About Us

About BMG

We are a team of dedicated professionals with a passion for helping individuals overcome addiction and achieve long-term recovery.

The Behavioral Management Group Inc. (BMG) was founded by a team of experienced addiction professionals who recognized the need for specialized consulting services in the addiction and substance use disorder treatment industry. We have since grown to become a trusted resource for addiction rehabilitation centers across the country, offering a range of services to help our clients improve their operations and better serve their patients.

We work with individuals, investor groups, hospitals and institutions interested in developing, revitalizing, and managing residential addiction treatment programs.

Our behavioral health consultants assist in identifying, planning, developing, implementing, and monitoring strategic initiatives designed for long-term success. We offer customized solutions designed to meet the unique needs of each of our clients, taking into account their goals, challenges, and resources.

Our team is made up of experienced addiction professionals with a diverse range of backgrounds and expertise. We are passionate about what we do and committed to staying ahead of the latest trends and best practices in the addiction treatment industry. We believe that by working together, we can help addiction rehabilitation centers provide the highest level of care to their patients and improve the lives of those struggling with addiction.

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Board of Advisors

Edda Casanova, MD

Edda Casanova, MD, graduated from San Juan Bautista School of Medicine in 1980, after which she completed her Psychiatry Residency from Bergen Regional Medical Center in New Jersey and completed her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Dr. Casanova is Board Eligible for Psychiatry. With over 4 decades of experience, Dr. Casanova currently holds her medical license in 3 states and Puerto Rico. She has served as Medical Director of several facilities, including SAAFE Health Services, LLC in Deland, Florida, Serenity Springs Recovery Center in Edgewater, Florida; Prince William Hospital in Manassas, Virginia and the Puerto Rico Psychiatric Correctional Hospital, a168 bed facility in Puerto Rico. Throughout her long and tenured career, Dr. Casanova has provided Psychiatric Services at the following facilities: Locum Tenens at Behavioral Support Services in Altamonte Springs, Florida; Children Home Society in Deland and Daytona, Florida; Coastal Mental Health in Deltona, Daytona and Leesburg, Florida; Halifax Medical Center in Daytona, Florida; Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist; Victoria Trans Cultural Center in Fairfax, Virginia; American Psychiatric System of Puerto Rico in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico; Ramsay Youth Services in Bayamon, Puerto Rico; Psychological Consultants in Santurce, Puerto Rico; MEPSI Medical Center in Bayamon, Puerto Rico; Brown Schools of San Juan in San Juan, Puerto Rico; Medi-Plex Corporation, Conifer Park in Scotia, New York; Department of Correction Health Bayamon Regional Prison in Bayamon, Puerto Rico; AIDS Institute Target Cities Division in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Dan Bodnar

Dan Bodnar MCAP, ICADC, CMHC, has a unique background of over 42 years of experience in Medical and Mental Health Services. Dan has been involved in the opening of several new facilities and spearheaded many critical programs over the years. Dan’s experience includes serving as the Counseling Department Director, Rivendell Psychiatric Hospital, an 80 bed Psychiatric Hospital in Vero Beach, FL, where he worked on Hiring of Clinical Staff, implementing P&P of the Counseling Department, and meeting the Licensure Standards for the State of FL Mental Health Services. Psycho-Educational Therapist at Devereux Psychiatric Hospital, Melbourne, FL, a 120 bed Psychiatric Hospital, where he Designed & Implemented a Behavioral Modification Program for Severely Emotionally Disturbed Adolescents. Director of Adult Brain Injury Program, Sea Pines Rehabilitation Specialty Hospital in Melbourne, FL, where he worked to start a Pediatric & Adolescent Brain Injury Program. Chief Operations Office at the Rehabilitation Hospital of Reno, Nevada, where he oversaw the Start Up and Operations of an 80 bed Medical & Physical Rehabilitation Specialty Hospital, including the hiring and supervision of the Clinical Department Directors. Director of Operations, Seventh Judicial Circuit District Court in Daytona Beach, FL, where he worked on Licensing, Program Implementation, maintaining contractual agreement with Florida Department of Correction Felony Probation Drug Offenders Substance Use Disorder Treatment for 2 New Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment Centers. Drug Court Director FL Fourth Judicial Circuit District Court in Jacksonville, FL where he supervised the Intensive Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment as a Diversionary Program from Incarceration. Clinical Supervisor of DUI Program for Volusia, Flagler, & Putnam Counties, Sunshine Safety Council in Daytona Beach, FL, where he was contracted with the FL Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to provide Drug Education Classes & Substance Use Disorder Assessments for persons arrested for Driving Under the Influence. Clinical Supervisor for Serenity Springs Recovery Center in Edgewater, FL, where he has been an integral part of business development and programming, overseeing the facilities adherence to the America Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) standards for Medically Based Treatment for Substance Use Disorder. FL Association of DUI Programs in Tallahassee, FL and Daytona State College in Daytona Beach, FL where he Developed and Instructed CEU Class for Health Care Professional in Substance Use Disorders, De-Escalation Techniques, DUI Arrests, and Legal Risk in Medical Documentation.

Jim Cassidy

Jim Cassidy currently leads Preposterous Holdings, a private equity firm based in Asheville, North Carolina. Jim is known for enabling great leaders and providing capital efficient growth strategies. Having worked with companies ranging from multinational corporations to local businesses, Jim is actively involved in all phases of a company’s life cycle. He lends his experience to numerous companies helping them from inception to acquisition. Throughout his career Jim has been heavily involved in the healthcare industry, specifically in the addiction treatment and recovery field, in the roles of executive management, board member, investor, owner, and advisor. Jim’s past roles include: Former Investor and Advisor at Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders in Wickenburg, AZ; Former co-owner, Board Member, and Executive Director at the Palm Beach Institute in Palm Beach, FL; Former Co-owner, Board Member at Aim House in Boulder, CO; Former Board Member at High Watch Recovery Center in Kent, CT; – Former Board Member at Father Martin’s Ashley in Havre de Grace, MD; Former Board Member at the International Institute for Alcoholism Education and Training in Greenwich, CT; and Former Board Member at the Meridian Center/Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council in Stamford, CT.

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