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At Neuroscience Research Institute, our team of multidisciplinary professionals have been treating complex mental health disorders for years and know what it takes to recover. Using a variety of evidenced-based clinical modalities, our staff helps education, information, and bring about change for each client that walks through our doors, helping find healing and restore healthy functioning within their lives.

Sean Duane, LCSW, CCTSA, CCTSI
Director of Clinical Services

Sean is a Master’s Level Therapist on a mission. He combines his passion with proven methods and promising new-age techniques like adventured-based counseling to promote trust, self-care, and a new way of living. He has a Masters in Social Work from Florida Atlantic University, a Bachelors in Business from Loyola University, is a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist.

Dr. pamela Tambini, MD,
Medical Director

Dr. Pamela Tambini is double board-certified in internal medicine and addiction medicine. Since 2013 she has successfully helped patients from all over the world to optimize their health through better primary and addiction medicine. Dr. Tambini specializes in addiction medicine and focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.


Paulina Allen, LMHC, EMDR
Clinical Lead

Paulina is a licensed, trauma-focused therapist with a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Florida Atlantic University and is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. She believes that emotional health requires the resolution of inner traumas and uses evidence-based and science-backed approaches to help patients tap into their brain’s own healing abilities.


Kathleen Lyons
Director of Nursing

Kathleen Lyons has been a RN for over 23 years. She has worked about every specialty throughout her career from travel nursing, neurology, ER, ICU, Medical and surgical, home health, addiction, and alcohol rehab and for health departments as a nurse specialist in HIV and infectious diseases. With all the experience she has in different aspects of nursing she says recovery has always been near and dear to her heart.