Facilitator

Erin was born in South Jersey and moved to Ohio at the age of 10, where she resided until graduating college. She’s had the good fortune of living in Tennessee and in Mali, and West Africa as well. Erin moved to Florida 17 years ago and loves living in perpetual summer. Erin graduated with a degree in political science from Ohio University. She received her master’s degree in social work from Barry University and she just finished her doctorate in social work at Florida Atlantic University. After receiving her master’s degree, Erin started her social work career in the hospital setting. She was assigned to the liver transplant team at a major hospital in Miami. It was there that she really started working with people who struggled with alcohol use. Eventually, she applied to work at an addiction treatment center that served women in Delray Beach, FL. Erin says that when she walked in the door, it felt like home. Erin’s personal connection to addiction is to that of a loved one. Her journey led her to seek her own support through therapy and 12-Step groups. What makes Erin passionate about what she does is she just really likes working with people. She’s passionate about learning in general, but she particularly enjoys learning about the human mind, how life experiences change us, and how our relationships with one another can be used to heal us. Her favorite part of her position is that she gets to interact with her clients and loves helping them to give them a different and empowered perspective on what they’re going through in the moment. She says, “There is always hope.” Erin’s goal for her career at Banyan is to expand her practice to work with couples and families.

Keith Coleman

Primary Therapist

Growing up with a father as a Funeral Director and being consistently around a lot of grief and loss, peaked an interest early on for Keith to help people. He grew passionate for psychology and making a difference. Keith graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University in an undergraduate degree in psychology, and 2014 with a Masters in Mental Health Counseling with an addiction’s focus. He has been doing private practice work for the past 4 years and been in the field of addiction for the past 14 years working in many different roles.   In today's society, reaching out for help is a great step towards future success. Keith provides a peaceful, non-judgmental demeanor helping to encourage motivation, healthy change, and most importantly a better overall quality of life. He believes in a patient-centered approach to therapy, helping to alleviate the fears, and providing the tools needed to healthily facilitate the change patients need to make to recover. Keith has worked intensely with addiction, anxiety/depression, irregular mood, difficulty sleeping, relational problems and grief/loss among other issues for the duration of his career.   “The reason I love doing what I do is the idea of the ripple effect. If I can help one individual through their struggles, who knows what the impact that person will have on their families, friends, employees/peers.”

Amanda Ray LCSW

Primary Therapist

Amanda was born and raised in Miami, FL. Amanda received her Bachelors and Masters in Social Work from Florida State University. Amanda has been with Seaside Palm Beach since 2016, with over 10 years of experience of working with different populations, including: women with complex trauma, young adults aging out of foster care, homeless individuals, and families. She has worked in a variety of settings: mental health hospitals, outpatient in home services, and treatment facilities. Amanda is EMDR trained and works with individuals with unresolved trauma related to their substance use patterns. Amanda is passionate about exploring ways that clients can increase resilience, self-esteem, and work towards self-forgiveness.

Michelle Galloway

Primary Therapist

Michelle was born and raised until age 5 in Buffalo, New York. Her family then moved to Florida where she grew up in the Central and South Florida areas. Michelle went to Palm Beach State College to receive her AA degree in Psychology and went on to Florida Atlantic University receiving her BA degree in Psychology. Her first job in the field was working at mental health facility in Delray Beach as a Behavioral Technician working with various adult populations in a mental health hospital setting. After leaving that facility, she went on to continue to work as a Behavioral Health Technician at an Eating Disorder facility in Coconut Creek, working with women who had eating disorders as well as other co-occurring disorders. It was while working at that facility that she decided that she wanted to further her career on a deeper level with clients. Michelle went back to school to obtain her Master’s degree in Social Work at Barry University while continuing to work full-time in the field. She graduated with her Master’s degree in 2000. Since obtaining her degree, Michelle has had experience in a multitude of aspects within the field of mental health doing individual, group and family therapy work. She has also worked with women and children who were domestic violence victims and sexual abuse survivors and children who were in the foster care system. Additionally, she worked with children placed in a short term shelter due to having Department of Juvenile Justice involvement in the home. While Michelle is not recovery herself, she has firsthand knowledge of the disease as a family member of loved ones with an alcohol addiction. She has had several family members who were alcoholics and have died at the hands of the disease.  Michelle came into the field of addiction as a Primary Therapist in 2015 and has been working at Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches and Seaside Palm Beach since 2016. She states that what makes her passionate about what she does, is that she has always wanted to assist others in helping them find the underlying issues that are contributing to their addiction as well as helping them develop strategies/coping tools. Michelle feels that her favorite part of the job is the ability to watch clients grow in a holistic way while gaining their strength and resilience.

Kaz Bieluch, LMT

Integrative Therapist

Kaz is a native of Palm Beach County, Florida. He graduated from Southeastern College with a 950-hour certification for Clinical Neuromuscular Massage Therapy in 2015. Kaz has worked in multiple wellness centers before working in the treatment center setting beginning in 2016. Adding to his skills and to further help his patients, Kaz became a Master Reiki Practitioner and a Certified Yoga Instructor. He brings a unique and holistic approach to his practice centered on a mind, body, spirit connection. Being an integrative therapist, Kaz can be seen working with patients in a variety of settings including physical exercise needs and recreational activities. Kaz leads weekly stretching and yoga classes, tailoring the needs of patients at every level of care. In his down time, he enjoys hiking, kayaking, other nature related activities, being around his pets, and cooking. To further his understanding of addiction and connection with patients, he is currently working towards his recovery coaching certification. Kaz is passionate about seeing his patients heal physically and mentally by using an individualized approach to make a difference.

Nicole McLaurin, RD, LD/N

Registered Dietitian

Nicole received her Bachelor of Science degree in Food and Nutrition Sciences from Florida State University.  Following graduation, she completed the Florida Department of Health Dietetic Internship, a 1250-hour program that includes rotations in clinical, public health and food service nutrition roles. After her internship, she passed her Registered Dietitian exam and became licensed to practice nutrition in the state of Florida. Nicole has been working in Substance abuse and mental health nutrition counseling since 2017. She specializes in educating patients on Intuitive Eating, a way of eating to nourish the body with a non-restrictive approach. Her goal for all patients is to help them make peace with food while also establishing a routine with their dietary patterns that helps support their journey throughout recovery. Nicole is also experienced in managing nutrition related medical conditions, meal plans and eating disorders.

Sue Neering

Massage Therapist

Sha’n Raiford

Case Manager

Sha'n got his start in the addiction field in April 2013 after years coaching sports, mentoring, and providing after school services for the youth at his local community center but felt the need for a change. He began searching for a career opportunity that would continuously challenge him to grow his skillsets, further his education, and fulfill the gratification of purposeful work. The field of addiction presented itself with open arms as he took a few courses and obtained his Florida certification as a Behavioral Health Technician, beginning his journey in the addiction field. Sha'n is passionate about helping patients transform their trials to triumphs and tests to testimonies and says it is one of the greatest feelings in his life. It keeps him grounded, humble, and serves as a constant reminder to never take anything in life for granted. Sha'n’s favorite part of his position is the interaction and unification with patients. He says, “Addiction doesn’t discriminate and requires everyone to come together for the greater good and in the process, we become more like family.”

Shawn Stanton

Case Manager

Shawn was born in New York City, relocating several times, with a final Florida destination in 2003. He attended Pittsburgh’s Taylor Allderdice High School Honors Program prior to relocating to Boca Raton, FL and graduating from Boca Raton High School in 1989. Shawn has a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Florida Atlantic University and a master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from Barry University in Miami in 2010. Shawn received a PhD in Philosophy (with attention to Clinical Social Work and Human Behavior) from Barry University in 2018. Shawn began as a Behavioral Tech at Fair Oaks Hospital immediately following high school graduation. At that time, Fair Oaks was a private pay facility for celebrities and the upper-class populations. Fulfilling a dream, he left the field for a creative career in classical theater performance spanning fifteen years between New York City and Orlando, FL. This venture also resulted in the writing and production of several plays and books. While developing a career in observational stand-up comedy, the necessity and love to understand the motivations of people kept leading him back to researching the psychology of people. The researching modalities of characters is extremely similar to the qualitative researching avenues of the social sciences and thus, his interest in mental health was reignited and a subsequent pursual of academic accreditation followed. Shawn was able to find a home in the growing and challenging field of addiction counseling. He soon found that his candid, direct, and genuine style of interacting with clients was a warranted and successful strategy, further motivating his pursuit of a terminal degree in human behavior. Shawn says, “My job is simply to talk to people. I have fun interacting with those who are neglected the opportunity to share their troubles. No one at the age of twelve says, ‘I can’t wait to grow up and become an addict”. I like to tap into that innocence and confusion and reroute the coping strategy to the use of healthy, adaptive ones that utilize strength perspective while simultaneously being very candid with my observations. People deserve that truth; they pay for that service. To neglect them of that service mirrors the neglect they received in their earlier years.” Shawn’s favorite part of his job is the energy transmitted via oxytocin when the awareness of those suffering is increased. Experiencing the ‘AHA’ moment in another human being validates his purpose in the world and attributes to the fulfillment of the human potential and experience in others. “Human beings do they best they can, given their level of awareness; I enjoy increasing that awareness.” Shawn’s goal for his career at Banyan is to advance the capabilities of eradicating maladaptive obsessions and compulsions to whatever heights the facility allows him to attain.

Fabiola Mashburn

Finance Manager

Fabiola Mashburn is originally from Saint Marc, Haiti but moved to Palm Beach, FL at the age of 6. She received her degree in Business Management from Palm Beach College. Fortunately, Fabiola has not suffered from an addiction herself, but has had firsthand experiences with family members and friends who have fell victim to both substance abuse and mental illnesses. Fabiola began working with Banyan in January 2020, initially as a Patient Accounts Counselor, assisting families navigate the financial side of treatment, while the patient focused on their program. With skill and motivation she was almost instantly promoted to finance manager. Although this has been her first experience in the addiction treatment industry, Fabiola quickly grew a passion and joy helping the clients as well as their families receive the highest level of care to ensure their success in sobriety. She finds that the transformation made by the clients is a very rewarding feeling. Fabiola’s ultimate goal at Banyan is to help as many people as possible and to ensure that she is providing the necessary tools for success to the best of her ability.

Caleb Bogard

Family Services Coordinator

Caleb was born in Louisville, Kentucky and played football at Lindsey Wilson College, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Communication. Like many others in America today, Caleb suffered an injury on the field that resulted in the use of prescription pain medication, which eventually led him down the dark road of addiction. He sought treatment at Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches, now a Banyan facility, more than four years ago and has been sober ever since. Caleb began his career at Banyan as an Admissions Coordinator and went on to receive several promotions within the organization. He now acts as a National Business Development Representative for the state of Kentucky, where he lives with his wife and son. Caleb is passionate about his position and being able to continue his career at Banyan in his home state, saying that he feels honored to be able to help those in his community who struggle with the same issues he once faced. He has made is his main goal to help anyone seeking treatment to get the help they need.

Travis Burrows

Personal Trainer

Travis was born and raised in Delray Beach, FL. He graduated from the Great Bethune Cookman University in Daytona Beach in 2009 and obtained a degree in Mass Communications/Production Technology. While Travis is not in recovery himself, he does have ties to it. His father struggles with alcoholism and getting into the addiction field helped him understand the power of enabling.  He started in the field because his cousin was a receptionist for Seaside in 2009. His cousin had told him that Seaside was looking for Guest Services coordinators and a year later, he applied for the position. What makes Travis passionate about what he does is giving back to others. He says there is an understanding that people really need help and the fact that he can contribute to that is what makes his job worth it. His favorite part of his job is physically watching the transition from beginning to end. Travis’ goal for his career at Banyan is that he would love to see all the facilities have their own on-site training facility.

Greg Louissant

Head Chef

Greg was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. In 1990, his parents decided to purchase a vacation home in Florida, thus beginning his traveling adventure to the sunshine state! Throughout his childhood, Greg grew up to love the many summer escapades in Florida and in 2001, he became a permanent resident. After many years of hands on training at several different restaurants, Greg decided to further his career by attending Florida Culinary Institute in West Palm Beach, FL. In 2007, he received his associate degree in Culinary Food and Beverage Management. While not personally in recovery, throughout his childhood and adulthood, he has been subjected to family and friends journeying through the life of sobriety. Greg’s culinary background consists of hospitality. He has worked in world class country clubs and corporate restaurants such as Quail Ridge, Mirasol, and Tommy Bahama. At these locations, he has held positions as kitchen manager, banquet chef, and executive sous chef. Greg started working in the addiction field two years ago and says, “Although it wasn't part of my past employment background, in my opinion, food is a universal language that we all love, understand and can enjoy with one another. Working in an addiction facility would still allow me to share my skills via food.” What makes Greg passionate about his career is the instant gratification from the dishes he creates. He often says, “I create food for the soul”, which means that he designs and makes a plethora of different types of dishes that not only taste good but feels good as well. From Greg’s past experience in the food world, Executive Chefs are usually no longer in the kitchen creating. In his current position, he is able to cook and/or create food. Greg’s career goal with Banyan is to continue providing his culinary skills to the clients.