Staff

Meet Our Team

Our team consists of highly respected and acclaimed medical doctors who specialize in addiction treatment, along with credentialed and experienced counselors, therapists, interventionists, and sober life coaches. We work together to go above and beyond the traditional model of addiction treatment.

Jack Chappell, CAC, CIP

Executive Director

Jack is a native Floridian, with many years of experience in the field of addiction and recovery. He is moved by a strong personal desire to bring sustainable, long-term recovery to as many people as he can. The modality of treatment that he and his team of doctors and addiction specialists have pioneered at Perspectives of Florida, was created through a personal mission to support people on their path to recovery in all aspects of their lives.  Jack finds great healing for the inner child and deep spiritual connection in nature. This inspired incorporating outdoor adventures into the sober living program at Perspectives.

Daniel Logan, M.D.

Medical Director

As an Assistant Professor in the Addiction Medicine Division, College of Medicine, Dr Logan lectures to residents, physician assistant and medical students on topics of addiction related emergencies and smoking cessation. He has continued interest in the interface between addiction and emergency medicine and will hold appointments in both the Department of Psychiatry as well as in Emergency Medicine as clinical faculty working on joint research and education projects.

Craig Hughes, CAP

Program Director & Certified Addictions Professional

Craig Hughes was born in St. Cloud Florida, and has lived in Marion County for the last 10 years. Craig is the Program Director for Perspectives and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services from St. Leo University. Craig is a International Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor, as well as, a Certified Addiction Professional in the State of Florida. Craig is very passionate about his work, and helping individuals to develop long term sustainable recovery.  As a husband and father, Craig understands the value of family and relationships, and enjoys sharing his positive experiences with clients of Perspectives.  

 

Sharon Chauncey, CAC

Certified Addictions Counselor

Sharon is a native born Floridian who brings her extensive experience managing and teaching about substance abuse programs to our team. Her goal is to reach as many people as possible with her message of hope and to encourage them to seek a program of recovery that will help them to be productive members of society.

Christal Satchell, LMHC, LMFT

Therapist

Christal is a Florida resident who received her master’s degree in mental health and marriage and family counseling from Webster University in Ocala, Florida. In addition to her formal education she is licensed as a mental health counselor and marriage and family therapist. She specializes in treating trauma, addiction, attachment disorders, codependency; and mood and anxiety disorders. She works with individuals, couples, groups and families struggling with a range of issues and hopes to further her passion and expertise to aid in the healing process of individuals, families, and communities. Christal has worked in residential treatment, private practice, community mental health outpatient settings, and intensive outpatient treatment centers. She believes in supporting clients as they “do their work” and believes in creating a safe and validating space through nurturing, warmth, and compassion. Christal utilizes her training and education to provide a therapeutic experience for clients to grow, heal, and take risks in all areas of their lives.

Amilcar Batista, CAC

Certified Addictions Counselor

Amilcar Batista, known as Mickey, holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration. He holds the following credentials: Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), Certified Addiction Professional (CAP), and Specialist Qualified Professional (SQP) working with DUI/DWI offenders. Mickey specializes in Anger Management, Crisis Intervention, and Re-entry. When Mickey is not serving in the capacity of a Substance Counselor he serves as a Life Coach and Exercise Specialist.

Haley Berthrong, CAS

Certified Addictions Specialist

Haley is a Certified Addiction Specialist with a variety of experiences working in a leadership capacity at all levels of care in the field of substance abuse treatment.  Haley is the sober living residence manager of housing for females, IOP, OP. She also works individually with clients, specializing in codependency for clients and family members. Her professional experience in combination with her personal experience in recovery to help many people achieve their goals while under our care. Haley has dedicated over 10 years of her life to helping others recover and shows passion in her work every day.

Betty Jo Donnelly, CRSS

Administrator & Certified Recovery Support Specialist

Betty Jo is a Certified Recovery Support Specialist, with 8+ years of office managerial experience.  She has spent her entire working career both in the medical and Human Services field.   Betty Jo has had the opportunity to work with many diverse populations. Her personal journey gives her a great opportunity here at New Directions & Perspectives to help others on their personal paths to recovery.

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