Meet The Life Changes Staff
Life Changes Addiction Treatment Center is considered one of the nation’s leading drug and alcohol treatment centers and our team of certified professionals is highly committed to our residents’ long-term recovery. We have certified counselors and an administrative team on staff to support you through every phase of the recovery process.
Our caring and compassionate personnel want nothing more than to provide treatment with the utmost care. At Life Changes, we bring years of experience to our addiction treatment programs, giving residents the tools they need to sustain lifelong sobriety.
What sets our facility apart is the attitude of our staff and the experiences that our team members bring to the program. We take an eclectic approach to treatment, combining a combination of proven techniques to guide residents on their journey to recovery.
Yusef Mobarak, Chief Executive Officer
Yusef Mobarak is the owner and CEO of Life Changes Treatment Center. Born and raised in Alaska, Yusef moved to Florida and completed his schooling there. Yusef previously worked as a paralegal for a private firm before working in substance abuse . Yusef is passionate and caring and is dedicated to providing his clients with the highest quality of care and treatment. Yusef is 1 of 9 siblings and has a Savannah cat that he like to take out on walks or take swimming with. Yusef enjoys playing sports with his siblings and competing in Local Crossfit events .
Gillian Chung C.H.P.N., Utilization Review Manager
Gillian has worked for 30 years as a Licensed Nurse. She has worked in hospitals , Home Health , Hospice and Addiction Treatment . Gillian’s love for God and family has fueled her passion of caring for others because she believes that every life matters and that the disease of addiction is no different from any other medically diagnosed illness. Gillian is pleased to be a part of the family at Life Changes based on the mandate that every individual that comes through our doors deserves the opportunity to receive the help they need to begin their journey to a life of sobriety.
Alicia Marie Cuttita, Billing Manager
Alicia Marie has been working in the substance abuse field since 2012. Originally from New York, Alicia Marie moved to Florida eight years ago and in that time she has become a homeowner, obtained her Bachelors in Human Services from Southern New Hampshire University and is currently studying for her Masters in Social Work at Barry University. Her desire to work with families who are struggling with addiction comes from her own experience of watching people she has loved, suffer from this disease. Alicia Marie is passionate about her job and is always there to help a fellow coworker when needed. She truly believes that the team at Life Changes is a family and that is what makes the program that much stronger
Anayeli Arriaga, Receptionist
Anayeli is the mother of one son and a daughter, she has worked at Life Changes for 2 ½ years in several positions. She is very resourceful, invested and motivated in all aspects of her job. She is grateful for the opportunity to work at Life Changes Treatment Center