Justin Mendoza LCSW
Lead Intensive Outpatient Program Therapist
Justin Mendoza is a licensed social worker (LCSW) and Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) leading our Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). Justin obtained his Bachelor of Science degree at Philadelphia University and his Master of Social Work at Rutgers University with specialization in their Addiction Counselor Training program. Additionally, he completed a Health Coaching certificate program at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and volunteered as a Certified Trainer with the Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN). Justin has worked with substance abuse and dual-diagnosis clients at several IOP in various settings, incorporates holistic perspectives and modalities, and supports harm reduction and multiple pathways to recovery. Justin utilizes Motivational Interviewing techniques as well as some Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and psychoanalytic approaches to facilitate change.