Colleen Kjems, LCADC
Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor/Consultant
Colleen Kjems our Substance Use Coordinator manages and leads all aspects of the Substance Use Recovery Program, which includes, Integrated Aftercare, Substance Use Assessment, Intoxicated Driver Resource Center, and the “Partnering for Recovery Group,” for the families and friends of the substance using client.
Colleen is a qualified clinician and holds the LCADC license from the Board of Consumer Affairs, Department of Marriage and Family Therapists since 2005. Before that, she received her Certification in Alcohol & Drug Counseling in 1991 and her International Certificate in 1992. Just recently in 2016, she became nationally certified as an addictions counselor. (NCAC I)
Colleen is no stranger to the field of addiction counseling having spent 34 years as a clinician working in all modalities of treatment from Substance Use Detoxification to Long Term Residential Treatment, where she’s worked with clients, supervised clinicians, wrote policies and procedures, and created programs.
Before joining Integrated Care, Concepts and Consultation, Colleen worked for Easter Seals NJ, Monmouth Chemical Dependency Treatment Center Options Program, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Metuchen, and others.
Passionate about recovery from addiction, having watched friends and family members struggle with this illness, Colleen provides exemplary services that help not only the addict, but the families and friends of. She uses all of her resources to assist in providing the best care possible in helping families toward the road to recovery, and /or assisting clients in maintaining their journey toward a better life.
Services provided by Colleen
- Substance Abuse Counseling
- Addiction Recovery
- Adults, Teens, Adolescents
- Compassionate, Trustworthy, Dependable, Skilled
- Sense of Humor