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Clinical Team

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Each discipline within the Hannah’s House team works in tandem with one another. There is constant communication between clinical and medical professionals, and we address each patient’s individual needs on a daily basis.

We adhere to established codes of ethics and standards. We promote and protect patients’ rights by strictly upholding federal, state and agency regulations regarding addiction treatment and health care privacy.

ABOUT US

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Amber Wrye

LPC, LCDC, EMDR II –Program Director

Amber is a compassionate therapist and leader with extensive experience in clinical counseling management. Previously part of the Origins family for over five years, she’s excited to return to her newest role, making an impact by helping to free women from addiction and enter into transformative lives of awareness. Amber earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in counseling from the University of North Texas and is completing her Ph.D. in organizational leadership at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Amber is a licensed professional counselor (LPC), a licensed chemical dependency counselor (LCDC), and a Level Two Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR II) therapist. An avid volunteer, she’s also a member of the American Psychological Association, the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, the Institute of Organizational Mindfulness, and The Chicago School Professional Psychology Consulting Club doing pro bono consulting for nonprofits.

 

Dr. Michael Anthony Hernandez MD Medical Director and Psychiatrist

Dr. Raju Mangrola

M.D. – CHIEF PSYCHIATRIST

Dr. Mangrola is a Board Certified Psychiatrist who has been in private practice for over 25 years. He is board certified in General Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine, and is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Mangrola has worked in various prestigious programs as Medical Director where he served the needs of individuals with addiction and various psychiatric issues. Through his extensive work with addictive and co-occurring disorders, he brings a wealth of knowledge in evaluation and treatment. He has also been active in speaking forums addressing the issues related to addiction and the opiate crisis.

Alexandra Brotzman MSN ARNP FNP-C Family Nurse Practitioner

Alexandra Brotzman

MSN, APRN, FNP-C – Family Nurse Practitioner

As an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with extensive experience in dual diagnoses associated with substance abuse and psychiatric medicine, Alexandra Brotzman has been part of the Origins family since 2011, serving initially as a Nurse Manager prior to assuming her current role in 2015 as Family Nurse Practitioner in residential care. She provides a broad range of advanced practice nursing services including holistic evaluation, diagnosis, and management of both acute and chronic medical conditions and says its especially rewarding to see the entire process of change occur in our patients from admission to discharge. She plans on returning to school to become board certified as a Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She’s an active member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Outside of work, she stays busy with the Mayflower Society, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Special Events Committee of South Padre Island.

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Cara O’Neill

MS, MCAP, RMHCI – CORPORATE DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI SERVICES

Cara completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Florida and earned her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling at Nova Southeastern University. She is a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern (LMHCI) and currently working on attaining her Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). Cara has held several positions during her tenure at Hanley Center, including Recovery Advocate, Admissions Specialist, Continuing Care Coordinator, Alumni Services, and Primary Counselor. She was a patient at Hanley in 2005 and credited Hanley Center as the “place that saved my life” and “the reason I walked back in the door as an employee.” In her free time she likes to watch Gator Football and perform in Improv shows.

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Meghan Brooks

Director of Admissions

Meghan started working with Origins in 2016 as an Admissions Specialist, seven years after beginning her own personal journey as a patient. With a firsthand understanding of the unique struggles that patients and their families endure prior to reaching out for help, Meghan knows that the initial phone call can potentially shape an individual’s outlook and willingness to seek and sustain treatment. Meghan received her bachelor’s in marketing from the University of Central Florida. She loves working in the recovery community, especially when she can assist other women to get the expert help they need. She is grateful for the opportunity to lead a talented Origins team that is on the front lines of healing in a company fully dedicated to advancements in treatment.

 

Our admissions team is available 24/7. Call us at 844.321.1003.

Hannah’s House: Most Insurance Accepted

Aetna, UnitedHealthCare, Beacon, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (details)

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4405 Padre Blvd
South Padre Island, TX 78597

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