Meet the Team
At Banyan Treatment Center Pompano, we believe that quality patient care starts with the best team for the job. We stand as a leader in treatment due to our dedicated team. Our highly experienced team works day and night to provide quality care. We treat addiction, alcoholism, and co-occurring disorders. From our front desk staff to our physicians, therapists, and everywhere in between, our entire team is working for your health.
Professionals Working for You
When it comes to providing top drug and alcohol treatment, Banyan offers a solution. Whether you choose to live in rehab or seek outpatient care, you’ll discover the Banyan Treatment Center Pompano difference firsthand. We provide effective drug, alcohol, and narcotics rehab for patients from all walks of life. If you are ready to get sober, we are here to help you achieve this goal.
Our team works with many different therapies and approaches to treatment. This includes partial hospitalization programs, intensive outpatient programs, and outpatient programs. We also offer alumni support for our patients to assist in continued sobriety. From start to finish, our team at Banyan Treatment Center Pompano is here to support your recovery.
At Banyan Treatment Center Pompano, we work with treatment professionals who understand the complexities of successful treatment. They are respected in their fields for their expertise and client dedication, bringing these and many other vital qualities to our facility. Whether you choose to live in rehab, or you choose our outpatient services, you will be impressed by the knowledgeability and dedication of our Banyan Treatment Center Pompano team.
Meet Our Team
Below, you’ll find photos and information about our executive team and our Pompano team. If you’d like to make an appointment to meet our team in person, do not hesitate to contact our admissions counselors for a tour of our facility. Whether you’re searching for alcoholism detox, narcotics rehab, or other treatment services, you can count on our team at Banyan Treatment Center Pompano. Contact us today!
Banyan Pompano Team
Faith in Recovery Director
Anthony is a published Christian Author and graduate of Vision International University where he earned a Master’s degree in Ministry. He also holds a Master’s diploma in Biblical Studies from the Int’l School of Ministry. Anthony successfully completed specialized training with the Int’l Conference of Police Chaplains. He is an ordained minister, speaker and writer with articles published in numerous national magazines.
He has a heart for those who suffer with mental illness, addictions and the broken in spirit. He has ministered to thousands of individuals suffering with addiction, mental health disorders, the homeless, and inmates.
Most recently, Anthony was awarded the 2019 Professional of the Year by Broward National Recovery. In 2018 Anthony was selected as a Global Goodwill Ambassador representing the USA. In 2015, the National Alliance of Mental Illness, Broward Country awarded Anthony its volunteer Recognition Award. In 2014, the National Association of Social Workers, Broward County awarded Anthony its Public Citizen of the Year.
Anthony is the host of The Faith in Recovery Show. The Faith in Recovery Radio Show with Anthony Acampora previously aired on Faith-Talk Atlanta, AM 970 and in the Orlando area on “The Word “94.9FM & AM 950.
All Faith in Recovery Radio Shows can be heard by going to www.faithinrecovery.com/radio-shows.
Catherine Manley, LMHC
Catherine Manley is the Executive Director at Banyan Treatment Pompano and Banyan Detox facilities. She earned her Master’s degree at Nova Southeastern University in Mental Health Counseling and is licensed in the State of Florida. Working in the field of substance abuse treatment, Catherine has led staff in multiple roles as Primary Therapist, Detox Supervisor, and Clinical Director. In addition to her experience in human services, Catherine received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Florida International University in 2003. She has a background in marketing, advertising and project management. Catherine brings a great balance of education, compassion, and business acumen to the Banyan family. The driving force behind her ambition is centered on helping individuals struggling with alcoholism and addiction.
Director of Alumni Services
David picked up the tools found in the 12 step fellowship and immediately dove head first into the recovery available here in South Florida, where he worked diligently with his sponsor and completed the 12 steps while obtaining employment.
David first came to Banyan Treatment Center as a Behavioral Health Technician. After showing his dedication and firm work ethic, David was given the opportunity to take some training courses and becomes Banyan’s first Recovery Coach. After excelling in coaching, David was then promoted again to Director of Alumni Services. As the Director of Alumni Services, David reaches out to clients and keeps in contact while bringing them back for weekly alumni meetings and monthly alumni events.
Director of Operations
Josh McPherson was born and raised in Frankfort, Kentucky. His own personal struggle with alcohol and drugs relocated him to South Florida in 2013. His new purpose after getting sober was geared entirely around helping others. Josh started with Banyan in October 2014 as a Behavioral Health Technician. He has been blessed to grow within the company as the company grew itself. His growth landed him with his current title of Director of Operations for the Pompano Beach PHP and IOP levels of care. One of his favorite parts about Banyan is that he is involved in training when facilities open out of state. He loves being a part of the new growth and goals. Josh is honored to be a part of the Banyan Family and eager to see where this journey continues to take him.
Richard Mayora, LCSW, CAP
Supervisor of Outpatient and Family Services
Richard Mayora is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has taught at The Institute for Addiction Studies and The Academy for Addiction Professionals. He has chaired Broward’s Recovery Month event several times and will act in this capacity for 2017. Richard has been in private practice, served as the Clinical Coordinator at Community Healthcare/CenterOne, and was a clinician at Broward Health Medical Center’s psychiatric unit for many years. In 2014, Florida Atlantic University named him Supervisor of Year and mentoring students is his greatest passion.
Ryan Steinberg, LMHC, MBA
Ryan Steinberg MS works as the PHP Clinical Director at Banyan Treatment Center, specializing in solution focused therapy, client-centered therapy, as well as disease concept and education about the Twelve Steps. Ryan has worked extensively with adult and adolescent client populations in Inpatient, Residential and Partial Hospitalization settings. He combines his clinical experience with his personal experience in recovery to provide the most effective treatment to his clients. Ryan is also an advocate for the LGBTQ community and he has received advanced clinical training in sexuality/gender related issues. A South Florida native, he received his Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University.
Marla Sriskand, LCSW, CAP
Marla Sriskand graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 2002 with her Masters of Social Work degree. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who proudly utilizes her clinical skills to promote change and save lives. Before working at Banyan Treatment Center, Marla worked with children and families in school-based programs for over 10 years. She has been a Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) since 2014 and specializes in addiction counseling. Last year, Marla began another lifelong mission, which was to reduce the stigma surrounding addiction and to promote counseling in her country of origin, Sri Lanka. Marla also enjoys sharing motivational stories with her coworkers, in order to help them continue to feel empowered in their work and maintain workplace morale.
PHP Clinical Supervisor
Ashley Moore is an Alabama native and has been sober for more than ten years, following her move to South Florida. She has a Master’s degree in Social Work from Florida Atlantic University, and having found freedom from addiction herself, has made helping others to heal from the pain and despair it can bring her main goal. Ashley is passionate about not only helping those who struggle themselves, but also the families who have experienced broken relationships to embrace the healing process. Ashley began her career at Banyan as a primary therapist and through her dedication to helping others and her exceptional professional abilities has since been promoted to her current role as PHP Clinical Supervisor at Banyan Pompano.
Family Services Coordinator
Caleb was born in Louisville, Kentucky and played football at Lindsey Wilson College, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Communication. Like many others in America today, Caleb suffered an injury on the field that resulted in the use of prescription pain medication, which eventually led him down the dark road of addiction. He sought treatment at Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches, now a Banyan facility, more than four years ago and has been sober ever since. Caleb began his career at Banyan as an Admissions Coordinator and went on to receive several promotions within the organization. He now acts as a National Business Development Representative for the state of Kentucky, where he lives with his wife and son. Caleb is passionate about his position and being able to continue his career at Banyan in his home state, saying that he feels honored to be able to help those in his community who struggle with the same issues he once faced. He has made is his main goal to help anyone seeking treatment to get the help they need.
National Director of Patient Accounts
Lauren was born and raised on Long Island in New York. She attended community college, as well as business school and majored in Business Administration. Lauren began her career in New York City in 1994 where she worked as a Financial Analyst for two of the largest NY Direct Marketing agencies for over 20 years.
In 2013, Lauren relocated to Wellington, FL and pursued a career in the treatment industry. Since 2015, Lauren has been the Director of Finance at Banyan Treatment. Lauren works with the clients and their families to help create affordable payment plans for treatment. She assists with cash or self pay clients and helps families navigate through the financial process to ensure they understand their payment options and what is best depending on their situation.
Director of Nursing
Oliver Hora is the director of nursing at Banyan Pompano. In 2001, Oliver finished nursing school in Germany. His major fields he worked in were mental health, substance abuse, and detox units. He worked for two years in adolescence health and mental health. Since 2010, Oliver has been in the United States where he worked in a variety of detox facilities before coming to Banyan in 2015. He offers nursing educational groups where they discuss nutrition, healthy lifestyles, disease prevention, anatomy, and healthcare needs. Oliver just wants to provide a safe environment for his clients. He says that his favorite part of the day is the clients.
Irina is the alumni coordinator at Banyan Pompano. Irina originally came to Banyan for treatment in 2018. A year later, she was offered the alumni position after being successful in her recovery and staying active in the alumni community. Irina has a unique advantage in connecting with the patients, because she has been in their exact same position. Her experience in active addiction, as well as the experience she has gained through her employment with Banyan, grants Irina perspective of both worlds. She is always looking for opportunities to build on the knowledge she already has. “This position has allowed me to give back to place that saved my life, and for that I am very grateful.”
Banyan Pompano Outreach Team
Director of Mental Health Business Development
Lori was born and raised in Connecticut and has been in the addiction field since 2006! She was residing with an alcoholic and thought she would be able to understand and help others in need of addiction and mental health by her experience. Lori attended Northeastern University with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. She says, “I’m passionate about helping others with any mental health and substance abuse issues they are experiencing, having hope and faith that they can have a better life. I care a lot about people and want to make sure that they get the best help needed for them to reach their maximum potential.” As the Director of Mental Health Business Development, her favorite part of her job is working and meeting people; educating professionals and clients about mental health and substance abuse services that are offered so they can improve the quality of their life by making positive lifetime changes. Lori joined the Banyan team in 2017 to work with the mental health track. What makes Banyan stand out the most to her is that we provide a full continuum of care, achieving better clinical outcomes.
Business Development Representative
Unlike many people who came to South Florida in order to seek recovery resources, Megan was born and raised in the "Sunshine State." She was able to seek help for her own struggles with addiction at the young age of 19, and as a result, fell in love with the field and remains passionate about helping others who face those same struggles. Megan has learned from other leaders in the industry and has been thriving in the recovery field for 7 years now. She is currently going to school to be a licensed dietician and nutritionist, which has been found to be an extremely beneficial resource for those who battle with addiction issues. Alongside her passion for healthy eating habits, Megan is also avid about physical health and wellness. She has participated in multiple marathons and is a huge advocate for healthy lifestyles. Megan is also the co-chair for "EveryBODY Walk" with the Alliance of Eating Disorders, a non-profit dedicated to assisting those who struggle with eating disorders. She has training in all areas of the recovery business including Recovery Coaching, Human Resources, Case Management, and Outreach. Megan continuously grows in this field and remains teachable and true to her
Business Development Representative
Moving to Coral Springs, Florida from White Plains, New York in the early 1990s, Chris faced his own battles with addiction during the pill mill epidemic in Broward County between 2010 and 2015. He sought help from many treatment centers, including several state funded programs and private facilities. The consequences of his substance abuse continued to pile up until he finally surrendered in early 2015, embracing the recovery process. Chris started his role in the addiction field at The Beachcomber in 2015. In order to increase his knowledge in helping others in this industry, Chris graduated with a Bachelors in Marketing from Florida Atlantic University. He remains passionate about helping others obtain sobriety due to the loss of his brother Keith in 2011 to an oxycodone overdose. As a result of this tremendous loss, Chris vowed to do whatever it takes to make sure that people are informed about the dangers of drug addiction, and how proper treatment can help to arrest this deadly disease.