With a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from University of Tampa and a Registered Nurse Degree from Palm Beach State College, Barry Goldman has spent 25 years in the Behavioral Health Care industry. The first part of his clinical and nursing career had a concentration in medical and psychiatric environments; his past 15 professional years have been more focused in the technology arena as he develops electronic medical record systems, Business Intelligence platforms and computer-related solutions.
Barry’s diverse background allows him to communicate and understand the needs of his co-workers from both technological and therapeutic perspectives. Away from work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys, traveling, golfing, and cooking.
As one of the first employees with Origins in Texas, TJ has worked in many different direct-care and operational roles. In his current role of Corporate Director of Admissions and Media Relations, TJ has the critical job of leading the team responsible for finding the most appropriate addiction treatment for people in need. TJ attended the University of North Texas for his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Criminalistics Certificate and his post-graduate work in the sciences. He is a Certified Addiction Professional in the state of Florida, a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor in Texas, and an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. TJ has had multiple television appearances including being on the Dr. Phil Show and The Doctors speaking about addiction and helping families in need. He has performed interventions and has extensive experience in safely transporting clients to treatment. TJ enjoys sports, reading and spending time with his family.
In her role as Corporate Director of Compliance, Jennifer serves at the primary point of contact for all compliance issues and all internal and external monitoring, auditing, investigative and reporting processes, procedures and systems. She oversees licensing, regulatory standards and policies and procedures across all Origins campuses. Jennifer has an extensive background in compliance, contracts, grants and human services. She uses her strong interpersonal and organizational skills to ensure cooperation and compliance with external organizations, as well as internal departments and staff. Prior to joining Origins, Jennifer served as Director of Social Services at the Joseph L. Morse Geriatric Center, following over 14 years spent as the Program Support Services Coordinator for Father Flanagan’s Boys Town Florida. Jennifer holds a Master of Science degree in Rehabilitative Counseling and a Bachelor of Science degree in Rehabilitative Services from Florida State University.