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At GIA Chicago, we specialize in transcranial magnetic stimulation therapy (TMS) combined with cutting-edge therapy, and we take pride in providing a high-quality experience.

 

We're surrounded by world-class experts in their fields, and our staff has over a century of experience treating issues like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety.

 

We don't think that strict clinical excellence should exclude being warm and friendly. Our purpose-built facility in Chicago's downtown area is designed to feel like a second home, and we want you to feel at ease as soon as you walk through our doors.

 

Together, we’ll develop a personalized treatment program designed specifically for your needs. At GIA Chicago, rest assured that you’re in the best hands possible.

GIA Chicago takes a team approach to treatment

GIA Chicago’'s team supports all aspects of patient treatment to bolster the effectiveness of TMS

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Our Team
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Terry Shapiro MS, CAC
Co-CEO & Partner
A Certified Addictions Counselor with a bachelor’s degree in social work from Winona State University in Minnesota and a master’s degree in Human Services Counseling (with an emphasis on addictions) from the National Louis University in Evanston, IL., Terry Shapiro is an expert
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Terry Shapiro MS, CAC
Co-CEO & Partner
A Certified Addictions Counselor with a bachelor’s degree in social work from Winona State University in Minnesota and a master’s degree in Human Services Counseling (with an emphasis on addictions) from the National Louis University in Evanston, IL., Terry Shapiro is an expert in Addiction Treatment. With over 25 years of experience working in addiction and behavioral health - Terry began his career as an alcohol and drug abuse counselor; has previously served as an Employee Assistance Counselor for Amtrak Railroad and then as the Executive Director at the Council for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services in Tennessee as well as Hazelden Foundation’s Chicago location. Throughout the years, Terry Shapiro has extensively presented at national and regional conferences, conducted countless interventions, and provided numerous print and broadcast interviews on addiction treatment - During his time working in Bogota, Colombia, Terry saw a need and implemented addiction prevention programs in schools and provided counseling to the local youth and their families. An avid baseball fan, Terry even operated a baseball academy in Colombia and was also a scout for the world-famous Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs. Nowadays Terry is a ‘social animal’ and enjoys spending quality time with his wife and three children and two boxers, Luna and Maya. A Personal Note from Terry Shapiro… “I believe in divine intervention, I strive to build lasting relationships and to help people and families find recovery.  Being in recovery means we have been given the blessing to live a second life in one lifetime and helping others is what I love most."
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Dr. Antonello Bonci
President, Chief Scientific Officer & Partner
Dr. Antonello Bonci is the President, Chief Scientific Officer & Partner at GIA Chicago. Before moving to GIA Miami, he served for nearly a decade at the National Institute of Health (NIH) as Scientific Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Between 1999...
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Dr. Antonello Bonci
President, Chief Scientific Officer & Partner
Dr. Antonello Bonci is the President, Chief Scientific Officer & Partner at GIA Chicago. Before moving to GIA Miami, he served for nearly a decade at the National Institute of Health (NIH) as Scientific Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Between 1999 and 2010, he was Professor-in-Residence in the Department of Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and held the Howard J. Weinberg Endowed Chair in Addiction Research while also serving as Associate Director for Extramural Affairs at the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center.


Over the last 5 years, Dr. Bonci and his collaborators worldwide have successfully pioneered the translation of non-invasive brain stimulation such as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), from the preclinical stage to the clinic, to treat cocaine use disorders and other types of addiction.
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Francesco Del Governatore
Co-CEO & Partner
Francesco Del Governatore is a young and charismatic leader, serving as CEO and Board Member of GIA Miami. After graduating from Bocconi University in Milan, Francesco started his career at JP Morgan before successfully completing a Master in...
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Francesco Del Governatore
Co-CEO & Partner
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Dr. Orlando Moreno, MD
Director of TMS Clinic
Dr. Moreno graduated from University of Havana, School of Medicine, in 1994, and completed Family Medicine Residency in 1998 and Neurosurgery Residency in 2004. In 2005, he went to Canada where he completed a Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Hospital for Sick...
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Dr. Orlando Moreno, MD
Director of TMS Clinic
Dr. Moreno graduated from University of Havana, School of Medicine, in 1994, and completed Family Medicine Residency in 1998 and Neurosurgery Residency in 2004. In 2005, he went to Canada where he completed a Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario. Since 2010 he has been working on Clinical Research on Neuroscience and Mental Wellness, completing several clinical trials on both Academic settings as well as private funded Institutions. Dr. Moreno is a Certified Principal Investigator by ACRP and a Certified Clinical Research Professional by SOCRA and trained through a board Certification on Anti-Aging and functional Medicine. His passions and main areas of expertise are in the field of Neuroscience and Mental Wellness, where he has been exploring the fundamentals of signaling molecules and ion channels for Cognitive, Behavioral and Neurodegenerative pathologies. Specifically, he has mainly focused on applying Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on patients with Depression, OCD, Anxiety, Addictions, Pain, PTSD, Stroke and dementia.
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Sarah Norfleet
VP of Business Development & Outreach
Sarah serves as VP of Business Development and Community Relations, where she helps connect treatment providers, the business community, individuals and families with the treatment options available at Gia Miami and Vita Recovery. Sarah has over 30 years of experience working in...
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Sarah Norfleet
VP of Business Development & Outreach
Sarah serves as VP of Business Development and Community Relations, where she helps connect treatment providers, the business community, individuals and families with the treatment options available at Gia Miami and Vita Recovery. Sarah has over 30 years of experience working in behavioral health programming specializing in operations, business development and community relations, as well as experience in consulting and working with national and international partners. Sarah's career began at a therapeutic boarding school in Massachusetts. As one of the founders, she held positions beginning with direct care, Program Director, Director of Program Development and Community Relations and finally as Administrative Manager. With her background in operations and business development, Sarah conducted national and international marketing for many years. She graduated from Wheaton College (MA) with a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations. Sarah was also a board member of MAAPS, NATSAP for several years and currently serves on the board of the IECA Foundation. Her extracurricular interests include all things equestrian and volunteering on various professional and community association boards and committees.
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Jonathan Belolo LCSW
Vice President of Clinical Services
Jonathan Belolo, LCSW serves as the Vice President of Clinical Services at (GIA MIAMI) Vita Recovery. Jonathan’s ability to lead with compassion and treat patients with dignity and respect has allowed him to serve in several clinical...
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Jonathan Belolo LCSW
Vice President of Clinical Services
Jonathan Belolo, LCSW serves as the Vice President of Clinical Services at (GIA MIAMI) Vita Recovery. Jonathan’s ability to lead with compassion and treat patients with dignity and respect has allowed him to serve in several clinical and leadership roles. Jonathan grew up in South Florida where he saw a growing need to help individuals who are struggling with addiction and mental health disorders. He attended Yeshiva University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with a focus on Psychology. From there, Jonathan attended Wurzweiler School of Social Work where he graduated as a high-achieving student with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work Jonathan Belolo has over a decade of experience in the field of addiction and recovery. In 2016, Jonathan was the CEO and founder of Sunshine Recovery Center, an IOP dedicated to helping men in their journey towards recovery. In the past two years, Jonathan has been treating patients at an executive program addressing substance abuse and mental health issues among high-net worth clients. Jonathan takes pride in creating a safe space that helps people rebuild their lives and maintain long-term stability. Jonathan emphasizes the utilization of the newest, out-of-the-box, and evidence-based treatment modalities providing truly groundbreaking treatment. Jonathan also enjoys integrating the moral, ethical and spiritual teachings he has gained from his Jewish roots into the process of recovery. Jonathan ensures that (GIA MIAMI) Vita Recovery is a reliable place where clients can receive care and support from our highly qualified clinical and administrative team. One of our founding principles is that the clients shall and will always come first. Vita Recovery holds the highest standards allowing the clients to receive the most comprehensive and ethical treatment leading to successful outcomes.
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Greg Simpson LCSW
Clinical Coordinator
Greg Simpson entered the field of Mental Health in 1985. During his career he has developed a great amount of experience working in the Employee Assistance Profession and the Substance Abuse Treatment Profession. He also has worked in a forensic treatment program. Greg has been...
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Greg Simpson LCSW
Clinical Coordinator
Greg Simpson entered the field of Mental Health in 1985. During his career he has developed a great amount of experience working in the Employee Assistance Profession and the Substance Abuse Treatment Profession. He also has worked in a forensic treatment program. Greg has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for over 28 years, currently holding licenses in Illinois and Florida. During the past 15 years, Greg has been predominantly involved with Clinical Operations of residential substance abuse and mental health treatment programs. Most recently Greg has become the Clinical Coordinator at GIA Miami. Greg is an avid photographer and enjoys the abundance of wildlife in Florida.
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Valentina Linoci
TMS Technician
Valentina Linoci is an Italian psychology graduate. She grew interested in mental health during her studies and went on to pursue a neuroscience degree...
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Valentina Linoci
TMS Technician
Valentina Linoci is an Italian psychology graduate. She grew interested in mental health during her studies and went on to pursue a neuroscience degree in Miami. Valentina has worked as a medical assistant for three years and has acquired crucial patient communication skills. She enjoys Yoga and dancing in her spare time.
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Kylie Stoops
Care Coordinator
Kylie Stoops is an enthusiastic administrative professional with a reputation for being driven, organized, and efficient. She recently graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 2020 where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Health Administration and a minor in Business Law...
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Kylie Stoops
Care Coordinator
Kylie Stoops is an enthusiastic administrative professional with a reputation for being driven, organized, and efficient. She recently graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 2020 where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Health Administration and a minor in Business Law. Kylie is a currently working on her post graduate degree at FAU and is working towards her master’s degree in Health Care Administration and is projected to graduate in 2022. Kylie began working in behavioral healthcare in 2016 and has demonstrated success in assisting multiple departments in mental health and substance abuse facilities such as administration, HR, insurance billing and collections, finance, quality assurance, case management, and admissions acting as a liaison between Chief Executive Officers and employees. Moreover, Kylie has played an integral part in initial DCF licensures for 5 levels of care including inpatient detox, residential 1-5, P.H.P., I.O.P. and O.P., multiple Joint Commission accreditations and an AHCA accreditation. Kylie’s varied experience allows her to oversee operational efficiency and implement systems that align with the company’s mission and values.
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Jessica Edelstein-Montero CEI
Admission Coordinator
Jessica Edelstein-Montero has been working in the field of substance abuse and mental health for over seven years. She believes that having the opportunity to be the person to assist someone in getting the help they need is not only an honor but a privilege. Jessica was born...
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Jessica Edelstein-Montero CEI
Admission Coordinator
Jessica Edelstein-Montero has been working in the field of substance abuse and mental health for over seven years. She believes that having the opportunity to be the person to assist someone in getting the help they need is not only an honor but a privilege. Jessica was born and raised in New Jersey. At age15 she moved to Puerto Rico and lived there for the next 20 years. Jessica has studied Social Work and is a Certified Event Interventionist. She is a wife and mother to two handsome boys with Florida as a home for over the past10 years.
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Yeimi Agudelo
Business Development Representative
This culturally aware administrative professional received her college degree in Paralegal Studies with a passion for Immigration and Family Law. In today's era of innovative treatments, she continues to serve the community by assisting GIA MIAMI and Vita Recovery in promoting...
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Yeimi Agudelo
Business Development Representative
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Diana Orrantia
Experience Coordinator & Executive Assistant
Diana has accumulated substantial administrative expertise over the last two decades in administrative, office management, and executive assistant roles. Diana focuses on the execution of strategic administrative plans; the creation, structuring, and improvement of administrative, finance, and human resources areas.
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Diana Orrantia
Experience Coordinator & Executive Assistant
Diana has accumulated substantial administrative expertise over the last two decades in administrative, office management, and executive assistant roles. Diana focuses on the execution of strategic administrative plans; the creation, structuring, and improvement of administrative, finance, and human resources areas. Diana has supported C-level executives and fundamental areas such as sales, marketing, customer service, and operations, as well as collaboration with local and worldwide leaders through critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills. In her spare time, Diana takes advantage of her free time to spend quality time with her beloved family, meet with friends, exercise, and travel occasionally.
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Ana Rodriguez
Admissions Coordinator
Ana Rodriguez is a Colombian born immigrant who has been residing in the states since 2002. She is a graduate from Florida Atlantic University where she obtained a double bachelor's in psychology and social work as well as a master's degree in Social Work.
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Ana Rodriguez
Admissions Coordinator
Ana began working in behavioral healthcare in 2014 and has demonstrated success in assisting multiple departments in mental health and substance abuse facilities such as administration, insurance billing and collections, finance, case management, and most recently in a clinical role as a Therapist in multiple levels of care. Ana has a passion for helping others find their own path to a journey of personal healing and brings that passion and dedication to the team at GIA.

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