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Banyan Detox Boca Raton
Banyan Detox Boca Raton
Drug & Alcohol Detox Programs
Welcome to Banyan Detox located in Boca Raton, Florida. Our mission is to help struggling drug addicts and alcoholics purge harmful substances from the body through a comfortable, medically supervised detoxification process. At Banyan Boca, we detox for a variety of substances. Each of our clients has different problems surrounding their active addiction and require individualistic care. A supervised medical detox is required in most cases, because the withdrawal process can lead to serious health complications, seizures, or even death. Learn more about our customized treatment programs below.
Banyan Boca Team
Catherine Manley, LMHC
Catherine Manley is the Executive Director at Banyan Treatment Pompano and Banyan Detox facilities. She earned her Master’s degree at Nova Southeastern University in Mental Health Counseling and is licensed in the State of Florida. Working in the field of substance abuse treatment, Catherine has led staff in multiple roles as Primary Therapist, Detox Supervisor, and Clinical Director. In addition to her experience in human services, Catherine received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Florida International University in 2003. She has a background in marketing, advertising and project management. Catherine brings a great balance of education, compassion, and business acumen to the Banyan family. The driving force behind her ambition is centered on helping individuals struggling with alcoholism and addiction.
Kahlia Bersson, LCSW
Kahlia Bersson comes to Banyan Boca’s Detox and Residential Program with extensive experience in substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. After receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Florida International University and her Master’s degree in Social Work from Barry University, Kahlia honed her expertise working in both the mental health and substance abuse realms. Kahlia promotes a client-centered, holistic approach to treatment that utilizes relevant and effective interventions to meet the client where they are at in the change process and empower clients to meet and surpass their goals.
Director of Operations
Drew Gray was born and raised in Pennsylvania, he relocated to Florida in 2013. He originally joined the team at Banyan Stuart Detox as a Case Manager and has been promoted to Director of Operations at Banyan Boca’s Detox and Residential. He can empathize with the impact that addiction has on a family because when Drew was seven years old, his father lost his battle to addiction by overdosing. Prior to his time with Banyan, he worked as a school teacher for three years. During his teaching days, he always had a passion to help individuals struggling with addiction. Drew earned his BS in Human Services: Generalist. He has made a commitment to help people suffering from the disease of addiction because he never wants a child to have to grow up the way he did. Drew aspires to achieve his Ph.D. in Psychology and plans to start his graduate program within the next year.
Rob Cole, LMHC, RD/LDN , MCAP, QS
Clinical Director of Mental Health Services
Rob Cole, LMHC, RD/LDN, MCAP, QS joined Banyan Treatment Center in October 2017 as the clinical director of mental health services. As a native Floridian, Rob graduated in 1987 from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics and Nutrition. After an extended dietetic internship, he passed his Registered Dietitian (RD) certification, became licensed (LDN) in Florida, and after working 10 years in the long-term care industry decided to change his focus to the field of addiction recovery .
With some personal experience in addiction and recovery, a personal "calling" to the field of counseling and a desire to give back to the community, Rob decided to add to his skill set and sought a Master's Degree in Counseling. In 2000, he began working in treatment and graduated from Trinity University (Miami) and after his two-year supervision period, became a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). He continued to practice in mental health and substance abuse treatment. In 2012, Rob started a 22-bed Mental Health PHP facility in Broward County which continues to flourish today. Rob became a Qualified Supervisor (QS) in 2014. When the Master Certified Addiction Professional (MCAP) certification became
Director of Alumni Services
David picked up the tools found in the 12 step fellowship and immediately dove head first into the recovery available here in South Florida, where he worked diligently with his sponsor and completed the 12 steps while obtaining employment.
David first came to Banyan Treatment Center as a Behavioral Health Technician. After showing his dedication and firm work ethic, David was given the opportunity to take some training courses and becomes Banyan’s first Recovery Coach. After excelling in coaching, David was then promoted again to Director of Alumni Services. As the Director of Alumni Services, David reaches out to clients and keeps in contact while bringing them back for weekly alumni meetings and monthly alumni events.
Our mission, your recovery.
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"Banyan Treatment Center was a life-changing experience for me. When I got here, I was planning on continuing to use, but with the help of staff and the community I was convinced to stay through the whole program, and I can honestly say it was the best decision I've ever made."
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"My experience was nothing short of amazing. The staff is excellent, they all went way out of their way to help me with whatever I needed. They gave me the tools i needed to succeed, and were always there for me when I completed the program and when I fell short. Thank you so much Banyan!"
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"Banyan was able to help me more than words can describe. They helped me save my life. I called in not really knowing what to expect or anything about treatment and the people I spoke with were able to walk me through every step of the way."