Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment in Clark, NJ
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Our Mission

At The Counseling Center at Clark, our objective is to give you the opportunity to enhance your mental health and address the co-occurring disorders that regularly are part of alcohol and substance use. The professionals at our outpatient treatment center in Clark will allow you to better understand yourself, learn healthy coping skills, and ultimately, overcome substance use by confronting the issues surrounding addiction. Every person who reaches out to us will find the caring, skilled guidance they must have for a lasting recovery.

Patients at The Counseling Center

Why Go To The Counseling Center at Clark?

For numerous individuals, mental disorders or personal trauma forms the foundation of alcohol or drug use disorder. Dealing with these core causes offers a greater likelihood of long-lasting recovery. Our skilled substance use clinicians in Clark provide a variety of therapies to uncover and treat the origins of your addiction. By undergoing therapy and additional treatments, you'll develop beneficial coping skills and find how to improve your mental health. Then you are able to utilize these skills to lead a life of sobriety.

According to your needs, you may begin one of these programs:

You'll get individualized care adapted to you in all of these choices. Once you begin, you’ll complete a comprehensive appraisal and work with our staff to decide which program would fit your recovery objectives most effectively. We'll design a treatment plan with individual and group therapy to help you manage your substance or alcohol use and move forward in your life.

Our Staff

Alicia Jennings, MSW, LCSW, CCSWS, DRCC
Executive Director
Executive Director, Alicia Jennings, started her career as a social worker with a passion for treating psychiatric and mental health disorders. Alicia earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from Ramapo College and a master’s degree in Social Work from Rutgers University
Christopher Rienas, Psychiatrist, M.D.

Dr. Christopher Rienas brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his role as a Medical Director at Praesum Healthcare. Double board-certified in both Addiction Psychiatry and General Psychiatry, Dr. Rienas continues to elevate our programs treating substance use and mental health disorders with his deep understanding of addiction and psychiatry.

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Stephen Cooke
Born in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, Stephen Cooke brings over a decade of experience in international and American healthcare communications to Praesum. A prolific writer and published author, Stephen has dedicated his career to promoting health and recovery across various organizations.

About Praesum Healthcare

The Counseling Center operates within the Praesum Healthcare organization. Praesum opened its inaugural facility in 2004 after we recognized a need for more personalized addiction and mental health treatment in East Coast communities. Today, we provide exceptional behavioral health services at numerous facilities in five states.

Our aim has been to treat substance use disorders with evidence-based methods designed to the patients and families we work with. We know we are better positioned to help patients accomplish lasting sobriety by centering on their requirements and treating them with respect. Every type of facility in our network is meant for a different step of the substance use recovery path, but at each one, you'll encounter the same outstanding treatment and understanding that Praesum has become well-known for.

Learn More About Our Continuum of Care

When you require help regarding drug or alcohol use, The Counseling Center is the preeminent outpatient treatment center in Clark. But keep in mind, our services are most advantageous once you have concluded other phases of treatment ahead of time, including detox and inpatient rehabilitation. If you need substance use services prior to or in addition to joining one of our therapy programs, you should ask about our additional recovery facilities:

Our Accreditations

You won’t have to be concerned about the quality of your substance use care. The Counseling Center Clark is an accredited, valued behavioral healthcare facility. The Joint Commission has given us a Gold Seal of Approval for our devotion to quality care and healthcare compliance.

Contact Us Now To Get More Information About The Counseling Center at Clark

If you’re set to discuss substance use with a skilled clinician at The Counseling Center, phone 732-605-6029 or fill out the form below. We answer at any hour, every day of the week. Help is available immediately.

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