This is a  staff list for New Directions in Boca Raton, FL

(we are working to acquire the complete records for ALL years)


We advise current and/or former staff to report any abuses you may have witnessed while working at New Directions.  For information on your rights and how to take action, visit  If you were fired or forced to resign because you opposed any illegal and/or unethical practices at New Directions, you have the right to take action. 


If you were harmed (family or survivor) by New Directions, please contact if you remember the long-term employees and from which years.  This will help!   Also, if you recognize any of these staff as having worked at another program, please send in any information about their past or present employment at other facilities and/or cults.



HEAL is currently investigating New Directions. 




Additional Information
Andrew S. Rubin Executive Director  
Melissa Hoffman Director  
Wendy Wallace Academic Instructor  
Danielle Hoffman Cooking/Life Skills Instructor  
Aron Tendler Psychiatrist  
Tim Langerholc Tutor  
Bobby Jividen Instructor  
Michael Kellen Psychologist  
*(New Directions, like many other programs in this industry, keeps a "tight lid" on any specific information regarding their staff, qualifications, and practices.  Please contact us with the names of any staff of which you have firsthand knowledge or experience.  Thank you for your help.)
This program does not keep its enrollment materials or program details online or available to the general public.  It does provide a "questionnaire-type" application.  But, such does not assist with reviewing the program for legality and efficacy.
This program works cooperatively with Hidden Lake Academy, a confirmedly abusive program.


 Last Updated: November 3rd, 2010

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