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Counseling for Mental Health,

Specializing in Substance Use and Co-Occuring Disorders


Michael Gonzales, LCSW, LCADC

(732) 456-8844

65 South Street

Freehold, NJ 07728


Michael Gonzales

I offer individual and group counseling sessions for adults and adolescents with substance use and co-occurring disorders. Throughout my career, I have worked with clients at all levels of care: detox, short-term residential, intensive outpatient, private practice, and most recently, in psychiatric emergency services, and inpatient behavioral healthcare.

Early recovery is a period of immense vulnerability and uncertainty as you begin to deconstruct the walls raised in active addiction and replace them with the coping skills necessary for success in long-term recovery. I believe wholeheartedly in the value of the therapeutic alliance and offer an environment that promotes sustainable change; to me, recovery is about more than putting down the drugs, it’s about becoming your best self. My philosophy emphasizes a daily routine consisting of exercise, nutrition, sleep, stress management, sense of purpose, and fostering a relationship with self, others, and, the environment.

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