Heather McCooey is a New Jersey Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor and Certified Clinical Supervisor, who specializes in treatment of individuals, groups, couples and families. She has experience working with adults with a variety of acute and chronic behavioral health issues such as- anxiety, depression, drug and alcohol use disorders, and mood disorders.
Ms. McCooey attained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Development and Sociology from Boston College. She then obtained a Masters of Social Work from Monmouth University, specializing in clinical practice with families and addiction studies. Ms. McCooey has significant clinical experience in both inpatient and intensive outpatient settings, providing clinical treatment to adults with substance abuse issues, chronic mental illness and acute emotional distress. Ms. McCooey provides individual, family and group counseling to adults using cognitive behavioral, motivational and person centered therapies. She offers a thoughtful, down to earth and humorous demeanor and perspective in working with her clients and feels grateful to be a part of their journey towards self-improvement and change.
In addition to working in direct clinical practice, Ms. McCooey provides clinical supervision to counselors working towards their professional licensure in addiction and mental health services. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.