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Meet Our Dedicated Pompano Beach, FL Detox Team

The multidisciplinary team at The Retreat of Broward boasts years of experience. We are skilled in addressing and treating the complex issues around detox and substance use disorder in Pompano Beach, Florida. We understand the hard work required to admit you need help.

Together, we will address your addiction with our many services, any underlying health issues, and take the steps needed to win back your freedom and live your very best life.

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Sean Harren, CAP, CEI

Sean Harren, CEI

Director of Operations

Ana Peana, MS, LMHC, CEI

Ana Peana, MS, LMHC, CEI

Executive | Clinical Director

Jared Kirschner, CEI

Jared Kirschner, CEI

Director of Business Development

Ed Walsh

Ed Walsh, BSW, CAC

Human Resources Director | Executive Assistant

Alex Ramos, RN

Alex Ramos, RN

Director of Nursing

Michael Rohrs, BA

Michael Rohrs, BA

Program Director

Keisha Brown, MS

Keisha Brown, MS

Lead Therapist

Suzanne Bickman, LMHC

Suzanne Bickman, LMHC

Primary Therapist

Heather Bolton, BS, BA, CEI

Heather Bolton, BS, BA CEI

Director of Admissions

Emily Vestal, CEI

Emily Vestal, CEI

Admissions Coordinator

Mary Ann Merola, RN, CD

Mary Ann Merola, RN, CD

Performance Improvement Consultant

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Sean Harren Director of Operations The Retreat of Broward
Sean Harren
Sean Harren serves as the Director of Operations for The Retreat of Broward. For many years, Sean has worked in residential drug and alcohol treatment centers and medical detoxification, always with the singular focus of facilitating quality care for each patient and offering support and communication with loved ones. Sean understands that navigating and finding quality treatment providers without a map or guide can be daunting. The urgency and complexity of many admission situations also require efficient and compassionate communication. Sean’s years of relationship building ands experience have created a vast understanding of clinical and medical programming, logistics, insurance, and financing options in an ever-changing marketplace. He brings all of this expertise to The Retreat of Broward to make journey a little less arduous for those ready to seek help and their support system.

Beyond his direct responsibilities to The Retreat of Broward, Sean has dedicated himself to the advocacy of addiction recovery and to make a difference in the local community, such as facilitating fellowship meetings in the Broward County jails.

Sean graduated from the Academy for Addiction Professionals. His clinical certification has added to his value to the dynamic leadership team at The Retreat of Broward. Sean graduated from the Miami-Dade Medical Campus and practices as a Licensed Optician for many years before entering the addiction recovery field.
Retreat of Broward Ana Peana
Ana Peana, LMHC
Ana is a licensed psychotherapist and qualified clinical supervisor with extensive experience in substance abuse treatment, families in crisis, and individuals in a dual diagnosis setting. As the former Clinical/Executive Director of Fort Lauderdale Addiction Treatment Center and former Chief Operations Officer of a drug and alcohol treatment facility in Fort Myers Beach, Florida she has been responsible for directing and overseeing all aspects of treatment. Her widespread knowledge has included facilitating nationwide drug and alcohol interventions, drug court, substance abuse, and psychotherapy groups, providing individual, family and crisis counseling and supervising clinical programs. Her knowledge in helping families and individuals overcome the challenging and devastating effects of substance abuse and mental health issues have been the foundation of her professional career. She is passionate about the career that allows her to bring hope to families and individuals. Ana understands the importance of commitment and dedication, and her family is a cornerstone in her life. Ana looks forward to the opportunity of helping you and your loved ones through all of your substance abuse and treatment related concerns in a professional, compassionate, and dignified manner.
Jared Kirschner, CEI
Jared Kirschner
Jared is the Director of Business Development at The Retreat of Broward and is a native of Medford, New Jersey. He holds his bachelor’s degree in marketing/business development from Rutgers University. Jared has been working in substance abuse industry for over a decade. He has a passion for helping those that are seeking recovery and has been instrumental in assisting many afflicted by addicted as well as working closely with their families. Jared leads with ethics and integrity as his primary focus and has been successful in developing working relationships with other providers locally and out of state. Jared is a valued member of The Retreat of Broward.
Ed Walsh
Ed Walsh​
Bio coming soon​
Alex Ramos, RN
Alex Ramos, RN
Alex has been with The Retreat of Broward for 2 years as a staff Registered nurse and is currently the Assistant Director of Nursing. He received his Nursing degree from Broward College and is currently completing the Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree at Chamberlain University. Alex brings his experience in the military as a medic and 14 years as a pediatric and adult Emergency nurse to our facility. His knowledge and experience help our patients get through the detox process comfortably and safely. Alex’s plans include obtaining a master’s degree in nursing field of Psychiatric health and substance abuse.
Michael Rohrs, BA
Michael Rohrs, BA
Michael is excited and grateful to be a part of The Retreat of Broward Team. Michael brings years of experience in a variety of treatment modalities, including 12-Step, SMART Recovery and CBT. In addition, with many years in recovery himself, Michael draws on his own personal experiences to assist his clients when necessary. He has worked in operations at most levels of care and has a broad and detailed understanding of the rules and regulations governing the treatment industry. With that in mind, Michael’s goal is to maintain the highest level of integrity while providing the best client experience possible.
Keisha Brown, MS
Keisha Brown, MS
Keisha has worked in the mental health and substance use field for over 4 years. She has experience with providing therapy to adolescents and adults struggling with co-occuring disorders. While working in community mental health, she was able to serve individuals in a variety of settings including in home, shelters and schools which afforded her the opportunity to observe individuals in their environment. She has also worked with individuals involved in dependency court and the department of children and families. Her experience has increased her awareness of the need to not only assist individuals in their healing, but to also help cultivate a supportive environment. Keisha has worked to achieve this goal through hosting community empowerment events/workshops aimed at strengthening families and community cohesiveness.
Suzanne Bickman, LMHC
Suzanne Bickman, LMHC
Suzanne brings to The Retreat of Broward an extensive clinical and practical knowledge providing treatment to those with mental health and substance abuse disorders. Suzanne has an expansive formal education; she is a graduate of Argosy University with a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling. Suzanne increased her professional strengths by achieving clinical licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. She has long-standing clinical experience, working in various multi-level treatment facilities providing psychotherapy to those struggling with mood disorders, personality disorders, as well as chronic substance abuse disorders. Through her wealth of clinical experience and knowledge, Suzanne has proven to be a welcome addition to the clinical team and The Retreat of Broward as Clinical Coordinator and Lead Therapist.
Heather Bolton, BS, BA, CEI
Heather Bolton, BS, BA, CEI
Bio coming soon.
Emily Vestal, CEI
Emily Vestal, CEI
Emily comes to the Retreat of Broward with extensive treatment experience providing essential services within different levels of care. As an admissions coordinator, Emily presents empathic with extensive knowledge to provide initial services to those trying to seek treatment. Emily is a graduate of West Springfield High School, studied towards peer mentorship, and is a Certified Event Interventionist. Emily comes to us with a wealth of insight and awareness on the critical importance of providing treatment and intervention to those struggling with chronic substance abuse disorder. Emily has proven her commitment to helping those in need by providing countless hours of admissions services to those who seek treatment. Emily has a very close understanding of those struggling with substance abuse as she has been closely affected by the impact of addiction within her own family. She has proven to be a great and profound addition to our treatment facility and to our team as an admissions coordinator.
Mary Ann Merola, RN, CD
Mary Ann Merola, RN, CD
Bio coming soon.
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