Our Team

The Florida Springs Wellness and Recovery Center clinical team consists of licensed therapists, nurses, nurse practitioner, medical doctor, behavioral technicians, and certified peer support specialists. Our Clinical Team offers individualized treatment in a spa-like environment that is tailored to help individuals to develop the skills necessary to prevent relapse, identify goals, learn how to heal, and build a life to support recovery.

  • Raymond M. Pomm, M.D.
    Raymond M. Pomm, M.D.
    Medical Director
  • Nicole Buban
    Nicole Buban
    Director of Nursing
  • Amy Hancock, LMHC
    Amy Hancock, LMHC
    Director of Behavioral Health Services
  • Mike Westerfield, MS, MA, MCAP
    Mike Westerfield, MS, MA, MCAP
    Clinical Supervisor / Lead Therapist
  • Katy Steed
    Katy Steed
    Nurse Practitioner
  • Jessica DeMeester
    Jessica DeMeester
    Admissions Director
  • Skye Asti
    Skye Asti
    Alabama Business Development
  • Kelly Robinson
    Kelly Robinson
    Lead Behavioral Tech
  • Trinity Mixon
    Trinity Mixon
    Sales & Marketing Business Development Specialist
  • Marty Cato
    Marty Cato
    Office Manager
The staff at Florida Springs Wellness and Recovery Center are dedicated to providing exemplary care to men and women who are in need of treatment for substance abuse.

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Raymond M. Pomm, M.D.
Medical Director

Dr. Pomm is Board Certified in Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. He is also a Certified Medical Review Officer. Dr. Pomm served on the Governor’s Commission on Mental Health and Substance Abuse. In 1992 he began working for the Impaired Professionals Program of the State of Florida, the Professionals Resource Program (PRN). From 1998 until 2011 he served as Medical Director for this organization. PRN serves 29 Healthcare Boards and Councils on matters relating to healthcare professionals’ impairment. Also, from 1994 until 2010, Dr. Pomm was an Expert Consultant to the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. He served as Medical Director for River Region Human Services from 1994 until 2017. Dr. Pomm presently serves as Chief Medical Officer for Gateway Community Services in Jacksonville, Florida (a nonprofit substance abuse treatment center offering all levels of care and including co-occurring psychiatric services). He has been with Gateway since 2006. Dr. Pomm also serves as the Medical Director of Florida Springs Wellness and Recovery Center. He is a Courtesy Assistant Professor in the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. In addition, he holds an appointment as Courtesy Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida. He has been a leader in the addiction field as it relates to the evaluation and treatment of co-occurring disorders and management of impaired professionals. He, most recently, was the author for Project Save Lives, as funded by the Jacksonville City Council. This program has been successfully initiated in the ED’s of 7 hospitals. Dr. Pomm has received multiple awards, including “The Marie Award” from the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence. He is an international speaker and has written multiple publications on issues surrounding addiction as well as healthcare professional impairment.

Nicole Buban
Director of Nursing

Nicole Buban has been in healthcare since her senior year of high school. During her 11-year career, she has worked as a CNA, RN, charge nurse, and director of nursing. Six of those years have been in the field of addiction recovery. She joined Florida Springs after several years as a nurse and charge nurse at an 80-bed inpatient recovery facility in Jacksonville. Nicole has become focused on Mental Health and Addiction, considering it her calling. She was inspired to serve people in treatment due to struggles with addiction among her family members. Trying to make a difference in her own family and now her community, Nicole brings loyalty, reliability, and honesty, all vital in a person with her responsibilities.

Amy Hancock, LMHC
Director of Behavioral Health Services

Amy has 17 years of combined experience in direct clinical services and administration in the behavioral healthcare field. Her wide range of experience includes family, individual, and group counseling. She has worked with adults who have co-occurring disorders, trauma, HIV/AIDS and families with a codependency focus. Amy has also managed specialized programs for veterans and pregnant/post-partum women with children in a residential treatment setting. In addition to counseling, she has worked with community partners to facilitate case management services for patient care that includes medical services, employment, and housing. She has held positions as therapist, clinical supervisor, and residential program manager. As a program manager she oversaw clinical staff and the day to day operations of a residential treatment facility. Amy began her career at Florida Springs Wellness and Recovery Center as the director of behavioral health services in 2018 where she has worked with the core team and the medical director to develop the programmatic structure of the facility that includes all clinical and medical services. She currently manages the day to day operations of the facility, which includes providing supervision to all clinical and administrative staff. Amy is responsible for overseeing compliance with the Florida Department of Children and Families and joint commission standards. In addition, Amy maintains a small patient caseload, and she provides individual and group therapy. Amy received her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida.

Mike Westerfield, MS, MA, MCAP
Clinical Supervisor / Lead Therapist

Mike is a Master Level Certified Addiction Professional with over 10 years of experience within the mental health and addiction treatment fields. He worked in the Bay County Jail’s Lifeline Substance Abuse Program for 7 years and at times served as the active director. Before coming to Florida Springs, Mike was a clinical coordinator for another addiction treatment company. He has built many programs throughout the years and takes pride in helping with the clinical management at Florida Springs. Mike has been with Florida Springs since the beginning of 2018. A proponent of servant leadership, Mike is highly skilled, compassionate, and strives to encourage others. Mike is honored to have helped hundreds of people in Bay County recover from the devastating effects of alcohol and drug addiction.

Katy Steed
Nurse Practitioner

Katy grew up in a small town in northwest Georgia where she began working in healthcare at the age of 16. After graduating high school, she attended Kennesaw State for core classes before moving to Savannah Georgia for nursing school. In 2010, she graduated from Armstrong Atlantic University, now part of Georgia Southern, with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing and a minor in Spanish. She worked in a variety of ICUs prior to deciding to go back to school to become a Nurse Practitioner. In 2017, she graduated from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona with her Masters Degree in Adult Gerontology Acute Care. Since graduating, she has worked in primary care, ICU and a local free clinic. Through her broad range of specialties, she discovered that addiction is found in all aspects of medical care and felt a strong desire to become further involved with Addiction and Recovery. When she is not working-she enjoys traveling, reading, gardening and spending time with her husband and daughter.

Jessica DeMeester
Admissions Director

Jessica has worked for nearly a decade in mental health and substance abuse treatment, and she brings this experience to her role as Admissions Director. She has a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a passion for helping those struggling with addiction, as she has been personally affected by this disease. When not at work, she is typically juggling the demands of twin toddlers. Like a true Florida native, she also enjoys days at the beach.

Skye Asti
Alabama Business Development

Skye Asti is our Alabama Business Development Representative, and she thrives on spreading the word about Florida Springs Wellness and Recovery Center. She focuses on creating partnerships and fostering relationships with various agencies and individuals in the community who may have clients in need of our services. She collaborates with other mental health professionals in her large network to provide appropriate referrals, when necessary. Skye is a person in long term recovery and has been clean and sober since 2013. She is passionate about recovery and believes it is her life’s purpose to be of service to those suffering from addiction, and to help them find the same freedom that she was given. Skye studied Psychology and Sociology at Auburn University Montgomery, and has worked in the addiction treatment field since 2015. She lives in Central Alabama, and when she’s not working, can usually be found in the woods hiking, or at home cooking up comfort food.

Kelly Robinson
Lead Behavioral Tech

Kelly has been in recovery since October 2009 and has a passion to help others who are suffering from alcoholism and drug addiction. A native of Georgia, married with 2 daughters, moved to Florida in 2018 to further her career in addictions treatment. She feels very fortunate to have joined the team here at Florida Springs and highly recommends the facility as it’s curriculum is one of the most informative and educational ones that she’s ever seen, and encourages anyone who suffers or have loved ones that suffers to call us first. We can help. We want to help.

Trinity Mixon
Sales & Marketing Business Development Specialist

Trinity Mixon has over a decade of mental health and substance abuse treatment experience. She brings her knowledge of addiction treatment to Florida Springs and helping the community is a passion for Trinity . She has been interested in mental health care since her days at the University of Georgia, where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree. When she is not working, she spends time with her family and enjoys going to the beach.

Marty Cato
Office Manager