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Florida Team

Brad Sylvain, MPA, CAP – Executive Director

Brad brings nearly a decade of mental health and substance use disorder treatment experience to his role as Executive Director of Hanley Center. As the former Corporate Director of Admissions, he was responsible for most appropriately placing patients in treatment programs, either within the Origins’ continuum or with another provider. Brad is skilled at managing and collaborating with organizational teams, as well as providing administrative and operational oversight. Brad holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration and is a Certified Addiction Professional. Brad and his family have been personally affected by drug and alcohol addiction; he is passionate about helping others who have also been affected by this disease. In Brad’s personal journey of recovery, he lives by the driving forces of spirituality and the 12 Steps. He enjoys spending time with his family, watching football and playing golf, and Brad is artistically skilled at cooking barbeque.

Deb Lynskey-Lake, LCSW  — Clinical Director

Since 1996, Deb has dedicated her entire career to the study and treatment of substance use and mental health issues affecting people of all ages. She is a certified addiction specialist who has worked as a crisis hotline volunteer, discharge planner, therapist, director of case management, and as a clinical supervisor. Deb received her Master’s in Social Work from Simmons College and trained at The Harvard School of Medicine’s Division on Addiction. Deb served as Substance Use Director at one of the largest behavioral health agencies in Florida before coming to Origins.


Caroline Collins, M. Ed, – Program Director

Caroline began working in the substance abuse treatment field in 2011 in Tampa, Florida before graduating from the University of South Florida with a major in Psychology and a minor in Behavioral Healthcare. In 2012 she relocated to South Florida to work in the Hanley Center Admissions Department. Since that time, she has earned her Masters of Education degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, completing her internship with the Hanley Center IOP and Transitions programs while also working as the Continuing Care Coordinator. Caroline has also served as the Recovery Advocate Supervisor and most recently the Program Director of Transition at Origins. Caroline is originally from Columbus, Ohio and is an avid college football fan.

Carla Davis, LMHC, CAP – Director of Residential Services

As Director of Residential Services for Hanley Center, Carla oversees each patient’s treatment team to ensure consistent and excellent care. She empowers her staff to work efficiently and effectively to promote the health, safety and welfare of patients. Carla has experience in a variety of professional environments, including substance abuse treatment facilities, child welfare settings, hospitals and community mental health agencies. She holds a Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Florida State University. Carla has received awards and recognition for her exemplary leadership and engagement skills with families. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) International and Reciprocity Consortium. Carla is also a Florida Board Qualified Supervisor for Mental Health Counselor Interns.

Kellye DeBerry, MA – Alumni Coordinator

Kellye DeBerry began working with Hanley Center at Origins as a volunteer with the Alumni Services department, growing to become the Alumni Coordinator in 2017. Experienced in working with adolescents struggling with drug and alcohol addiction, as well as having managed a local women’s halfway house, Kellye is knowledgeable in substance use disorders. Actively working a personal program of recovery, she brings her passion for 12 Steps to the multidisciplinary team at Hanley Center. She engages patients during and after their treatment and stays connected through support groups, services and activities to promote long-term recovery. Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Kelly completed her undergraduate degree and her Clinical and Counseling Psychology Master’s degree at Southern Methodist University. Kellye is a Pilates enthusiast and has earned her greenbelt in Kick Boxing.

Timothy Pearce – Executive Chef

In 1987, Chef Timothy Pearce began his culinary training in England. During the ’90s he apprenticed for three Michelin Starred Chefs and was working on staff when one British restaurant received the highest Michelin rating. On another exciting evening, he had the opportunity to cater to the Queen of England at Windsor Castle during the Cartier Polo Dinner. From England, Timothy traveled and cooked extensively through Australia, Southeast Asia, India, Laos and Bali. He joined the Hanley Center staff in 2009.

Chef Pearce takes great pride in creating menus that are nutrient-dense and high in antioxidants and omega-3s to help assist individuals in recovery. In addition to spending time with his young son, Timothy enjoys traveling, cycling and photography.