Stuart Azoulay, MA, LMFT, MCAP
Stuart is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, a Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) and is a Masters Certified Addiction Professional.
Stuart connects with clients by listening and exploring each person’s unique situation completely free from judgment. Stuart’s approach is eclectic. He treats each client as the unique individual who they are. Stuart utilizes different therapeutic techniques with clients until he finds what works because each individual will respond differently to different techniques.
Throughout his career, Stuart has provided counseling to those struggling with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, self-mutilation, ADHD, relationship difficulties, life transitions and family changes including divorce and death. All of these issues greatly affect a person’s ability to thrive. Stuart helps his clients work through these challenges and make positive changes. He specializes in working with substance abuse clients at the inpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and outpatient levels of care.
Stuart strives to bring forth his clients’ strengths, increase their self-awareness and empower them to better make decisions that will positively shape their lives. He explores helpful ways of relating to challenges and offers constructive ways of dealing with them. Stuart discusses possibilities for preferred ways of living with his clients to promote their continued success as they transition from struggling with addiction to striving in recovery.
Mark Fortune, MCITP
Director of Information Technology
Mark was born and raised in the tropical island paradise of Trinidad & Tobago, he grew up in Brooklyn, NY and settled in South Florida almost 20 years ago. He has worked in and around the substance abuse industry for just as long in various support positions providing him with extensive experience and working knowledge in the field.
As our IT Director who wears multiple hats Mark has been responsible for the complete build out of ARIA’s IT infrastructure from day one. He excels in rapid response and practical resolutions. His quick wit and out of the box thinking shines best when an “uh oh” occurs. He carries himself in a very jovial zen-like manner that makes him an excellent addition to the ARIA family.
Mark provides leadership for the continued development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment throughout the ARIA Campus. He’s well versed in many areas as he provides support for academic research and technology, delivery of IT infrastructure and services, information security systems and compliance, administrative systems, and client support services.
Prior to joining ARIA, Mark has spent 15+ years in information technology roles in and around substance abuse treatment industry. Most recently, he served as the Director of Information Technology for a large treatment center with multiple satellite locations throughout South FL overseeing a small team of IT staff. Mr. Fortune holds a BA in Computer Science and Network Security as well as numerous specialized IT Certifications.
To Chloe, yoga is essential to recovery because it creates a balance in the mind, body, and spirit that can be found nowhere else. As a 200 hour certified yoga teacher, Chloe is dedicated to helping other people find a greater sense of peace and purpose. Being sober since December 2013, Chloe has a strong connection to people in all stages of recovery.
In Chloe’s yoga classes, clients can expect a personalized experience that will assist in their physical, emotional, and spiritual healing. Yoga poses and philosophy are used in a non-judgmental environment to create a relaxing and fun class for all levels.
When she isn’t practicing yoga, Chloe also enjoys running, swimming, weight-lifting, and dancing. She is an avid reader and dog-lover, and encourages her students to “live in the moment” and “never take yourself too seriously”!
Anthony is our male BHT Supervisor at Addiction Recovery Institute of America. He hails from a small town on the southwestern side of Pennsylvania and through his journey of personal recovery he has made South Florida his home. Anthony has been working in the field for over two years. Through working his own program of recovery he will God willing be celebrating his 4 year anniversary this April. Anthony connects with our clients well and can relate to them through his own story of recovery. He is a firm believer in open and honest communication and boundaries with clients. Anthony has work experience in different fields making him well versatile. He has years of managerial experience stemming from various positions held since he was 18 years old. He doesn’t expect anybody to do anything he wouldn’t do himself. He believes in the clients come first mindset and that support from everyone when early in sobriety is key to long term success. Anthony enjoys going to the beach, working on cars and just spending time with his dog at home.