Our Recovery Support Specialists in Sarasota

Certified, experienced professionals that are passionate about providing personalized addiction support and recovery solutions.


Team Members

You'll feel more comfortable about starting your new, healthier, more balanced life if you know who you're partnering with. Meet our team and then give us a call for more formal introductions.

Mr. David Forestier, CAC, NCIP, NCRC-I

Director of Support Services

David was raised in the Bronx, New York by a family who wouldn’t put up with his addiction and all the chaos and heartbreak that came with it. Their healthy boundaries were a big part of catapulting David into recovery. David brings an outstanding 30 years of personal recovery from drug and alcohol addiction, five years of professional experience in recovery support services, and eight years experience as director of a residential school for troubled teenagers. Today, David is a Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC #100196), a Nationally Certified Intervention Practitioner (NCIP), a Nationally Certified Recovery Coach (NCRC-I), and a trained professional who truly cares.

Dr. Kimberly Smith-Benson, LMHC, CAP

Clinical Director and Supervisor

Dr. Benson is a caring professional who oversees and directs our recovery support services. Her extensive credentials are as follows: Licensed Mental Health Counselor (License # MH9970), qualified supervisor in the state of Florida, Certified Addictions Professional, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Doctor in Education in Counselor Education and Supervision.

Cole Young, CRRA, CAC

Director of Operations

Cole Young is an empathetic counselor who specializes in empowering individuals to overcome their personal struggles with addictions in all forms. He has been active in the therapeutic community since 2005 when he worked as a adolescent counselor at a boarding school for troubled teenagers. In years since, he has worked as a sober companion and recovery coach for teenagers and adults struggling with substance abuse. His years of experience in recovery, personally and professionally, inform an effective approach to treatment. His professional credentials include a Certification in Addictions Counseling by the Florida Certification Board.

Get Help Now From Qualified, Passionate, Certified Professionals

Call Our Team 1-866-431-2256

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