Carlos Larocca, M.D., a specialist in the fields of addiction and family medicine, is Medical Director at FRS. He is also the former Medical Director at South Miami Hospital’s Addiction Treatment Program where he supervised all medical aspects of this hospital-based program. Dr. Larocca has cared for patients struggling with alcohol and drug addiction for more than a decade.
He has maintained a private family practice for more than 25 years, where he has also identified and cared for patients suffering from substance use disorders. Dr. Larocca is board certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and is also a member of the Florida Society of Addiction Medicine.
Much of Dr. Larocca’s focus in his practice has been his work with the Spanish population. He works to improve the chance of sustained recovery through treatment and education spoken in the patient’s native language. Dr. Larocca, along with our team of therapists and support staff, is able to provide individualized treatment by understanding the many cultural differences that exist among our very diverse clients and their families.
He works in a very caring and compassionate way to help patients better understand their illness and develop maintenance strategies necessary for sustained recovery.
Kenny Perez, M.D. is a psychiatrist with extensive training at some of the world’s leading medical institutions including Temple University where he attended medical school and the University Of Pennsylvania where he received his residency training in adult psychiatry.
While at Penn, Dr. Perez had the opportunity to train under world-renowned experts in psychotherapy, addiction treatment, adult ADHD, depression, bipolar and anxiety disorders. He held leadership positions both at the university level and at regional academic organizations, all while maintaining a balance of professional, effective and empathic patient care. He is currently licensed in the state of Florida to provide general psychiatry services and to administer buprenorphine treatment to opiate addicted individuals. Dr. Perez is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and he is also board certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. In addition, he is bilingual and is very comfortable working with individuals and families from very diverse cultural backgrounds.
He is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, National Hispanic Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Perez began providing psychiatric consultation services to the FRS team in November of 2017.
Coral Seco is a licensed mental health counselor and primary therapist at Family Recovery Specialists. She specializes in person-centered therapy and in acceptance and commitment therapy. Ms. Seco attended Florida International University where she earned her B.S. in psychology and then went on to earn her graduate degree in psychology from Albizu University.
She has extensive experience working with clients that struggle with eating disorders and substance use. Coral speaks fluent English and Spanish and is able to comfortably provide therapy in either language.
Tasneem Campos is a primary therapist at Family Recovery Specialists.
She graduated from the University of California in Los Angeles with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She then received her master’s in social work from Florida International University. Prior to joining the FRS team, Tasneem worked with individuals suffering from eating disorders and other co-occurring psychiatric disorders. She has completed internships at Camillus House in the substance abuse program and at Miami Bridge Youth Services in Homestead, providing case management as well as individual and family counseling services. Tasneem is also a certified Hatha Yoga instructor, having traveled to India to complete a 200-hour training. She is bilingual in both English and Spanish and can provide services in both languages.
Tasneem is passionate about mindfulness and incorporates it into her therapeutic approach.
Shannon Nuñez is the acting clinical director at Family Recovery Specialists.
She previously worked as the clinical director and a primary therapist at Pathway to Hope, another Delphi facility, which has provided her with an abundance of knowledge from different Delphi programs. Shannon began her substance use career working in the non-profit sector, where she became enthusiastic about working with low-income individuals needing help with addiction, mental health, and reuniting their families.
Shannon’s educational background includes an M.A. in counseling psychology from Trinity University and she also holds a B.A. in psychology from Florida International University in Miami, Florida. Shannon has spent the last eleven years focusing solely on clients with addiction and mental health issues. She is excited to continue working with clients to ensure they receive the best treatment and education possible on their journey of recovery.
Michelle DeLucien is the program’s Office Manager and Care Coordinator for our clients and their families.
She has 15 years of experience working in the administrative field with a background and training from the University of Miami medical campus. Michelle has a gift for providing excellent customer service within our program and brings a positive energy to everything she does. Michelle is currently completing her undergraduate degree in human services with a focus in psychology. She is dedicated and very passionate about every task she performs. Aside from her education, Michelle has vast experience with different aspects of mental health and the recovery process through her own personal family experience. Michelle applies herself with her wisdom and experience gained through the years to mentor and offer support to the families dealing with mental health and addiction.
She genuinely performs from her heart with a positive spirit, openly lending her time to help individuals in any way she can. During Michelle’s free time she enjoys traveling and watching her kids dance competitively on stage. We are excited to have Michelle as a valuable member of the team at FRS!