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Jaqueline Pevny, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Jacqueline Pevny joins Wellness Resource Center as clinical director with more than 20 years of psychiatric expertise and leadership experience helping people who are struggling with behavioral health concerns. 

Dr. Pevny opened an adult and geriatric psychiatric private practice in New York in 2000 before moving to Florida in 2003. There, she established another private practice specializing in adult and geriatric psychiatry and addiction. After years of success, she closed her practice to devote more time to helping individuals who were struggling with substance use disorders. Prior to joining Wellness Resource Center, Dr. Pevny served as medical director/psychiatrist at multiple addiction treatment centers in South Florida. 

She is an honors graduate of the University of Miami’s School of Medicine. After receiving her doctorate, Dr. Pevny completed her residency and fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. She remained at Mount Sinai as a clinical instructor and consulted at many hospitals in New York. 

Dr. Pevny is an American Psychiatric Association fellow. She is also boardcertified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both general psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry.  

She has lectured nationally on numerous psychiatric topics and in 2017 received the Alzheimer’s Educational Conference Plenary Speaker award. 

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Marks of Excellence
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • Delray Beach Drug Task Force
  • Florida Agency for Health Care Administration
  • Florida Association of Recovery Residences (FARR)
  • Florida Department of Children and Families
  • National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)
  • The Jason Foundation
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