590 Solutions Way, Suite 120  Rockledge, Florida 32955

PH (321)635-9535  FAX (321) 635-9171


 

 

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                                              Our Management Team

Coastal Behavioral Therapy, Inc. (CBT) is a small, minority-owned business located in Rockledge, Florida.  CBT is a leading provider and manager of mental health treatment for at-risk, troubled and special needs youth and their families.  CBT has been providing services to children and families in Brevard County since 2002. Coastal Behavioral Therapy, Inc., is highly competent and skilled in providing services in individual/family therapy, behavior management, and specialized mentoring. 



 
                                            Sponsored by CBT, Inc and the State of Florida, Department of Children and Families  


 

Isidro Zavaleta, MS, BCBA
Executive Director

Isidro Zavaleta was born and raised in Brevard County. He grew up in poverty in a family of 6 and learned firsthand the struggles lower socioeconomic families face. He has seen the Space Coast grow firsthand from densely wooded areas to sprawling neighborhoods and golf courses. On his vacation breaks from Florida State University, Isidro began working at Devereux Florida. Originally an engineering major, Isidro changed his major to psychology after gaining substantial practical knowledge at his part-time job.

Soon after graduation in 1996, Isidro began to further his education by preparing for the then-Associate Behavior Analyst certification offered by the State of Florida. He practiced as an independent Behavior Analyst until 2002 and completed graduate school at University of Central Florida in 2003. It was in 2002, he and his wife decided to take a big step and start their own agency; Coastal Behavioral Therapy, Inc.

Isidro has received the 2013 Child Abuse Prevention Task Force of Brevard Business Individual Award for his dedication to prevention.  Coastal Behavioral Therapy, Inc. has been well respected in the community as not only a high quality provider, but an agency who truly ensures the client's needs are met or are referred elsewhere if more intensive treatment is needed.

  



Deana Duckenfield, MA, LMHC
Clinical Director

Deana Duckenfield is originally from Cape May, New Jersey where she lived until moving to Florida in 1995. Deana's early career was much different from today, and she worked as a Convention Services Manager for the Hilton Daytona Beach for almost 10 years. It was while in this career that she earned her degrees from Daytona Beach Community College in 2000 and the University of Central Florida in 2007. Shortly after leaving her employment with the Hilton Deana realized that her true passion was to help others and she enrolled at Capella University to pursue a graduate degree in mental health counseling. Deana graduated in 2012 with a Masters in Mental Health Counseling.

In 2011 she began working with Aspire Health Partners as a Senior Adult Counselor who focused on diagnosis and treatment of mental health, substance abuse, and co-occurring disorders. She has also worked for Children Home Society providing assessment and therapeutic services for clients in the community. In 2012 she began working with Coastal Behavioral Therapy as a contract therapist and that has led to her current role with them today.

Deana is an Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Adoption Competent Therapist and will soon achieve her Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) Certification. She will soon become a Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider as well.

   

 Elizabeth King
Office Manager

Elizabeth was born and raised on Long Island, New York. She moved to Melbourne to pursue a career at Northrop Grumman where she met her husband, Jim. Coincidently, Jim was also from New York and they moved back to New York and lived there several years. After starting a family, they moved back to Florida to be closer to family. Elizabeth currently lives in Viera with her husband Jim and their four beautiful children. She decided to rejoin the workforce after raising her children. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time at the baseball fields with her boys, and the dance studio with her daughter.  

Coastal Behavioral Therapy, Inc. also subcontracts many services to meet the demands and needs of children and families in Brevard County.
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