Team

 

Joe Donovan

  • January 22, 2018
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Co-Founder and CEO Joe Donovan brings his passion and commitment to treatment and recovery to Ebb Tide. He has a strong educational background, having earned business and law degrees from Washington and Lee University and St. John’s University School of Law, before embarking on his professional career. Joe has extensive business and legal experience, including […]

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Ryan Donovan is Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer of Ebb Tide Treatment Center

Ryan Donovan

  • January 24, 2018
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Ryan is Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer of Ebb Tide Treatment Center. A 1996 graduate of Georgetown University, where he was a member of it’s top ranked Men’s Lacrosse Team. He is in long term recovery himself, with a passion for helping others attempt to regain their lives and escape the binds of addiction. He […]

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Tina DePaolis PhD, LMHC, NCC, CAP, CCJAP, CRRA

  • March 23, 2018
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Tina DePaolis, PhD, LMHC, NCC, CAP, CCJAP, CRRA holds a PhD in Philosophy in Counseling Psychology and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Nationally Certified Counselor, Certified Addictions Professional, Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional and a Certified Recovery Residence Administrator. More than 30years of experience in the addiction field, as both a clinician and health […]

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Tiffany Vasquez

  • January 24, 2018
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Tiffany Vasquez is the Program Director at Ebb Tide Treatment Center. Tiffany has been working in the recovery field for the past 5 years where prior to this she worked as a Medical Assistant for primary care physicians for 7 years. At that point in her career, she decided to branch out to another field […]

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Pamela Tambini, MD

  • April 2, 2018
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Dr. Tambini completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, on a full ride basketball scholarship. She majored in psychology with an emphasis on pre-med. Dr. Tambini passed up an opportunity to play pro basketball in Italy, and decided to follow her now husband, Pierre who pursued professional golf, to Florida. Dr. […]

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Elizabeth “BETSY” Michelena, LCSW, CAP

  • August 18, 2019
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  Betsy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Addiction Professional in the state of Florida. She is also formally trained and certified in EMDR, the ‘Gold Standard’ for the treatment of PTSD, a common diagnosis in the addicted population. Betsy has worked in the field of addiction treatment for over 20 years. […]

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Jeanie Saros, LMHC, CAP

  • August 18, 2019
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Jannie has been in the substance abuse and mental health field since 1982. She facilitates groups for our clients and will soon lead the Family Weekend. Jeannie is a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) who holds national certification. She is an approved continuing education provider by the Florida board of addiction professionals and an approved […]

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Nicole Bifano, MSW

  • January 24, 2018
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In her role as Primary Therapist, Nicole Bifano assists in treating clients who are suffering from addiction, as well as co-occurring mental health disorders. Nicole is a Clinical Social Worker, who received her Master’s Degree in Social Work and her BA in Sociology and Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science from Florida Atlantic University. Nicole has […]

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Karen Coakley, MSN, APRN, BC

  • August 18, 2019
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Karen Coakley is an experienced Psychiatric and Medical Nurse Practitioner who has dedicated her life to healing. Starting out with her degree from Framingham State College, as a Registered Nurse, she established herself as an authority in her field, working in emergency rooms across the country over a span of 25 years. Her love of […]

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Meredith Chadeayne, LCSW

  • January 24, 2018
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Meredith Chadeayne is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Fordham University, where she graduated with honors. Before joining the Clinical Team at Ebb Tide, Meredith was a therapist and at other well established treatment facilities, and, over the past decade, she has become very well-versed in numerous […]

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