Prominent Miami Therapists Partner with Elements Behavioral Health to Develop Bilingual Treatment Program in Florida

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Elements Behavioral Health is partnering with Ana Moreno, LMHC, and Ray Estefania, LMHC, CAP, to create an exciting new Spanish-speaking addiction and behavioral healthcare program.

We are honored to have clinicians of Ray and Ana’s stature joining us at Lucida to create the bilingual program.

Ana Moreno, LMHC, and Ray Estefania, LMHC, CAP, are partnering with Elements Behavioral Health at its new facility, Lucida, to create an exciting new Spanish-speaking addiction and behavioral healthcare program.

“We could not ask for better partners,” said David Sack, MD, CEO of Elements Behavioral Health. “Ray and Ana’s clinical experience and cultural knowledge of this population will be vital to the Lucida program’s success.”

Lucida, Elements Behavioral Health’s new 50-bed luxury treatment facility, will be located in Lantana, Florida, and is expected to open before the end of the year.

Moreno and Estefania are prominent and widely respected therapists practicing in Miami, Florida. They are co-founders of Family Recovery Specialists which provides outpatient programs and intervention services for families and adolescents suffering from substance abuse and co-occurring psychiatric disorders. Both clinicians previously served on the faculty of South Miami Hospital, where they directed the hospital’s substance abuse program.

“We are honored to have clinicians of Ray and Ana’s stature joining us at Lucida to create the bilingual program,” said Catherine Willner, Elements Behavioral Health’s Vice President for the Florida Region. “We don’t know of another program in South Florida, or the country for that matter, that addresses the needs of Spanish-speaking individuals suffering from psychiatric and substance abuse disorders. We expect this program to appeal to national and international clients seeking clinically sophisticated and culturally sensitive treatment.”

About Elements Behavioral Health

Elements Behavioral Health is a family of behavioral health care programs that includes Promises Treatment Centers, The Ranch, The Sexual Recovery Institute, The Recovery Place, Spirit Lodge and Right Step. Elements offers comprehensive, innovative treatment for substance abuse, sexual addiction, trauma, eating disorders and other mental health disorders. We are committed to delivering clinically sophisticated treatment that promotes permanent lifestyle change, not only for the patient but for the entire family system. For more information about Elements Behavioral Health, visit http://www.elementsbehavioralhealth.com.

About Family Recovery Specialists

Family Recovery Specialists offers adolescent and adult substance abuse treatment, counseling and consulting in Miami, Florida. FRS treats the unique needs of those who suffer from addiction using evidence-based practices and a highly individualized and comprehensive approach. FRS provides evaluations, treatment, intervention and other services to help families begin the process of recovery. For more information about Family Recovery Specialists, visit http://www.familyrecoveryspecialists.com.

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