MEET OUR TEAM
“it does not matter how slowly you go, only that you do not stop.”
Scott Tobin, Co-Founder & Program Director
Scott Tobin was born in Boston in 1963 and raised in Sharon, Massachusetts. After 25 years in active addiction, Scott has dedicated and continues dedicating his life to helping the sick and suffering alcoholic/addict. Scott is presently Co-founder and Program Director of Cape Cod Recovery in Hyannis, MA. Scott brings with him over 20 years of executive experience in the substance abuse and mental health industry. In 2008, Scott founded and managed Palm Tree Recovery and Recovery Forever. His primary purpose has always been to offer a comprehensive program to include housing, clinical, and aftercare services to those suffering from addiction and their families. At Palm Tree Recovery, Scott managed 60+ staff members and supervised 120 clients. Scott brings with him extensive experience in corporate strategies, training, and staff development. In June of 2015, Scott and PTR were the first to join and launch the Angel Program with Chief Leonard Campanello of the Gloucester Police Department assisting hundreds of men and women achieve sobriety, become productive members of society, and reunite with their families. Today, the Angel Program in a National initiative.
Mirit Wiener, Director of Business Development
Mirit Wiener was born in Petah-Tikvah, Israel in 1963 and is a proud and active member of the Massachusetts and Florida recovery communities. She’s currently Director of Business Development at Cape Cod Recovery. Before Cape Cod Recovery, Mirit was Vice President of Business Development and Public Relations for Recovery Forever and Palm Tree Recovery where she directed major sponsorship and other partnering initiatives. Prior to joining Recovery Forever Mirit was Senior Marketing Representative and Team Manager at G and G Holistic Addiction Treatment Center. Mirit brings with her over 18 years of experience in the substance abuse field. She has held the position of Family Intervention Specialist with The Village South and Spectrum Programs in South Florida reuniting those struggling with addiction and mental health disorders with their families. Mirit holds a Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology and is fluent in 5 languages. Mirit joins her husband in Cape Cod as of April of 2017 to pursue her passion for helping those addicts and alcoholics who are still out there sick and suffering.
Annellen Zalis, Clinical Director
Native Bostonian and Clinical Director Annellen Zalis, M.Ed., LADC 1, CADC brings over thirty years of experience in the field of addiction treatment. She is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Marion Center for Human Services and the Board of Directors of the Cape Cod Council on Alcoholism. Annellen has served on an administrative level in both inpatient and outpatient community-based treatment centers, guiding countless families while they navigated the most appropriate and cost-effective behavioral health services available for their loved ones. Throughout the years, Annellen has worked effectively with clinicians, medical providers, employers, attorneys, social workers, court personnel, union EAPs, and community leaders. She is versed in trauma-informed care and medically assisted treatment. As an educator, Annellen has instructed both first and second offender OUI program classes and was selected to teach the preparatory course curriculum to candidates seeking Department of Public Health licensure as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Dr. Kevin A. Turner, Addiction Counselor II
Dr. Kevin A. Turner to its clinical staff. Dr. Turner was raised on the Cape and has continued to raise his three sons here. He has his bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, his master’s degree, and C.A.G.S. from Bridgewater State University as his doctorate from Northeastern University. Now in recovery himself, Dr. Turner has previously served as coach, educator, principal, and Superintendent in several school districts across the Cape. He brings with him extensive experience working with adolescents, adults, and their families on issues of addiction and anxiety. He has served on numerous community boards including the Harwich Chamber of Commerce, Children’s Cove, and as Chair of the Barnstable Recreation Commission. With his education and experience, Dr. Turner understands the importance of a full community of family supports in the recovery process.
Julie Love, Nurse Practioner
Julie Love has been a psych nurse for over 20 years, working with people of all ages in a wide variety of settings. She taught nursing school for ten years and is the Director of the McLean School Nurse Liaison Project. She has been certified as a Nurse Practitioner for more than twenty years, and began working as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in 2017. She is passionate about promoting respect and compassion for people with mental illness.