Dr. Richard Duke Dávila, RCP, MSW, Ph.D.
Founder and Lead Trainer at Recovery 4 All
Dr. Dávila is a Recovery Life Coach Professional who helps individuals seeking regular ongoing coaching and/or recovery support as people in recovery build a solid foundation. He is the President of Recovery 4 All, a company that focuses on Recovery Support Services for all pathways to and of recovery.
Dr. Dávila has been International/National Certified Gambling Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor. Currently he is a Recovery Coach Professional and an appointed Facilitator for the CCAR Recovery Coach curriculum. He is renowned international lecturer in adult education, alcohol & drugs, and diversity. He is a person in long term recovery.
Dr. Dávila received his Masters (MSW) and Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut. With more than forty years of experience in education, addictions training, and community work, Dr. Dávila brings unparalleled experience and expertise in the Addiction and Recovery Studies field.
Dr. Dávila has held faculty and management positions in the fields of addiction studies and educational leadership. He has served on local, state, and national agency boards in the field of addictions, including Initial Review Groups (IRG) for the office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
He is the co-author of four books: "Living Your Life Not Your Story, (2nd edition)", "A Holistic Look at Substance Use Recovery; a book to encourage the recovery wellness model", Behavioral Health Mentor, and "Recovery Family Mentor Workbook". All can be ordered through www.Amazon.com. He has also written numerous articles for respected academic addiction journals. Further, Dr. Dávila has presented at several national addiction conferences.
Dr. Dávila served as the Associate Dean for the School of Human Services for Springfield College. And, for the 2006-2007 academic year, was appointed Distinguished Professor of Humanics, the highest faculty distinction as a faculty person at Springfield College.
Recently, Dr. Dávila retired from his position as Professor and Campus Director at Springfield College, serving as a full, tenured professor for the School of Professional and Continuing Studies, Tampa Bay Florida Campus. Springfield College, He is a Professor Emeritus.
He is a sought-after Recovery Coach Professional and a Facilitator of quality training to persons wishing to become a Recovery Coach Professional designation (RCP) or a Certified Recovery Peer Specialist (CRPS) as well as other addiction studies courses.
Dr. Dávila is a person in long term Recovery.
Melissa Bakay, BBA Marketing, RYT200, Administrator at Recovery 4 All, Melissa has 25+ years experience in business development, strategic partnerships and business administration. She is also a certified yoga & mediation teacher. As a person in recoveree, she is passionate about utilizing her business expertise in growing the recoveree community's support, outreach & resources. Melissa's personal recovery path has included a program or recovery, yoga & mediation, counseling and several wellness protocols for chronic disease & pain. She believes in the importance of each individual's path to recovery and building on their strengths. One of her greatest joys is to be able to walk along side and support others in their recovery, and see them live into their personal goals and vision. In her free time, Melissa enjoys nature walks with her family, including their two Boston Terriers, yoga & meditation on the beach, the visual arts and seafood.
Henry Singleton, RCP-F, M.S., HS-BCP, C0-Trainer, In addition to leading his company, Blue Cove Associates, Inc., as President & CEO, Henry served as Lecturer and Adjunct Professor for Springfield College, School of Professional and Continuing Studies in Tampa, Florida where he taught Undergraduate and Graduate classes in behavioral health and addiction counseling, and community development since 1999. In addition to earning a Graduate Degree in Community Counseling Psychology, completing Doctoral level courses in Human Services Administration, he holds a National Board Certification as Human Services Practitioner. Henry has successful experience in field operations, pilot programs, marketing, and grant writing. He has served as a Consultant to private industry in Automotive and Telecommunications, to Entrepreneurs in small business operations, to Academic Institutions in Human Services curriculum, and to Government Agencies at the National level completing grant reviews. Henry has been involved in breakthroughs in program design, marketing, training, counseling, and working with groups across highly diverse populations and industries in both the private and nonprofit sectors for over 20 years.
Marguerite (Rita) Ballard, RCP-F, RFM, CRRA, Lead Trainer, She is a trained Recovery Life Coach and a trained Instructor for the CCAR curriculum and the Recovery Life Coaching Trimester Series. She has had a variety of experiences in developing training curriculum and delivering education and training seminars as a Corporate Trainer. Her experience includes: 1) Creating training materials, exercises and job aids for classroom instruction, 2) Produces assessments for certification and course work completion, technical and educational support in various software solutions to user communities, 3) Recovery Coach & Recovery Family Mentor, providing services to individuals seeking education and support in their recovery journey. 3) Curriculum development support for Recovery 4 All. Rita is a person in recovery.
Nydia Orozco-Dávila, M.S., MSW, co-owner of Recovery All, Inc. Holds a BS from New Hampshire College, an MS in Mental Health Counseling, and an MSW in Generalist Studies from Springfield College. An educator with over twenty-five years of varied experiences in Human Services. Nydia has taught the Group Project sequence at the School of Human Services, Springfield College for 18 years. She has successfully completed the Gambling Counselor course work and is a bilingual (Spanish) counselor. She is also a trained CCAR Recovery Coach. Nydia is an Ally of Recovery.
Ana F. Pagnotta, RCP-F, M.S., Is a Recovery Coach and Recovery Coach Trainer. She is a Human Services Consultant assisting non-profit administrators to develop and implement quality control systems for program development, to include policy and procedures following state and federal standards. A health and wellness consultant with extensive leadership experience, Ana has worked with populations ranging in age, socioeconomic status, and health and mental capacity. She is currently Vic-President at Human Resources, Citi bank. Ana is an Ally of Recovery.
Nydia "Daniela" Dávila, M.S., has a Bachelor of Science degree from Springfield College and also earned her Master’s there with a concentration in Community Counseling Psychology. Formally, the Associate Director for Athletic Development for Global United Soccer, she also does consulting for youth development through sports throughout the Tampa Bay area. With a keen interest and experience in health and wellness, Daniela is a trained Recovery Coach and a Trainer of Trainers (TOT) for the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy. Daniela also works independently as a Recovery Life Coach in Food Addiction and is committed to holistic wellness recovery. Daniela is a person in recovery.
Jackie Sue Griffin, M.S., is the Owner & Executive Director of Jackie Sue Griffin & Associates. She worked as Operation PAR’s Vice President of Development and served as Executive Director for the LiveFree! Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Pinellas County for 17 years. Jackie was a member of the Board of Directors for the Florida School of Addictions Studies and has provided technical assistance and coaching for Florida’s coalitions working with the Florida Department of Children and Families. With 17 years in recovery from an alcohol addiction Jackie understands firsthand that each individual’s recovery process is their own. As a recovering professional, Jackie has spent her career advocating for recovery-oriented systems of care locally, statewide and nationally. She contributes recovery peer leadership for Tampa Bay area non-profits and community sectors implementing a responsive recovery-oriented system of care in Florida, particularly the Tampa Bay Area. She is the founder of Turn Around Life. Jackie is a person in long term recovery and ally of recovery.
Cassandra James-Weathersby is a champion for Mental Wellness. As a ‘survivor turned thriver’ of her own battles with trauma & mental illness, Cassandra is working to encourage other women of color to stand in their truth; breaking the silence barrier that has kept many trapped. Through her organization Black Women DO Heal, founded in 2019, Cassandra is facilitating those meaningful conversations to promote healing. Cassandra has over 30 years of lived experience in mental health, over 5 years’ experience as a Certified Peer Support Specialist, is a Recovery Coach Professional/Trainer, Certified WRAP Facilitator, and is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Psychology to further her career as a Licensed Therapist. Cassandra currently resides in New Orleans, LA. She is the mother of three grown rugrats and GiGi of one granddaughter. Cassandra is a person in recovery.
Tiodolo A. De La Garza III, RCP, RCP-F, LPC-IT, BCMHC, MCLC, CFNC, M.S., Pronouns: (He, Him), Tido is a person in long term recovery. He is sought to be a Justice Impacted Motivational Speaker, Founder and Director of Training operations for “The Wellness Recovery Network Inc, Independent Recovery Coach Professional – Facilitator of CCAR, Board Certified Mental Health Coach of AACC, Certified Fitness & Nutrition Coach of ISSA, Master Certified Life Coach of TA, Certified Coach of MCU, Restorative Practice Justice Circle Keeper of Alverno College, Licensed Professional Counselor In Training and a NARCAN Trauma Informed Care Instructor. He has a B.S- In Addiction Studies, an M.S-in Mental Health Counseling, and an MBA- In Nonprofit Management/Leadership from Springfield College. He has over 12 years in human services and social work. He serves on the Advisory Board of the International Association of Recovery Coach Professionals, Advisory Committee Wisconsin Voices of Recovery, Board of Director of National Alliance of Mental Illness, and board of Collaborative Community Commissioner of Wisconsin. He is currently the Partnership - Crisis Support Manager - Independent Recovery Coach Professional at The MKE - LGBT Community Center. Tido is a person in long term recovery and Justice Impacted: https://milwaukeenns.org/2023/05/18/lgbtq-people-who-have-been-incarcerated-face-many-hurdles-meet-the-people-helping-them/
Terrance A. Macho MS, CAP, ICADC. Terry is the Founder of Addiction Support & Training LLC that includes providing contract services to a major treatment center in Tequesta, FL. He is a Certified Addictions Professional in Florida (CAP) and former Adjunct Professor at the School of Human Services, Springfield College, Tampa Bay Campus. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin (Madison), completed the Advanced Management Program at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Administration at Rice University (Houston), and received a Master of Science degree in Substance Abuse Counseling and Education from the Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services, Nova Southeastern University. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Florida School of Addiction Studies, and has served at the Hanley Center as Director of the Center for Older Adult Recovery, Director of Quality Improvement, and Administrator of Continuing Education. Terry s a person in long term recovery.
Mark Guckel, RCPF, is a credentialed recovery coach, paralegal, and educator who was able to identify and heal many of the root causes of multigenerational, treatment-resistant substance use with the help of psychedelic medicines. He has several years of professional experience providing peer recovery support services, helping people find meaning out of their psychedelic experiences, and consulting with entheogenic churches in the United States. Mark is also a published author, with one of his many stories of redemption featured in “The Grapevine" magazine (International Journal of Alcoholics Anonymous, July 2014). In his free time, Mark enjoys exploring the wetlands and pastures of Florida.