Treatment Center Staff

Jeff Smith – Executive Director

Jeff graduated from Keiser University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Jeff is also a Certified Addiction Professional, certified by the state of Florida. He has a passion for helping others find happiness and a new way of life through long-term recovery from drugs and alcohol. Throughout his years in the addiction treatment field, Jeff has served as a Program Director, Residential Manager, Substance Abuse Case Manager, Director of Administration, as well as multiple clinical positions—including Lead Therapist—at Pathway to Hope. As Executive Director, Jeff assures that the program continues to fulfill Ocean Breeze’s goal of recovery and health for the clients and families.

Kristina Netherland – Clinical Director

Kristina has dedicated her 27-year career to providing a voice to the voiceless as a member of the helping professions. Prior to joining Delphi Behavioral Group as clinical director in 2018, she served the previous nine years as the PHP and IOP clinical director at one of the largest addiction treatment facilities in the southeast region.

Having worked for two decades as a child advocate, family interventionist, vocational liaison, EMDR specialist, addiction therapist, and program manager and developer, Kristina possesses a clear vision for the use of evidence-based recovery methods, identification and translation of client needs, as well as optimal clinician support that ensures the best possible client care.

Kristina received her bachelor of arts in psychology from the University of West Florida and her master of science in counseling and human development from Troy University. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Masters Level Addiction Counselor (MAC), Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and qualified clinical supervisor in the state of Florida for those seeking mental health licensure.