Addiction Treatment at
Banyan Detox Stuart
Banyan Detox Stuart
Drug & Alcohol Detox Programs
Welcome to Banyan Detox located in Stuart, Florida. Our mission is to help struggling drug addicts and alcoholics purge harmful substances from the body through a comfortable, medically supervised detoxification process. Banyan Detox is situated on the serene coastal waters of Stuart Florida and provides an ideal setting for drug and alcohol recovery. At Banyan Detox Stuart we offer a host of customized treatment programs designed to help those struggling with addictions. All of our Florida detox programs provide comprehensive care to address the unique needs of each patient in relation to physical, mental and emotional health. Our detox team at Banyan is comprised of physicians, psychiatrists, registered nurses, clinicians, case managers and other addiction professionals. Many of our staff has firsthand knowledge of the life-changing challenges and issues that men and women commonly face when beginning a recovery lifestyle.
Banyan Detox Stuart Team
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.
Lisa Molyneaux, LCSW, ACSW
Lisa Molyneaux, LCSW, ACSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, with more than 20 years of experience working with troubled youth. She has specialized in dealing with family issues, substance abuse, as well as physical, sexual and emotional abuse. She has been a Clinical Supervisor for over 10 years and also worked in a private practice. She has received praise for high standards and ethical practices when working with her clients. Ms. Molyneaux received her Bachelor of Social Work from Florida State University and furthered her education at Case Western Reserve University, where she received her Masters of Social Service Administration.
Director of Nursing
Danielle Menendez is a Florida native, born and raised in Miami. Danielle moved to the Martin County area in 1997. Danielle’s career began as a BHT (Behavioral Health Technician) in an all male mental health prison. It was there that Danielle found her passion for helping people, especially those with dual diagnosis. She decided to obtain her nursing license in order to further her education to combat the substance abuse epidemic. After obtaining her L.P.N. Danielle began working for a detox facility. A year later Danielle decided to become an R.N.
Danielle began her career with Banyan in Downtown Stuart as the Director of Nursing for our Detox. She has built a dynamic nursing department with nurses from various medical backgrounds, from the ER to mental health specialties. To offer our clients the most caring and knowledgeable nursing staff possible.
Danielle plans to continue her schooling in the near future. She plans on obtaining her masters degree in nursing and becoming a Nurse Practitioner.
Behavioral Health Tech Supervisor
Kevin Shaffer is a former heroin and cocaine addict from Ft. Pierce Florida. When Kevin was 18 years old he lost his father in a car accident in which drugs and alcohol were involved. Kevin spent most of his 20’s in and out of multiple institutions while battling his own addiction. At the age of 28 after sleeping on the streets for 2 nights Kevin checked himself into a local detox and moved on from there into a local halfway house with nothing. He used this time to become grounded in his recovery and build an amazing support group. He spent the first year working as a day laborer and at Denny’s. After saving enough money for his driver’s license and a vehicle Kevin had an overwhelming appetite to give back to other addicts the same way that others had given back to him. He started working in the substance abuse field as a Behavioral Health Tech and was promoted to a supervisor after 90 days in the field. He now has almost 5 years clean and sober and 4 years of supervisor experience in the substance abuse field. He brings with him the unique ability to get through to the most hopeless clients.
Kevin aspires to grow professionally by continuing his education in the near future. Kevin has plans to become an addiction counselor so that he can help reach our clients’ needs from both personal and educational experiences.
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.
Courtney Wells is a Florida Native - born and raised in Stuart, Florida. In December of 2016 she graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Human Services. She originally joined the Banyan Team in 2016 as a Behavioral Health Technician followed shortly by a promotion to Case Manager and Therapist at Banyan Stuart Detox and Residential. Courtney has the ability to empathize with the impact that substance abuse can have on one’s family and loved ones as she has had personal experience within her life. She loves being a part of each client’s journey to sobriety, self-love and success. Courtney will be starting her Master of Social Work Degree beginning August of 2018.
Ebony Perkins was born and raised in New Jersey and relocated to Florida 15 years ago. Ebony comes from a long line of family members who suffered from the disease of addiction and unfortunately were unable to escape the grips of the disease. As a Therapist, Ebony has a unique perspective that she brings to the table; that being the impact of addiction on the family. Ebony has earned a BS in Human Services: Addictions Studies.
Ebony has made a commitment to put 100% of her effort into changing lives so that her loved ones suffering will not have been in vein. She aspires to become a LCSW and plans to start a graduate program in the coming year.
Jordyn first came to Banyan Treatment Center as a Behavioral Health Technician. After showing hard work and dedication she was promoted to Intake Coordinator, helping every patient upon admission. Jordyn received her Bachelor’s degree in Human Services Addiction Studies at Indian River State College in 2017 and is furthering her education at Nova Southeastern University to receive her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling. Jordyn is passionate about helping those individuals struggling with addiction and mental health disorders.
Margot Lee, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 20 years of experience in the field. She has worked as a primary therapist, Director of Case Management, Director of Family Services, Executive Director, Program Development Specialist, and Residential and PHP Supervisor. Margot has a passion for helping others by providing addiction, trauma, and mental health services to individuals struggling within their own lives. Her great passion is helping clients that are stuck in the worst moments of their trauma/addiction/PTSD and helping them to clear past events to make way for a more healthy and productive life. Margot has developed programs to assist people with a client centered approach and enjoys team building with other professionals to enhance the treatment environment for both staff and the population they serve. She is grateful for her opportunity with Banyan Treatment Center’s residential and PHP program to assist with both staff development and direct client care. When she is not at work, she volunteers in the community with first responders and victims of sexual violence. Margot is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University’s School of Social and Systemic studies with a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and holds certifications in Hypnotherapy, rapid resolution therapy, and is trained in the use of EMDR, cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, motivational interviewing, and Smart Recovery.
Jessica always had a passion for helping others, and she earned a BA in Psychology from Chestnut Hill College to pursue that dream. After graduating, she relocated to Florida where she began work as a youth care worker a juvenile residential facility for intensive mental health teenage girls. This population allowed Jessica to work with several stages of addiction and mental health issues. Her passions and interests continued to grow as she became a case manager, trainer, and finished her time there as the Director of Case Management. During that period, Jessica returned to school to further pursue her ability to help others and obtained her Master’s in Human Service Counseling from Liberty University.
Lauren Roberts currently serves as a therapist with over 25 years of experience. She received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Eastern Illinois University and remains a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Illinois. Lauren has diverse experience in both the mental health and substance abuse fields serving adolescents and adults. Lauren’s strengths include working within trauma informed systems of care with specialized training in Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT). She aspires to continue her work with substance use disorders largely in part because of the belief she has that anyone can obtain recovery with honesty and hope.
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"Banyan Treatment Center was a life-changing experience for me. When I got here, I was planning on continuing to use, but with the help of staff and the community I was convinced to stay through the whole program, and I can honestly say it was the best decision I've ever made."
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"My experience was nothing short of amazing. The staff is excellent, they all went way out of their way to help me with whatever I needed. They gave me the tools i needed to succeed, and were always there for me when I completed the program and when I fell short. Thank you so much Banyan!"
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"Banyan was able to help me more than words can describe. They helped me save my life. I called in not really knowing what to expect or anything about treatment and the people I spoke with were able to walk me through every step of the way."