Pedro D. Sam, LMHC – Clinical Director
Pedro D. Sam earned his Master’s Degree at Nova Southeastern University in Mental Health Counseling after completing his Bachelors in psychology also at Nova Southeastern University. Pedro also holds a minor in Forensic Psychology and is a Qualified Supervisor for Mental Health Counselor interns. Pedro specializes in treating clients with a wide array of mood disorders, psychotic disorders, substance abuse and behavioral issues. Prior to joining the team at Recovery in the Light Pedro worked as the Program Manager with Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services (ARTS program) located in Oakland Park, Florida. Additionally, Pedro functioned as the Lead counselor at Chrysalis Health in Fort Lauderdale. Pedro also worked at three other major treatment centers prior to this. Pedro’s experience, both in the mental health and substance abuse field along with his passion to work with and assist people work towards recovery make him a valued member of our team here at Recovery in the Light, LLC.
Bradley Wysocki – CEO
Bradley has a passion for helping others find a life of recovery and really enjoys helping people achieve their dreams. His passion stems from personal beliefs in the power of addiction treatment, therapy, and the 12-step model. Brad serves as both the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Recovery in the Light. Bradley studied at LCCC in Nanticoke Pennsylvania and following much personal success was driven to help individuals and families find freedom from alcoholism and drug addiction. Brad’s vision is to empower Recovery in the Light clients using diverse methods such as relationship building, addiction counseling, stress and anger management, and most importantly help clients discover what their assets are. Brad comes to Recovery in the Light after Co-founding and serving as Chief Operations Officer of The Rx Helper, a prescription advocacy group. He also served as co-founder and Executive Vice President of Healthcare Access Group, a national health and life insurance agency. His dream has become a reality with Recovery in the Light, to provide a safe and comfortable environment for anyone suffering from the horrors of addiction and alcoholism find freedom.
Michael Silberman – Operations Manager
Michael Silberman is the Co-Founder of The RX Helper LLC, a prescription advocacy group. Mr. Silberman’s marketing arm stretches internationally, as he has secured affiliate contracts with companies based in the Philippines, Panama, India, and Canada. In less than two years, Michael brought a simple idea to fruition, and in 2013 the company’s annual receivables exceeded 2.5 million dollars. Mr. Silberman served as the Director of Marketing at Healthcare Access Group, LLC., and maintains a Health, Life and Annuity license in over 40 states. Michael established marketing campaigns which allowed the company to advertise on television, radio, print, and the Internet. Michael also worked diligently with iCan Benefit Group to establish and recruit a team of 25 licensed insurance agents and increase revenue by 63% in less than seven months. Michael’s attention to detail and commendable work ethic is second only to his passion for recovery and the desire to help individuals find and maintain a new way of life.
Matthew Dore – Co-Operations Manager
Matthew Dore has held a position for nearly seven years with Destination Hope, LLC. Matthew’s experience in the substance abuse treatment field ranges from intake coordination, utilization review, and supervising a team of employees as Director of Case Management. Mr. Dore assisted Destination Hope, LLC. with three Department of Children & Family audits and has fostered and maintained valuable relationships with marketers, members of the Palm Beach court systems, treatment centers, detox facilities, and various nonprofit organizations like Guardian Behavioral Health Foundation. Matthew brings with him a multitude of skills in each facet of treatment and at all levels of care.
Taylor Weil – Admissions Coordinator
Taylor Weil has worked in the treatment field for nearly 5 years. Taylor initially started at Wellington Retreat, LLC as a behavioral health technician in their adult program. After developing a passion for working with individuals suffering with addiction/alcoholism, he took on the role as the lead behavioral health technician in their adolescent program. Taylor was later promoted to Director of Alumni Services at Wellington Retreat, LLC where he acted as a liaison between families and the graduates of the program to ensure stability and adherence to proper clinical aftercare. Taylor has developed a tremendous network of resources within the recovery community surrounding south Florida. His networking arm as reached as far as New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, and Connecticut just to name a few. His continued outreach and networking capabilities have given him the ability maintain lasting relationships including interventionists, detoxification programs, mental health facilities, residential treatment programs, and intensive outpatient programs to provide the proper clinical placement based on specific client needs. Taylor believes in the process of recovery, and from his own personal experience understands the value of treatment, ultimately promoting a better patient health outcome.
Michael Cascone – Business Development
Michael’s passion for recovery began while he attended Kean University where he studied psychology and occupational therapy. Michael comes to Recovery In The Light with an extensive background in addiction treatment and worked in the field for many years. He was an intern at North Bound Treatment Services , LLC in Ridgewood, New Jersey where he developed a strong clinical overview of treatment planning and client de-escalation tactic. After relocating to Florida, Michael became a behavioral health technician at Wellington Retreat, LLC. Drawing off of his own personal experience, Michael was able to connect with clients on undoubtedly found his place in the recovery field. Soon after taking the position, Michael found that he was in charge of managing the transitional living program that reached up to forty five patients. Since then, Michael has been successful in creating working relationships with detoxification programs, mental health programs, residential treatment programs, and intensive outpatient programs up and down the entire east coast. Michael is a testament to clients going through treatment and is proof that recovery can work even at the youngest of age.