CEO & CLINICAL DIRECTOR
MCAP, ICADC, RCSWI
Donna graduated from The Institute of Addiction Studies in August of 2010. She then went on to graduate from the Union Institute and University in 2012 with a Bachelors of Social Work. Lastly, in 2014, Donna graduated from Barry University with a Masters in Clinical Social Work. Donna founded Helping Hands Recovery Center in 2015 and has enjoyed helping women obtain long term sobriety ever since.
Dr. Linda Dolin
MEDICAL DIRECTOR, MD
Dr. Linda Dolin was born and raised in Chicago and graduated from Chicago Medical School in 1986. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago from 1986 to 1989. Dr. Dolin has over 37 years of diverse experience. She has worked in internal medicine at three hospitals and in several dual diagnosis treatment centers in South Florida. Dr Dolin now works exclusively with patients with psychiatric and substance use disorders.
PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER
Crystal Adkins is a dual Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner and Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Her professional nursing career spans over 18 years with a focus on psychiatry, addiction medicine, medical-surgical nursing and oncology.
In 2003 she completed her Associates of Science in Nursing at Santa Fe College in Gainesville, Fl. From there, she earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL in 2006. As she continued her trend of moving South, she completed her Masters of Science in Nursing from Florida Atlantic University in 2009. As a nurse practitioner she has worked with some of the top psychiatrists and addictionologists in South Florida providing her with in-depth training, mentorship, clinical oversight and continued use of up to date evidence based medicine.
Her collaborative physician is Dr. Richard Seely who is Board-Certified in psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, addiction medicine and addiction psychiatry. He is a provider and evaluator for Florida’s Impaired Professionals Programs and professional athletes.
BSW, CAP, ICADC
Deanna started her career in substance abuse treatment in 2017 as a behavioral health technician. Shortly after starting her job in treatment, she returned to school at the Academy for Addictive Disorders and later became a Florida Board Certified Addiction Professional. In 2021, Deanna graduated with her Bachelors in Social Work from Florida Atlantic University. Deanna began working at Helping Hands Recovery Center in 2018 where she found her passion for helping women achieve long-term sobriety.
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
Amanda graduated from Hofstra University in 2010 with a Bachelors of Science in Education. She has worked in several treatment centers as a behavioral health technician, group facilitator, alumni coordinator and outreach coordinator. Amanda has a Recovery Coaching certificate from the Fellowship Foundation which includes 30 hours of education and has met all professional criteria required.
CLINICAL SUPERVISOR, LCSW
Wayne has studied under Doctor Jon Connelly to become trained and well versed in RRT (Rapid Resolution Therapy). RRT clears the troubling effects of trauma violent crimes, sexual abuse/violence, fears/anxieties, depression, grief/loss, guilt/shame, and relationships. He obtained his BA from University of Toronto and his MSW from Florida International University. Wayne brings a positive experience to everyone he works with.
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