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THE AGAPE TEAM

George J. Mavrookas

Founder, CEO

George J. Mavrookas

"Founder, CEO"

George’s strong experience in business development, organizational leadership, human resource development, operations, project management, marketing, and customer service is invaluable as the CEO of Agape Treatment Center's vision and mission. George is working diligently to change the paradigm in what we expect in a Behavioral Health Company and improving the overall quality of life with clients by truly taking a human interest in each individual client. George is a seasoned business leader with the unique ability to lead, motivate and inspire excellence in multiple facets of business & life. His proven success with revitalizing multiple businesses & spearheading start-up ventures has made him a highly regarded entrepreneur in the hospitality, real estate, and marketing sectors for more than 15 years. George graduated from Lynn University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration & Finance and a Master’s of Business Administration in Marketing. George’s passion for serving others and aiding them through education and opportunities to achieve success for themselves is what sets him apart as a leader in the community.

R. David Jones, RN

Director of Nursing

R. David Jones, RN

"Director of Nursing"

Dave has been working in the Substance Abuse Field since 2000. Starting this career path with Wexford Healthcare,  Dave worked in several of the jails and prisons in South Florida working as a Psych Nurse. Afterward, worked with Brookdale Senior Living with ALFs and Memory Care as a Director of Nursing. Then worked with Seacrest Resource Center by consulting with varied SA treatment facilities. Finally, he has worked as a Director of Nursing at all levels of care in South Florida,  including Detox, Residential, and Day and Night Treatment programs.

Stephanie Catalano, L.C.S.W.

Clinical Director

Stephanie Catalano, L.C.S.W.

"Clinical Director"

Stephanie Catalano has a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Florida State University and a Master of Social Work from Florida Atlantic University. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Motivational Speaker, and Published Author. She serves at Agape Wellness as Clinical Director, Therapist, and Group Facilitator. Stephanie has over 5 years’ experience providing care in substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment, this includes providing therapy at all levels of care. In addition, she has worked with children and families in the Dependency System and at-risk youth. Stephanie believes the most effective way to help an individual is through building a strong therapeutic alliance. She is committed to providing the best quality of care and prefers to focus on strengths and solutions to assist the individuals she has an opportunity to work with through their journey of healing and recovery. She believes in the power of love and connection and has a strong passion and desire to empower individuals as they work towards becoming aligned mentally, physically, and spiritually.

Carlos Satulovsky, MD, FASAM

Medical Director

Carlos Satulovsky, MD, FASAM

"Medical Director"

Dr. Satulovsky is dedicated to helping recovering addicts, alcoholics, and mental health clients continue on a path of recovery and success by providing the medications and nutritional needs as well as educating clients on the importance of medication and compliance with taking medications. Dr. Satulovsky is a triple board certified Medical Doctor, making him a leader in the industry of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Addiction.

  • Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
  • Psychiatry (ABPN)
  • Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
  • American Society of Addiction (ASAM)

Shilo Georg, CAP, ICRC-ADC, CCTP

Primary Therapist

Shilo Georg, CAP, ICRC-ADC, CCTP

"Primary Therapist"

Shilo Georg, CAP, ICRC-ADC, CCTP Member IATP (International Association of Trauma Professionals) Shilo currently is a Certified Addiction Professional, Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She holds a BA in Psychology from Florida Atlantic University and is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Hodges University. She plans to acquire her LMHC after completing her degree. Shilo has been working in the addiction field since 2011 and has held various positions in all different departments giving her an in-depth knowledge of the treatment industry. As a person in recovery, Shilo understands the struggles of addiction and is able to use both her education and personal experience to help clients in their journey to sobriety.

Joseph Giuliano

Director of Housing

Joseph Giuliano

"Director of Housing"

Steven Church

Director of Admissions

Steven Church

"Director of Admissions"

Chef Theodoris Lambidis

Executive Chef/Director of Culinary Services

Chef Theodoris Lambidis

"Executive Chef/Director of Culinary Services"

Ladonna Robbins, CAC

Primary Therapist

Ladonna Robbins, CAC

"Primary Therapist"

I have worked in the substance abuse field since 2009. I have an Associate’s Degree in Business and moved on to work as a behavioral health technician (BHT), case manager, intake coordinator and got my Certificate in Addiction Counseling in 2014 at The Academy For Addiction Professionals. I have worked as a facilitator and counselor since that time working with PHP and IOP levels of treatment. I have the passion and compassion that I believe this field requires. My love for this field has always been about each client and helping them achieve long-term sobriety and improved mental health.

Cheryl Nunn, CRSS, CAC, ICADC, NCFAC, NCNRC

Primary Therapist

Cheryl Nunn, CRSS, CAC, ICADC, NCFAC, NCNRC

"Primary Therapist"

Cheryl has over 8 years of experience in the addiction/mental health field, working with adults who have substance use and mental health diagnosis. She is a caring and compassionate therapist that focuses on her client's strengths to empower and support them to make their own positive and healthy lifestyle choices. She is dedicated to helping her clients and their families through their journey of recovery. She has 10 1/2 years sober as well. She is a certified recovery support specialist (CRSS) Certified addiction counselor (CAC), Internationally certified alcohol and drug counselor (ICADC) and nationally certified food addiction coach (NCFAC), Nationally Certified Nutritional Recovery Coach (NCNRC), and Nationally Certified Intervention Professional (NCIP).

Kelly Tubman

Case Manager

Kelly Tubman

"Case Manager"

I have a passion for helping others and watching them come out of the darkness and back into the light. I became a case manager because of my own experience through treatment and always have a lot of case management needs that could make or break me along this journey. I take pride in helping clients with their work, legal, and other issues so that they can focus on the core of their problems and get on the path to success in their recovery.

Bruce Steinberg

Primary Therapist

Bruce Steinberg

"Primary Therapist"

Bruce has been working in the substance abuse field since 2012.  Having come to Florida to begin his journey of recovery, he started his career in substance abuse by working as a group facilitator in the program that he completed. In 2018, he earned his Addiction Counselor Certification, and later this year, he will be completing his Master's Degree in Counseling.

Christopher Patrick

Intern-Therapist / Behavioral Health Technician

Christopher Patrick

"Intern-Therapist / Behavioral Health Technician"

Christopher has been in working in the substance abuse and mental health field since 2019. He began his career in substance abuse and mental health as a Behavioral Health Technician at Agape Treatment Center. Christopher will be completing his Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the end of the year.

Diego Giraldo

Outreach Coordinator

Diego Giraldo

"Outreach Coordinator"

Born in Colombia, Diego migrated to South Florida at the age of 12. He quickly found himself living a fast, destructive lifestyle that left him hopeless and broken. In 2015, he was able to start to recover, through his own journey in substance abuse treatment and a 12-step fellowship. After a year in recovery, Diego decided his passion for helping people would be best used to help those that are like him. He prides himself on his integrity and his ability to serve his community, in and outside of his recovery.