Alison Silver, LMHC, CASAC, NCC, ACS
Alison Silver is Program Director at the Center for Discovery Paramus. Alison is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC), and a Nationally Board Certified Counselor (NCC) as well as Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS).
Alison graduated from New York University with a focus in Psychology and Communications. She then went on to earn her Masters in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in Substance Abuse Counseling and Loss and Bereavement from Pace University. She also completed a second Masters degree from Mercy College in Elementary Education with a concentration in General Education and Students with Disabilities grades 1 -6.
Alison has 18 years of experience in the field of Mental Health with a specialization in Addiction. She has worked in various settings including school, outpatient, inpatient, and partial hospitalization. She also has considerable experience with public speaking both in classroom presentations and as a guest lecturer for various workshops and hospital settings. Alison was trained in DBT, Motivational Interviewing, and CBT and employs a variety of clinical models based upon the individual needs of the client population. Alison believes in providing a solution focused approach to help clients reach their own path to recovery.