Our Team at Rally Point West Palm Beach

The number one priority at Rally Point is to provide our clients with the best clinical and medical care possible. This is achieved by only employing the top individuals in the alcohol and drug addiction treatment industry. With hundreds of years of combined experience, the staff at Rally Point is competent, qualified and well trained in dealing with issues involving drug and alcohol addiction. We work tirelessly to provide individualized care and to give clients the best chance at achieving long-term success in recovery.

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MICHAEL S. ROGERS, MD, FAAFP

Medical Director

Dr. Rogers completed his residency in Family Medicine at the Hahnemann Medical College Hospital (Philadelphia) in 1982 and joined the faculty at Temple University Medical School as Associate Director of Family Medicine. Following his tenure there he was named as director of Underwood-Memorial Hospital’s Family Medicine Residency Program and served there five years before opening his private practice. As a family physician for over three decades, he has seen firsthand the impact addiction has on people and their families. In the past, he was medical director of an inpatient detox treatment center in Camden, New Jersey. Dr. Rogers is a current member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and he continues to work with patients and families throughout their recovery, even after completing their rehabilitation treatment program.

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SHIRA CASWELL, LCSW, LMFT, CAP

Clinical Director

Shira Caswell is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Addictions Professional and Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She has her B.S. in Psychology from Florida State University and her Master of Social Work (MSW) from Barry University. Shira has worked in the behavioral health and addiction fields for almost twenty years. She believes all people deserve to be treated with respect and dignity and have the power within themselves to reach their potential and sometimes can use support in doing so. Shira is passionate about creating a peacefully united world, abundant with love and inspiration, where everyone gets that they matter.

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REBECCA RIGELL, LMFT

Primary Therapist

Rebecca received her Bachelor of Arts in Family Studies from Samford University and her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy at Azusa Pacific University. She joins the Rally Point team with experience in cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, and family therapy as well as substance abuse counseling. Rebecca is passionate about restoring hope and facilitating healing for individuals and families impacted by addiction.

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JUDITH PRICE, MSN, ARNP, PMHNP, BC

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Judith is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner with certification as an Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.  She has worked with mentally ill, addicted, dually diagnosed clients for the last 16 years.  She has a BSN from the Medical College of Virginia Hospitals/Virginia Commonwealth University, an MSN from Barry University, and a post-master’s certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health from Florida International University.  Judith believes that, in collaboration with clinical  and nursing staff, clients can be empowered to pursue sobriety with education and evidence based  medication management.

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ANGELA HERNANDEZ, MS, RD, LD

Registered Dietitian

Angela has had a diverse career in the field of dietetics since becoming a Registered Dietitian in 2010. After earning a B.S. in Food Science and Human Nutrition from the University of Florida and a Master’s Degree in Foods and Nutrition from the University of Georgia, she has held positions in the clinical, research and substance abuse rehabilitation settings. Angela has a passion for providing people with the tools necessary to become the best version of themselves because she believes that a healthy mind and body are essential to living life to its fullest. Outside of her work, Angela loves tennis, playing the piano and chasing after her two young boys.

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ANDREW MULFORD, CAC, ICADC

Group Facilitator

Andrew is a Certified Addictions Counselor in the State of Florida.  A New Jersey native that has been calling South Florida home. He has worked in the substance abuse and mental health field since 2006 and has experience at a variety of the levels of care offered.  He has worked in detox, inpatient, the acute care psychiatric crisis unit, outpatient, and the transitional living settings. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge with him. Andrew shows a true compassion for helping those who suffer from addiction and possesses the skill set to treat this condition.  He has held positions as behavioral/mental health tech, primary counselor, and administrative director.   Andrew believes in focusing on the here and now to implement change effectively and immediately to bring about a better quality of life.  He believes sobriety and this healthier way of life can be achieved through hard, honest work and a willingness to be open to the process.

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MARLA BERGER, LMHC, ATR

Art Therapist

Marla is a Registered Art Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Eagala Advanced Certified in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. She works with people struggling with addiction to understand their path forward and grow into their true selves. She is also a local and national presenter on experiential therapies, trauma, grief and loss. Marla has worked in the substance abuse field for over 15 years providing experiential therapies – art therapy, sandtray therapy and equine assisted psychotherapy.  She has seen firsthand how insight and growth become reality when clients create in addition of talk.

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ALI SAILER, MT-BC

Music Therapist

Ali is a graduate of Temple University and a board certified music therapist practicing in South Florida since 2014. Her experience is primarily in the field of addiction recovery and mental health and she is currently working towards her CAP (Certified Addiction Professional) credential.

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SAM BROOKS

Program Supervisor

Sam has been working with Rally Point Since 2017.  He started his career in substance abuse working as a Behavioral Health Technician and eventually moved into the role of Program Supervisor. Sam works closely with clients during the intake process, assists with program scheduling and manages our residential properties.

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ANDREW LIVERMAN

Program Coordinator

Andrew began working for Rally Point in 2017. He started his tenure as a Behavioral Health Technician and then transitioned into the role of Program Coordinator. Andrew works with clients on developing the life skills they need to maintain lifelong sobriety. He also assists in the admission process, answers client questions and helps clients in adjusting to the program routine.

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BRUNO

Therapy Dog (In-Training)

Bruno has been Rally Point’s mascot since he was just 10 weeks old. He always has a ton of energy and is constantly working on his ability to stay calm in all situations for his Certified Therapy Dog training. He is in the office hanging out most days and he and his trainer Sean lead 2 groups per week with clients. Read more about Bruno and Animal Assisted Therapy here.