Executive Team

Medical Professionals

  • Antonio De Filippo

    Medical Director (MD)

    Dr. Antonio De Filippo is triple board certified in Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine, and Addiction Medicine and is a leading mental […]

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  • Dr. Marc J. Romano, CAP, LHRM, ARNP, BC, PSYD

    Assistant Medical Director

    I bring to my role as Assistant Medical Director the education, experience and knowledge to provide a range of services […]

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  • Michelle Merritt

    Client Care Coordinator

    Michelle came to Ocean Breeze as a tech supervisor back in 2010. She immediately excelled in specific areas to make […]

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  • Ruth-Ellen LeBel, R.N, BSN, BSA Psychology

    Registered Nurse

    Ruth-Ellen has found her niche in Addiction/Dual Diagnosis Treatment after a career of working in a variety of specialty nursing […]

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Clinical Professionals

  • Paige Maurer, M.S., LMHC

    Primary Therapist

    As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Paige believes in the concept of addiction as “dis-ease” and imbalance of the mind, […]

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  • Edi Hernandez, M.S., NCC, IMFT

    Primary Therapist

    Edi Hernandez received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Florida with a major in psychology and a minor in […]

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  • Rev. Charlotte Day B.M, CAP

    Christian Program Director

    Rev. Charlotte currently serves as the Christian Program Director for Ocean Breeze.  Charlotte takes a hands on approach by maintaining […]

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  • Steven Pascuzzo, CAC

    IOP Therapist

    Steven brings more than 7 years of experience to Ocean Breeze Recovery where he serves as a Primary Counselor. As […]

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  • Regina Paniagua, CAC

    IOP Therapist

    Regina joined Ocean Breeze Recovery in December of 2011. Born and raised in Harlem NY, she attended Argus Community College […]

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  • David Greer


    David has been working in the field of substance abuse treatment since 1994. Through his years in the addictions treatment […]

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  • Deejah Thomas

    Intake Coordinator

    Deejah Thomas is our Intake Coordinator. Her position includes sitting with each client when they first arrive at Ocean Breeze […]

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  • Bernadette McGuire

    Case Manager

    Bernadette is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  She came to south Florida to begin her journey in recovery in 2001. She […]

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Administrative Professionals

  • Alison Merra

    HR Coordinator, Pharmacy Coordinator

    Alison provides administrative support to the Human Resources Director on all personnel matters. This includes new hire orientation, keeping employee […]

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  • David Gray

    Director of Maintenance

    David Gray is the Director of the Maintenance Department, and has been working in the property management field for over […]

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