Greg is the therapeutic program director for Crossroads Behavioral Services and Crossroads Substance Abuse Services Group. You may find him using a Cognitive Behavioral approach- engaging the client to challenge his/her destructive belief systems that work against your goals and cause anxiety and depression; or he may need to go slow in the sessions and hear the “story” to piece together the journey- the decisions made, the traumas experienced and the hurt and loss. All are validated, and all experiences are reviewed as learning opportunities and guideposts for the future.
With thirty years of experience in the mental health and substance abuse treatment industry, Greg brings a full, broad skill set to the therapeutic encounter, equipped to treat: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Addiction, Anger, OCD, Bipolar Disorder, Personality Disorders, Low-Self-Esteem. Adolescents and Adults.
Greg has been an active advocate for the recovery community and has organized numerous functions to better the community and bring awareness to the horrendous affliction that addiction has on individuals, families, and the community
Mr. Gibson oversees the organization’s finance, payor relations, support services, information technology, and health information management areas.
Robert is a Wharton finance graduate from the University of Pennsylvania. He studied law at the Albany School of Law. Robert has had a diverse professional career that began on Wall Street and then transitioned into international trade where he owned and operated two multi-national corporations. Mr. Gibson has also been involved in commercial real estate finance, ground up development projects, and nation-wide brokerage transactions.
Robert believes treatment centers have a responsibility to do more than just treat patients; they need to be a positive part of the community and actively reintegrate the patients back into society through meaningful employment, and goal identification and implementation.
Norma is a Medical Doctor (MD)/Psychiatrist and has been working in the mental health field for over 42 years. She served in the United States Navy. She is licensed in Florida as well as in New Mexico. She has worked in a variety of settings including crisis stabilization, inpatient, outpatient, intensive outpatient, and partial hospitalization. Dr. Henriquez has extensive experience in treating psychiatric conditions as well as dual-diagnosis conditions. Her unique education, training and background provide a developmental approach to assessing and understanding substance abuse and addiction. Dr. Henriquez is bilingual in Spanish and provides treatment to individuals 18 years of age and older.
Jude’s therapeutic approach to each client is well disposed and thoughtful. It is in recognizing, understanding, experiencing, and in responding to the emotional state of mind where her emphasis, and great results, are rooted.
Jude has a deep appreciation in helping others work through their issues, leading them toward a positive state of mental health, and greater life experience.
Current studies include Master of Social Work in Advanced Clinical Practice, and Bachelor of Communications with a personal interest in Conflict and Crisis Management. Jude is bi-lingual and fluent in Creole. Jude is a sports enthusiast, and an avid believer in the benefits of sports for mental health. Jude often advocates the proposal that physical activity improves sleep habits, mood, concentration, reduces stress and depression, and boosts self-confidence.
Psychologist and administrator of various rehabilitation and mental health institutions, with more than 34 years of experience in the design, development and supervision of psychopathology disorder treatment programs, focusing on substance abuse counseling.
Gino has taught university post-graduate level courses in the cognitive behavior approach. In addition, he has written and published numerous articles and research papers related to substance abuse treatment programs and behavioral health issues.
Dr. Valdivia, a native Peruvian, coordinates and oversees Crossroads bi-lingual treatment programs.
Mr. Belot is a well-established Florida medical provider, and his medical specialization is nurse practitioner (psychiatric/mental health) with more than 17 years of experience.
As a psychiatric nurse practitioner, Max specializes in Mood Disorders and Tardive Dyskinesia, in addition to other conditions. Max works with individuals, families, and groups, assessing mental health needs, diagnosing mental illness, and prescribing appropriate medication. Max has a special interest in the relationship between those with mental health and substance abuse issues and cognitive decline, as well as healthier aging of the brain.
Ms. Miller has over 16 years of experience in the behavioral health field with a background in program management and service delivery. Jeannine has been working with Crossroads for the last three years where her role includes coordinating the admission and discharge processes, as well as maintaining high standards of quality assurance. Ms. Miller is also responsible for overseeing human resources, and standards and compliance for the organization.
Sara Abalan brings a lifetime of experience to her position as Expressive Art Facilitator. She has spent years as an editorial art director, illustrator and prop stylist for numerous cookbooks and magazines while living in New York City. Ms. Abalan has extensive experience in using art to help individuals express their feelings and emotions. Sarah facilitates Expressive Art Therapy groups for our Intensive Outpatient Program.