Our staff is trained to deal with a range of addiction-related conditions, as well as mental health disorders such as PTSD, anxiety, and depression.
Ms. Cynthia Bellino
Cindy has 20 years of experience in the field of substance abuse. She founded, developed and operated two programs: Serenity House, a women’s halfway house in Jensen Beach, Florida, and the not-for-profit program, A Pocket Full Of H.O.P.E., Inc. The latter was established in 2007 in Pennsylvania, and provides housing and support for recovering addicts and their families.
She is a driven and compassionate professional with 20 years of hands-on experience in the addictions field. She is consistently accountable and responsible, a strong decision maker who understands the importance of compassion and patience. Just Believe Recovery Center fulfills her life-long dream of finding a way to help addicts and alcoholics find their way into recovery!
Dr. Richard LoSardo
Dr. LoSardo attended New York University School of Medicine, and after graduation he completed a residency in pediatrics at the New York Hospital – Cornell University Medical Center. He initially practiced as a pediatrician in Pennsylvania, and achieved Board Certification in pediatrics. He went on to complete a General Psychiatry Residency, as well as a Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Brown University Medical Center.
Dr. LoSardo achieved Board Certification in both General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and is a Fellow in the American Psychiatric Association. He has been working and living in Florida since 1992. In addition to his private practice, he has functioned in many leadership positions such as Assistant Medical Director, Chief Psychiatrist on the adult and adolescent unit, and Directorship of partial hospital and intensive outpatient programs as well as a residential substance abuse program. Dr. ,LoSardo utilizes the Biopsychosocial model of psychiatry. His area of specialty is Psychopharmacology.
Corporate Chief Operations Officer
Joe Lucas has extensive experience working in the healthcare field as, well as in the field of addiction. He began working in the field as a residential manager and worked his way up to Operations supervisor. Joe has joined Just Believe Recovery as our Director of Operations.
He is responsible for assuring that the daily functions of the facilities run smoothly. Joe is also the medical and psychiatric liaison, helping to assure that our clients receive all necessary medical and psychiatric services to help conquer their addiction.
Corporate Chief Clinical Officer
Sandra is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) with 22 years of counseling experience. Her diverse areas of counseling include addiction, trauma, family of origin issues, mediation, and child and adolescent counseling. Sandra employs a variety of highly-effective modalities, including EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), RET (Rational Emotive Therapy), Motivational Interviewing, and experiential art and music therapies.
Sandra’s involvement in the substance abuse field began in 2002, when she served as Director for Stand Down, a rehab program for homeless veterans with addictions. Since that time, she has developed and implemented curriculum for a number of other rehab programs.
Sandra received both her undergraduate and post-graduate degrees from the University of Toledo in Ohio.
Cliff Churchill Jr.
Lead Clinical Director
Cliff graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University with a Masters degree in Science focused in Counseling Psychology. His additional hours were attained in 2006, while licensure was obtained in 2010. Cliff has been in the field of Mental Health/Addictions for 7 years. His focus and true passion lies in helping individuals to recover from traumatic events in their lives. His trauma therapy specializes levels 1 and 2 in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). Cliff is well versed in helping our clients due to his past experience as a program director and a senior mental health practitioner.