Our Team

jamie barker

Our Board Certified Psychiatrist, Dr. Jaime Barker, is also the Medical Director at Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center. Dr. Barker has over 36 years of experience working with children and adolescents in a residential setting and is considered to be a national expert in his field.

Dr. Bartholomew Vereb Jr. also provides psychiatric services at Palm Shores. Psychiatrists have weekly face to face contact with their patients.

Bill Jordan, MA Chief Executive Officer
Kirk Johnson Senior Controller/CFO
Jaime Barker, MD Medical Director
Albert DiStefano, LCSW Director of Admissions/Utilization Management
Lisa Knight, MBA Human Resource Director
Rebecca McDonough EdD, LMHC Director of Clinical Services
Jennifer Hykes, M.Ed. Director of Education
Daria Charlesworth, RN, MS Director of Nursing
Carlos Miranda Director of Risk Management and Performance Improvement
Pilar von Lazar, MBA/MHA Director of Business Development