About the Founder of RPS Care

Mental Health Care Management

Patricia Adlerman, MSW, LCSW Founder and CEO

Patricia has been in the field of behavioral health care for over thirty (30) years and is a licensed and board-certified psychotherapist and social worker in both North Carolina and Florida.

Patricia received her BA in sociology and communications from Tulane University and MSW from Barry University and obtained post-graduate training from Georgia State University, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital with additional training in Europe and Asia.

Patricia is an insightful and caring clinician who provides a holistic, integrated approach to aid in the healing of behavioral health disorders. Her experience and training include work with some of the leading providers, professionals, corporate health care organizations, and academic institutions in the country and abroad.

Her clinical and administrative experience includes in-depth education and practice in mental health, substance abuse, mood, thought and eating disorders and trauma. Patricia was among the first providers to create a national placement service for behavioral health care in 2004.

She assists families to navigate the process of placing their loved ones in the appropriate treatment and make informed decisions regarding treatment options.

Patricia has served as an expert legal witness and has developed numerous alternative sentencing plans for trauma and substance abuse cases throughout the United States.
Patricia is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • National Association of Social Workers
  • National Association of Women Business Owners
  • International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals
  • Certified Equine Psychotherapist EAGLA.
  • Certified Integrative Medicine Mental Health Provider


Meet the RPS Care Team

Mental Health Care Management

Dr. Michael Weiner

Michael Weiner, PH. D, MCAP received his PHD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1970.
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Mental Health Care Management

Donald Roberts

Ben Roberts has been working in the addiction/mental health field for over 25 years. 
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Dr. Juan Harris

Dr. Harris brings over 20 years of expertise in substance dependency, mental health, gambling addiction, addiction prevention, treatment, and diagnosis to the RPS Care team.
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