Mark is a Licensed Social Worker and a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor who has been working in the field of addictions and mental health since 2014. He holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from Rutgers University in addition to completing the competitive Addiction Counselor Training (ACT) Certificate Program. Mark has been recognized for his academic achievements and contributions to the field as the recipient of a NAADAC Fellowship and induction into the Phi Alpha Honor Society. He has gained experience working in detoxification units, short-term residential, halfway houses, partial care and intensive outpatient and outpatient programs.

Mark is dedicated to building a strong therapeutic relationship with all clients. He believes that being empathetic and attentive to needs while setting and maintaining clear boundaries is imperative for recovery and personal growth. Working from a strengths-based, solution-focused perspective, Mark seeks to empower clients by incorporating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectal Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Motivational Interviewing into his practice. He strongly advocates that clients utilize intrapersonal skills and family and social supports for recovery, including active and ongoing participation in 12-step programs. Mark also believes that spirituality and helping others are indispensable components to ongoing, meaningful recovery.

Mark also has a passion for working with families of loved ones suffering from addiction and alcoholism. He has a strong foundation in family counseling, organizing and overseeing family programs, and is currently the co-facilitator of BlueCrest Recovery’s weekly Family Night. Mark says that, “the only thing more rewarding than watching someone heal is watching an entire family heal.”

12-Step Recovery Focus

12-Step
Recovery Focus

12-step programs are the path to maintaining long-term, meaningful sobriety.

Consistent Communication

Consistent Communication

Clients and families are kept informed of all treatment components from initial contact to discharge.

Evidence-Based Treatment

Evidence-Based Treatment

Our therapeutic approach is grounded in the most reliable clinical practices for substance abuse recovery.

Multiple Treatment Modalities

Multiple Treatment Modalities

Our program integrates numerous treatment modalities from yoga and meditation to individual and group services.

Highly-Trained Clinical Staff

Highly-Trained Clinical Staff

Our staff is carefully selected not only for their skills and experience but for their passion in helping others, as well.

Post-Treatment Services

Post-Treatment Services

Our case management and aftercare services will make all necessary referrals for sober housing and treatment when completing our program.

Holistic Approach

Holistic Approach

Our integrated treatment model addresses the spiritual, physical and mental components of addiction.

Long-Term Support

Long-Term Support

We ensure every client has a long-term plan for ongoing recovery and a sober network in place before they discharge.

Mind, Body, Spirit Focus

Mind, Body, Spirit Focus

The spiritual, physical and mental components of our treatment promote a healthy mind, body and spirit.

Personalized Plan of Care

Personalized Plan of Care

Each treatment plan is individualized to meet the unique needs of each client.

Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Dual Diagnosis Treatment

BlueCrest has an on-staff psychiatrist, psychiatric APN and licensed clinical team to assist those with a dual diagnosis.

Solution-Oriented Programs

Solution-Oriented Programs

Our focus at BlueCrest is on solutions to addiction and mental health challenges, not living in the problem.

You guys care, you really do. This isn’t just a machine.

I feel like I’ve found somebody that was long lost and I’m still finding that person, and it’s a journey that I’m welcoming. I’ve gotten my life back and I’ve gotten my soul back.

Jason

The longest I stayed sober before I came here?

I think I had 54 days once. Now I have a year. I can't believe it.

Sean

Bluecrest played a most significant role

If you're an alcoholic addict and you want to recover, I have found no other way. That's all I'll say. I can only speak from my personal experience and I think that I represent the overwhelming majority of people who struggle with it and my family is in debt to blue crest

Joseph

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