Brad Cohen has an undergraduate degree in psychology and social sciences with a minor in education. He received a master’s degree in social work with a concentration in both clinical and administration from Florida International University.
He has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults, providing individual, group, and family therapy in a variety of settings for over 20 years. These settings have included inpatient hospitals, detoxification centers, outpatient facilities, private practice, in-school and in-home settings, as well as other community facilities. He has worked in the capacities of behavioral health technician, primary therapist, program director, and clinical director. The issues that he has dealt with throughout these positions include parent-child relationship issues, behavioral issues to mental health, substance abuse, and co-occurring disorders/dual-diagnosis. He is currently a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with the substance abuse professional certificate (SAP), a master-certified addiction professional (MCAP), and an internationally-certified alcohol and drug counselor (ICADC).
In his former role as vice president of business development for a neurological rehabilitation technology company, Brad has had to perform many functions in the areas of operations, customer service, marketing, and sales management. He has attained numerous achievements and acquired many crucial skills throughout his ten years of involvement.
Sharon Sinclair is the clinical director at the Palm Beach Institute. Sharon has her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Eastern Illinois University and her master’s in counseling psychology from Nova Southeastern University. She has previously worked as a clinical director with Pathway to Hope, another Delphi facility and is a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Florida.
Sharon has extensive experience in treating cases of co-occurring diagnosis, domestic violence, DUI counseling with the Palm Beach County Court, juvenile correction, family counseling, and adults with disabilities. Her concentration for the past 11 years has been on addiction and mental health. Sharon’s vision is to provide the best possible client care and to use evidence-based recovery methods to help clients live a life free from the past and reconnect with mind, body, and spirit in order to live their personal best in all areas of their lives.
Loren is a New York native who now lives in Palm Beach County with her five children and two dogs. Loren has been in the field of nursing for the past 15 years, with 10 of those being in the fields of mental health and substance abuse.
As the director of nursing for PBI, she focuses her expertise on leading a team of compassionate, caring nurses and establishing rapport with our clients built on trust. Whether you are in need of medical attention or a smile, you can always find it with Loren.
Chris began his work in the substance abuse field in 2014, at a nationally accredited substance abuse facility, and shortly thereafter found his home at the Palm Beach Institute. Native to New York, Chris has also lived in Columbus, Ohio where he attended Ohio State University, and Kumamoto, Japan where he briefly attended High School. As an active member of the recovery community, Chris has sought to fulfill PBI’s mission both inside and outside of the workplace. Ultimately, Chris seeks to incorporate experience from his personal journey & empower clients and help them find the confidence and tools needed to maintain long-term sobriety.