Judy Crane, LMHC, CAP, ICADC, CSAT - Founder & Executive Director
Judy has over two decades of experience working in both residential and out-patient settings. In 2003 she brought her years of specialized training and her distinctive insights on treating trauma and addiction to create The Refuge-A Healing Place. Under her leadership, The Refuge has grown to become one of the foremost leaders in treating Trauma/PTSD and Addiction. The Refuge-A Healing Place was founded to begin where many other treatment modalities end. Rebuilding emotional trust and regaining one's resiliency takes time, encouragement and vigilant therapeutic support for each client.
Douglas J. Davies, MD, ASAM - Medical Staff Director
Dr. Davies is fellowship trained in Addiction Medicine and certified by The American Board of Addiction Medicine. He maintains appointments at Florida State University where he regularly lectures and mentors medical students, patients and family members on topics that he is passionate about. These topics include healing from tobacco addiction and the physical, emotional and spiritual underpinnings of the disease we call addiction. He serves full time as the medical director of The Refuge, leads our medical staff, and offers a no judgment, no pressure healing energy to all who cross his path. Dr. Davies is fully integrated as a key member of an exceptional team of nurses, consultant physicians and therapists.
Tom Antonek, PhD - Psychologist
Dr. Antonek is an accomplished licensed psychologist on our medical staff with over 30 years of clinical experience and is fully licensed to practice psychology in the states of Florida and Indiana. He has graduate training (M.S. from Fordham University and Ph.D. from Ball State University) in counseling, clinical, and educational psychology as well as marital and couples counseling. Dr. Antonek has been specializing in the area of substance abuse treatment since 1981. He also has extensive therapy experience with adult addicts in treatment at inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, residential treatment facilities, university counseling centers, and prison settings. Dr. Antonek has dedicated his entire adulthood to working in the field of mental health and addictions treatment and believes it to be a great honor to be a part of the healing process.