Merrell Recovery Associates -
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling

Merrell Recovery Associates - Clinical Social Work and counseling - Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Muskegon, Holland, and Grand RapidsWhen the disease of addiction occurs, individuals and families need accessible confidential professional recovery therapy. Merrell Recovery Associates is a leading provider of addiction treatment rehabilitation services in Western Michigan. At Merrell Recovery Associates, alcoholism, drug addiction, relapse prevention, and intervention treatment and counseling services are tailored to the specific needs of the individual.


Merrell Recovery Associates - Clinical Social Work

Merrell Recovery Associates - Clinical Social Work and counseling - Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Muskegon, Holland, and Grand RapidsJoseph Merrell III, ACSW - provides professional and confidential mental health counseling, specializing in adult social work, substance abuse rehabilitation, family counseling, and individual counseling serving West Michigan including, Grand Haven, Muskegon, Holland, & Grand Rapids. Mr. Merrell received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Northern Michigan University where he graduated summa cum laude. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society. Joe completed his Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan and has worked full-time in professional social work positions of increasing responsibility including direct client care, clinical supervision, and directorships of behavioral health clinics at the inpatient, intensive outpatient, and outpatient levels of care. Over his 35 years of practice Joe has taken the initiative to learn, practice, and refine clinical behavioral health skills designed to promote the recovery, health, and healing of suffering addicts and alcoholics and their family members as well as individuals with depression, anxiety and post traumatic stress disorders. During the past 18 years of practice he has also developed focused expertise in provision of effective clinical interventions for the impaired professionally trained individual. Appreciating the necessity of practicing using the highest standards of care, Mr. Merrell was trained as a surveyor with the Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and had the privilege of providing consultation in that role to other human service organizations in the United States.


Our Mission - Merrell Recovery Associates

Grand Haven CounselingOur mission is to deliver high quality, individually tailored assessment and treatment services to persons who suffer from substance use and other behavioral health conditions. To accomplish our mission, we employ a multi-faceted treatment strategy designed to promote the health and well-being of clients, assist in the development of a life-style grounded in the principles of recovery, and to transform the family system.


Our Philosophy

We believe that addiction and other behavioral health conditions are treatable and amenable to remediation through the provision of compassionate behavioral health and psychological interventions. Mr. Merrell and his staff are committed to providing person-centered assessment and treatment services consistent with this philosophical foundation.

 

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