Prosperity Haven Team
Our Recovery Team
We understand how important it is to choose a rehab facility with caring and compassionate staff members that will support you and your loved ones throughout your recovery. Our team at Prosperity Haven consists of professionals who are licensed and trained in a variety of disciplines, including dual diagnosis treatment, substance abuse counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), family and group therapy, and more.
We’re dedicated to providing our clients with the support and tools they need to stay on track with their treatment and be prepared to live a fulfilling life in recovery.
Nicole is an LPCC-S with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Lake Erie College and a Master of Arts in Human Services and Community Counseling from John Carroll University. With over twenty years’ experience in the field ranging from detox, inpatient, and outpatient settings, Nicole has utilized various therapeutic approaches, such as Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and EMDR to best serve individuals struggling with addiction and behavioral health diagnoses. Nicole’s wealth of knowledge and experience has given her the ability to teach, support, and guide other staff to provide the best clinical care possible to those in need.
“It is an honor and a privilege to be given the opportunity to walk alongside a person during their time of need. We are not an island and do not have to endure struggles and overcome obstacles alone.”
Quality Assurance Officer
Megan is an LISW-S with a bachelor’s degree from Miami University, in Psychology and Neuroscience, and a Master of Social Science Administration from Case Western Reserve University. She is a trained trauma therapist with expertise in milieu development in the inpatient setting. Megan has treated Mental Health and Addiction in both Residential and Hospital settings. A Master of Business Administration from Cleveland State University rounded out her clinical experience to make Megan a highly effective healthcare administrator.
“The rich experience I’ve gained throughout my career, both in clinical and business operations, has afforded me the opportunity to find an integral role as Quality Assurance Officer at Prosperity Haven.”
Fareed is a LICDC-CS and LSW who has been on Prosperity Haven's clinical team for multiple years and is committed to supporting and guiding clients along their journeys to recovery. He brings many years of addiction recovery experience and shares his knowledge and joy with team members and clients. As a clinical therapist, Fareed collaborates with other clinical team members to execute an individualized plan for recovery, teaching coping mechanisms, stress management techniques, how to avoid triggers, and other essential skills that foster life-long sobriety.
“I often explain to people who are battling addiction that you don’t have to see the whole staircase, you just need to take the first step.”
Mikayla is a 2019 graduate of Kent State University with a bachelors in Integrated Social Studies and is currently pursuing her LCDC III through Kent State. Mikayla works one on one with clients during Case Management sessions to find workable, appropriate options. She believes strongly in a solution focused approach and through goal setting, she is able to work collaboratively with our client base.
“It is a great honor to be present and act as a source of support for clients during their recovery journey. I stand by the following quote 'if it is hard to watch it, imagine how hard it must be to live it' and I am reminded daily that empathy and compassion are integral qualities to possess. I’m grateful to serve our clients and for the opportunity to stand with this organization.”
CHAIM MOSHE STEINMETZ
Chaim is a MSW and LSW who graduated from Daemen College with a Masters in Social Work. He is trained and experienced in multiple cutting-edge modalities that address trauma and addiction, such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma Informed Stabilization Treatment (TIST), Emotional Freedom Techniques, and Energy Psychology. Chaim believes that clients can only experience real change when they are understood, respected, and accepted. He also believes that clients — not therapists — are the experts on themselves, and so he’s committed to empowering his clients to work on the issues which they deem important.
One of the primary goals of treatment is for clients to be able to transform the cycle of shame and self-loathing into one of self-compassion and empathy for the suffering that underlies their addiction. When a client recognizes and experiences this truth, they have neutralized the addiction’s grip over them"
Medical Director, Addictionologist
Dr. William Goldman is Certified in Addiction Medicine and Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and American Board of Preventive Health in Addiction Medicine. He received his bachelor’s degree in nutrition science at the University of Georgia, and then attended medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in General Pediatrics at Akron Children’s Hospital in 2005, and then fellowship trained in Addiction Medicine at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Cleveland in 2018.
It is my goal to provide safe, effective medical treatment with minimal disruption to the growth and development of my patients. Understanding that addiction is a disease, treat all my patients with respect and dignity."
In a variety of different settings, Paul brings decades of hands on clinical experience to Prosperity Haven. He has spent over 30 years working at the largest teaching hospitals in the greater Cleveland area, including the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, and MetroHealth, as well as many of the area's psychiatric and drug abuse treatment facilities. Paul's compassionate approach combined with his clinically focused background in addiction and psychiatry make him a great resource for our clients at Prosperity Haven.
Prosperity Haven provides the perfect environment combined with a caring, compassionate and competent staff that allows the client to focus on their future and rebuild their lives"
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Meir brings the passion of generations of medical professionals and educators to his role in leading the Prosperity Haven team. Meir blends his vision of growth hand-in-hand with his belief in people and their well-being. A firm advocate in each individual's potential, he continually seeks out the collaboration of leaders in the medical, rehabilitation, and educational fields to provide the most effective policy and procedures for the clients and staff of Prosperity Haven, establishing excellent working relationships on local and state governmental levels.
"Our goal at Prosperity Haven is to provide our clients with the inner-strength and life skills they need to lead a successful and substance-free life. "
Director of Operations
Janice comes from a dental/medical and business management background and has a proven success record for delivering results. She is a compassionate, driven professional who brings many years of operational experience and organizational structure to Prosperity Haven. During her tenure, Janice has had a knack for developing comprehensive business processes that are as equally beneficial for our clients as they are for our company. As Director of Operations, Janice is responsible for ensuring that the day-to-day operations at the treatment center run efficiently and effectively.
"By prioritizing communications, we’ve created a highly structured, team-oriented environment that has helped make Prosperity Haven a great place for our clients to find recovery…and that’s what matters most. "
HR & Finance Director
Deonna studied at the University of Toledo and graduated in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration and a minor in Business. Since joining the Prosperity Haven team in 2021, Deonna’s primary goal as the Director of Human Resources and Finance has been to ensure that our staff members reach their greatest performance, which has ultimately led to optimal results in a highly efficient employee system. In addition to her professional experience, Deonna’s genuine passion for helping others made her a perfect fit for our culture at Prosperity Haven.
"Having family members who have dealt with addiction in the past and being able to help others overcome obstacles brings me great satisfaction knowing that I can help make a difference. "
CLIENT CARE TEAM
Keith was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, and attended college at Xavier University of Louisiana on an academic scholarship. There he studied Biology with a minor in Chemistry, before the course of his life was changed by Hurricane Katrina. After dealing with addiction, Keith started his road to recovery in 2018. Today, Keith enjoys helping people continue to maintain and focus on the importance of their sobriety, enforcing the importance of taking care of themselves and keeping God first, to move forward positively in life.
“Because of my own personal life experiences, I know what it means to find true happiness in recovery, and that very feeling is what motivates me to help others find it, too.”
Joe has been part of the Prosperity Haven team since 2018. He earned a certificate in criminal justice in 1997 from Cuyahoga Community College. As a Treatment Specialist, Joe helps implement treatment plans and teaches life and recovery skills, and helps ensure that clients feel safe and supported during their stay at Prosperity Haven. Joe’s compassion, experience, and excellent interpersonal skills not only make him a great member of our team, these qualities have made him a great resource that our clients can trust.
“I thoroughly enjoy working in a team-oriented space where we communicate to ensure our clients are provided with collaborative, individualized care.”
Michael is a Cleveland native who comes from a tight-knit Italian family who truly values being together. Michael used his passion for football as a stepping-stone to further his education at Baldwin Wallace University, where he obtained a bachelor’s in Education in 2005. After exploring the Las Vegas scene for a few years, he returned home and obtained his master’s in Special Education from Cleveland State University. Since then, Michael has found his love working with individuals with disabilities and coaching sports, and is proud to help clients at Prosperity Haven make meaningful change in their lives.
“I truly feel blessed to be part of the Prosperity Haven team because I’m given an opportunity to make a difference in every person’s life who walks through our doors.”
Darien joined the at Prosperity Haven in 2019. As a Treatment Specialist, Darien’s favorite parts of his role are offering support to clients, listening to their challenges, and participating in meaningful activities that will help clients learn how to have fun in their recovery. Darien understands the importance of helping people stay positive throughout the recovery process, and its often his supportive conversations and valuable encouragement that helps our clients remain focused on their sobriety.
“I try to show our clients that while recovery certainly requires a serious commitment, that doesn’t mean that you still can’t have a good time along the way.”
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