Meet Our Staff

Operating differently from the usual institutional approach to the treatment of drug and alcohol abuse, Luxury Beach Rehab is a private, family run center. Programs are offered on a personalized basis, in a private, helpful surrounds which is seen to give far better results for clients.

An integrated approach to the treatment of drug and alcohol abuse is brought by Luxury Beach Rehab’s highly qualified counselors, which adds to the traditional 12 step program. For the entirety of the treatment process we fervently apply mind, body and spiritual elements to give specialized treatment for each guest. Find out more about our team below.

Imelda Wellington

CEO and Founder

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Luxury Beach Rehab was founded by Imelda on the grounds that recovering addicts need, in conjunction with strong therapy and the chance to get sober, an opportunity to find peace. The center was inspired by the serene atmosphere and amiable environs of North Hutchinson Island. The oasis of healing created by Imelda is an illustration to each client to find peace within.

Working with the Program Director, Imelda ensures that clients receive a strong clinical program as well as a program which addresses health, wellness and spirituality. A fully integrated approach is seen as having the most positive impact in the attempts to overcome addiction.

Imelda has experienced addiction problems within her own family and has also been through her own recovery program, meaning that she is well aware of what is necessary to get sober and stay sober. A strong family program is seen by Imelda as being essential to helping a client’s sobriety.

Annemarie Holmes

Chief Operating Officer and Program Director

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AnneMarie is Program Director of Luxury Beach Rehab and brings with her years of experience in addiction, program development, client care and staff organization. AnneMarie is responsible for creating a strong program for the center and helps clients to stay motivated by incorporating therapy with wellness and recreation.

AnneMarie studied at the University of London and has a BA in English Literature as well as an MSc in International Development. Despite not being originally from Florida, AnneMarie now sees herself as a native Floridian and spends her free time with her husband, three children and Australian shepherd.

Olivia Holmes

Chief Financial Officer

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Working alongside the CEO, Olivia has put the business model into place for Luxury Beach Rehab. Olivia has bolstered its referral network by forming business and marketing strategies within the community. Luxury Beach Rehab now takes in clients from coast to coast right across the country.

Olivia’s professional approach operates harmoniously with the friendly atmosphere brought by this family run business. As a Florida native, she enjoys time spent in the sun, boating and other outdoor activities.

Olivia graduated with a BA in psychology from Florida Atlantic University with a minor in Business Administration. She has formerly been CFO and founder of another treatment center, which has helped her in her role with Luxury Beach Rehab’s administration.

Shelly Carlen

Client Care Manager

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Shelly has considerable experience in client care management in the area of substance abuse treatment. Shelly works in collaboration with the administrative, medical and residential staff to ensure client’s needs are met. Part of Shelly’s remit is also to plan and run weekend activities within the center. These activities are diverse and wide ranging, including anything from deep sea fishing to bowling and plenty more besides. The Behavioural Technician team is also managed by Shelly. Her role with the team is to ensure that standards of client care are met and maintained.

Tabitha Grant MFT, CAP, RMHCI, RMFTI

Clinical Director

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Tabitha holds a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Liberty University. As well as this, she has also completed a three year, 6,000 hour specialization from the Florida Certification Board as a Certified Addiction Professional.

Tabitha has many years of experience, working with all sorts of clients, from children to adults. She has previously worked as a child therapist, working primarily with children and their families who were in the foster care system. She has also been a family counselor for the Salvation Army, giving therapy to abused and neglected children who have suffered because of parental substance abuse. Tabitha has also given years providing Substance Abuse Recovery Counseling and Marriage and Family Counseling for people and couples affected by addiction.

Tabitha says that her favorite quote is from Ella Baker: “Give light, and people will find their way.” Tabitha gives light by offering support and encouragement to those in need of both. She is a member of the American Counseling Association as well as the American Association of Christian Counselors. When she has free time, Tabitha likes to spend it with her husband and their two children.

David Sincavage

Admissions Director

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Suzanne Vargo

Behavioral Tech Manager

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Brett Lieberman

Therapist

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Audrey Hamilton

Office Manager

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If you or a loved one is in need of professional assistance, don't hesitate to consult with our team of licensed and experienced counselors, 24/7: (855) 396-5909 We're here for you.