Headshot of Mountainside Treatment Center's staff member Bruce Dechert

Bruce Dechert

Director, Family Wellness


Bruce is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, who has been working at Mountainside for over 15 years, in the field for several decades, and has served us in many different capacities, mainly involving the clinical and family wellness departments. He has always been a visionary for Mountainside Family Services and worked hard to bring a parallel process to the clients’ and families’ experience. As Director of Family Wellness, he oversees the services to clients and their families over the continuum of care including residential and outpatient services. In his leisure time, Bruce enjoys hiking, tending to his farm, and spending time with his family.