Our Team

Our Professional Team Of Specialists

Meet Our Team

Starting with accomplished addiction specialists, to certified therapists, licensed counselors, highly trained behavioral health technicians, along with a dedicated marketing and management team, our substance abuse team helps individuals recover to their fullest potential.

Clinical Director, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Dr. Krista Bloom

Dr. Bloom has a passion for assisting clients and staff to reach their maximum potential through her solution-focused leadership style and service-oriented approach.  Dr. Bloom has a collaborative style of developing and working with teams of professionals with a philosophy of providing client-centered, effective and evidence-based practices. Dr. Bloom is…

Vice President

Ryan Croall

Primary Therapist, Ph.D, L.C.S.W., M.C.A.P.,CHt, A.C.S.W.

Dr. William Krieger

Dr. Krieger is a  Board Certified Clinical Sexologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a peer accepted member of The Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW),  a Board Approved Clinical Hypnotherapist (CHt), a Master Certified Addiction Professional (MCAP), and a Board Qualified Supervisor. His wide-ranging interests have led to studies in…

Primary Therapist, BA, CAC

Jill Stellaccio

Jill brings an intensity to Above All Recovery with her Psychodrama groups that help our clients feel the emotions that they have been trying to escape from through active addiction.  She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Human Development from the Union Institute & University. 

Primary Therapist, CAC

Tyrone Cleare

Case Manager

Stanley Williams

Group Facilitator

Bruce Steinberg

Nurse, ARNP, MSN, FNP-BC, CARN-AP

Laurie Kupersmith

Nurse, LPN

Laura Pollina

Lead BHT

Sarah Epstein

Director of Operations

Quintin Franklin

The South Florida native, former football player, actor and artist; has been working in mental health, substance abuse/ addiction professionally for the last 20 years. Affectionately known as “Q” by all at AARC, our Director of Operations, is best known for his cool demeanor, tough-love and fairness. Started at Above…

Transitional Living Supervisor

Charles Selmer

Alumni Coordinator

Steven Schwartz

Director of UR

Kristin Merlo

I am honored to be the voice advocating for those who are suffering from the Disease of Addiction and take pride in going above and beyond to not only fight for the vital needs of AARC’s clients but to also fight for all who are struggling to receive quality treatment services.

UR Specialist

Kinda Bartholomew

Billing Administrator

Patricia Zagury

Admissions Director

Scott Busby

Admissions Coordinator

John Jurman

Admissions Coordinator

Joseph Mazza

"The Shop" Program Director

Anthony Becker

"The Shop" Director of Recovery Resources

Timothy Perry

"The Shop" Founder

Joseph Walker

“Above All is the best life class I have ever taken. I wish this was part of my teachings as a young man. Thank you for being part of the fellowship.”

Jeff D.

“The care I was given during my stay here at above all was absolutely exceptional! You made me feel at home and comfortable enough to get it all out on the table and finally deal with the demons that had been holding me back so long.”

Amy B.

“Just wanted to say thank you for the support that you gave me on my first journey to become a sober person. I am grateful that I got a chance to be a part of the above all family. I feel so honored to have started my sober life at above all recovery program. It saved me with gods grace and mercy”

Pat M.

drug rehab alumni on large fishing boat