Edda is the Medical Director for Serenity Springs Recovery Center. She has been off and on with Serenity Springs since it was founded in 2011. She has always been an outstanding director and therapist and is certainly one of our best employees at Serenity Springs. Her work ethic is second-to-none and she is the epitome of a great employee and has a big heart – the perfect blend for our model of addiction recovery!
Dr. Casanova, a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, provides psychiatric services for all clients and conducts weekly treatment team meetings. Dr. Casanova grew up in Puerto Rico and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in occupational therapy from the University of Puerto Rico in 1968 and went on to earn her Doctorate in Medicine from the San Juan Bautista School of Medicine or Escuela de Medicina San Juan Bautista (en Español). In 1983, she completed her psychiatry residency at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus, NJ and her fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York in 1985. Since 1988 she has actively been practicing medicine in a variety of settings including; New York, Virginia and Florida.