Our facility is staffed with an incredible team of professionals and role models in the recovery community working together to help shape a better future for our clients.
Our entire staff, from the behavioral health technicians to clinical staff to upper management and ownership, is carefully and meticulously selected and rigorously trained to truly provide an environment of care, compassion and well-being for our clients.
Dr. Deja Gilbert, PhD, LMHC, LPC
Dr. Deja Gilbert is a professional with both executive and clinical experience in the behavioral healthcare industry. Dr. Gilbert obtained her PhD from Capella University and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in multiple states.
Dr. Gilbert began her journey in behavioral healthcare as a primary substance abuse counselor working with adolescents and their families. Utilizing the clinical insight that she had developed as a foundation, she then went on to successfully open, develop, and manage several behavioral healthcare facilities while implementing strong clinical programming that exceeded core clinical standards. Her goal is always to cultivate a culture of positive attitude, ethics, and values.
Dr. Gilbert’s contributions are not only apparent within the behavioral healthcare industry but her actions have also reached the local community in an impactful and meaningful way. It is her hope that the presence of foundational behavioral healthcare facilities will make a difference not only in the lives of the patients that it treats, but also provide an opportunity for educational discourse, awareness, and an overall understanding of behavioral healthcare in the community in which it serves.
Dr. David Kramer, M.D.
Dr. David Kramer is a board-certified, licensed psychiatrist who joined the Recovery In Tune team over 2 years ago as Medical Director. Dr. Kramer brings his deep knowledge and experience in the fields of Addiction Medicine and Psychiatry to provide all Recovery In Tune clients with direct, high-quality medical consultations including psychiatric assessments and follow-up sessions, and medication management.
Noga Behar, LMHC
Noga Behar obtained her Bachelor degree in Psychology at Florida International University and continued pursuing her career by obtaining a Masters degree in Mental Health from Carlos Albizu University in Miami, FL. She is currently licensed as a Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida, having over 10 years of experience in the field of substance abuse, she has worked with a variety of populations and modalities including adults, Adolescents, dually diagnosed, and HIV+. Her experience encompasses work in detox, hospital-based partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs, from profit to non-profit organizations. Noga began working with homeless children and adolescence in 2009 and continued her journey helping suffering individuals from the disease of Addiction to. Actively working in the mental health care field enlightened her to the true strength of the human spirit. She has witnessed and helped individuals alter perspectives with the goal of transforming from despair to discovering the strength and wisdom within themselves. Noga Behar therapeutic modalities include individual, family, and group therapies and specializes in applying program designs utilizing evidenced based interventions with Cognitive behavioral therapy or Solution focused approaches at Recovery in Tune.
Justin was born and raised in NJ before moving to South Florida. After struggling with drug addiction beginning at the age of 15 and being in and out of countless detox and treatment centers, Justin got clean in 2012. He has always had a passion for helping others and shortly after getting clean he started working in the field as an admissions coordinator at Ocean Breeze Recovery. After almost 4 years of working at Ocean Breeze Justin found his home at Recovery In Tune. Justin now works as a Outreach Coordinator which gives him a hands on approach with each client that comes through the door. He is now able to share his experience with other clients who have been through the same struggles.
Jessica is a Florida Native and has an extensive background in therapy and counseling. Graduating from NSU with a Master in Mental Health Counseling, Jessica went straight to work, treating couples and individuals, children, and families. She provides Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Psychoeducation. In her previous roles, she held titles such as Counselor, Team Leader and Family Strengthening Supervisor. What she likes most about her job is helping others to learn, grow and realize their potential. In her free time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her family.
Sherril started her career in recovery with Treatment Alternatives/Awakenings for Women where she worked for twelve years. Starting off in accounts payable she worked her way up to become the Operations Manager for the company. Sherril enjoys the diversity of work that the field offers because “There are no two days that are alike. Having diversity gives me new challenges every day.” Originally from Long Island, New York, She has made Florida her home since 1990. When she isn’t working, Sherril enjoys spending time with her granddaughter, and is a passionate about crafting, scrapbooking and making handmade greeting cards.
Christopher Valls, RMHCI
Chris, a Miami native, comes to us with a strong background in Mental Health Treatment. With a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University, his training and expertise are highly esteemed in the community. Chris previously worked as a Primary Therapist at Treatment Solutions and Community Youth Counselor at Memorial Hospital, Community Youth Services department, Ft. Lauderdale Hospital. In his free time, Chris enjoys watching football and basketball, fishing, biking, long walks on the beach and pillow fights.
Sarah Pastor, RMHCI
Sarah was born in Miami-Dade and is a second-generation Latina, with parents from Honduras and Cuba. She graduated Nova Southeastern University with a Master in Mental Health Counseling and went to work as an intern for South Florida Therapeutic Solutions. There, she provided therapeutic services to individuals within the department of corrections and Broward Sherriff’s Office.
From there, she went on to work as a Primary Therapist at House of Hope, where she treated individuals within the department of corrections as well. When asked what she likes most about her job, Sarah’s response was “I love the fact that every day is different, rarely a dull moment, and I truly enjoy working in a field where I feel like I am giving back to my community”
In her spare time, Sarah loves going to the beach, playing video games, going out with friends, and reading anything interesting.
Rossana A. Wallenburg, CAS
Rossana, originally from Chile, is a graduate of the University of Miami, majoring in Addiction Studies. She served as the Program Director at the Lotus House, a homeless shelter outreach program for women. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening and lives by her passion as she helps not only flowers, but patients, to bloom. “Accompany another person on a path of Healing” – Rossana