Our Leadership

Dr. Jeffrey Haynes


Dr. Jeffery Haynes received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Eckerd College, master’s and Doctor of Philosophy in clinical psychology from Say brook University, and a Master’s degree in Business Management from Troy University.

Dr. Haynes is a clinical Psychologist, and a licensed Mental Health Counselor, with over 20 years’ experience working with children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Haynes is also a qualified supervisor for license mental health counselor interns in the state of Florida. Dr. Haynes is also a college professor, and currently teaches counseling and psychology to graduate level students.

While developing his academic career, he has also developed several profitable treatment agencies that provided residential treatment. These programs provided services to children and adolescents throughout the state of Florida. Dr. Haynes has over 20 years’ experience working in Executive Management positions. A few of these positions include: Chief Executive Officer/President for Sunrise Behavioral Healthcare, Chief Executive Officer/President HSC, and Chief Executive Officer/President Global Academic and Enrichment Center.

Ms. Hanna Woldeyes


Ms. Hanna Woldeyes received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from George Mason University and Master of Science in Nursing from Grand Canon University.

Ms. Woldeyes is a Registered nurse licensed to practice in the State of Florida, with over 12 years of clinical experience working in various health care settings. Ms. Woldeyes brings her extensive experience working with individuals diagnosed with various mental health disorders and medical conditions.  She has previously held leadership positions with various organizations as a director of Nursing and nurse supervisor both in private and government organizations. Ms. Woldeyes is also an adjunct faculty at Herzing University and teaches nursing to undergraduate students.

Janet Taylor, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Janet Taylor received both her undergraduate degree and her Doctors of Medicine from University of Louisville School of Medicine. She also has received a Master’s degree in public health from Columbia University. Dr. Taylor is a psychiatrist and she specializes in cognitive health and wellness. Dr. Taylor joins our program with over 31 years of diverse experience.

Mr. Richard Koonce Jr.

Director of Youth services

Mr. Richard Koonce Jr.  earned a Bachelor of Arts from Miles College and is a certified teacher in the State of Florida. He has several years of teaching experience in Desoto County Public schools, educating youth both in mainstream and alternative programs. He is experienced in working with children and adolescents with severe behavioral challenges and substance use disorders. In addition, he has mentored several youths by dedicating his personal time to coach various sport teams in his community. He has over five years of experience managing residential treatment centers and group homes for children and adolescents.

Mr. Matthew Henderson

Clinical Director

Mr. Henderson received a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Bethune Cookman University.

Mr. Henderson is a Licensed Registered Mental Health Intern. He has over seven years of experience providing services to individuals with mental health disorders and substance use disorders. He has experience in community outreach, providing in home service to individuals with various Psychosocial challenges. He has worked as a director of clinical services in various treatment facilities.