Dr. Philip Diaz | MSW
Philip Diaz has over 30 years’ experience in executive management in the social service, governmental and private enterprise sectors. He is currently a Partner in Evolve Mental Health, Spiritual Growth Therapy, Evolve Youth, and Lifescape Solutions.
His experience includes working as the Assistant Deputy for Prevention, in the White House Drug Czar’s Office. In this capacity he was the lead federal official responsible for the development of the nation’s drug prevention policy and development of International Demand Reduction efforts. He was responsible for a 1.5 billion dollar budget and oversight for 17 federal agencies involved in drug prevention and international demand reduction.
Mr. Diaz has also managed a large 15 million dollar mental health and addiction system in Jacksonville, Fl and was Deputy Director of the second largest Community Mental Health Center in the US, in Rockland County, NY with a 27 million dollar budget.
Mr. Diaz has numerous awards including an Excellent Performance Award, from the Executive Office of the President’s Office of National Drug Control Policy. He is a Co-Founder of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics and has been given the Distinguished Service Award from the New York State Senate and the Public Service Award from the Department of Health and Human Services, Washington. D.C.
Mr. Diaz received a B.A. degree from the City College of New York and a Masters in Social Work with a major in Administration from Fordham University. He has also been awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Law from Mercy College. He is the co-author of six books on addiction and the family including “Healing Trauma Through Self-Parenting: The Codependency Connection,” and “Let Your Soul Evolve: Spiritual Growth For The New Millennium.”
Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern
Cathy Bilotti holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Florida Atlantic University. She began her career as the owner and operator of a restaurant chain where her passion to help people began. Mrs. Bilotti brings a unique ability to connect, nurture and develop trusting relationships to the field of mental health. She believes that through developing trusting relationships and building rapport with her clients and their families, she is better able to confront relevant issues, thus increasing the possibility for a successful outcome. She has experience with individual and group therapy assisting clients to pursue a new beginning and achieve desired goals.
Director of Quality Assurance
Kim relocated to South Florida from her hometown of Salem, Mass. Kim is a certified Child Development Associate whom is also trained and certified in CPR. Kim provides quality assurance and maintaining facility’s documentation quality and compliance. She ensures that charts reflect the great care we provide to our clients. Kim’s passion to help others and her free spirit provide comfort and empathy to new clients.