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Jennifer Benaim

Jennifer Benaim

Jennifer Benaim is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (L.M.H.C.) and a Certified Addiction Professional (C.A.P.). She is an experienced therapist interested in helping families and individuals find…

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Frederick W. Presciti

Frederick W. Presciti

Frederick W. Presciti is a seasoned clinician and psychotherapist with experience in the mental health field as well as addiction. He is trained in many diverse treatment modalities, but with emphasis…

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Natalie Ruggiero

Natalie Ruggiero

Natalie Ruggiero joined Best Life Counseling in 2016 and is the office manager. She has been in the medical field for over 20 years. Natalie is compassionate, understanding, and good-natured.

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Mary Beth Stern

Mary Beth Stern

Mary Beth Stern is a Certified Addictions Counselor, and trained in Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP) as well as Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). She is working toward certification…

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Patricia Thomas

Patricia Thomas

Patricia Thomas, has extensive training in various areas of Social Services and a passion to empower individuals throughout life. "My personal mission and motto is, better self, better family & healthier…

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Andrea Sheldon

Andrea Sheldon

Andrea joined Best Life Counseling in 2017 as one our front desk staff receptionists. Andrea previously had a 30-year career in Palm Beach County’s legal system providing probation and house arrest…

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David Gibbs

David Gibbs

David Gibbs is a Certified Licensed Mental Health Counselor; Masters Level Addiction Professional. David has extensive experience in the treatment field and has authored a book titled, “Humburg to Happiness;…

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Kim Steinfield

Kim Steinfield

Kim joined Best Life Counseling in 2018 as one of our front desk staff receptionists. Kim moved to Jupiter in 2016 from Pennsylvania with her husband and two sons. Kim has worked in the medical and…

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Felix Espinal

Felix Espinal

Born in the Dominican Republic and studied medicine to work in the helping professions. He describes himself as a caring and passionate person in the world to help…

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Mark E. Torre

Mark E. Torre

Mark joined Best Life Counseling in 2015 and he is the Primary Therapist for the Intensive Outpatient Program. Mark has worked with adults, adolescents, couples and families, and he specializes in adult…

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