Merrell Recovery Associates -
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling
When 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
Joseph 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
Our 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.
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.
Joseph Merrell III, ACSW
Merrell Recovery Associates
41 Washington Ave
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Phone: (616) 844-7003
FAX: (888) 398-2113
Merrell Recovery Associates Counseling
As providers of individual/family counseling, Health Professional Recovery System (HPRP) assessment and treatment services, and Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program (LJAP) treatment services we are committed to delivering the most comprehensive and current treatment strategies to meet the client's immediate and long-term needs for a healthier life and lifestyle.
As providers of counseling services we advocate for inclusion, fairness, and non-discriminatory access to community resources that help people reach their full potential. Social work is a profession of hope that is grounded in practical problem solving service delivery. As such, we envision that there are no limits to human potential. The staff of Merrell Recovery Associates is dedicated to the practice goal of helping our clients lead healthy rewarding lives.
- Individual Counseling
- Group Therapy
- Family Therapy
- Couples Therapy
- Psychosocial Assessments
- Assistance With Work-Related Difficulties
- Social Work Case Management
- Veteran Social Services
- HPRP & LJAP Recovery Group Therapy
- Referrals Expedited To Specialized Professionals
- Veteran Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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