Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment in West Caldwell, NJ
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West Caldwell

Our Mission

At The Counseling Center at West Caldwell, our mission is to give you the opportunity to improve your mental health and treat the co-occurring disorders that often are part of substance and alcohol use. The clinicians at our outpatient treatment center in West Caldwell will provide the support you need to better understand yourself, learn effective coping strategies, and in the end, overcome substance use by dealing with the reasons behind addiction. Each individual who calls us will be treated with the caring, expert guidance they require for an enduring recovery.

Patients at The Counseling Center

Why Go To The Counseling Center at West Caldwell?

For numerous people, mental struggles or personal trauma forms the foundation of substance use disorder. Confronting these underlying causes provides a greater likelihood of long-lasting recovery. Our highly trained substance use clinicians in West Caldwell utilize a wide range of techniques to identify and treat the causes of addiction. Through therapy and supplemental treatments, you'll develop beneficial coping strategies and explore approaches to improve your mental health. You can then use these skills to lead a life of sobriety.

Depending on your unique needs, you may start one of these programs:

You'll get individualized treatment adjusted to you throughout all of these choices. As you enroll, you’ll complete a comprehensive assessment and collaborate with our staff to determine which type of care would accommodate your recovery goals best. We'll initiate a path with group and individual therapies to help you control your drug or alcohol use and put your life back together.

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 began its original facility in 2004 as we recognized a demand for more individualized substance use and mental health care in East Coast communities. We now provide quality behavioral health services at many facilities covering five states.

Our aim is to treat drug and alcohol use disorders with proven processes tailored to the patients and families we serve. We believe we can better help individuals accomplish lasting sobriety by focusing on their needs and regarding them with respect. Every kind of facility in our network addresses a certain stage of the substance use recovery path, but despite where you go, you'll encounter the same outstanding treatment and understanding that Praesum is well-known for providing.

Understanding Our Continuum of Care

In the event you are looking for assistance with drug or alcohol use, The Counseling Center is the leading outpatient treatment center in West Caldwell. But it’s important to note, our services are most valuable after you have completed other treatment programs initially, such as detox and rehab. If you are considering addiction services prior to or on top of enrolling into one of our programs, please ask about our additional behavioral health facilities:

Our Accreditations

You should never have to worry about the level of your substance use care. The Counseling Center West Caldwell is an authorized, reputable behavioral healthcare facility. The Joint Commission has given us the Gold Seal of Approval for our devotion to exceptional treatment and compliance to healthcare regulations.

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

Whenever you’re set to explore alcohol or drug use with a licensed expert at The Counseling Center, dial 973-453-0808 or submit the following form. We answer 24/7. Help is available immediately.

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