Behavioral Health Professionals at Wekiva Springs

The staff at Wekiva Springs Center provides comprehensive treatment which is the key to recovery. Our staff includes experienced physicians, therapists, nutritionists and other healthcare professionals from a wide range of disciplines. When you enter treatment at Wekiva Springs, you gain access to quality care provided by a dedicated team of professionals.

Our primary treatment team includes our Director of Clinical Services, our Director of Nursing, a psychiatrist, internist, primary therapist, referring professionals and other specialists who are involved on a consulting basis. Perhaps the most important member of the team is YOU—the patient. You will be actively involved in setting treatment goals receive first-hand recommendations from the other members of the treatment team.

Get to know some of our staff members by reading the biographies below.

Leadership Team

Sheila Carr, LCSW, Chief Executive Officer
Sheila has more than 30 years of experience in direct clinical services and administration in a behavioral healthcare setting. Her wide range of experience includes family, individual and group counseling in schools, correctional facilities, medical facilities and behavioral health venues. Read More
Hope E. Roesner, CPA, Chief Financial Officer
Hope has more than 25 years of experience in both accounting and business taxation. Early in her career, she worked at Nemours Children’s Clinic and after many years in public accounting, both in Florida and New York, she made her way back to healthcare. Read More
Marcus De Carvalho, MD, Medical Director
Dr. Carvalho is a medical doctor who specializes in addiction medicine and psychiatry. He is board certified and serves as a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. His main interests include schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, addiction, post-traumatic stress and ADHD. Read More
Bridgett Wiley, MS, CAP, ICADC, Director of Admissions
Bridgett has 15 years of passionate history in providing patients with positive experiences while working with various populations. Over the last 15 years she has developed both behavioral health and substance abuse programs for children and adults. She is committed to being well grounded, setting high standards and being the example of professionalism. Bridgett prides herself on providing a welcoming, solid, and supportive environment to ensure others to excel professionally. Bridgett holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Florida as well as a Master Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Phoenix.
After beginning her career in Tavares Florida as a Dependency Case Manager Supervisor for the Department of Children and Families, Bridgett relocated back to her hometown of Atlantic Beach, Florida. Since relocating, Bridgett has continued to give back to her community and maintains exceptional care to families all while building strong leaders. As the Assistance Program Director for a Medication Assistance Treatment program, Bridgett successfully managed staff, resources, and administrative processes to ensure that the goals and objectives of the program were accomplished. In 2022, Bridgett joined Wekiva Springs where she will continue to oversee the flow and care of our patients in The Admission Department.
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Fady Henein, MD
Dr. Henein is an adult psychiatrist who completed his residency training at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, MI. He has experience in both inpatient and outpatient Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Consultation-Liaison service, Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Read More
Mohammed Touheed, MD
Dr. Touheed is a board-certified internist who has been active in hospital medicine for the past 12 years. He graduated from Deccan College of Medical Sciences and came to the United States to pursue further studies. He completed residency training at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Read More
Barb Estes, RN-BC, Director of Nursing
Barb brings over 30 years of behavioral health nursing. Her diverse career includes working almost 20 years for a local psychiatrist, being part of the startup team which initiated TRICARE® and developing TOP (TRICARE® Overseas Program). Read More
Katie Parker, RN, Director of Utilization Review
Katie is a registered nurse who relocated to Jacksonville from Virginia Beach, Virginia. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Read More
Julie Stoker, MSW, Director of Social Services
Julie has over 12 years of experience working with various patient populations including children, families and senior adults. Her career began in Pittsburgh where she worked as a behavioral health consultant for children with Autism and other medical diagnoses. Read More
John M. Robinson MHA, MBA, CLSSBB Director of Business Development
John has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare management and leadership. His wide range of experience includes substance abuse program director, dental office manager, patient administration supervisor and leadership development. Read More
Jacqueline V. Pasco, MD
Dr. Pasco practices in the field of general adult psychiatry, completing her residency training at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York, NY (now Mount Sinai St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital). She practiced in New York for about 20 years and moved to Jacksonville, FL in 2020. She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Read More
Lakina Adande , Director of Utilization Management
Meet Lakina Adande, MA Counseling, a professional in the field of behavioral health with roots tracing back to Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas. She lived in Houston, Texas for 24yrs. Recently making the transition to Jacksonville, Florida, Lakina brings her wealth of experience to the esteemed Wekiva Springs Center. With a robust background spanning over 15 years, Lakina has cultivated extensive expertise in comprehensive case management and therapy within various healthcare settings. Her journey has taken her through a diverse array of institutions, both inpatient and outpatient, within the behavioral health sector. Lakina's repertoire includes proficiency in assessment and treatment methodologies, specializing in substance abuse and trauma, depression, and ADHD. Her passion lies in working with a broad spectrum of individuals, ranging from high-risk adults to adolescents in school settings, children, and elderly patients. In Lakina's practice, she firmly believes in the power of resilience and the inherent ability to embrace change. She approaches her work with an unwavering commitment to providing support in its myriad forms, reminding us that help is always within reach. Lakina Adande embodies the essence of compassionate care and unwavering dedication, making her an invaluable asset to the Wekiva Springs Center and the community at large. Read More

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