Wayne holds a Master in Social Work and is studying further to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Prior to joining the Mountainside team, he worked in non-profit, state funded programs for over 15 years, serving clients as a mental health clinician and substance abuse counselor as well as child and family therapist. Wayne has considerable experience working on male gender-specific issues and is very skilled at handling complex treatment cases. Wayne believes it is critically important that each treatment plan be customized to meet the needs of the individual and their particular situation. Wayne likes using a variety of therapy modalities including Motivational Interviewing, psychotherapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to empower our clients, helping them to overcome their personal addiction obstacles.