Sid Goodman, MA, LMHC
Sid Goodman, MA, LMHC, founded Palm Beach County's first extended care program in 1984. Formerly director of Core Services for the local community mental health center, Sid has considerable expertise in both chemical dependency and psychiatric treatment. Sid's interest in alternative forms of treatment led to expansion, including the development of structured outpatient programs in chemical dependency, co-dependency, and eating disorders. He is credited as a pioneer of the “Florida Model” in the field of addiction – and is considered one of the industry’s most successful and innovative icons.
As the executive director of Caron Renaissance, Sid presents high quality, ethical, innovative treatment in a cost-and-time effective manner. A Florida addiction treatment center, Caron Renaissance is one of the leading rehab centers in the nation, specializing in addiction treatment programs that more deeply incorporate family members into the patient’s addiction recovery process.
Under Sid’s leadership, Renaissance has helped thousands of families and their loved ones heal from the disease of addiction. Both and he and his staff share a commitment to providing quality treatment with a tremendous amount of compassion and program innovativeness. Caron Renaissance has created its Residential Family Restructuring Workshop which provides an entire family unit the unique opportunity to receive treatment as a family, because we know everyone suffers when addiction is present.
Sid also oversees community outreach with local Student Assistance Programming provided by Caron Treatment Centers to Palm Beach County schools. Caron's Student Assistance Program has been providing outreach to schools in the New England and Mid-Atlantic states since 1990. More than 90,000 students, teachers, and parents benefit from some aspect of student assistance programming each year. And annually, Caron Renaissance sponsors an addiction forum, to educate the public on groundbreaking therapies and programming.