Headshot of Mountainside Treatment Center's staff member Candace Dean

Candace Dean

Director, Continuing Care and Alumni


Candace is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor and a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor with a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Human Services. She has considerable experience working with individuals in a dual diagnosis setting and is very knowledgeable about a wide array of mental health disorders. In her current role, Candace oversees both the Continuing Care and Alumni team to ensure each client has a customized aftercare plan developed to meet their specific needs and that upon leaving, they have the foundation to build positive connections in their recovery journey. She is passionate about utilizing a person-centered humanistic approach to provide each client with the tools and support they need during and after treatment. In her spare time, she enjoys riding dirt bikes, hiking with her rescue dogs Tracker and Evie, and spending time with her family.