Beachway Therapy Center is proud to have some of the most knowledgeable and experienced addiction treatment professionals. Our team of multidisciplinary treatment care providers has many years of addiction treatment experience and education. Providing patient-centered care of the highest quality is our number one priority. We are dedicated to helping our patients understand and heal from the disease of addiction.

Clinical & Medical Staff

Dr. Duy Nguyen, D.O., Medical Director

Education: Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Kansas; Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree from the Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences; completed general psychiatry training in South Florida at the Palm Beach Consortium for Graduate Medical Education at University Hospital in Tamarac, FL

Dr. Duy Nguyen provides psychiatric care in a variety of settings, including residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation, inpatient and outpatient mental health, and also worked previously at the VA Medical Center. Dr. Nguyen is committed to providing a high level of evidence-based psychiatric care in drug rehabilitation settings with a holistic focus on healing and recovery.

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Heather Baker-Carr, LMHC Staff

Heather Baker-Carr, Chief Operating Officer (MS, LMHC)

Education: Bachelor of Science from Cornell University; Master of Science from Lynn University, with an emphasis on clinical and counseling psychology

Heather specializes in treating trauma, addiction, and severe mental health. She has worked on overseeing substance abuse and mental health facilities at all levels of care. She utilizes evidenced based treatment modalities when working with individuals including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution Focused Therapy, Family Systems and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) She is inspired by helping individuals create meaningful lives through a greater understanding of themselves and the family system.

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Jennifer Milstein RN, Director of Nursing

Education: Registered Nurse; Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Jennifer joined Beachway Therapy Center in February 2021. She has over 13 years of experience in the medical field, specializing in Behavioral Health and Oncology. Jennifer oversees the medical staff’s day-to-day nursing responsibilities, participates in multidisciplinary staffing, and is the liaison between clients and Medical providers. Over the last 10 years, Jennifer has held many positions within the behavioral health field, including Detox Nurse, Admissions Nurse, Compliance, Director of Utilization Review, and Director of Nursing. Jennifer is born and raised in South Florida and prides herself on creating connections and showing support, not just with patients but also with the family and loved ones of those who struggle with Mental Health issues.

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Carrie Carlton, LCSW, QS, CCTP, Clinical Director

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from Florida Atlantic University; Master of Social Work from Barry University (Miami)

Carrie has been in a leadership role at Beachway Therapy Center since 2014 and has worked directly with patients struggling with trauma, mental health, and substance abuse for over 15 years.  Carrie is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) and utilizes elements of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Strategies, and Family Systems to help individuals find a path toward a meaningful life.  Carrie recognizes the impact of trauma on the individual but also how the symptoms impact the family system. Her diverse approach to treating trauma blends empathy, compassion, and honesty to address underlying issues that put individuals at risk for decompensation in their adult lives.

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Brandon Lutman, MSW, CTP, CAP, EMDR: Trauma Program Specialist

Brandon has worked in the behavioral and mental health field since 2016 and at Beachway with the Trauma Program team since 2020. His therapeutic philosophy is that the body must be treated in unison with the mind to provide connection and healing. Brandon guides clients in the trauma program toward the healing of both old and current wounds through a gentle, holistic, and client-centered approach. He utilizes cutting-edge experiential paradigms, with an emphasis on somatic healing and neurobiological awareness. He believes in the benefits of addressing core wounds while also acknowledging some current behaviors or actions that might be hindering individuals from having wholehearted and connected lives with others and themselves. Brandon helps teach individuals how to live in the here and now (both cognitively and somatically) and not in the past.

Haydee (Gigi) Cabrera, LMHC, CCTP, CAP, CST, EMDR: Trauma Program Specialist

Gigi has worked in the mental health and substance abuse field for over 25 years. With advanced training in the field of trauma, her goal is to help her clients find meaning and have more authentic connections with others. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, an EMDRIA Certified EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Psychotherapist, a certified addiction professional (CAP), Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) and a certified sex therapist (CST). She is also hypnosis and DBT trained. Gigi has advanced training in trauma therapy and EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). She specializes in problems that grew out of relational trauma including early maladaptive schemas, co-dependency, boundary problems, self-esteem, control issues, and interpersonal relationship issues.

Dina Sagarese-Coleman, Family Therapist (LMFT)

Education: Masters Degree of Science from Nova South Eastern University

Medical Credentials: Family Therapist and Adjunct Professor at Nova South Eastern University

Professional Bio: Dina is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Florida with over 20 years of experience that she brings to Beachway Therapy Center as the Family Therapist. Dina holds a Bachelors Degree from St. Joseph’s College in New York specializing in Early Education and a Masters Degree of Science from Nova South Eastern University; Marriage and Family Therapy. Upon graduating from St. Joseph’s college Dina relocated to South Florida. During her years as the owner of the Davie Play School Dina decided to obtain a Master’s Degree. This would enable her to transition her knowledge of human development/teaching into the field of therapy with a concentration in family systems, children/adolescents, and drug/ alcohol addiction. She has provided therapy in a range of different treatment settings over the past 18 years. Dina took a leap of faith and decided to once again be the leader in her own company and opened Breathe DSC LLC in 2016. Through Breathe DSC LLC she has been contracted to teach as an Adjunct Professor at Nova South Eastern University, teaching a course to all incoming freshmen called GPS for Life. In addition, her contract work has led her to assist those in the field of addiction, along with a thriving private practice. Dina’s passion is to reach groups of people through experiential practices and motivational speaking. Dina’s expertise, compassion, and dedication to making a difference in the lives of others have been an ongoing vision and passion. When Dina is not working she loves to spend time with her family; especially her nieces and nephews. She finds peace and serenity at the ocean side and traveling the world is on her bucket list.

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Therapist Deborah McNamara, MSW

Deborah McNamara, Counselor (CAC)

Education: Member of The Transformation and Rebirth Institute of Ft. Lauderdale

Deborah has more than 20 years of experience as an addiction professional. She has spent the last ten years studying the esoteric and metaphysics regarding the fundamental principles of enlightenment, self-healing, and recovery at The Transformation and Rebirth Institute of Ft. Lauderdale. Because Deborah has witnessed the effects addiction can have on individuals and families, she has a passion for seeing eye to eye with those who are struggling. She also understands the importance of helping families to understand the true nature of addiction.

Supporting patients to make sure they feel safe and respected in addiction treatment is of the utmost importance to Deborah. As a counselor, she helps patients identify treatment goals, understand the nature of addiction, and comprehend the basic principles of the recovery process.

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Brian McSwain, Primary Therapist

Brian McSwain, Lead Therapist, LMHC

Education: Master of Arts from Palm Beach Atlantic University 

Brian brings clients extensive experience in cognitive behavioral therapy and treating mental health problems. Brian is deeply compassionate to the needs of those struggling with addiction and guides his clients through a process of action, self-awareness, and accountability through the twelve-step program to the point of life-long sobriety. Brian also understands the impact of addiction on family members and works with the entire family to achieve sobriety and prevent relapse.

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Jerry Nolan, Therapist