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Maykelyn Felipe, Director of Nursing

Maykelyn has been a part of the Reawakening family since day one. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Nova Southeastern University, and is currently earning a Master’s in Family Practice as an Acute Registered Nurse Practitioner (A.R.N.P) from Kaplan University.

Maykelyn focuses on helping clients examine underlying causes and conditions for their addiction and to create new coping strategies for dealing with their co-occurring disorders. She specializes in helping clients address anxiety and leads weekly groups in mindfulness meditation. She has extensive training in psychopharmacology and works very closely with Reawakening’s Wellness Center physicians. She educates clients and families on the importance of proper medication management and compliance, when necessary and closely works with our pregnant mother’s to support and improve their quality of life.

As a nurse with experience in a vast variety of environments she brings calm to any situation. She specializes in working with clients who have co-occurring disorders. Her focus is on helping clients to accept their emotions while learning to love themselves.

Maykelyns professional skills coupled with her knowledge of both recovery and spirituality drive her relentless ambition of inspiring others to achieve their goals.

At Reawakening, Maykelyn began as a Floor Nurse providing patient care and support to our administrative team. Her ethics and professionalism opened the opportunity to grow within the organization and was promoted as the Director of Nursing. Maykelyn has delivered a high commitment to nursing and a culture of excellence, the value of professionalism of quality outcomes, and collaborative practice with patient/family centered care has been a crucial part with phenomenal results in our clients care.