Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Wellness Resource Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Wellness Resource Center.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Our Staff

Sharon Carter

Sharon Burns-Carter, CAC

Counselor, Co-Founder of Wellness Resource Center

Sharon Burns-Carter, CAC is a Certified Alcoholism Counselor and Addictions Professional who studied at Marymount Manhattan College in New York and The Institute for Experiential Therapy. From 1998 until 2005, Sharon served as the Director of Programs at Wellness Resource Center. During her tenure as Director of Programs at WRC, Sharon was instrumental in developing the nationally recognized dual diagnosis partial hospitalization program that Wellness Resource Center maintains to this day, as well as our family program and family group therapy weekend.

As an addiction counselor, Sharon specializes in the treatment and therapeutic management of families in crisis, and has extensive experience working with chemically dependent individuals and their families. Sharon is a member of the Education & Training Committee for the Florida Association of Recovery Residences (FARR), and has served as a consultant for the Jewish Recovery Center in Boca Raton, helping to deliver addiction recovery to the Jewish community, and as a Transitional Care Counselor for the Hartman House. As part of the WRC clinical team, Sharon runs our Experiential Group Therapy Program. Experiential Therapy is an important modality utilized as part of Wellness’ full continuum of treatment. In Experiential Therapy, clients are asked to step outside their comfort zones, and challenged through a variety of exercises to confront inner turmoil, all while doing so in a safe environment.

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Our son has a strong, sober network of friends and is better than we've ever seen him! Thanks to Wellness, our family has been reunited.

– Ryan M.