Cultivating treatment success with a great team.

Clinical, administrative and executive care is the cornerstone of addiction treatment success, and The Delray Recovery Center boasts one of the best all around teams in the industry. Treatment programs at The Delray Recovery Center are provided under the watchful eye of our Medical Director, a licensed Psychiatrist, and our Clinical Director, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with a Master’s degree in Counseling. Each of The Delray Recovery Center’s therapists has extensive clinical training and experience in the fields of addiction, eating disorder, or substance abuse treatment.


Medical & Clinical Staff

Dr Darryl Appleton
Dr. Darryl Appleton, M.D., D. ABSM, ABPN
Medical Director
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Jennifer-Nelson
Jennifer Nelson, LCSW, CSAT
Clinical Director
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Michael Herbert, CAC, CASAC, ICADC
Director of Program Development
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“The Delray Recovery Center crew is a great group of people who are willing to help if you are willing to change.”

Wendy L. Richardson
Wendy L. Richardson, LMHC
Primary Therapist
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Ricio Siska

Rocio P. Siska, MS, CAP
Primary Therapist
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Mario MendesMario Mendes, LMHC
Primary Therapist
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Verna Lucas Client Services Coordinator
Verna Lucas
Client Services Coordinator
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Brett Riolo
Brett Riolo
Director of Facilities
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Administrative Staff

Joseph Petri
Joseph Petri
Chief Executive Officer
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Peter Walstrom
Peter Walstrom
Chief Financial Officer
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“The 5-Phase Step Down Model provides a comprehensive continuum of care for our clients at the highest level.”

“The Delray Recovery Center is the standout premium addiction treatment center in the nation- the staff and facilities are second to none.”

Jon Neelands
Jon Neelands
Comptroller
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Shelby Tessar
Shelby Tessar
Director of Human Resources
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Outreach Staff

Britt Bonner
Britt Bonner
Director of Clinical Outreach
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Chris Pasquale
Christopher Pasquale, MA, CAP
Director of Admissions
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Laura-Haskill-smLaura Haskell
Director of Marketing
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Veronica-Woodbury-smVeronica Woodbury
Director of Social Media
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“Our team keeps you and your family connected”